We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sumosan Twiga

Reserve a Table
Tue, 2/19
8:00 PM
2

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2016 Winner
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere

Food and ambience

Location and contact

About
Struggling to choose between Italian and Japanese? Well, at this restaurant, cocktail bar and late-night lounge, you don't have to. After 14 years on Albemarle Street, Sumosan's relocation to Knightsbridge brings with it a menu that splits itself right between both, as well as a new name (twiga is Swahili for 'giraffe'). Beyond the monochrome entrance hall lies a basement lounge, a first-floor restaurant and the bar above that, with room for 200 diners altogether. This newcomer retains the same dizzying levels of interior swank as Mayfair. It's a concoction of black, bronze, alabaster and dark wood, overseen by Italian design studio Michele Bönan. The huge site has been undertaken in partnership
PRICE RANGE
$84 - $97
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
CUISINES
Italian, Japanese
FEATURES
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Reviews (300)
Filter reviews
241 results
Traveler rating
86
66
31
22
36
Traveler type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
86
66
31
22
36
Show reviews that mention
All reviews sushi cod rock shrimp tempura truffle salad cheesecake chicken italian menu foodie
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 241 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went there Saturday night, really pleasant staff and a nice crowd. Food was lovely and very well presented. Pricey but I fully expected it. Turns into a bit of a music venue later with some people not afraid to dance. Overall really fun and will...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank adamhN5033PX
Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a great time with my friends. The food was amazing (although we found it weird that they have both pasta and Japanese food) but everything was amazing. The Cuban band was great and had us dancing all night long. P.s. there were a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 996margaritah
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really elegant place, good crowd, good music, the food was really good. The stuff is very consider but it is worthed to go

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 579hichams
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went for this resturant after I heared about their amazing food. When i arrived thier the reception lady was not friendy at all she even ignore me and keep on talking on the phone i had to stand their for 10 min waiting for...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank gha74
JoshuaPrataviera, Manager at Sumosan Twiga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Contributor, Thanks for taking the time to write a few lines. We are so sorry to read you had a disappointing experience,with the check in and that our food left you unsatisfied, we really aim to offer the best experience, and it's a shame...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After not getting a reservation where I wanted, I saw this place with good reviews online so maybe the fact that it was easy to book should have warned me. Got there very late, tried to call them to ask for a reschedule but no...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank luisgustavog12
JoshuaPrataviera, Manager at Sumosan Twiga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Contributor, It is a shame you did not make your feelings felt during your time with us, we would of course with great pleasure made what is in our possibility , for you to have had a better evening. We are all very sorry...More

Reviewed January 6, 2019 via mobile

It was so hard to get a reservation at Sumosan as it was the New Years holidays so the best we can get is a reservation for dinner at 7:45 pm which is so early for me to have dinner. Service was nice maybe because...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Aljoudi
JoshuaPrataviera, Manager at Sumosan Twiga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Contributor, Thank you for taking some time tp review your experience in our restaurant, we are delighted to ear that you enjoyed our food and the service, and we are sorry that we were not able to accomodate you on a time slot you...More

Reviewed December 14, 2018 via mobile

Had an absolutely brilliant night here last night for a family birthday. I was a little apprehensive after reading a few negative reviews on here, however I was quickly put at ease by the friendly welcome in the lobby. We were then told the rest...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank soniajutla
JoshuaPrataviera, Manager at Sumosan Twiga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Contributor, Many thanks for your review, we are all very grateful for you having taken the time. The team feels very encouraged by all your words. All of us here send you are best wishes. Yours sincerely, Joshua Prataviera

Reviewed November 26, 2018 via mobile

Restaurant does not respect customers, specially the manager Francesco marangi and Nula massigiri, I wait for table one hour and they didn't give me table and give people come after me table because they are two and me one !!! I wait for one hour...More

Date of visit: November 2018
2  Thank salmanalmekrad
JoshuaPrataviera, Manager at Sumosan Twiga, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Contributor, We would like to thank you for taking the time to write a few comments about the place. It is a restaurant that welcomes customers from local, regulars and new clients all year round. and we treat everyone the same way, We are...More

Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely outstanding night! Still have dreams about the truffle linguine, it has got to be some of the best I have had. The atmosphere was so great that everyone in the room was on their feet dancing by the end of the night. Would personally...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank AnaChaplin
Reviewed October 30, 2018

We had a horrible experience and left the place feeling anxious and used. Our server were incredibly pushy and almost rash and rude. We felt rushed and coerced as soon as we sat down and wasn't even given a moment to breath and study the...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank GloballyThere
View more reviews
Nearby
Belgravia
Home to the vast majority of embassies and diplomatic
residences in London, sophisticated and upscale
Belgravia also boasts a wealth of luxury hotels, fine
dining restaurants, and some of the city’s most stroll
worthy lanes. While the prices here are high, taking a
leisurely stroll through the streets of picturesque
and elegant white stucco houses is free. Hyde Park and
the Buckingham Palace Gardens are only a stone's throw
...More
Nearby HotelsSee all 1,086 nearby hotels
Millennium Hotel London Knightsbridge
1,484 reviews
.03 miles away
Roof Garden Rooms
171 reviews
.04 miles away
Jumeirah Lowndes Hotel
696 reviews
.08 miles away
The Levin
466 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 27,197 nearby restaurants
The Rib Room Bar & Restaurant
457 reviews
.09 miles away
Outlaw's at The Capital
831 reviews
.09 miles away
Amaya
1,437 reviews
.11 miles away
Zafferano
804 reviews
.08 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 6,590 nearby attractions
Harrods
17,354 reviews
.16 miles away
Knightsbridge
256 reviews
.15 miles away
Harvey Nichols
365 reviews
.16 miles away
Chelsea
159 reviews
.04 miles away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sumosan Twiga staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Submit
Posting guidelines
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing