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265 Eversholt Street | Camden, London NW1 1BA, England
+44 20 7388 8533
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
££ - £££
265 Eversholt Street | Camden, London NW1 1BA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unlike the well known Japanese restaurants such as Nobu or Roka this place does not have celebrities falling all over each other. It simply has honest, high quality and authentic Japanese food in an atmosphere that is disproportionately Japanese ex-pats. If you do one Japanese...More

Thank PaddingtonBear3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I go there all the time. The chef are great and the staff are Japanese. I believe this place is a good value for money and the food tastes great.

Thank Dennis H
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

I was very surprised to see so many bad reviews on TripAdvisor for this restaurant. I went with my brother and his girlfriend after work and had a lovely meal in a very authentic and CHEAP Japanese restaurant. We ordered around 10 dishes and a...More

Thank hannah j
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

For me it’s the best Japanese restaurant outside Japan that I ever tried, most authentic, only Japanese people working there, taste is great. I’ve been to Japan some times already and for me this restaurant remind me a lot the restaurants over there.

Thank fkuribara
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, juat a shame is has only a 2 star food hygiene rating. ( (Which stands for improvement necessary). A score of 2 out of 5 is worryingly low ans it's of no surprise Asakusa choose not to display it's poor hygiene rating in...More

Thank Sandra B
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I have been to this place once before, and we had to wait an hour for sushi. However, once it came, it was delicious - so we suggested we went again with friends last night. The only time a table was available was at 9.30pm....More

1  Thank Pamina2007
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

Wonderful (and very authentic) food, really delicious. Also nice cosy atmoaphere. Unfortunately the owner sticks a service charge on the bills that the staff do not receive and he said himself it pays their wages. A con of both customer and waiting staff (who were...More

1  Thank Chloe S
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Best sushi in London. melt in your mouth sushi, the chef is methodical and takes care of everything he serves. a true sushi master! Service not amazing, but, in my opinion adds to the experience.

Thank Stacey N
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

It was kind of disappointing tonight, the know they have no kind of control of the weather sitting downstairs they was a very cold draft blowing in, it was extremely uncomfortable and it gave me a cold and the food took over one hour to...More

Thank Viviantse82
Reviewed 16 March 2018

The overall impression about the food at Asakusa Restaurant could be summed up in one word - tasteless! Our aubergine small dish was definitely that, I don't know if they make it earlier and put it in the fridge and bring it out an hour...More

Thank PBrogan
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Augusto R
3 November 2017|
Response from Pavla_Kupsova | Reviewed this property |
You need a reservation but they open after 4pm so you have to call at 4 or later.
12 May 2017|
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Response from Q3482NFdianab | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry...we stuck to Sake, but I don't think they had Japanese beer on tap.
Anyi L
17 February 2017|
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Response from Catherine K | Reviewed this property |
Yes so that your place will be guaranteed! It is quite a small restaurant so reservation prior is highly recommended to avoid long wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Eversholt Street | Camden, London NW1 1BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7388 8533
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