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Sake No Hana

23 St James's Street, London SW1A 1HA, England
+44 20 7925 8988
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Ranked #2,569 of 17,318 Restaurants in London
Price range: $48 - $210
Sun - Mon 6:00 pm - 11:59 pm
Tue 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Mon 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Bar scene, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Sake no Hana bar and restaurant is housed on the first floor of a modernist Grade II listed building in the heart of St James, offering modern Japanese dining. The a la carte menu provides a variety of hot and cold appetisers, charcoal grill, Toban and Kamameshi dishes, while sushi and sashimi are... prepared to order at the 13 seat sushi bar. A carefully selected list of sakes, Japanese whiskeys and other wines, spirits and liqueurs complement the dishes offered in the restaurant. Sake no Hana's interiors were designed my esteemed architect Kengo Kuma and the bar includes a beautiful futuristic chandelier, offering the perfect space for post work cocktails. The bar is also a beautiful space for private parties of up to 60 guests for a standing canape event, or can host up to 25 guests seated for an exclusive private dining experience. Monday to Thursday, 12pm - 2.45pm, 6pm - 11pm; Friday, 12pm - 2.45pm, 6pm - 11.30pm, Saturday 12pm - 4pm, 6pm - 11.30pm
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  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014 NEW credit card Amex Card Member Review

Really enjoyed my visit to this restaurant, each course was full of flavour and the portion sizes were just right. The service was impeccable! I would definitely visit soon

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 NEW

I went to Sake no Hana for a special occasion. Although very pricey, the food was amazing and really blew my mind! Best Japanese ever been. Atmosphere was very good as well as service was brilliant. I would recommend it.

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Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The restaurant was lovely, very traditional interior, though it would have helped if it is was slightly warmer! The food was great, we had a tasting menu, with a lovely clam miso soup to start, and a selection of mains, sashimi and sushi. The sashimi was probably the highlight. The whole meal actually was great apart from the deserts which... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I cannot fault the lunch I had. Was taken for a work meeting and was so impressed by the service and the food, I would definitely go back. We each ordered the bento box with a different hot item. I went for the salmon teriyaki, which was delicious. The lunch was served in beautiful clear boxes, with the cold sushi... More

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Top Contributor
81 reviews 81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The setting of this restaurant is great and the food was delicious with lots of different tastes. The service was great, definitely worth a visit.

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

If you have had the luck to dine at the Hakkasan Hanway place and expect a similar experience here then you are in for a huge disappointment. This failed on all accounts, the food, the service and the ambience. The restaurant is a huge canteen style with cheap furniture and on our visit no atmosphere whatsoever and not that clean.... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

attended this place when the sake bar was downstairs and it was much better then. had the soft shell crab and it was hard to decipher the crab from the very thick breading. not very delicate. all a bit arrogant,

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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Very good experience, once again! The food was delicious! The tuna caviar dish, the Alaskan king crab and the black cod were beyond our expectations! The sashimi was excellent and the sushi was good! Outstanding desserts as always! Very good service! Just keeps on improving!

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London, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

We went there to celebrate our 5th anniversary. We had such a great time. The food is beautifully presented, fresh and tasty. We chose set menu at £49 each plus a bottle of sake. The gaps between dishes were perfect, we had a time to have a chat without rushing to finish the food because the next one was on... More

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Barletta, Italia
15 reviews 15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

So yes I ve been here..this restaurant is very beautiful You feel a VIP as soon as you enter..food is good Uni is great and lobster tempura oh la la! I love it! Especially the mayo! Sorbets are great!really great! Staff is also exellent..very good experience but still Roka is number 1

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