Kaia at The Ned

4.5
1202 reviews
£26 to £40
Pan-Asian
Kaia is an Asian-Pacific-inspired restaurant specialising in healthy food, with poke bowls and mains from the grill served over the counter.

Kaia Sunday Brunch and Bottomless Saturday Brunch will be paused for the foreseeable future.

The maximum table size currently is six guests. Multiple tables can be booked though we cannot guarantee that these tables will be seated next to, or close to, one another.

Please be advised bookings cannot be made for drinks only. Pets, other than registered guide dogs are not permitted in public areas or restaurant at The Ned. We will try to accommodate pushchairs where possible, please be aware there may not be space at the table. If you would like to request a highchair or for further information, contact the restaurant directly. The Ned reserves the right to refuse or cancel any reservation either ahead or upon arrival.

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • Digital, disposable or sanitised menu provided
  • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
  • Contactless payment available
  • Sealed or wrapped utensils used
Physical Distancing
  • Limited number of seated diners
  • Distancing maintained in common areas
  • Extra space between tables
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 1202 People Are Saying
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4.5based on recent ratings
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Nick
London
6 reviews
Dined on 4 November 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience4

It was a nice dinner, the service was great albeit a little slow to take our order to begin with which meant that we were quite rushed to finish before the 10pm deadline. The food was amazing and I would recommend Kaia. The only slight disappointment was that during the booking process they ask if the reservation is for a special occasion, the dinner was for our anniversary and nothing was mentioned at all - why ask if you do nothing with the information.

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Lelbc
London
1 review
Dined on 3 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food delicious. Great service. Thank you will be back

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 2 November 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was spectacular, and the service super prompt!

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Katie
London
2 reviews
Dined on 31 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food and fantastic service. Even with Covid regulations it was an enjoyable evening

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Dais
London
1 review
Dined on 28 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

fab vibe and atmosphere. kind and helpful staff. such a grand place

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LouHan
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, good portion sizes to order lots of different things to try. Service was great and food came quickly, highly recommend.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 24 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Family Celebration

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Kaan
London
2 reviews
Dined on 23 October 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience5

First time at Kaia.
Food is nothing special. Substandard food - over priced. There are much better Japanese restaurants in London.
Took my wife for her birthday and made sure that was clear on the reservation. Expected a birthday gesture but it didn’t happen.
Service felt rushed from the moment we arrived.

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vipAnneloes
New York Area
4 reviews
Dined on 21 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Kaia is our favorite restaurant in London. The atmosphere is like stepping into a movie. Live music, it is just always very festive!

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Liam
London
1 review
Dined on 17 October 2020
Overall2food1service2ambience2

Food was very basic, Ordered the wagyu steak, didn't have the texture of wagyu at all, and the flavour was drown in what can only be described as Branston pickle on top of it. The broccoli ad Fried chicken were good but very basic. Social Distancing was impossible at the resturant

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RobertH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food and great staff. Cannot fault at all.

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KatyC
London
1 review
Dined on 16 October 2020
Overall2food2service2ambience5

Very disappointed with the food unfortunately. Obviously it cost a lot and it wasn’t good at all.
We had two servers a female who was lovely and a male who really wasn’t polite and he was very abrupt and borderline rude.

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MichaelM
London
1 review
Dined on 14 October 2020
Overall3food4service3ambience3

Have been a number of times.
Good in the current circumstances. The staff were busy so some wait for drinks and menus. Assume staffing levels are stretched by the covid problem.

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RebeccaN
London
1 review
Dined on 14 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Loved it the food was amazing really fresh and some were unusual

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JessicaB
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Good value, guaranteed fresh and gastronomical experience.

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Bambam
London
5 reviews
Dined on 10 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Have to say I was very impressed. the food was good and we had bit to share and the waiter made sure we had enough pieces to share for all 4 of us.
Drinks were good too.
We could have spent the whole evening there but we had our 10pm curfew which they reminded us very professionally and politely.
Can’t wait to go back!

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LBH2020
London
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Incredible food, wonderful staff and a great atmosphere. The Sake list is great and the Poke Bowl, Steak and Lamb Cutlets were delish!

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Laraw
Las Vegas
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time at the Ned, it was great, I would go back again. The food was creative and I didn't leave hungry. It was louder than I was expecting, considering there are fewer people in the building than normal due to social distancing. Still, I liked my evening just fine.

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FarahZ
London
1 review
Dined on 9 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Consistently good , the best dish is the Black Cod.

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Claire
1 review
Dined on 7 October 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I always really enjoy the food at Kaia. We had a very healthy selection of broccoli, asparagus, mushrooms, aubergine with sides of tuna. A friend had the double salmon poke bowl. The edamame are great - just the right temperature. It'd be nice for vegans if we could have a trio of vegetables in slightly smaller portions as we over-ordered just to have variety. The music was a tad loud last week.

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vipMarianaBS
London
7 reviews
Dined on 5 October 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Great for business meetings and quick dinner fixes with lust

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AliceM
London
1 review
Dined on 3 October 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Excellent food and ambiance. Slightly overpriced, however would come back for a special occasion.

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Glendale
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience3

My food was very good though my husband said his salmon was a little dry. Only 2 out of 4 desserts were available.
I thought the service was a little rushed until we got to the desserts.
It's not the place to go for a long evening out but great for a quick meal.

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Buddy
London
1 review
Dined on 30 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food in an impressive venue, The Ned. A must if you're in the City of London.

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Weaver
1 review
Dined on 29 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

We want for our 20th wedding anniversary. It was just perfect for just a special occasion. The food was sublime and the service impeccable.

After our food we moved into the main lounge area where we had a few drinks. The guitarist and piano player were amazing and it was nice to have something else to listen too.

We will definitely be back and maybe even stay over the night.

Thankyou for making our evening so special.

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AntonB
London
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2020
Overall4food5service4ambience5

fantastic food, well prepared and presented. The service was attentive without being obtrusive and the staff coped well with the Covid19 restrictions

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ChloeN
London
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Always a fab experience at Kaia, even with the curfew.

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PamW
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Wonderful atmosphere, good friendly service, excellent food.

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johnt
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 September 2020
Overall1food3service1ambience1

Was a horrible experiance kept getting treated like a little child and reminded to wear a mask and social distance wont be going to the ned in the near future what was once a great venue as gone down the pan.

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OpenTable Diner
1 review
Dined on 26 September 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience4

The food was prompt and delicious. Try the lamb cutlets. service was great, area was nice and spacious. Well worth the visit.

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LukeL
Hampshire
3 reviews
Dined on 25 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Excellent food and service however I have been charged 4 times for same meal as a problem with the card machine and now waiting to see if I will be charged as they are all pending!!

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Sarah
London
1 review
Dined on 24 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Absolutely love Kaia, incredible food! Could not recommend enough! The black cod is one of the best things I’ve ever tasted! Thank you so much for 50% off for NHS staff!

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OpenTable Diner
London
10 reviews
Dined on 23 September 2020
Overall4food4service3ambience4

Lovely evening out

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HollieW
Berkshire
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Such a fun time with great service! Atmosphere is lovely

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SophieG
1 review
Dined on 19 September 2020
Overall3food5service3ambience4

The food was great, however we felt a little rushed - we wanted to enjoy a drink after our meal however we were told they needed the table! We had only been there for just under an hour and a half, slightly disappointing!

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Lumasy
London
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Wonderful meal. Only food we think could be tastier were the pork dumplings.
Perhaps more enticing dessert options too.

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WINNY
London
1 review
Dined on 18 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food great service. Thank you Kaia, would highly recommend

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Tass
London
1 review
Dined on 16 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

One of my favourite restaurants to go to when celebrating with friends. The food tastes as amazing as it looks!

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Harriet
1 review
Dined on 14 September 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience2

Staff are all lovely and very helpful. Would go again

JM
JosephM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 September 2020
Overall1food1service1ambience1

Terrible - don’t go. Food spicy without warning. No covid care

FAQs

Kaia at The Ned is rated 4.5 stars by 1202 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable. Due to local restrictions, this restaurant may not be accepting bookings at the moment.