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WOW Simply Japanese

18 Crouch End Hill | Crouch End, London N8 8AA, England
020 8340 4539
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Ranked #3,797 of 18,163 Restaurants in London
Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015 NEW

We had visited this restaurant as a family group once before and came back to celebrate a birthday. We like the idea of choosing a whole range of different dishes right across the menu, and all dipping into each of them - a sort of Japanese tapas experience... This time we rediscovered some favourites - the octopus salad is amazing,... More 

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Treviso, Italy
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42 reviews 42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

I went recently there with two of my best friends, I was really enjoy the food and the atmosphere, I took the "chicken katsu curry" and the taste was really good. We took even some California Rolls like a starter and some other rolls with spicy tuna. And they give us a lot of green tea refill during the dinner!... More 

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

I go here often. Great value, popular Japanese place with friendly service. Plenty of choice for vegetarians. Not much in the way of deserts and they don't do coffees for some reason (not Japanese I guess!). Don't forget to make a reservation if you're going on a Friday or Saturday evening, it gets booked out. Service is always quick.

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Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

I was in a party of 4 for dinner. The food was delicious and well presented. The staff were lovely too. The restaurant is small and looks basic but the food is definitely worth a visit but if you were looking for a more salubrious venue then this is not the place for you. The wow rolls and the black... More 

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28 reviews 28 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We tried Wow for the first time tonight and were very impressed. The food was beautifully cooked and reasonably priced. We had the spicy black cod as well as some well presented and tasty vegetable fishes. This restaurant is certainly our favourite local Japanese restaurant and I'm only sorry that we didn't discover it before today

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Boca Raton, Florida
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669 reviews 669 reviews
458 restaurant reviews
272 helpful votes 272 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

From the decor to the service to the food, everything was pleasant, though ordinary - average. We tried the place for dinner and sampled a Sashimi Bento box, in which the salad was horribly over-dressed but the other items were alright. An agedashi tofu was good whereas the chicken gyoza was dull. An oshinko roll and a spider roll were... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Curiosity, random and hunger brought me to this little restaurant, and I almost immediately realised what would follow as I pushed the door and quickly noticed none of the diners were Asian. But again, I was hungry and walked in. Also, I must apologise, as I noticed that most of the reviews are in favour of this japanese-styled restaurant. I'm... More 

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Oxford, UK
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is one of my favourite restaurants and I've been there numerous times. The bento boxes are excellent, the Gyoza are delicious and it's all reasonably priced. This is a north London gem!

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

I visited with my partner on 7th June, 2014 - it was Saturday night, we were a walk-in without reservations but they got us a table. The service was a little slow, but they apologised for this (always appreciated). The food was excellent. I ate vegetable tempura (I'd never had swede tempura before, very nice), crisp fried tofu in teriyaki... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

My housemate and I went to WOW last night just for dessert. It was worth it! We both ordered the tempura banana with ice cream, the presentation was fantastic, the staff were so friendly and it tasted absolutely amazing. We will definitely go again for a full meal next time!

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Additional Information about WOW Simply Japanese

Address: 18 Crouch End Hill | Crouch End, London N8 8AA, England
Phone Number: 020 8340 4539
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Monday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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