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Yama Momo, London,
Yama Momo, London,
Yama Momo, London,
Yama Momo, London,

Yama Momo

4.5
4.5
1268 Reviews
£26 to £40
Japanese
Narrow, contemporary spot for Japanese mains and artfully present sushi, plus inventive cocktails.

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2 people

19:00


Booked 8 times today
Experiences are available.

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Japanese, Asian
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu 17:00–23:00 Fri 17:00–23:30 Sat 12:00–23:30 Sun 12:00–22:30
  • Phone number
    020 8299 1007
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Tommy Cheung
  • Area
    East Dulwich
  • Cross Street
    Between Chesterfield Grove and Ashbourne Grove
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    East Dulwich overground station is 5 Minutes walking distance from the restaurant. You also can take Bus no. 40, 176, 85 and get off on North cross road.
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeaway, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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Experiences

  • Enjoy 20% off food & happy hour cocktails.

    Multiple dates available
    Enjoy 20% off on food & happy hour cocktails on Monday-Thursday between 5 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Savour the delights of our signature cocktail with nice, infused flavours and experience a taste sensation with our kimchi spiced best-end lamb cutlets or our daily prepared fresh sushi and sashimi. If you have room for dessert, I would recommend our mouth-watering signature chocolate melt-in-the-middle fondant. Truly delectable. No discounts are applicable for the Monday Set Menu.
    Enjoy 20% off food & happy hour cocktails. photo
  • Come Try Our New Lunch Menu Deals

    £1.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    With the rises of living cost in London we understand how difficult it is to go out for lunch and not feel the pinch in your pocket these days. So we have simplified our lunch menu to give you some great deals without sacrificing our flavours. From our Ramen of the day £15 to a selection of Bao Buns with Courgette Tempura Fries and a Draft Larger For £15. 2-4-1 Cocktails 20% off main Al la carte Menu As they say " Don Buri , Be Happy" And come try out our New Lunch Menu Deals!
    Come Try Our New Lunch Menu Deals photo
  • Yamamomo Monday Savers Menu £25pp

    £25.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Join us on Monday evenings at Tsunami for our excellent 4-course set menu for only £25, including dessert. This is running for a limited time only, so get it while you can! No discounts are applicable for the Monday Set Menu.
    Yamamomo Monday Savers Menu £25pp photo

What 1,268 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.3Service
  • 4.3Ambience
  • 4.1Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • South East London

    Great for creative cocktails

  • South East London

    Good for special occasions

1,268 Reviews
  1. fridaylunchgirl

    London

    6 reviews

    3.0

    6 reviews

    Dined 2 days ago

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 2
    There was a hair in the wasabi accompanying my starter . The dish was replaced - no apology

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  2. Kaldi

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 18 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Very nice cuisine, all dishes carefully assembled with quality ingredients and very tasty. Highly recommended!

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  3. Sask

    Kent

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 3
    We visited Yama Momo on Valentine’s Day this year in the evening. The restaurant was decorated to celebrate the occasion which was stunning, they put in a real effort. We were seated quickly and once seated within 10 minutes our waiter was there to take our order, we were hungry so this was a bonus. Our food and drinks came at a decent pace, once we finished one dish the other would arrive. Food came at a decent temperature and we enjoyed. The only negative thing I have to say is the place is quite small and it feels like you’re on top of each other, there is barely any room between the tables or any room to walk around the restaurant. Other than that, on a whole I’d give this place a strong 8/10. We will definitely be back.

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  4. Tony

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was great, the only let down was the beef dish as it was incredibly salty but was resolved swiftly by the waitress and offered to change the dish. Service was great.

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  5. LaurentQ

    New York City

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Had not been to YamaMomo in a long time. Very disappointed with the food. Very average and had to wait for it for ages. The wine was awful. The best part were the cocktails.

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  6. RebecaEllymadamtrousoady

    London

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 14 February 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food ,good location and I will come back definitely!

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  7. John

    London

    4 reviews

    3.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 3 February 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food is ok, service could be more genuine but wasn’t bad. The plus on this visit were the managers

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  8. GeoffreyJ

    London

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 26 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Beef disappointing- tough and fatty. £58 for a appetiser,main and cocktail is excessive

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on 21 January 2024

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 2
    Food quality from starter to Main has declined, no taste , no aroma , no seasoning in the food. The sauce I taught or paste on sushi and on my steak was absolutely disgusting. I had to send back my steak. The sushi volcano on the menu, we ordered was falling all over the place and you can see wasn’t prepared with care or any efficiency of love for the dinners.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    New York City

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 19 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food is always delicious here. They find the right balance between attentive and giving space, x

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  11. BenN

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 January 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had the black cod tacos, crispy chicken bao buns, shrimp tempura, korean fried cauliflower and truffle tofu with rice and pickles.. washed down with some delicious cocktails. Food was plate-lickly good and the service was both quick and polite too. Thanks to all there for a great night..

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  12. VickiL

    London

    8 reviews

    3.0

    8 reviews

    Dined on 11 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Food is nice but the venue isn’t as good as the food

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  13. KarenM

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 9 January 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    We have always been big fans of Yama Momo and its sister restaurant Tsunami in Clapham. The food last night was very good, as always, but the service was seriously lacking. Some of the staff were either very new or just not familiar with what was required, drinks (a bottle of wine) took ages, we had to wait a long time to place an order (by which time we fortunately had a more experienced waitress) and the bill was incorrect with the 20% early evening discount missing and a cocktail that we didn’t order as they didn’t have the ingredients!) At £400, I expect excellent service and exceptional food. Whilst the food was very good, the service really didn’t match it. I hope that the team can step it up as they will really struggle when full (last night was quiet) and we would hate for the restaurant to leave Lordship Lane.

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  14. HemelD

    London

    3 reviews

    3.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 6 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 3
    Great vibe but pricey for what it is. They also have way too many tables in the restaurant. We had to move the table twice (people knocking into us when walking by and other tables chairs hitting ours). Once sat down there was no way to get out until the tables around us had cleared.

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  15. EA12

    London

    5 reviews

    3.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 5 January 2024

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    Great food - quite pricey though. Service wasn’t great. Usually much better.

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  16. theoshaughnessys

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 30 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    I recently dined at a Jama Momorestaurant that exceeded expectations on every level. From the impeccable service to the exquisite presentation of dishes, each aspect showcased a commitment to excellence. The menu featured a diverse range of authentic Japanese flavors, and each dish was a culinary masterpiece. The ambiance added to the overall experience, creating a perfect blend of sophistication and comfort. It’s evident that the chefs prioritize quality ingredients, and the attention to detail was remarkable. Without a doubt, this restaurant sets a high standard for Japanese dining, making it a must-visit for enthusiasts of Japanese cuisine.

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  17. Karen

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great ambience and value for money. Enjoyed my starter of shrimp boa bun and definitely would have it again. Great service and lovely cocktails.

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  18. SarahC

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Amazing food, really tasty, lovely staff. A drinks menu. Lived up to our expectations.

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  19. Timmy

    Bristol

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 23 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely food and atmosphere. Had to wait a while for the table we had reserved to be free though.

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  20. catherinev

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Food is absolutely delicious and the restaurant is so pretty! We asked them to write the gender of our baby on a desert platter which came out lovely and the team were so kind. Can’t wait to return when I can drink again to try all the cocktails!

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  21. SJ2016

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 11 December 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    This was my first trip back to Yama Momo in a while and I was very impressed. It was surprisingly busy for a Monday night so had good ambience, but you could still easily hold a conversation without worrying about noise. The staff were incredibly friendly, helpful and attentive. And the sushi and sashimi (all we ate) were as good as ever. We also had a bottle of wine, and I thought the final bill was very reasonable for eating out these days.

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  22. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 November 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    Nice restaurant with a great food and service. My husband and I arrived too early (due to my mistake) but we were accommodated with no issues. The lunch was amazing, drinks were nice and service lovely. The only thing we would suggest is to change the music, as the one we have heard was no aligning with the ambience. Japan is a country of harmony and the music was not fitting with the surroundings. It does not have to be Japanese music. It can be a classic music, violin or even a smooth jazz would do. All in all it was a great experience.

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  23. PatriciaM

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 25 November 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 2
    4. Ambience 3
    the restaurant was full and as a result the service , particularly bringing the pudding was very slow. One of our friends had to leave without her pudding otherwise an excellent place to go for an authentic japanese meal.

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  24. Denzy

    London

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 27 October 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Sadly we LOVED Yama Momo but last night it was a shambles. They were trialling a new look menu and a halloween menu - BUT the level of Deliveroo deliveries impacted badly on the guests dining in the restaurant and we were waiting for a long time for our Edamame beans then of our starters Katafi Prawns and Salt & Pepper Squid after a gap of at least half an hour and several prompts to the staff only the prawns were served. We paid for our drinks and the manageress waived the beans and prawns. It was like no other experience we've ever had there. You ask if we would recommend and usually it would be a wholehearted YES but after last night I'm not so sure.

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  25. Mahvti

    London

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 20 October 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    We had a great night celebrating my husband's birthday, this is his favorite restaurant and certainly met our expectation. Food was great as usual. The best part of the evening was the delightful people who served us, friendly, helpful and very pleasant, thank you.

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  26. EamonB

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 17 October 2023

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 2
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Service was great - friendly and welcoming. The food - one scallop served in hot flaming Siracha sauce followed by a mediocre steak served again in a salty Siracha sauce and and what’s with the bed of Padron Peppers surely Chillis would have been more authentic . We may have got them on a bad night . Food not great but service staff excellent

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  27. EllishaD

    London

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 16 October 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    First time at the restaurant and what a amazing place. Food was delicious and the staff so friendly. Definitely will return and recommend to others.

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  28. VictorC

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 10 October 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    Very enjoyable experience. The service was pretty good, didn't wait to long. The food was excellent and served quite quickly. It was a bit expensive but I guess for the quality I can't complain. Will use again

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  29. SamanthaC

    London

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 7 October 2023

    1. Overall 3
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    The food was great but the service wasn’t. We had to remind quite a few times for missing items and waited 20mins for drinks it was a bit annoying

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  30. OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 6 October 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Absolute perfection as always. This is a local restaurant that makes you feel like you’ve gone out on the town - the ambience is so lovely and the food never disappoints. I can’t count how many times I’ve eaten here and I honestly have never been disappointed. Easily My favourite restaurant. Can’t wait to go back!

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  31. VHAB

    London

    104 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    104 reviews

    Dined on 2 October 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Always rock solid food with a good wine list. Service is lovely and it is full of locals.

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  32. Annasito

    London

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 27 September 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was nicely presented and tasty, but expect pimped up fancy Japanese rather than simple and authentic. Nice lighting, but otherwise usual loud London place. I would consider it overpriced, as in this price range you can have real fine dining experience. Worth a try, but we won’t be frequent customers.

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  33. Uzo81

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 September 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 3
    4. Ambience 4
    Food was fantastic and so was the drinks. Table for two could have been a lil bigger but apart from that everything was fantastic. Will definitely be going back there.

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  34. ToniI

    London

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 16 September 2023

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Great food and service however tables were a bit cramped. Great for a casual but romantic night

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  35. Gudny

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 16 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    The food was amazing snd beautiful plated. Lovely drinks and good deal during coctail hours. Will recommend to others

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  36. GlenW

    London

    2 reviews

    1.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 12 September 2023

    1. Overall 1
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 1
    Sadly the service was terrible. 5 staff all standing at the bar chatting and no-one paying attention to guests. The place was soul-less, there was no welcome, weird playing rap/house in a Japanese restaurant and we were glad to get out. Which is really sad as we've been many times before and it was always great and had wonderful staff. Could do with management and just training the staff to be friendly or even aware!

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  37. DuncanQ

    London

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 11 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great modern Japanese food served well in nice surroundings

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  38. Luv2eat

    Kent

    24 reviews

    vip
    5.0

    24 reviews

    Dined on 9 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Lovely staff, great food and very fresh too. Definitely will be back again!

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  39. OpenTable Diner

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 1 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Great service and great food. Lively atmosphere and reasonable price for quality food

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  40. CorrinneC

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 September 2023

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Cocktails and food are always fab. Service was great, good gluten free menu

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FAQs

Yama Momo does offer delivery in partnership with Deliveroo and Uber Eats. Yama Momo also offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at 020 8299 1007.

Yama Momo is rated 4.5 stars by 1268 OpenTable diners.

Yama Momo does offer gift cards which you can purchase here.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a booking

2 people

19:00


Booked 8 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Yama Momo

72 Lordship Lane, London, SE22 8HF

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Between Chesterfield Grove and Ashbourne Grove
  • Area
    East Dulwich
  • Hours of Operation
    Mon–Thu 17:00–23:00 Fri 17:00–23:30 Sat 12:00–23:30 Sun 12:00–22:30
  • Price
    £26 to £40
  • Cuisines
    Japanese, Asian
  • Dining style
    Casual Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    Street Parking
  • Public Transit
    East Dulwich overground station is 5 Minutes walking distance from the restaurant. You also can take Bus no. 40, 176, 85 and get off on North cross road.
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Tommy Cheung
  • Additional
    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Delivery, Entertainment, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, Happy Hour, High Tea, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Takeaway, Vegan, View, Weekend Brunch, Wine
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