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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)
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Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
127 Old Street, Ludlow SY8 1NU, England
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Reviewed 14 July 2014

We were looking forward to our meal at Koo having read a number of very good reviews about the restaurant. The set meal options were limited but the descriptions looked appealing. Our sushi starter was dry and frankly tasteless (I have eaten better from a...More

1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 14 June 2014

This is high quality Japanese food. Beautifully presented (as you would expect) delicate flavours, contrasting textures. Brought to mind the many meals we ate in Japan. 4 course menu, sushi for 1st course, 3 desserts for 4th course. We chose chicken dumplings and tempura 2nd,...More

Thank S M
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Reviewed 1 June 2014

This restaurant never disappoints the food is always fresh, tasty and delicious. The set 4 course menu is fantastic and the plum wine a firm favourite!. If you are in ludlow u must visit KOO and French pantry others are ok but these are the...More

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Reviewed 1 June 2014

I was totally unaware that there was a Japanese restaurant in Ludlow, and in truth I was a little sceptical. It was a gem. The fixed price menu had enough choice for all of our party of five, with plenty of variation and an array...More

Thank Jonathan E
Reviewed 31 May 2014

We ate in this fantastic little restaurant on 21/5/14 and where treated to a culinary delight. With the owner away the chap that served us was both chef and waiter, yet we felt very well looked after and were presented with beautiful and delicious food....More

Thank Jayne W
Reviewed 26 May 2014

We enjoyed an excellent meal in this small and unassuming restaurant. We had little experience of Japanese food but the meal here convinced us it is well worth returning. Food was flavoursome and well presented. Service was friendly and efficient.

Thank Hugo23470
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Good, interesting food. Great service especially from the owner who is an absolutely delightful woman – very warm and welcoming. I had not eaten Japanese for many years and it was good to have a fairly straightforward menu that still gave plenty of choice. It...More

1  Thank Lesley39
Reviewed 29 April 2014

We ate here on a Saturday evening and the atmosphere, food and service were superb. The meal was refreshingly ungreasy like so many restaurant meals. It is basically a set four course meal with a few choices but this just added to the evening as...More

Thank Juliet H
Reviewed 11 April 2014

Koo is tucked away in a residential street of foodie Ludlow and provides one of the best eating experiences in the town. Our set meal of four courses was delicious, beautifully presented and prepared. The Salmon marinated in Miso was particularly memorable, as was the...More

Thank soundtravellerLudlow
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Five of us had a meal at Koo and it was wonderful. Loved it. Lovely flavours, presentation, textures and tastes. The service was excellent and nothing was too much trouble for both the chef and the proprietor. Thank you so much for a lovely evening...More

Thank J2CFM
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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|
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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