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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
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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
Senior Reviewer
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6 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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
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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Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
116 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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
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52 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 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
28 helpful votes 28 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
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
90 reviews 90 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
89 helpful votes 89 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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