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Sake No Hana

#665 of 17,076 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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St. James's
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23 St. James's Street, London SW1A 1HA, England
+44 20 7925 8988
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri - Sat 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I went with a friend on a Friday evening in July 2016 at 7.30pm and had the 5 course tasting menu and drink deal. The service was great and really helpful - they explain what the food is - and the food was excellent overall, except for the "main meal" part of the deal (a choice of salmon or chicken)... More 

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Thank natashasivanandan
Oakdale, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hands down Best Japanese Food experience ever! Chic atmosphere, outstanding service, elegant presentation, excellent taste!!! Highly recommend!

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Gauteng, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My client insisted we go here, despite only seats at the bar being available on a busy night. It was well worth it- I thought the food was excellent. It's bustling, so not exactly the hushed tones of a zen garden. Good service (only the chefs are Japanese though- all other staff from Remainland); and a dedicated sake sommelier! We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to SNH for our 10th anniversary. First we headed to the cocktail bar for an aperitif. The cocktails were OK, though not exactly setting the world on fire. Top marks for ambiance though. Then we went up for dinner and they really really looked after us. There was easily enough food in the signature menu to fill you... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my second time dinning at Sake No Hana. The first time I went; I didn't like that food much; so thought to give it another chance by visiting it again. Sadly, still the food wasn't that great. We did order different dishes (shrimp tempura; crab tempura; Lobster Salad; Miso Soup; some Maki sushis; steak; and rice) I honestly... More 

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Trondheim, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a late night dinner. 5 courses, £31. The food was great. The restaurant was fantastic. Drinks were a little disappointing but who cares. Friendly staff. Would definetly go there again. You should to. Location also great.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to dinner at 7pm on Tuesday night. The food was lovely the tastes exploding in your mouth as you took a bite of each piece. I actually could not fault anything about the food, presentation and taste was ideal. The staff were very efficient yet friendly and helped in any way they could. The layout was surprising airy and... More 

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london
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I knew that it wasn't great but I wanted to try. I always try the tempura dish because I think that a proper Japanese restaurant should know how to prepare it. Unfortunately it wasn't light and crisp as I aspected; I had sushi as well, and my sushi rice was falling apart. The best thing was the service, that was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went with my nephew today for dinner. Everything was impressive. Outstanding food and service. Everything was perfect. The waiters look after us,we felt like a princes. the greeting. Hot towel. Napkin on the lap.. sushi incredible. Amazing. Sure I will come back very soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious sushi, seaweed salad and chilli edamame. The staff were amazing too. Would definitely come again! They even took photos for us at the end :)

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$39 - $171
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar scene, Business meetings, Special occasions, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 23 St. James's Street, London SW1A 1HA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > St. James's
  • Neighborhood: St. James's
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7925 8988
Description
Sake no Hana bar and restaurant is housed on the first floor of a modernist Grade II listed building in the heart of St James, offering modern Japanese dining. The a la carte menu provides a variety of hot and cold appetisers, charcoal grill, Toban and Kamameshi dishes, while sushi and sashimi are... prepared to order at the 13 seat sushi bar. A carefully selected list of sakes, Japanese whiskeys and other wines, spirits and liqueurs complement the dishes offered in the restaurant. Sake no Hana's interiors were designed my esteemed architect Kengo Kuma and the bar includes a beautiful futuristic chandelier, offering the perfect space for post work cocktails.

The bar is also a beautiful space for private parties of up to 60 guests for a standing canape event, or can host up to 25 guests seated for an exclusive private dining experience. Monday to Thursday, 12pm - 2.45pm, 6pm - 11pm; Friday, 12pm - 2.45pm, 6pm - 11.30pm, Saturday 12pm - 4pm, 6pm - 11.30pm

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St. James's
Perennially fashionable since the days of Henry VIII, the aristocratic “Clubland” of St James's is a premier destination for high end craft and bespoke design. Here you’ll lose count of the Royal Warrants (which indicate that the Royal Family patronizes the establishment) seen in shop front windows, even during a short stroll to bordering Green Park or St James’s Park. With the brightly lit and constantly buzzing junction of Piccadilly Circus at its northeast corner and none of Central London too far away, this is an surprisingly central and accessible part of town, especially given its prosperous demeanor.
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