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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 #2,366 of 17,938 Restaurants in London
Price range: $47 - $203
Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighborhood:
St. James's
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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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  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
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  • Spanish first
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

Sake No Hana is indeed a nice experience but not a wow factor. Great ambiance, great customer service and the Christmas set menu was very affordable at £35 for a 4 course dinner. Food was flavorful but not spectacular. The restaurant is located in Mayfair (for those of you visiting London, it is the most expensive area in the city)... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Taking the escalator inside the restaurant is a cool way to start the evening. The restaurant was packed and noisy but in a good way. We opted for the XL christmas menu and were not disappointed. Everything was delicious. We had a nice Riesling that held up well to the Japanese flavors. The star of the show was the Yellowfin... More 

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Stavanger, Norway
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89 reviews 89 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Good service from all staff in a nice locale with a comfortably low noise level. We enjoyed a selection of sushi, sashimi and maki. The restaurant offers a large selection of high quality ingredients and the food was nicely prepared and presented. My only small, negative comment is that the sashimi was cut in quite thick slices and we had... More 

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Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We began our evening in the bar down stairs where the cocktail menu was vast, drinks made to perfection. After being escorted up the escalator we entered a beautifully decorated dining area. The food was great and very tasty, I would recommend the seared tuna, spicy tuna maki and the black cod. The waiter and wine sommelier were knowledgeable and... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Fantastic friendly staff, a wonderful 5 course tasting menu and a great atmosphere made this a brilliant choice for a special occasion. Wouldn't hesitate to recommend it and be sure to have a cocktail in the bar beforehand - the Mixologist is a genius!

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014 via mobile

Delicious food no doubt but awful customer service. We were denied the dessert menu as we we told we had to leave our table for customers who were waiting to be seated! In dismay we asked for the optional service charge to be removed from the bill and were met with a surprised expression! Furthermore, when leaving we were astonished... More 

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Brentwood, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We opted for the £49 set menu which was really good value for money. It's so filling the portions are small but it's about 6 courses. The soup to start was very tasty, then we had the starters which were lovely. The beef especially. Then a sashimi platter the fish melts in your mouth. Then two started of duck and... More 

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Cheshire UK
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51 reviews 51 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We had the restaurant recommended to us form the hotel, a great choice. We had a table for 4 and 3 of us choice the tasting menu, our daughter chose from the main menu. The choices were just right, the tasting menu guided us through the menu, and we enjoyed some great flavours and tastes. The wine was sensibly priced... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Was looking forward to a good Japanese culinary experience, unfortunately found it very average. To start we had the miso was to be expected,then the salmon and chicken main was ok. We then had the sushi rolls which were a mix of vegetarian and fish. It was so bland we couldn't tell the difference between the two types. When asked... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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136 reviews 136 reviews
111 restaurant reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Went for a business lunch on a Friday. We did start dining late but it was absolutely dead as a doornail. By the time we ordered there was only one other group dining. This was all very surprising given the freshness of the fish and innovation of some of the dishes. If I'm honest the fixed price tasting menu was... More 

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Additional Information about Sake No Hana

Address: 23 St James's Street, London SW1A 1HA, England
Phone Number: +44 20 7925 8988
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
Open Hours:
Monday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wednesday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm  12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 47 - 203
Cuisine: Japanese

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