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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
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12:30 pm - 9:30 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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48 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

After reading many reviews I was expecting amazing Japanese food. We were four and ordered many plates to share. I must say I found everything quite average, not very good. The service was really ok for that kind of restaurant. It is very cheap though so putting things back into context, it's an ok restaurant, quick service and varied card... More 

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35 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Had lunch on a Saturday, booked a table because otherwise it is difficult to get in especially in the evenings. Food is great, good quality sashimi, chicken and rice portion is big and really tasty, bento box is also big for one person so can be shared with something else as side, and sushi salmon and avocado tempura (outside tempura)... More 

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Thank SB_Amsterdam
Melbourne, Australia
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93 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place gets busy but the food is good and service efficient! Enjoyed a few of the tempura sushi which were delicious, as were the gyoza. Will be back to try other dishes. Reasonably priced given the quality

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Thank Amber f
London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We had table booked for 8.30pm on a Friday evening, unfortunately we were running late due to traffic and parking issues, when we arrived we explained the situation to one of the waiters and was told to wait by the door and he will speak to the manager, after 5/10 minutes nothing happened so I approached the manager and told... More 

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Thank Reemi12
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Positives: fantastic japanese food Negatives: dreadful apathetic service with mandatory service charge, hideous mouldy unclean toilets Would go again just for the meal though.....

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Thank LaLaLand36
Cowes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived without booking about 6.30 had to wait approx 15min for table, food arrived quickly and was delicious. Staff friendly and efficient. Ordered a beef teriyaki and chicken noodle dish both fresh tasty and great value for money.

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Thank sallythemummy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

She goes there very often as it has good prices and the quality of the food is nice! It was my first time. It was super busy. I found it very tasty, specially the udon nuddle soup with prawns. The chicken teriyaki, which I was told is their signature dish was just "okay" from my point of view.

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Thank Carmen P
London, United Kingdom
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118 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

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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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 4, 2017 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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42 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 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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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
Families with children, Dining on a budget
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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