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Koto Restaurant

#15,063 of 18,188 Restaurants in London}
££ - £££Japanese, Sushi, Asian
50-60 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AR, England
+44 20 7242 1800
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good23%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible34%
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“bento” (4 reviews)
“curry” (4 reviews)
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All hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
50-60 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AR, England
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11 - 20 of 58 reviews

Reviewed 5 December 2016

I am sahimi fan so I had just this either as appetizer or main course - both fine. But the menu comprises quite a lot of options. The service is fine. The place closes at 9pm, which is a sort of a pity for latecomers....More

Thank Pawel411
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Called in here on a recent Sunday night without booking. We had the ebi-fry (tempura king prawns) to start which were huge and cooked beautifully. For mains we had pork katsu bento and chicken kastu curry bento, both were very good and included some sashimi,...More

1  Thank Kelvin P
Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

It's sad that such a nice looking restaurant has such poor Sushi. You really don't want to bother. It's attached to the Grange Hotel which explains it

Thank Ken K
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

The food really isn't very good here. We had sushi. Prawn tempura was ok but the crayfish sushi was really really dry and not tasty and the dragon roll sushi is crab and avocado with salmon which tastes like its been smoked on top. The...More

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

We went past this place earlier in the day, and thought it looked nice. When we came in the evening, we had another experience. The poor waitress could hardly understand or speak english, but did her best. The food was another thing. Tiny, frayed pieces...More

Thank persvanbergstockholm
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We were at the Grange Hotel which is right on top of this wonderful restaurant. The sushi is great. We got there very late and were closing, but they were so kind as to let us eat the same! Great food, great atmosphere and wonderful...More

Thank thetravelingroom
Reviewed 20 October 2016

The restaurant was not busy at all, literally only me and my fiancee, that did not bother us in fact it was probably better so the waitress will focus on us when needed. We ordered the duck bento box, gyoza and the oyakodon (chicken egg...More

Thank luciferlei88
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

I came here for lunch today with a client. Everything was fine without being outstanding. Staff were efficient, nigiri and sashimi fine. Dumplings I ordered weren't hot so a little disappointing. Price was ok for the centre of London. Would I go again - yes...More

Thank cmart72
Reviewed 29 September 2016

This used to be a wonderful restaurant with a friendly staff and awesome food. We had around different items this last time and all were awful, even standards like Miso soup etc. Neither of the two cooks and one waitress were friendly. We were in...More

Thank lilpossum
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

After a long day of sightseeing my sister and I opted to have dinner just off the main lobby of our hotel at the Koto Restaurant. They offered an extensive Asian selection. I ordered the chicken Bento Box. I don't like sashimi but the friendly...More

Thank Cindy M
Nearby
Bloomsbury
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
...More
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 23:00
Thursday
11:00 - 23:00
Friday
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50-60 Southampton Row, London WC1B 4AR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7242 1800
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