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Sumosan Restaurant & Jbar

26 Albemarle Street | Mayfair, London W1S 4HY, England
020 74955999
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Ranked #4,054 of 17,998 Restaurants in London
Price range: $41 - $41
Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood:
Mayfair
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Restaurant details
Good for: Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night, Private Dining
Dining style: Casual Elegant
Transit: Green Park underground station
Description: Sumosan opened in Albemarle Street in May 2002. This glamorous restaurant has become a firm favourite with locals and celebrities alike due to its exceptional food and friendly efficient service. Head chef Bubker Belkhit has created a sumptuous and varied menu, which compliments the excellent raw materials, sourced for the restaurant.The sushi and sashimi is some of the best to be found in the capital. No compromise is ever made on the quality of the fish. Owner Janina Wolkow readily reduces her profit margin if it is required that the fish are sourced from a more obscure part of the world to maintain quality.
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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
303 reviews 303 reviews
243 restaurant reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2011

Smart designer restaurant, excellent food, painfully slow service. There is the hint of glitzy Moscow here - hardly surprising as their first restaurant was there. Sushi - ika-squid and scallop creamy spicy - both excellent. The honey mustard organic pork ribs are delicious and a generous portion. Also try the Barberie duck in lingonberry sauce (lingonberries are s staple food... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews 84 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2011

Visited with business guest at lunchtime. The food is terrific-but the service (mainly non-asian staff) was only so-so and the restaurant lacks much atmosphere. Perhaps it would be better in the evening-but as with most quality Japanese restaurants in central London, the prices are very high.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2011 via mobile

Good food , on the expensive side though little bit

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2011

I have been to Sumosan a few times over the years because It is close to where I work and it serves great black cod which is one of my favourites. The last attempted reservation I made on line through a third party website for a reservation at 7.30PM on a week night for a treat for a friends birthday.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

If you are in the Mayfair area and looking for a decent Japanese meal, walk the extra 100 yards and go to Nobu because if you are going to pay Nobu prices you may as well get the service and food to go with it. At Sumosan the service was a joke, the place was half empty and yet it... More 

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10 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2011

My wife & I dined here recently to celebrate our wedding anniversary. We changed our booked from Jamie Oliver's Barbecoa to Sumosan because we wanted to try something different plus the reviews of Barbecoa were mixed. We are so pleased that we did! Our booking was for 8pm and when we arrived the restaurant was already buzzing with atmosphere. Neither... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2011

Having read various reviews that mainly complimented the food but criticised the service, I figured we would try it anyway... I'm glad we did! We arrived about 1/2 hr late for our booking, but were greeted with a smile and shown to our table immediately. The place was very busy but our table had been kept for us - great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2011

This sushi is amazing ! Go there now Robin Tinto

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8 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2011

Every time I go to London, Sumosan is a must. It is expensive but I dont mind since Im in London only once a year. I go there for the sushi and sake. The toro is to die for, and they have the best uni I ever had.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2010

Visited the place for a business lunch, was surprised that main courses came before sushi and sashimi. Sleepy waiters, not a single smile on the faces, you eat and feel yourself as a dead man from 6 sences film. Food wasnt bad but lack of service and no attention to you - this is absolutely opposite to what you ve... More 

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Additional Information about Sumosan Restaurant & Jbar

Address: 26 Albemarle Street | Mayfair, London W1S 4HY, England
Phone Number: 020 74955999
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 41 - 41
Cuisine: Japanese

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