Tsunami - Clapham

4.5
2131 reviews
£26 to £40
Japanese
Established in 2001, Tsunami is still a big wave washing through Clapham. Following a full refurbishment in April 2015 this flagship restaurant has brought its whole look up-to-date rivaling the best in Central London. With stunning wooden screens surrounding luxurious leather seating, it certainly sets the scene for an exquisite meal or delicious cocktail. With a late license, this is certainly the place to go!

Safety precautions

Cleaning & Sanitising
  • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
  • Common areas deep cleaned daily
  • 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
Protective equipment
  • Waiting staff wear masks
Screening
  • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
What 2131 People Are Saying
Overall ratings and reviews
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4.5based on recent ratings
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4.5
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4.3
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94% of people would recommend it to a friend
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ElenaP
London
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience4

The food is really outstanding.
The service can be improved, starting from the cleaning of the table (our was sticky in several points and all wobbling.
However, the waiters are all very kind and friendly.
Will definitely go back again.

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Geordieboy
Yorkshire
5 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Birthday for daughter

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love xxx food yummy staff fab and even the offer of a hot water bottle xxx happy night xxx

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DiegoP
London
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was delicious Quite strict 1.5 hours but would recommend

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Simply amazing food

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RachelR
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Really great sushi, friendly and attentive staff. Would definitely go back and recommend to others.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was absolutely great, the food was amazing and the service was outstanding from beginning till end.

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ReniH
1 review
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience5

Excellent service and the food is delicious! We loved it! We will definitely come back!
(only the toilet was a bit disappointing...)

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vipRegularfoodie
London
39 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

It was lovely, tasty food and quick service!

KU
KatU
1 review
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was good and the service was great. Definitely give it a go.

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Gribaumont
London
3 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall5food4service5ambience4

Enjoyed the food; tasty; fresh; nicely presented. Cocktails were good too and the Japanese whiskey were a delight

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FoodMonster
London
17 reviews
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience2

Haven't been here with my wife in 5 years but Tsuami didn't disappoint. The Food was exquisite and the Cocktails also Top Notch. Even with us being outside due to covid rules the heaters where adequate.

We shall be going again closer to summer with some friends too.

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 1 May 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Great food, manager a bit rude about the limited time when we first arrived but other staff were lovely. Nice cocktails too!

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OpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on 30 April 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Food was great...really enjoyed the Salmon special they had running this month!! A bit cold due to compulsory outdoor dining and we weren’t under a heated table so it wasn’t the best, but staff did their best to ensure that we were looked after, provided blankets etc. Will definitely return!!

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Angela
London
1 review
Dined on 30 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Yummy sushi and great service! Cocktails were delicious and the mains so aromatic

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 29 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

I can’t believe how wonderful this place Lola and the manger where amazing

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KathC
London
8 reviews
Dined on 28 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Consistently delicious food served at a heated outside table. Lovely evening.

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rpm5
London
2 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Lovely evening marking a landmark anniversary. Glad to have the heater which kept us comfortably warm.

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vipndevic
London
51 reviews
Dined on 27 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First time back since lockdown ended and we were not disappointed! Fantastic service, food and drinks and such good value! Heaters and blankets galore! We will definitely be back! X

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vipOpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on 26 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The lamb chops with Asian sauce is divine

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KashifK
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Excellent food ..excellent service ... missed the ambiance because of being outdoors ... was very cold ..provably a little improvement on the heating arrangement can add value to the experience.. overall very pleased

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vipap22
London
47 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Back to Tsunami after lockdown and was really looking forward. We were not disappointed. Food was great and used to be and staff is very helpful. Dining outside was not great because of the wind but 100% worth it

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EmmsC
London
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall2food3service3ambience1

Average food, busy road, slow service, sadly not attentive. Quite small portions for price for area of restaurant

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Alfreda
London
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5food5service3ambience4

Very nice food (expensive but worth it) however service could be better, especially when they try to slap on a 20% gratuity tax onto the bill.

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Bentyrrell
London
1 review
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Food was excellent. Service was good could have been a touch more attentive but it’s fairly new systems with outdoor tables. Still excellent and will be coming back.

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sarahC
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 April 2021
Overall2food2service2ambience2

Had to repeat ourselves a few times to get what we were asking for. The wrong food was delivered and when we questioned our waiter he simply said that how it came prepared even though it was actually the wrong dish and then went to ‘check with the chef’ but never came back with a response-we found out that the order had simply been taken wrong but there was a lot of waiting and it seemed rude from our point of view with the lack of follow up. We were also sitting in the cold as there was no sun (which is more our fault than theirs as we weren’t properly dressed) but it still affected our experience

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realfoodlover
London
11 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall4food4service5ambience3

We have been going to Tsunami for years, and have had our ups and downs, but recent experiences have been very good. The food is reliably delicious, and while not the most authentic Japanese experience in town, it is a very satisfying place to go if you want an above average selection of sushi, some seriously scrummy rolls - the soft shell crab roll and the Red Dragon roll are particularly good - and some 'hot favourites' like tempura . From the starters, the kataifi prawns and nasu goma (aubergine with miso paste) are standouts. The spicy edamame are spicy!
The staff were very obliging, given they are working in difficult conditions - the outside dining here is 'hit and miss', as it is a narrow strip, not very sheltered, and on the most recent evening in question, the patio heater above our table was not working, so it was a bit of a chilly experience. That, and the strict 90 minute time limit means that, on the one hand, food is delivered very promptly - but if you are outside and eating hot food, you do not necessarily want it all at once, as it will cool quickly. Not a problem, obviously, if you are concentrating on the sushi!
Tsunami has always been on the expensive side, but then again, good Japanese food IS expensive - you get what you pay for (hopefully). All things considered, I think Tsunami is doing a good job and would definitely recommend it, though I am looking forward to going back and eating inside on our next visit!

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OpenTable Diner
London
4 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall3food2service5ambience5

Services was good.
Food was salty and overpriced.

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OpenTable Diner
London
8 reviews
Dined on 23 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Delicious food and friendly service

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SuzanneW
London
6 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2021
Overall4food5service5ambience4

Delicious food as always great cocktails just freezing outside !! Perhaps drop the heaters a little nearer the tables ?

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OpenTable Diner
London
1 review
Dined on 20 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very good service and food fantastic

AJ
AnnieJ
London
1 review
Dined on 19 April 2021
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Fantastic food. very nice atmosphere in the current outdoor dining only.

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NicolaW
London
1 review
Dined on 19 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

The best service and food amazing experience. Will go again

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vipmuji
London
39 reviews
Dined on 18 April 2021
Overall3food3service4ambience3

Just reopened and it showed , cooking not up to previous standards

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MarianneS
London
1 review
Dined on 18 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Outstanding restaurant- delicious food, great service and lovely atmosphere

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Aleksej
London
1 review
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall4food3service4ambience4

Good location and service , friendly personnel, a bit overpriced .

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OpenTable Diner
Dublin
1 review
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience4

Fantastic experience, food was very fresh & tasty.
Service was really good and staff very accommodating to allergies.

MA
MARTINM
London
4 reviews
Dined on 17 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Extremely good overall experience! Great to welcome back Tsunami and enjoy the al fresco dining whilst meeting friends !

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HarryLord
London
1 review
Dined on 16 April 2021
Overall1food2service2ambience2

Sat under no heaters
Black cod was dry
Poor customer service

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OpenTable Diner
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 April 2021
Overall5food5service5ambience5

They managed the dining outside really well with effective heating and attentive staff. Take a warm coat though!

FAQs

Tsunami - Clapham does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo.

Tsunami - Clapham is rated 4.5 stars by 2131 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.