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Sakura Japanese Restaurant

23 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XS, England
020-7629-2961
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Ranked #3,896 of 17,318 Restaurants in London
Price range: $13 - $49
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014 via mobile

Having eaten in many Japanese restaurants in London this restaurant by far is probably the worst service I have ever experienced. The waiter who served us was rude and so unhelpful. He almost took out menus away whilst ordering as if to say he couldn't help us anymore. We ahead to speak to the manger or owner who turned out... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

I am an avid Japanese cultureist and can speak Japanese quite well. I've been to Japan a bunch of times and most Japanese restaurants I've been to in London are best described as "western interpretation of Japanese food", and are all lacking. Sakura is right in the middle of Mayfair. You couldn't quite describe it as an izakaya for those... More

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

I've been to this restaurant in the past and had great meals but was disappointed by my latest visit. I have been to Japanese restaurants here, abroad and In Japan so have experience of the food.The very basic of Japanese items - the rice - seemed lower standard than previously. The tempura was crudely cut and I was given a... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I have been to Sakura many times over the past 6 years because of its location and shabu shabu. For the prices it charge, you can get so much nicer sushi and sashimi elsewhere. I'd give four stars for shabu shabu and 2 for everything else. Services, however have been consistently bad. My last experience there really put me off... More

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Hong Kong
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Japanese restaurants in central London have a reputation for being over costly but this certainly does not apply to Sakura in Conduit Street, an easy walk from either Bond Street or Oxford Street. The food continues to delight, fresh ingredients prepared with the obvious care of chefs who take pride in what they do. Another very useful feature is that... More

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Porto, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

The food is amazing. I had the soft-shell crab and i loved it. Sashimi was great, the miso soup as well. The abundance of japanese people in the restaurant was an indicator of the trueness of the food quality, and although i have never been to japan (and some decor was a clear chinese influence), everything felt right at home... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

We visited this restaurant with a group of friends only to find the manager who demanded that each of us must order something above £8. And we wanted to share the £20ish sukiyaki, manager would not let us and we ended up ordering sushi to make up for that £8 per person. Sukiyaki was terrific but sushi was poor. Bad... More

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London, United Kingdom
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11 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I've been to Sakura 10 times in the last year. It veers towards the 'functional' in terms of decor, but the food is always fresh, delicious and good value.

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Average food, however there are some points I'd like to clarify. I always ask for Ikura sushi in all Japanese restaurants I've ever been, and this Ikura has been awarded as the worst. Small size, and obviously the external shape of it was badly prepared, likely by someone who is not expert in sushi. Service was probably the worst I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 via mobile

We tried sukiyaki and it was one of the best. The menu has many variety of authentic japanese food. And the staff was friendly as well. Highly recommended.

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Additional Information about Sakura Japanese Restaurant

Address: 23 Conduit Street, London W1S 2XS, England
Phone Number: 020-7629-2961
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Average Prices: USD 13 - 49
Cuisine: Japanese

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