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Taro

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Soho
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59-61 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F 9UW, England
+44 20 7734 5826
Today
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun 12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
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115 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I've been going to Taro for years when I've been working in London and the food is always freshly made and delicious. It's packed at lunch and if you're on your own you might have to share a table. A main course and green tea is usually just about £10.

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Thank BobnMal
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10 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Mainly due to the awful awful staff that served us...this has now become my least favourite Japanese restaurant in Soho. Trust me...it used to be my favourite. Terrible miserable staff have completely ruined Taro. Such a shame. They've lost a long time customer.

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Thank seanthegreat
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dined here a couple of times. Both leisure and business. Staff are attentive but not 3* Michelin. Service was efficient and quick. Food is decent. Not amazing and not bad. Lacks consistency. Depends on who's making what. I ordered the same ramen, miso ramen, on a couple of occasions and they were good and decent. Sometimes, quality lacks consistency. The... More 

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Thank Bertrand_Ngim
Island of Malta, Malta
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26 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Traditional and genuin food, amazing owner, he Made his foods with the heart !Excellent for lunch or dinner,5 stars the best in London. Highly raccomanded, see you again sooner ,vero good for eat alone or with friends.

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Thank marcellomedium
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30 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely dinner in a very relaxed environment. They were very accommodating, Without being asked, the waitress quickly brought us highchairs for the little ones. Food was tasty and reasonably priced. It's not the fanciest restaurant in town but we'd probably go again if in the area. Only reason for not rating excellent was toilets were a bit smelly and one... More 

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Thank Aminehs
London, United Kingdom
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224 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 246 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this little place and often go for lunch. The gyoza and the sashimi are my favourites. Very fast service.

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Thank BettyLinn
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My go to place in London for food. Always amazing. Best place to sit is at the bar so you can watch all the sushi being made.

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Thank James B
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016 via mobile

If you like Japanese food then this is an excellent place to stop by for lunch or and evening snack. Working in Soho this is a frequent lunch venue and I enjoy it every time. Avoid the 12:30-14:00 peak and you should be able to walk in most of the time. If you are solo then ask for a seat... More 

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Thank James E
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

This place was really busy when I went with my partner - a sure sign that the food is good. We sat at the counter facing the kitchen as there no table available. It was really interesting watching the dishes being prepared. The portion size was big - I end up taking half my food home for lunch the next... More 

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Thank Kathryn C
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 30, 2016 via mobile

I am a frequent customer at Taro, and I have to say this place has become my choice whenever I crave Japanese food in soho.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$43
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children
Open Hours
Sunday
12:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 59-61 Brewer Street, Soho, London W1F 9UW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Soho
  • Neighborhood: Soho
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7734 5826

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Soho

Neighborhood Profile
Soho
The go-to district for a good time in London, Soho hosts a wealth of world-class theatres and a compelling lineup of cafes, restaurants, pubs, bars, and clubs. At Soho's core is London's original Red Light District and the epicenter of the LGBT scene – and thus the city's hottest nightlife. For shopping enthusiasts, Soho is not only the home of London's greatest concentration of boutique shops, but also the most strategic place to set off on a tour of the world's most celebrated department stores. In the southern part of the neighborhood lies Chinatown, with its multitude of delicious and affordable restaurants. Closer to the Thames, Chinatown's narrow and teeming lantern-lit lanes spill onto the expansive hub of glitzy Leicester Square.
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