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“Don't miss it!” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Zaibatsu

Zaibatsu
Ranked #94 of 22,217 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $5 - $18
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Dining on a budget, Special occasions, Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff
Neighborhood: Greenwich
Bolton
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20 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Don't miss it!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2014

Had a lovely meal in Zaibatsu on the run up to Christmas. It was recommended by my landlady and it didn't disappoint. My partner is a veggie and he had loads to choose from (a nice change), we opted for endamame beans and tofu for starters and then a steaming bowl of noodles and some sushi for mains. The food was fresh and tasty and served quite quickly despite the restaurant being full. We had booked in advance which was good as it was very busy
The surroundings are clean but rather basic but the food makes up for it in leaps and bounds and it's really good value for money. You can also bring your own booze and there is no corkage charge (a lovely wine shop across the road if you need inspiration!)
Sadly we were sat right by the door so it was a bit chilly - my only negative.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Chrsterfield
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lovely Xmas party night”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2013

Celebrate Xmas party with my family last week at zaibatsu .. Recommend by friend .. And we give a try.. .. Even though outside looks like greaser spoon and inside atmosphere is not look like what you expect high end restaurant decor .. But . We are really satisfied and feel we are enjoy in high end restaurant meal.. It was absolutely Amazing . Good value, fresh and nice .. All of my family really enjoy our dinner and happy .. Definitely will be back once got chance visit to London next time ..

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank LovelyJameseater
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“bargain”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2013

Authentic sushi with funky toppings. Little gem in the middle of greenwich where there isnt much choice of food. You can also bring your own alchohol!

Visited November 2013
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1 Thank va c
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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Nice and fresh”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 19, 2013

We had a really tasty meal here. English speaking waiters, good knowledge of Gluten Free requirements.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank mksindy
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Amazing food and service! We will definitely be returning soon.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 17, 2013

I booked zaibatsu for our work xmas meal last week. We had a party of 18 people all together and the chef prepared a special set menu for us. It was phenomenal, food was absolutely delicious, and everyone loved it.
I spoke to the head chef (his name is Dickson Ong) a few days before booking, made him aware of special dietary requirements and he provided us with the most amazing 6 course tasting menu which allowed us all to sample so many things from the menu.
We had the most amazing platters consisting of 7 different starters, 6 types of sushi, an appetizer, a warm dish a main course and Singapore rice noodles. The Katafi prawns were a firm favourite as was the salmon nigiri sushi, Japanese style lamb chops were delicious and the green tea tiramisu was a delightful way to finish off the meal.
If i could give this place 6 stars I would. Needless to say, we will all be returning with our friends and families!

I look forward to visiting again soon.

  • Visited December 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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