Nobu Shoreditch

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384 reviews
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Located within Europe’s first Nobu Hotel, the brand new Nobu Shoreditch restaurant is an exciting addition to the east London dining scene. London’s third Nobu restaurant boasts 240 covers, a sushi bar, semi private dining spaces and a 4-terraced courtyard.

Pioneered and created by Chef Nobu Matsuhisa, the iconic Nobu menu is influenced by his years of studying Japanese cuisine in Tokyo and his extensive travels.

The diverse celebration of flavours formed Nobu’s trademark ‘Nobu Style’, which is intrinsic to all Nobu menus worldwide. As well as the classics, Nobu Shoreditch serves unique plates inspired by the creativity and vibrancy of the local area

Designed with the iconic Nobu aesthetics at its heart, the restaurant space radiates a dynamic yet classic energy synonymous with the Nobu brand. Throughout the restaurant there is a palette of rich oak timber, cut into varied grain patterns (solid, veneer and crown).

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Daily 7:00AM - 11:30AM 6:00PM - 6:00PM

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London’s third Nobu, hidden away in the basement of their self-named hotel in Shoreditch. The space is impressive and the menu is predictively pricey.

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T
London
4 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Always a treat coming here, possibly one of my favourite Japanese restaurants in London. Price is not inexpensive but worth it.

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I
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 3

Food was terrible. Really poor selection for lunch - I was uncontrollably sick after

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CK
London
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 4

Food was lovely as expected. I’ve noticed an increase on the brunch prices for the New Year. We opted for the bottomless brunch where we had unlimited access to the sushi and dessert bar with a choice of one main meal from the menu. The black cod was expectionally good.

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BS
London
11 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Reliably good. Most recent visit was for my older son's birthday. My younger son is a vegetarian and it worked well for him, as well. The service is always friendly, the room is delightful, and the food is terrific. Quieter than the Nobu in Mayfair.

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j
London
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Nice dinner out with friends

Absolutely amazing atmosphere attentive service

And super quality of ingredients

Waiting for go back

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MJ
London
33 reviews
Dined on 13 January 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Weekend Brunch which had gone up in price in the new year by £8 however the quality of the food was fantastic.

There is a great selection of sushi and sashimi however maybe a little too much tuna and salmon.

Mains are small as you choose one per person then the buffet is unlimited. I found the salad to be average but again the quality of food is fantastic.

Great selection in the dessert section with macroons being a highlight.

Staff were friendly and attentive and able to answer any questions

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OT
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great evening - bar people great fun, serving team bright and enthusiastic and food wonderful as ever. Big difference from ambience of Mayfair but great fun.

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L
1 review
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 3food 4service 5ambience 3

Our Nobu experience was very nice, food and drinks were fantastic with a nice touch bringing out a 30th birthday cake as surprise for my partner. Only downside was a drink being dropped on to one of our dishes which splashed the Gyozu sauce over us both - funny at the time but unfortunately when we left we realised it had stained my jumper - not the end of world, these things happen! Wouldn’t put me off attending again....

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 January 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

The brunch had been advertised as £45 pp but was in fact £53.

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L
London
3 reviews
Dined on 9 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had an excellent evening at nobu. We were a party of 10- the food and service were excellent.

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J
London
1 review
Dined on 6 January 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 2

I was quite underwhelmed in all honesty, the food wasn’t amazing and it was most definetly overpriced. The decor was very simple, it just lacked something and considering how much you’re paying you’d expect something more special.

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A
London
4 reviews
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

We had a lovely time, the food and service were excellent, especially the black cod. We would love to go back and try more of the menu!

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HS
London
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I went to Nobu for Friday lunch with a friend. We each ordered the classic bento box. Our box was well presented and consisted of salt and pepper squid, assorted sushi, tuna sashimi salad, black cod, veg donburi and rock shrimp for £34. I highly recommend the lunch bento box because it gives you the opportunity to try a bit of everything. There was plenty of food and the black cod was devine!

The service was excellent and the ambiance and noise level at Nobu Shoreditch is perfect for a conversation.

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D
London
5 reviews
Dined on 3 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great vegetarian options, friendly service and flavoursome food. We also wanted tempura but it is normally fried in the same oil as the seafood, about which the waiter kindly informed us. I suggested we would have it if they could fry the tempura in new oil, which they accommodated which helped make a special meal more special as it felt our needs were important to Nobu.

Must have - the Japanese Mojito, Baby Spinach Salad with Dry Miso and the Golden Kyu dessert.

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F
London
84 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

This is the second NOBU in 6 months I have been to and been disappointed. The lobster was chewy, the waiter a little overbearing and the dessert (green tea something or other) was really quite unpleasant. Hideously overpriced for what it is and think they are now relying on the "brand" to carry them rather than the food. Wouldn't waste my money and will not be going back again. If you are looking for a restaurant of a similar cuisine I strongly suggest going to ZUMA or Novikov as far superior.

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CC
London
5 reviews
Dined on 2 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Wonderful food and service. Every dish we ordered was 10/10!

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KN
London
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect. The food was great and do yourself a favor treat yourself to the A5 wagyu. It is expensive but wirth every single cent.

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SW
London
2 reviews
Dined on 30 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 3

Fabulous experience despite the rather gloomy lighting and, of course, the rather stiff prices.

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YC
London
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 3food 5service 2ambience 3

The food was excellent, it's just a shame the service was haphazard, with some dishes arriving before others had been cleared away and sometimes very slow service

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OT
London
9 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 1food 3service 1ambience 2

Attended the weekend brunch at this branch of Nobu and found the experience quite disappointing.
Overall the food and service were very good and on par with other Nobu branches I have visited, but the brunch experience was poor as we had to rush our meals and did not get to enjoy half of what was available. Our reservation was for 3pm and although we had our table for 2hours, 40mins into our meal we were told the buffet was closing by 4pm and that we only had 20mins to get anymore food.
This is very misleading as the menu states -
£75
Includes Main Dish and unlimited access to Brunch and Dessert Bar
Prosecco, Oni Negroni, Lychee Elderflower Cooler or Hitachino Amber Draft
(For the duration of 2 Hours)

If the brunch closes at 4pm then the final reservations for it should be at 2pm or it should be made very clear that you will have less than 2hours to share the buffet when the reservation is made, had I known in advance I would have made the reservation for an earlier time slot.

Think I will select the normal a'la carte options at Nobu going forwards therefore no need to go to this specific branch which is the only one that does the brunch option, and I'll stick with the brunch at Roka going forwards which never disappoints.

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JD
London
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Food was perfect and the staff were really attentive. Would highly recommend. Can’t wait to come back.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

The off menu omakase is great. The sushi is quite basic but the other dishes are truly unique and special.

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EG
London
5 reviews
Dined on 25 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very nice dinner experience.

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

Amazing experience for a special Christmas dinner

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 25 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

had a really good time there😄

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

we had a good moment with my daughter, we really like the food. The service was great and the waiter was very sympathic.

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h
London
1 review
Dined on 24 December 2018
Overall 1food 1service 1ambience 1

The manager decided to cancel my booking although I assured him I was on the way and he manages to ruin my night in a Christmas Eve where I didn’t find anywhere else to go
Will never ever go their again

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KK
Österreich
1 review
Dined on 24 December 2018
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

Outstanding food and service. Especially the vegetarian options were outstanding

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Xmas Eve with the special lady. Enjoyed it and will return. Great staff

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MB
London
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

Loved the food , the service was also good.
We received good recommendations on what to order. I’ve expected to pay more so the pricing was also reasonable, as it is high end place.

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WA
London
3 reviews
Dined on 23 December 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Atmosphere and experience was overall 4 stars. Not a 5 star experience compared to others.

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J
Hertfordshire
1 review
Dined on 23 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

The tasting menu was incredible. Just order that rather than trying to tactically order! Service was good, a little slack at points but staff had good knowledge of the menu and options around it. The only thing that let the meal down was the fresh mint tea, not enough mint in the pot!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 5

Cool atmosphere and good people, but the sevice was not as good. The waiter was asking 5 times if there is all like it was a problem.

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OT
London
7 reviews
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Excellent weekend brunch buffet and dishes were replenished almost instantly once exhausted; small portions displayed to keep everything fresh.

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MZ
London
1 review
Dined on 22 December 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

the food was nice, but small in quantities. for a brunch, the price seemed appropriate

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ME
London
24 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 3

Spur of the moment booking.

Restaurant joins onto a bar in a trendy basement setting. We took the tasting menu - altered slightly as one of us doesn't eat meat. Dishes beautifully presented and extraordinarily succulent and tasty. We stuck to cocktails, each of which offered a slight twist on something familiar.

The only slightly bizarre thing is the Japanese welcome to each new guest that involved some shouted greeting from all the staff. No doubt they are told to do this?!

Slightly eye-watering bill - £250 for two, but the food is excellent and it was a very enjoyable meal. Service was also very attentive.

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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 16 December 2018
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 4

Went for my boyfriends birthday. Asked for a birthday desert plate with a candle was advised everything was in place but never received it. Very disappointed. Food average. Overpriced for what it actually is.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 5

Outstanding from start to finish, always a good evening great food good service, very happy 👍🏻 would definitely recommend the tasting menu, very good variety of foods & flavours.

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ML
London
1 review
Dined on 15 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

We had the brunch buffet, which had live music to accompany it. Fabulous sashimi and sushi, with different salads and seafood. Service was very friendly and efficient. Desserts were delicious. Recommend the beef main course. All served in stunning surroundings.

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NC
London
1 review
Dined on 14 December 2018
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 2

Great food and decor. Noise level a little high for conversation, and tables are too close together for an intimate meal.

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