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Koo Japanese Restaurant

127 Old Street, Ludlow SY8 1NU, England
+44 1584 878462
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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“sushi” (43 reviews)
“lotus root” (10 reviews)
“gyoza” (8 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
127 Old Street, Ludlow SY8 1NU, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is also one of our favourite Ludlow restaurants and the Japanese owner is lovely. Three courses are really more than enough for us. What we've eaten there is mostly better than the food we had in Japan a year ago!

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I thoroughly enjoyed the food at Koo. Different to our normal dining out nights but not disappointed

Thank Wizzy44
Reviewed 15 December 2017

We were the only table, however it was midweek. The food was superb and not expensive. The Pork in Japanese curry was to die for. The sushi starters were very good. Dessert on the sweet side but that's my taste. Not a single piece or...More

Thank msykes
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Booked table for 7pm didn't know if it was popular 's never been there. Place was locked, not open when we got there on the dot. Had to knock on the door. Food was good but nothing special. Wasn't exactly full after starter and main....More

Thank ANN J
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting Ludlow for a number of years but I was a bit nervous about trying this restaurant - I know nothing about Japanese food and thought I might struggle to choose . No need to worry - there is a fixed menu...More

Thank eastmead
Reviewed 6 November 2017

I was a little apprehensive when my wife had told me that she had booked a table at this restaurant during our stay in August. However, the feeling soon vanished as soon I entered and received such a warm welcome. The food was outstanding (...More

Thank Ward1822
Reviewed 29 October 2017

After visiting previously, we were very disappointed on this occasion. We presume there has been a change of ownership. Was previously very traditionally Japanese, staff knowledgeable, food excellent and very popular. Such a shame. Sushi and Saki was as close to Japanese as we got....More

Thank KimmyE62
LudlowUsagi, Owner at Koo Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

So sorry to disappoint you.. I was away whole October to take care of family in Tokyo. I am very disappointed that food and service were that poor and not our standard. Hope you could visit us again if you take my invitation. A big...More

Reviewed 25 October 2017

Just one of the best places in Ludlow to come and have a lovely evening with good food and friendly staff. We have been coming to Koo for years and the quality of food and friendliness never changes.

Thank Daxen
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Wow, what a discovery. We are regular visitors to Ludlow and have been here twice recently. Excellent food, reasonable prices. Lovely staff. Small room, probably max 25 covers but will return time and time again.

Thank Gellybean999
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Four of us went to Koo on a busy Saturday night and had a good time. All food was very good and service fine, even though we were warned it would be sliw because they were so busy. The hostess is charming and the restaurant...More

Thank David M
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Claire W
26 September 2017|
Response from Piglet47 | Reviewed this property |
Many apologies for the inexcusable delay in responding - I have had problems accessing my TripAdvisor account. Anyway, we were staying in self-catering accommodation within easy walking distance of the restaurant but if I... More
Kevin B
20 May 2017|
Response from billandbex | Reviewed this property |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$61 - US$61
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Old Street, Ludlow SY8 1NU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Shropshire  >  Ludlow
  • Phone Number: +44 1584 878462
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