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WOW Simply Japanese

#3,620 of 17,577 Restaurants in London
#3,888 of 18,500 Places to Eat in London
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18 Crouch End Hill | Crouch End, London N8 8AA, England
020 8340 4539
Today
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 6:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Mon - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Cosy neighbourhood Japanese popular with locals

Good Japanese food although a little more expensive than the other North London options we usually dine at. Friendly service.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 18, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We came to this restaurant with family and friends from Asia to try out the Japanese food and were thrilled by the food presentation and quality. The staff were all so friendly and attentive and the owner of the restaurant, Mr Kim, came each time to check that everything was alright and the food was up to our expectations. We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Good Japanese food although a little more expensive than the other North London options we usually dine at. Friendly service.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Stumbled upon this place in crouch end and decided to give it a try. Have to say all the sauces were too sweet. Aubergine with miso and Soba noodles were not great. Tofu was too firm unlike normal Japanese ones. All in all a bit of a disappointment.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I would go for the bento boxes which are great value. The tempura's wonderful and the yakisoba makes for a good value lunch.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

try the godzilla rolls and ting......................................................nice fresh and tasty dishes

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Love the tofu steaks, chicken katsu curry, miso soup and sushi. Chicken teriyaki could be better but still pretty good. We're regular visitors and for take-away and they always do good food with good customer service. Would definitely recommend

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

We had a dissapointing sushi takeaway from wow. The sushi was falling apart and had clearly been madeby a novice untrained individual. Would certainly not return.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

I visit this restaurant whenever I'm in the area and have never once had a bad meal, I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it to anyone, unless you don't like Sushi/Sashimi!

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

Wanting a good sushi, and sashimi , is a difficult thing for me. Although there are many sushi establishments in north west London, I find most are at best below average. Good fish is the holy grail, and fresh wonderful fish is rare. Now I know I can go into London and south London has a few great places, but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Great value lunch bento boxes. Super fresh sashimi, lovely rice, salad, sweet tofu and miso. Friendly service. Great little local restaurant. Mmmm

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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, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 18 Crouch End Hill | Crouch End, London N8 8AA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: 020 8340 4539

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
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

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?