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Sake No Hana

#459 of 17,240 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
St. James's
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23 St. James's Street, London SW1A 1HA, England
+44 20 7925 8988
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Closed now
All 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
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic for the lunch deal, very good value for a quick lunch. Disappointed that I had to ask the maitre de for an espresso 3 times before it arrived. We also had the bento box and were told by the maitre de that we were eating it wrong, how can you eat your own lunch wrong?! Apart from the service,... More 

Thank Tom D
Lausanne, Switzerland
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45 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Overtime I go to London , cannot resist going to Sake no Hana. The setting is amazing, going up on the escalators, having a drink at the beautiful bar downstairs.... The food is just incredible, service is amazing

2 Thank MariekeM
London, United Kingdom
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101 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked this place for my wife's birthday. Had the vegetarian taster menu. Was pleasantly surprised at the quality of food and the level of service. Couldn't be faulted. The attention to detail was spot on. Consequently it has become my wife's favourite restaurant!

2 Thank Raj F
London, United Kingdom
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78 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I never get tired of going to Sake No Hana... Start with a delicious cocktail downstairs, then make your way up to the restaurant. Be welcome (in Japanese) by the kitchen staff and waiters alike, sit to your table, try to choose from the extensive and highly inspiring menu and then enjoy the most amazing modern Japanese cuisine. You'll be... More 

2 Thank lethertravel
London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed a birthday lunch at Sake no Hana on their Umai Sushio Saturdays menu. It was an incredible experience all down to the fantastic Restaurant manager - Pierce Du Plessis who welcomed us personally and ensured that the service and food was top notch - thanks Pierce!!

3 Thank Jenni S
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I attended here with my family as we had heard fantastic reviews of the Restuarant and my husband had been twice before. Unfortunately that twice before was five years ago when it was more casual and the food better priced and just better in general! All the food was overpriced and they could not tailor to gluten-free yet could provide... More 

1 Thank Melanie G
Katy, Texas
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43 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walking into a quiet bar scene on the ground floor I was unprepared for the delicious food and vibrant scene. Impeccable service and a perfectly balanced menu of expected favorites and new combinations. Something for every palate.

3 Thank Lhumm86
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21 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was great and the service even better. The only problem was that I found the menu a bit overwhelming for a restaurant of this class. There were not enough really special sounding dishes that weren't "just another roll". That said, what we did eat was great and the ambience was perfect. Perhaps study the menu before you go...

Thank Simon I
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107 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Came here on an American Express deal and was very disappointed. If the restaurant doesn't want people coming in for "cheap" meals then they shouldn't offer them. But if they want to encourage people to come back for the real deal then.... I was particularly miffed when I asked the Maitre D' for a beer for my dining companion and... More 

Thank knize1
Stockholm, Sweden
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132 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had read about this "new" sushi/Japanese place in GQ magazine and had to try it. Its very central location, just beside the Ritz close to Picadilly. The atmosphere and ambience is very hip and cool. Welcomed in a small reception and brought up with a girl leading you to your place, and when you come in the restaurant, she says... More 

2 Thank Aksel

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$37 - $159
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in St. James's

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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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