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ShowBu

74 Richmond Road, Kingston upon Thames KT2 5EL, England
2082870312
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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99 reviews 99 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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London, England
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Working in the West End there's a multitude of places to go for sushi, most of them a triumph of style over substance. In the places where it's done well you feel it in your pocket although maybe not in your stomach. Meanwhile on any given day in Kingston one can always see a queue of families lining up to... More

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Kingston upon Thames, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

I ordered a takeaway on a Saturday evening. The helpful lady who answered the phone recommended one of the set menus. I explained to her that it was difficult to read the menu on the website even with my glasses. She said that she would let management know, fair enough, I couldn't ask for more than that. I ordered the... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I have been here few times and really find the food to be delicious and high quality. I always love to come here and feel so relaxed with a very kind and inviting staff. The sushi is my favourite and it is great to find somewhere in london where the japanese cuisine is so authentic. Very much recommend to come... More

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London
Top Contributor
80 reviews 80 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014 via mobile

We went out with our friends and all our kids and of course early evening so 11 of us more or less took the Place over ! Staff very polite and helpful throughout. Thanks to my South East Asian friends got helped to pick out some food off the menu ,which looked comprehensive visually! The starters folowed by mains seamlessly... More

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Kingston upon Thames, England, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

I've eaten sushi in many restaurants home and abroad and this is up there with the very best. The service is friendly and helpful and the atmosphere relaxed. Due to its location you could go almost go past without noticing it. So, do keep a look out, it's worth the effort!

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London
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

I booked this restaurant for valentines and was not disappointed. The staff were very friendly and went the extra mile to ensure there customers had a memorable meal, they gave heart shaped balloons do all there customers. Having eaten on multiple occasions at all of the sushi restaurants in kingston, in my opinion this is the best with the freshest... More

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