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Sat 6:00PM - 10:00PM
Main meal was forgotten and took over 40 minutes to arrive. We were never asked for drinks after the first round. It felt like speakers from the DJ were placed directly above our head making any conversation difficult. The portion size for the price was ridiculously small and not worth it.
Overall food was good but Our grilled salmon arrived like 25 mins late!
Notting Hills finest bar restaurant!
The restaurant is part of a bar/pub that sometimes plays live music. On my visit it was very loud so not the best place for a sit down meal. Staff very nice and we moved tables towards the back. Food decent and fairly priced. I’d recommend for a lunch with a few friends
Very impressed with the service and the food was delicious.
Brilliant service, delicious food, and a great reunion afternoon for a group of girls!
Nice food, really fresh sea food. Very nice people
Ukai is always fantastic! Food is just perfect and the vibe is very cool!
Aware the Notting Hill Carnival had been on during the day, but booked a table for a meal. On arrival it had been turned into a tiki bar, no tables were available despite booking, and we were advised if we wanted food we should go around the corner to see the chef, but it was standing from only. They should not have accepted bookings, or they should at least have warned it would not be a restaurant that night. We had to go somewhere else. Will not return.
Good food but the ambience of the restaurant just doesn’t look or feel like a Japanese restaurant.
Ukai is definitely a neighbourhood gem! Outstanding Japanese fusion cuisine, wonderful friendly service and a menu to satisfy the curious!!
Good food and service
Great place, great food amazeing vibes. The staff is amazeing and very accommodating.
Top dinner! Thanks fo much guys. Anna for president
It was good...
Excellent food and service
Great whiskies and saki
Ukai is a great Japanese fusion experience - wide choice on the menu, staff couldn't be more helpful. I've been twice now, and everything we've ordered has been superb.
It was all very good just a bit loud as we were right by the loud music. However we all enjoyed it and would definitely come again. The cocktails are delicious and food also. May chose a weekday night however !
The food is absolutely fantastic and so is the live music but the service and incredibly loud music between sets lets it down. 3 staff all couldn't find my booking (though I subsequently got a query from opentable asking why I hadn't attended) and the service was friendly enough but we literally had to call the waitresses and the music was so loud we chose to leave before dessert.
Much too noisy! Difficult enough hearing without the band but impossible with deal breaker.
Highly recommended. Great music, intimate atmosphere and fantastic food. Oh...and the cocktail bar is top notch!
Food was marginal at best. Atmosphere was probably what you'd expect from a Kensington/Notting Hill area restaurant. Lots of preppy, new money types who probably wouldn't know good sushi from bad sushi. The service was great. I don't mean to put down the restaurant and the people who work there, because they were pleasant and helpful.
Ukai presents a wide ranging menu of tantalising Japanese inspired dishes perfect for sharing, in a space full of atmosphere, allied to wonderful service. We couldn't fault the whole experience.
As always the food and service was very good. I visited on a Saturday afternoon and was lucky enough to hear half of the live bands set. Her rendition of "lovely days" was amazing. I'll be back soon.
Incredible evening out once again at ukai, top food and vibes. Excellent drinks too. Definitely the place to be in Notting Hill! Even being super busy, the service was amazing and super fast.
A lovely place hidden gem nestle amongst at the busy and vibrant Notting Hill Portobello. This spot has exceptional food and great cocktails the ambience is great for couples and small calm groups as it’s a small quaint place with an intimate feel. The many times I’ve been, the music has been good, fitting the establishments mood and feel. Definitely would recommend to all !
All so good , but it’s feels like stuff rushing you to finish, haven’t finished the starter , they already bring mains. Always looking at you when to take plate from , to clear the table. Cocktails are fab
Such a gem of the area. lovely service. Amazing food, to die for king crab legs and gyoza! will recommend everyone to come. thanks UKAI!
Such an amazing experience at UKAI. Great ambience, food is just incredibly good and the staff is great. They really know how to make you comfortable and special. Great place! To me, the best tempura in London, no joke!
Fantastic cocktails really unusual but tasty flavours
Great atmosphere for a date night.
Service was a little bit slow but our waitress was super friendly and helpful.
Food was delicious. We massively over ordered because there was so many yummy options on the menu.
Favourite place in London ! Amazing
A great little find.
What looks like a Notting Hill pub turns out to be a hip, live music venue with great Japanese food!
I would highly recommed a table as far away to the music as possible as we had to move as we couldn’t hear each other. A corner table buy the back would be perfect. The origami cocktail is amazing!
The food at Ukai is truly delicious. And the place is nice! Just be warned, that on certain nights they do DJs with separate, LOUD percussion and drums. We were unfortunately seated right next to the drum set, so having any conversation across the table was impossible. But, on nights without the DJ, it is great.
Amazing food and place!! I go there at least once a week
Fantastic food and they continue to offer the full menu late at night.
Great cocktails and service. Food was amazing ! Nice ambience. Would definitely come back.
Great Japanese restaurant! will go again for sure!!!
Birthday lunch ! Great food and service! Amazing cocktails!
It was amazing! Love this place..
Amazing food, amazing environment.
The food was really good. It’s a shame you can only reserve a table for an hour and a half but still will definitely be back!