Chotto Matte London

4.4
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£41 and over
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Peruvian
Chotto Matte brings together the best of Japanese and Peruvian cultures serving high-quality Nikkei cuisine and colourful cocktails.

What is Nikkei?
Years ago Japanese immigrants travelled to Peru for work and could not find their authentic ingredients; to overcome this they used local ingredients to substitute. Nikkei was born.

What is Chotto Matte
It is the experience.
Our professional staff know every ingredient on all dishes and how to best serve you the customer. Added to which it is the Chotto Matte way that no GM no MSG, no artificial flavors are used. Product quality is key, it is our mission to provide the best experience possible.

“Let the waiter do it for you. They will work around your likes and allergies to craft the best experience possible just for you.”

Kurt Zdesar
Owner and Restauranteur

Email: info@chotto-matte.com
Tel: 0207 042 7171

Special Offers

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Sun 1:00PM - 6:00PM 9:45PM - 10:45PM
Mon - Thu 12:00PM - 6:30PM 9:45PM - 10:45PM
Fri 12:00PM - 6:00PM

What 1976 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
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4.2
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86% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DN
New York Area
22 reviews
Dined 21 hours ago
Overall5food5service4ambience5

All around good experience !

C
London
1 review
Dined a day ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Superb service from start to finish... cocktails were fabulous and the food was amazing! Definitely returning very soon! Huge thank you for a really memorable evening xxxx

W
Oxford
5 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service3ambience5

There were a lot of Christmas parties going on, and the music was absolutely thumping. Good and bad (this really depends on which part of the restaurant you are in. Some of the tables are clearly under speakers ). What was amazing was the amount of excellent food when we had the set menu. We were three and did set menu for 2 because one of the party eats like a bird. Nonetheless two of us were worried there wouldn’t be enough. Actually there was plentiful really delicious food. We will be coming back for sure

CH
1 review
Dined 4 days ago
Overall1food4service1ambience2

The food was excellent however the service was shocking ,we ordered the sharing menus and felt like we were on a conveyer belt ,dishes being brought out far too quickly not giving us enough time to enjoy before the next one arrived and then to top it all we received the same dishes twice . We complained and the waiter took away the dishes we had previously had and we saw him place it on another table for another customer despite the fact we had eaten part of it !

LG
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service3ambience3

The restaurant is combined with their bar, so it is very loud Inside, very difficult to have a normal conversation. I Don't recommend this restaurant if you are looking for a quiet evening.
The food was very good, can't find anything negative to say about the food. It is tapas inspired, so they have sharing platters. The service was okay, not outstanding. They had to re-issue the bill and couldn't find my coat after dinner, but otherwise, all was good.

Chotto Matte London
Responded 2 days ago

Dear LisiG, Thank you so much for writing a review and your lovely comments which I will pass on to the team. We hope to see you again soon. Regards , Chotto Matte team

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OT
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Everything was fantastic - service, food, atmosphere. Great experience! A bit pricey, but have definitely paid more for a worse experience!

Chotto Matte London
Responded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, I am so glad you enjoyed your meal and thank you so much for posting such a lovely review. Regards , Chotto Matte team

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M
Philadelphia
7 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great flavor and great service. Nice drink selection too.

Chotto Matte London
Responded 2 days ago

Dear Mlondon, Thank you so much for your great review. We hope you will visit us again soon. Regards , Chotto Matte team

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CB
Surrey
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my new favourite restaurants in London! The food is beautifully presented and bursting with delicious flavours! Excellent service and a nice ambience. Highly recommend!

Chotto Matte London
Responded 2 days ago

Dear CherryB, Thank you for your recent visit at Chotto Matte and great feedback. We are very pleased to hear the service was attentive and professional and that you enjoyed food and ambience. Once again thank you and we hope to see you again soon. Regards , Chotto Matte team

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SR
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience4

The ambiance is promising like a big party, great music, the cocktails were really nice but that’s that - the service was terrible - hectic and rude, We took the large tasting menu - most of the dishes were ok at best, and came out without any culinary logic, desserts were old fashioned and not very professional...

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 7 December 2019
Overall1food4service1ambience3

Good food but poor service. One of the dishes never came but was it to the bill twice.

OH
London
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Sublime food, fab experience, a tad loud tho due to the music at time as we could barely hear each other talk at times. But would definitely go back

JB
London
1 review
Dined on 6 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food! Definitely recommend the tasting menu!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Was really good

Chotto Matte London
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you !

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M
London
9 reviews
Dined on 5 December 2019
Overall1food4service3ambience1

Horribly loud music - more like eating in a club than in a restaurant. Food was good but couldn't really have a conversation with anyone....easily the noisiest and least appealing place for eating that I've been to. Probably fine for early 20s kids (although I'm not sure the prices are) but it seemed fairly busy so maybe there's a market for this stuff

S
London
14 reviews
Dined on 5 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding! Second visit in as many weeks. It was even better then the first time!

Chotto Matte London
Responded 2 days ago

Dear Shauna, Thank you so much for writing a review and your lovely comments which I will pass on to the team. We hope to see you again soon. Regards , Chotto Matte team

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KJ
London
1 review
Dined on 4 December 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food is slightly overpriced. However the cocktail menu is awesome and it’s a great atmosphere.

Chotto Matte London
Responded 5 days ago

Dear KeefferJ, Thank you so much for your great review. We hope you will visit us again soon. Regards , Chotto Matte team

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OT
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great experience. The food was delicious

Chotto Matte London
Responded 2 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your great review. We hope you will visit us again soon. regards , Chotto Matte team

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JS
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Too loud! The food was very good, sometimes the seevice was to fast

Chotto Matte London
Responded on 2 December 2019

Dear JochenS, Thank you so much for your great review. We hope you will visit us again soon. Regards , Chotto Matte team

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JH
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fabulous night - even though restaurant was very busy we had great service. The food was amazing - favourite being the soft shell crab!!

Chotto Matte London
Responded on 3 December 2019

Dear JillH, Thank you for your comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and hope to see you again soon. Regards , Chotto Matte team

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TA
London
3 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience4

This is essentially a bar-restaurant. The food is very good even though portions are small. Nice place to have dinner if you are going out. Not appropriate for families in my view.

Chotto Matte London
Responded on 2 December 2019

Dear TiagoA, Thank you for your comments. We take all feedback seriously and I will discuss your points with the team. We hope that you will revisit us in the future Regards , Chotto Matte team

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LS
London
3 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

A great experience for my tastebuds !
The food is really good and the waiting staff very nice and here to help you discover the cuisine.
Highly recommend :)

Chotto Matte London
Responded 5 days ago

Dear LinaS, Thank you so much for writing a review and your lovely comments which I will pass on to the team. We hope to see you again soon. Regards , Chotto Matte team

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M
London
3 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food was divine with the Peruvian flavours elevating all the Japanese food. At 9pm it got so loud in the restaurant area that we couldn’t hear each other speak, that was the only thing stopping me from giving it 5 stars

Chotto Matte London
Responded on 2 December 2019

Dear Mermaid, Thank you for your comments. We are so pleased you enjoyed your meal with us and hope to see you again soon. Regards , Chotto Matte team

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J
London
4 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Good food and service, although the music was a little too loud for our group (family dinner with parents). We went pre-theatre on a Saturday night, and even at that time it felt a bit like a nightclub and it was hard to hear each other across the table! The food was very tasty but quite expensive for what we received - £40pp for a vegetarian sharing menu (meat/fish more expensive) consisting mainly of vegetables - no tofu or other vegetarian proteins. A cool place for dinner with friends or date night and we’d go back again, just probably not with our parents!

Chotto Matte London
Responded on 3 December 2019

Dear Jason, Thank you for your comments. We take all feedback seriously and I will discuss your points with the team. We hope that you will revisit us in the future. Regards , Chotto Matte team

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S
London
12 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall3food5service1ambience3

Went for my birthday with 7 friends, took an hr (after 3-4 times chase) to take our order (that’s drinks too), and food was brought out in different times, and still charged 13.5% service....

SB
London
13 reviews
Dined on 30 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Tasty, strong cocktails.
Would defo recommend.

Chotto Matte London
Responded on 2 December 2019

Dear SophieB, We are so glad you enjoyed your meal and cocktails ,thank you so much for posting such a lovely review. Regards Chotto Matte team

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OT
Houston
2 reviews
Dined on 28 November 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Birthday. Great evening and great service.

Chotto Matte London
Responded on 2 December 2019

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your great review. We hope you will visit us again soon. Regards , Chotto Matte team