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Umu

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14-16 Bruton Place, London W1J 6LX, England
+44 20 7499 8881
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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (36 reviews)
“tasting menu” (35 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (20 reviews)
Closed
18:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
RATINGS
Service
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
14-16 Bruton Place, London W1J 6LX, England
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1 - 10 of 343 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Food was ok. nothing special (aside from beef course). Service nice. Decor a bit dated (imo). But..... shocked with price. In fact, I was probably not overly surprised with the price as we knew it would be expensive, but we were more taken aback with...More

1  Thank PaulChristian222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is an overpriced restaurant. Hard to understand why it gas the Muchelin stars. Just average food, in very small quantity. I expected it ti be expensive, of course, but it was not worth for what we got.

Thank sandormarai
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Overpriced and poor on so many levels. Seriously go eat at sake no hana or Nobu. The service was average and the food even worse. Been lucky to eat at so Many wonderful Japanese restaurants and assumed this was going to be a wonderful experience....More

3  Thank peter m
Reviewed 18 April 2018

We were fortunate to get reservations to Umu in Mayfair on our recent trip to London. My husband enjoyed the spring kaiseki, a multi course offering of taste delights. My favorites were the ala carte grilled vegetables and lobster in miso bisque. Ambience was wonderful-we...More

Thank Jane K
Reviewed 14 April 2018

This is one of the top Japanese restaurant in London,High quality consistently good food coupled with excellent service.

Thank kucho26
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Before I start I should say I’m no expert when it comes to Japanese cuisine but I have gained a great liking for it over the years, ever since I went to Tokyo in the 90’s. On that trip I was lucky enough to be...More

1  Thank SolihullTraveller
Reviewed 29 March 2018

I took my sons as a celebration for the elder son's forthcoming wedding. The staff were very helpful and very efficient BUT the prices were way too high for the amount of food served. An eye watering £32 for 3 Langoustine. Overall we enjoyed the...More

1  Thank MarthaJersey
Reviewed 19 March 2018

We loved aboslutely every dish we ordered. Everything is made to perfection. Flavors have that different twist you only get in perfect restaurants. We didn't have the menu, we just ordered what they recommended or we liked. Even the sashimi or sushi pieces have to...More

Thank Pipa-in-BsAs
Reviewed 8 March 2018

Well, when the food is astonishing, the service is flawless and the ambience is so beautiful there are no many words to say. You have to go there. We had the Kaiseki menu and we have drunk a sweet sake (they carry a huge selction)....More

2  Thank Stefano B
Reviewed 8 March 2018

We had a bento box lunch yesterday and it was delicious. Beautifully presented and really tasty. We both love Japanese food and know it can be expensive, but we had plenty to eat and thought £45 a head was very reasonable. Green tea and bottled...More

1  Thank Munro326
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Typzheng
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Response from rselleio | Reviewed this property |
Sorry , to take so long to answer .....around 160 Pounds
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Response from SimonandNeda | Reviewed this property |
Certainly, while not a veggie specialist they certainly make the effort to keep everyone happy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-16 Bruton Place, London W1J 6LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7499 8881
  • E-mail
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