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74 Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 5EL, England
2082870312
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
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English first
London
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Sushi was absolutely delicious and perfect temperature. A little pricey so special occasions only for us but 2 of us ate without alcohol for about £50

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

Went for dinner with the Mrs. and after noticing the staff all spoke Korean opted for some fairly common ground cuisine items between the cultures. I would classify the food (chicken katsu curry, pickled vegetables, yakitori, bbq eel) to be perfect in the sense of comfort food or a home-cooked meal. We particularly liked all the Totoro paraphernalia as we... More 

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London
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54 reviews 54 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This restaurant a couple of hundred meters from my house and I eat there about once a month. It is the best sushi restaurant in Kingston and one of my favourite sushi restaurants in the UK. The quality of the sushi is excellent and the service is always good. A high proportion of customers are regulars and they have recently... More 

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

From the outside it looks like just any other local restaurant, and inside the decor is nothing to write home about. BUT that is all forgotten when you experience the attentive service, the quiet atmosphere and the simply delicious food altar is also great value. Highly recommended!

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London
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13 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

A great place for a quiet meal - delicious sushi and an ample and fresh menu to choose from. A regular visitor.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

My girlfriend is vegetarian so we found ShowBu had a good selection of veggie and meat dishes available. All were delicious and we will be back to try some of the items I didn't have the first time. There were a couple of display cases with Japanese collectibles that made the place feel like being at someone's home. The service... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Really fantastic sushi, the best my wife and I have had in this country. Make sure to order a Dragon Roll, and the white tuna sashimi - incredible.

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London, United Kingdom
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

As a huge fan of Sushi, I have absolutely nothing bad to say about Showbu. I have eaten at the restaurant a couple of times and also had take-away Sushi. Never once had a bad experience. The Sushi is incredibly fresh and a good selection! Highly recommend the Soft Shell Crab!

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
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143 restaurant reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

You know, I can't actually remember any of the dishes I had here; all I can remember is deeply enjoying the food and the time I had, and planning to go back. So your milage may vary, but I highly recommend it! (I am only just starting to use TA; in future my reviews will come directly after the meal)

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Absolutely Outstanding food and experience. I made dinner reservation here for my daughter 19th Birthday Each course was a taste sensation and fantastic quality,lovely relaxed atmosphere and outstanding service. Thanks for all beautiful Birthday decoration and balloons. Thanks for a wonderful evening Showbu. I highly recommend this restaurant and will surely go back.

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Additional Information about ShowBu

Address: 74 Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 5EL, England
Phone Number: 2082870312
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Surrey  >  Kingston upon Thames
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisine: Japanese

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