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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 #2,713 of 17,312 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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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
54 reviews 54 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

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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80 reviews 80 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 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
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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
55 helpful votes 55 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
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
14 reviews 14 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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London, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Visited this restaurant for my birthday and was impressed with the sushi on offer, which was absolutely delicious. Highly recommend for a special occasion.

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Myself and 2 friends visited for a friend birthday. The menu has a lot of dishes to choose from, I had 4 dished and loved all of them! As for the cocktails… there were very strong and amazing!!! well worth the price. I will definitely be returning

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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38 reviews 38 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Firstly lets make clear this restaurant is NOT very Japanese. It is a western interpretation. The table service is pushy to sell over priced beer/wine/water, quick to over fill glasses and push the next bottle. The food, regrettably is NOT really Japanese. Too heavy, not delicate, quality not obvious and served by European staff more suited to work in a... More

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