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Mugen

26 King William Street, London EC4R 9AW, England
020 7929 7879
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Ranked #4,413 of 17,213 Restaurants in London
Price range: $50 - $199
Cuisines: Japanese
Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
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Good for: Doing business
Dining options: Reservations
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  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I visited Mugen quite a few times now and I've always enjoyed it. The food is top quality, very tasty and fresh. It is always busy and the majority of the clientele is Japanese which is a good sign about the food quality. The restaurant is in the City so it is open week days only. It is definitely one... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
127 reviews 127 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

A place like this is a rare find, where one could have delicious, fresh and affordable bento sets comprising a good combination of everything commonly found in Japanese restaurants. The service is quick and efficient, making it a very good lunch spot. Do not let the sushi belt fool you, they have nice stuff for a discerning crowd as well!

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

We visit about once a month. The sushi is great and definitely a lovely after work place. The service is pretty poor, as long as you are not in a rush and with fussy clients then you should definitely try it. Best sushi in the square mile

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London
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118 reviews 118 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I loved it. I have a theory that the best Japanese restaurants in the City open next to the Japanese banks - I can think of a few & this is next door to Mitsui operations. Are they sponsored or is the relationship just symbiotic. Who knows but given my current predilection for Japanese food I may map the City... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
464 reviews 464 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
176 helpful votes 176 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

I've been here 4 times over the past 7 years and the food is consistently of the highest quality - as good as anything I ate when in Japan. The staff always seem rushed, but I've never had problems with waiting for food and have always had a delicious meal. One of my favourite Japanese restaurants in London

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

While the food is acceptable the service was rude. The waiter insisted that we sat at a particular table the we did not want to and then we did not get the food until we complained

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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Everyone seemed to enjoy the food and it was good value for what you got. Unfortunately the service was chaotic throughout and it took well over an hour for a main meal to arrive. The manager was not concerned about this and did not even offer an apology. Given the huge choice of other restaurants in the area and in... More

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6 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We were in the neighborhood and wanted Japanese food, so this was a great find. 4 stars!! 1st star: Managing customer expectations - We showed up around 9.00p and the restaurant was pretty packed. The host warned us that the kitchen was really busy so there could be a wait. I appreciated that. 2nd star: Extensive menu - I mean,... More

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UK - kent
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Four work colleagues and I visited Thursday lunchtime, one of my colleagues is Japanese. At my offices we do order now and again the lunch boxes which are delivered for £6 per box. These are great and I was looking towards going to the restaurant. As I work for a Japanese company quite a few people from Japan have these... More

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Kent
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9 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Never disappointed with the food here as its always top quality and delicious. Service is courteous and efficient too. Top marks!

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