Discover the Top Sushi in London

It’s easy to assume that London is all about fish and chips, gastropubs, roast beef dinners, or fine-dining tasting menus. However, international foods like sushi have become an integral part of London’s culinary culture, with some of the world’s top chefs serving up the best of Japanese cuisine. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to our Tastemakers List. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Read on to discover the best sushi in London right now.

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ROKA - Charlotte Street

££££·Japanese·
Fitzrovia
182 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Business Meals

Fitzrovia is an eclectic, bohemian neighborhood. It’s the place to discover the street art of Banksy, and the museum of zoology. This mix of influences echoes the creativity of the menu at Roka. There...

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Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill — Chelsea

££££·Steak·
Chelsea
341 reviews
  • Cosy
  • Child Friendly
  • Neighbourhood Gem

The word “gril”’ in the title might immediately make most diners think of steak or chops, but Gordon Ramsay’s line of restaurants split the menu between juicy meat and a small but select range of sush...

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Business Meals in South West London

Nobu - London

££££·Japanese·
Mayfair
2,978 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

Delightfully situated between two of London’s largest green spaces, Nobu is a wonderful place to rest after a walk in Hyde Park or a shopping spree in nearby Knightsbridge. Minimalist and cool, keep a...

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Flesh & Buns Oxford Circus

££££·Japanese·
Oxford Circus
855 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date

The unusually named Flesh & Buns is right in the middle of Fitzrovia, a few minutes’ walk from shops, museums, and some of London’s gorgeous gardens. The Flesh is meat, seafood, and veg, and the Buns ...

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Shack-Fuyu

££££·Japanese·
Soho
1,385 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine

Head just a little bit off Shaftesbury Avenue into Soho to find this “Western Japanese” gem. As is the trend in many modern Asian restaurants, Japanese flavors meld with more Western ideas, culminatin...

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Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill — Park Walk

££££·Steak·
Chelsea
516 reviews
  • Romance
  • Comfort Food
  • Fit for Foodies

Set in the heart of the exclusive neigborhood of Chelsea, Maze on Park Walk is a few minutes’ walk from many famous sights such as the Psychic Garden and the Saatchi Gallery. For weary sightseers who ...

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Cocochan

££££·Pan-Asian·
Marylebone
1,513 reviews
  • Outdoor Eating
  • Good for a Date
  • Lunch

Pan-Asian is in vogue at the moment, with London’s diners searching for ever more varied tastes. Cocochan has melded all the flavors of the Far East without losing the integrity of any individual cuis...

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Inamo - Soho

££££·Japanese·
Soho
4,629 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Group Bookings
  • Fun

Soho is the trendy spot in London to enjoy music, comedy, and even some amazing sushi. Inamo is a futurist venture where diners order food from a virtual tablecloth. Menus are “beamed” digitally onto ...

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Zela London

££££·Japanese·
Covent Garden
92 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
  • Creative Cuisine

Ideal for people staying in London’s cultural center, Zela is part of the Me London hotel complex on the Strand, not far from the River Thames. Zela specializes in Meppon cuisine, an unusual mix of Ja...

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Oka Kingly Court

££££·Japanese·
Oxford Circus
733 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date

Carnaby is home to stunning light shows, dozens of independent shops, and Kingly Court, a courtyard of international cuisine. Oka is here, offering a Pan-Asian fusion of hot dishes and handmade sushi...

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SUSHISAMBA City

££££·Japanese·
Liverpool Street
2,135 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Romance
  • Fit for Foodies

Set on the 38th and 39th floors of the imposing Salesforce Tower, Sushisamba offers incredible views across Spitalfields and Essex. From the right spot, diners might be able to catch glimpse of Alexan...

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Chisou Mayfair

££££·Japanese·
Mayfair
283 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions

Perfect for those just arrived in Central London, Chisous is only a short walk from Oxford Circus Tube Station. Chisou has tuned into London’s love of Japanese cuisine and turned it into an art form. ...

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Kurobuta - Marble Arch

££££·Japanese·
Marble Arch
194 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Casual
  • Fun

A short walk from the stunning 19th-century Marble Arch is a restaurant where Japanese cuisine meets casual dining. Based on the izayaka experience, Kurobuta channels the tradition while adding modern...

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Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill — Mayfair

££££·Steak·
Mayfair
3,530 reviews
  • Lunch
  • Good for a Date
  • Brunch

The original Maze, Gordon Ramsay’s range of restaurants aiming for fine dining in casual settings, is set in the heart of one of London’s most affluent and celebrity-filled boroughs. Hotels and spas r...

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ICHIBUNS

££££·Japanese·
Soho
407 reviews
  • Fun
  • Casual
  • Good for a Date

Billed as “Japanese Super-Dinner,” ICHIBUNS is a fusion of traditional Japanese flavors and the juicy satisfaction of burgers and fries. There are traditional treats like gyoza, and, of course, a fant...

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Aqua Kyoto

££££·Japanese·
Soho
572 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance

An experience quite unlike any other, Chef Paul Greening has created a Japanese urban farm, growing ingredients never seen in Britain before. This takes the phrase “farm-to-table” to a whole new level...

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Kurobuta Chelsea

££££·Japanese·
Chelsea
34 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Fun

This Chelsea branch of Kurobuta carries on the Izayaka tradition with small plates, great drinks, and a chilled-out atmosphere. The dress code is come-as-you-are, so great for casual diners or for tho...

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Benihana Piccadilly

££££·Japanese·
Piccadilly
6,208 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Group Bookings
  • Good for Birthdays

Primarily a Teppanyaki steakhouse, the global phenomenon of Benihana has now reached the world-famous area of Piccadilly in London. Whether diners have been sightseeing or watching a show at one of th...

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Sakagura

££££·Japanese·
Oxford Circus
767 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic

Founder Tak Tokumine based the core of Sakagura around traditional Japanese drinking houses. The fun bit at Sakagura is diners choosing and cooking their own food, with lava stones or a table-top barb...

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Ginza Onodera

££££·Japanese·
St. James's
274 reviews
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Business Meals
  • Fit for Foodies

St James’s in London is a contrast of beautiful parks and bustling urban life. Ginza Onodera fits right into this eclectic mix, with a mix of authentic Japanese cuisine and striking contemporary décor...

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