Mei Ume

4.5
144 reviews
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£26 to £40
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Asian
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  • Special Occasions
  • Business Meals
  • Romance
Mei Ume offers authentic yet modern Chinese and Japanese cuisine from two distinct kitchens. Showcasing two of the greatest Asian cuisines under one roof, the restaurant includes a bar, lounge and table seating, as well as a private dining room for up to 13 people.

Under the guidance of Head Chef Tony Truong, the Chinese kitchen offers a wide variety of approachable dishes, including the signature Mei Ume Peking Duck, served according to tradition across two courses. Focusing on the quality of the ingredients, Sushi Chef Mun Seok Choi takes the helm of the Mei Ume Bar serving delicate, well-balanced sushi and sashimi alongside a selection of expertly crafted cocktails served by the talented bartenders. An extensive wine and sake menu complements the restaurant menu.

Private Dining

The private dining room is separated from the main restaurant by bamboo screen panels, which provide privacy whilst also retaining the atmosphere of the restaurant. This elegant room can seat up 14 guests around a large central table, perfect for group dinners, corporate or private events.

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Special Offers

Dinner set menu & glass of sparkling sake £38

From a set menu. Enjoy a glass of sparkling sake, miso soup, two starters and a main course at £38 per person.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 8 people

Starts: 21 March 2019

Ends: 31 August 2019

Availability: Mon-Sat 18:00-19:00 21:00-22:00

Signature Tasting menu with Peking Duck £95

From a set menu. Enjoy a 7 course tasting menu, including the signature Peking Duck served with pancakes.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 8 people

Starts: 20 February 2019

Ends: 30 June 2019

Availability: Mon-Sat 12:00-14:15 18:00-22:15

2/3 Course Lunch £32/£35

From a set menu. Enjoy a miso soup, two starters and a main course at £32, with dessert £35.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 8 people

Starts: 20 February 2019

Ends: 20 June 2019

Availability: Mon-Sat 12:00-14:15

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Mon - Fri 6:00PM - 6:00PM
Sat 12:00PM - 12:00PM 6:00PM - 6:00PM

What 144 People Are Saying
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NK
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My friend and I had a great time at Mei Ume. We especially went for the cherry blossoms which were amazing, food was excellent and service impeccable. Thank you. I’ll be visiting again next spring ☺️

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A
Hampshire
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing food , amazing people, amazing ambiance. Thank you !

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great attentive staff within a beautiful setting. The food was delicious.

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RC
Houston
37 reviews
Dined on 11 March 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Love the food and service

Eat there every time I am in London

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VD
London
1 review
Dined on 8 March 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service nice food taken care of well ....nznsnsns

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LO
London
1 review
Dined on 2 March 2019
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Japanese part of the menu was delightful. Chinese was a let down. I could get better Chinese in takeaway.

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OT
London
7 reviews
Dined on 22 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best Shushimi I’ve had anywhere, other food was really good as well. Fantastic service and venue.

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T
London
48 reviews
Dined on 19 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent food for those who fancy a bit of Japanese sushi with a Chinese meal. The signature duck is well worth the money as it comes in two courses. Service and ambience is good. A special occasion place for an upmarket Asian experience.

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C
London
10 reviews
Dined on 15 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Quickloy becoming my favourite restaurant, food is exceptional, ambience is perfect. The duck is the best I have ever had, Beijing included. Service could be better, just that little bit more attention, on the night of my last visit specifically from the sommelier. I find prices reasonable and adequate for the level of the place and the food, maybe a bit high for the cellar, although I admit, the wine list id of exceptional level. I will be back.

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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 14 February 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 3

Quality had dropped since we went a year earlier for Valentine’s Day, more focus on main courses and less on dim sum and sushi which we loved last year. Unfortunately at £95 a head just for food we felt it was very over priced for the food. Staff were excellent but that wouldn’t justify the expense.

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PA
1 review
Dined on 9 February 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Everything was excellent apart from the music which was overpowering, it spoiled the experience.
People go to a restaurant for the food and usually to meet friends, family or business aquaintances but it would be difficult to talk over the loud music.
Instead of it being in the background it dominated the whole restaurant, they will not get their Michelin star like if they continue like that

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SS
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food and wine selections!
Service is absolutely perfect .

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 23 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent sushi, fantastic service service and great atmosphere.
Jonathan, our waiter, was phenomenal

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OT
London
9 reviews
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Last minute booking in between Christmas and New Year. Food was excellent, soft shell crab, shrimp, hot and sour soup, chicken and beef mains. Had Dover Sole as well, which was the only disappointment. Great wine and cocktail selection, service was exceptional. We eat Asian food extensively and will definitely go to Mei Ume again!

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PN
Chicago
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome! Fabulous menu! New favorite restaurant in London!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 25 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

It was very beautiful and the food was good. Will definitely return when in the area!

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c
London
1 review
Dined on 25 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

All good except one detail. We ordered cocktails when we sat down. The cocktails arrived as the food started arriving. Way too late. Apart from that the service was impecable, the food exquisite and beautifully presented.

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Washington DC
5 reviews
Dined on 25 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Inventive dishes, delicious, fresh flavors, and attentive service!

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PB
London
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

Excellent service and surroundings, good cuisine and a good wine list

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FG
Essex
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The setting is very tranquil, the food is to die for and the service is impeccable. From the moment we arrived all staff were tentative and helpful with all our dinning needs.

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MJ
London
13 reviews
Dined on 19 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely decor, friendly and efficient staff, very tasty food. Excellent location for a business lunch albeit pricey

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NS
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 17 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Amazing place with perfect food and excellent service

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HJ
London
2 reviews
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

A beautiful restaurant with beautiful interiors. The food was amazing and the staff were all very well trained, polite and accommodating.

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OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Was a wonderful time and would be definitely back again great place.

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MM
London
4 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Sensational and delicious food!

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D
New York Area
10 reviews
Dined on 6 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Elegant room, busy but not noisy. Delicious, varied dishes. Well-paced service.

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ZK
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We went to Mei Ume for my partner’s birthday and we were both extremely pleased with our choice of place. By the time we finished our 2 starters, main, desert and a bottle of Rioja we were stuffed and glad that we had an extremely comfortable corner sofa to ourselves. The decor, food and service, all gets 5 stars in our book.

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SM
London
1 review
Dined on 5 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Just perfect .... ❤️

Service was excellent, staff were very knowledgeable which made it very easy when ordering our food.

Definitely going to return.

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BV
London
6 reviews
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

The restaurant is in a lovely location and is beautifully decorated, but I found the food average. It seemed to be more style over substance. It definitely was not worth the amount we ended up paying. The amount you would spend is on par with Nobu or Hakkasan, but I thought the food was not as good. There was also a large group celebrating a birthday on the next table which meant me and my friend did not receive any food for 45 minutes after we ordered. It was only when I raised the fact we were still waiting with one of the waiters that they went and checked the kitchen.

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CC
London
1 review
Dined on 1 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 5

The restaurant was fantastic, the food was great. The only problem I had was the service, I would have liked more explanation about the menu, and then the dishes when they were served. They just left us with the menu and food a bit disappointing considering.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

amazing service! lovely restaurant!

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ST
Toronto
32 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We were surprised by the Peking Duck - it was succulent, the skin crispy and firm. We ordered a half order and it was so good we had to ask for the rest!

It is an interesting mix of Japanese and Chinese options and we were very pleased to be greeted and recognized by the restaurant manager. A nice touch.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 17 November 2018
Overall 4food 2service 3ambience 5

Stunning restaurant! Starters was great but the mains was ok. Service was good

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E
Nottingham
1 review
Dined on 5 November 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Enjoyed very lovely birthday dinner here! Quality service, the waiter was friendly and attentive and the food and cocktails were exquisite!
Wonderful atmosphere created by the fine decor and ambient lighting.
My new favourite spot, will be coming back!

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F
London
7 reviews
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent service from first entering the main entrance door, very attentive, knowledgeable staff, fabulous food, and cocktails, highly recommend the taster menu.

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c
London
12 reviews
Dined on 26 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Second visit to Mei Ume and it didn’t disappoint. The food, location and staff are wonderful. The attention to detail is excellent and service is efficient but not intrusive. There are so many exciting options on the menu and the same attention to detail is taken to the vegetarian options. Would definitely recommend and will be back for further visits

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D
London
1 review
Dined on 13 October 2018
Overall 3food 3service 4ambience 4

Good all round, but definitely overpriced in our opinion for what you get. Your purely paying being at the Four Seasons, which is not a bad thing for those who appreciate it. Current team and service is good but still has to improve to be at the level it's pitching itself at, since you would expect excellence. Maybe it's a matter of time since the restaurant is fairly new.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 1food 2service 2ambience 1

Too loud and expensive for what it was. Our order was mixed up, the duck course for extra 50 GBP was very small (while excellent). We’ve been once before, gave it a second chance but don’t think we’ll be coming back.

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PJ
London
7 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent location, amazing food and attentive service, would recommend

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XS
London
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

Still a great place but I have seen things I don’t like in this, my fourth, visit. A £22 glass of Meursault has to be served in the appropriate Burgundy glass and poured from the bottle, not brought from behind the counter. In the past, it was always like this. Four Seasons: watch the small details!

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