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ShowBu

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
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

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 NEW

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
11 helpful votes 11 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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4 restaurant reviews
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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
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
120 reviews 120 reviews
120 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 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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London, England
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56 restaurant reviews
55 helpful votes 55 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 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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