5 Course: Appetiser, Sashimi, Chef’s special dish of the day, Main (Steak or Sushi), Dessert. 3 Course: Appetiser, Sashimi, Main (Steak or Sushi). . If any changes/cancel the booking, please contact venue 24 hours prior to your reservation date, otherwise £25 pp cancellation fee will apply. Please contact venue for food allergies/ intolerances requirement.
Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 10 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.
Valid For: 1 - 10 people
Starts: 20 March 2018
Ends: 15 May 2018
Availability: Sun 12:00-14:30 18:00-21:30
Mon-Sat 12:00-14:30 18:00-22:30
We had a ‘hakozen bento’ of 14 assorted small dishes, which was beautifully cooked as well as presented. It might be a bit pricy for every day lunch but a good alternative for special occasions such as business lunches etc. I would like to ke to try the tasting menu for the next time.
Only the thing is the music they play was a bit disturbing and I would prefer a complete silence or much quieter as the restaurant itself was quite small and each tables were quite closed each other.
Great food but terrible service! Servers are rude and impatient. Not impressed.
The food is decent, ok but the service is unbelivably poor this time. The waitors keep staring at you all the time during the lunch...feeling super uncomforatable..also they are in such a hurry to remove your plates. At last, my friend and I asked for a small carrier bag, the manager said no and he made a gesture to the waitress(he thought we didn't see) to tell her not to give us any bag. The waitress in the end gave us an arogant face and said no of course...What a experience...I believe there are many great restsurents in London that I don;t have to go to Engawa any more...
The front of House staff were adequate but lacked charm. The box of goodies looked pretty but the sashimi was chilled too much and tasteless the garnishes looked tired as if arrange several hours before lunch the wagu noddles were fine As the group know Japan well expectations may have been too high but this no more than mediocre for Japanese hig enf food in London.
very delicious！We both enjoyed it！But it is a little expensive for students…
Great restaurant! I booked for 5 people and at the last minute had an extra guest, the staff were really accommodating of this even though the space is small. We ordered from the a la carte menu and everything we ate was delicious. The meat was perfectly cooked. The highlight was the sea urchin with Toro. The pickled Radish was also divine.
Superb! 3 course tasting menu was absolutely beautiful (both taste and looks)
Very overpriced. Good food but not worth the price. Portions were miniscule
I have a great time with my friend there. The food is really good and the decoration is beautiful.
It’s a perfect experience with my girlfriend! I love it so much!
really fantastic！！very good service
A small restaurant but service was attentive and friendly.
Excellent omakase and a la carte menu. Beautifully presented. Small but attractive space, attentive friendly staff
Great food and worth the money
5th time visit Engawa and never got dispointed. Would like to try a la carte next time since everytime we tried taste menu.
I found the food to be delicious and quite filling. It is a bit pricy but every dish was meticulously prepared. The restaurant is small but has a very nice atmosphere.
I definitely recommend it.
Amazing food which is very well presented!! The service was very good and the waiters were all very friendly and approachable.
It’s very nice. The food looking is very cute, the taste is great and fresh, you can see it has made with love. Love the plum liquid!
The food was all about presentation. It’s not really japanese food. It’s japanese inspired cuisine. Disappointing.
We found this restaurant by chance after Googling "wagyu" and "London". We had a fantastic meal, including both fish and the famed cattle from Japan. We had our 11-year-old son with us, and he loved it! I would recommend it to anyone that loves good food.
We went to engawa in August 2017 and were impressed with the Kobe beef and quality, presentation and imagination of the sashimi and appetisers, so decided to return to celebrate my birthday at engawa on Sunday at lunch.
The standards had deteriorated so shockingly it took us by surprise. The food presentation was slapdash, with quality of appetiser you would expect of a budget restaurant. Apart from 2 slivers of raw wagu beef, the other small plates of appetisers comprised items you could get off the chiller at a Japanese supermarket.
I will never go back there. It was pricey and definitely not money well spent
My 3rd time here but felt rushed and the did wasn't as good this time.
Amazing 3-course menu! Very creative and very tasty!
It could have a few more teas in the menu
You leave the restaurant smelling food which I really dislike
My friend and I went for celebrating her Birthday with a 5 course meal from the menu. The environment was nice, food were presented in a nice way. Service was fast and food delivered at a nice pace. We were also offered an extra appetiser for free. But I have to leave a note about the space in the restaurant that it is quite tight and during dinner time it is quite packed. The waitress kept banging pass my chair almost every time she walked passed. For a Japanese restaurant aiming at higher end customers, the seasoning and flavour was saltier and heavier than I would expect. A couple of the dishes involve with kimchi was quite heavy flavoured as well, which I personally wouldn’t expect to fuse well with the original oriental Japanese food style. The manager/lady was nice and she even offered to do a birthday plate for us. Overall I recommend this is a nice environment to go for special occasions for small numbers.
The food was really really authentic, and they used real wagyu beef, this is better than other Japanese restaurants because they always use regular angus beef to replace wagyu beef. And the tasting menu has a reasonable portion, no matter the service or the food is extraordinary.
Limited and disappointing lunch menu
Better for evening dinners
Food is very very good!
Nice restaurant, small but nice decor and open kitchen with competent looking chefs. Sadly waiters and front of house were absolutely unenthusiastic, confused even, not knowledgeable about the menu, not helpful in any way. Impressive food - specifically the Waugu steak platter but have had much better experiences with Japanese food in London, unlikely to return...
Great venue, decent food although overpriced
Fresh food and pretty look, good experience!
Perfectly fresh ingredients prepared to wonderful tasty dishes. Very friendly and helpful staff, impressive sake list.
Exceptional food and really worth a visit. One minor negative is that Engawa isn't great for those with specific dietary requirements. I ordered the famous bento box but asked for no shellfish. Though the waiter said it was fine, there were still 4 shellfish dishes in the box. I raised this with another waiter, but they said it was impossible to replace with others from the sushi collection. For the price this was a shame but it was still an amazing restaurant overall.
food is tasty，but not as good as imagined
Engawa never disappoints!
It’s my husband’s birthday and we had the Christmas menu. It’s very nice and well presented.
The environment was amazing. Food wasn’t authentic enough but the presentation was great. Good value of a three course meal. :)
VERY BAD service. The waiter was really rushing, taking away our finished plates immediately, even though my friend was still eating. The restaurant is small, with dining tables being placed closely. The waiter bumped into me several times while clearing up the other tables. When we left, the door was heavy and the waiter at the door saw us struggling but stood still without giving any help, without saying goodbye.
I had Japanese tea for drink. However I had to ask them to top it up for me for lots of times. For this price, I would expect the waiters to top up my tea when they notice the cup is empty.
The bento box is beautifully presented. However, the sashimi on sushi is not fresh, it felt rather dry. And on the opentable menu, the bento box should be accompanied by miso soup? We were not given any miso soup on the day.
Overall, very bad service. Would not recommend.