Yida Sushi Restaurant

4.6
92 reviews
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£25 and under
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Japanese
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  • Neighbourhood Gem
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
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What 92 People Are Saying
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AS
6 reviews
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappoints! Best Sushi in East London - great starters too

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MP
London
2 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Delicious sushi and great options if you want to have something else. Would definitely recommend!

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r
London
7 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

We had a great meal before going to a concert locally. The menu was interesting and the food was of a high standard. The service was prompt and obliging when we asked for extra pickled ginger. We would go back when we are next in the area.

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KS
London
10 reviews
Dined on 2 November 2018
Overall 3food 4service 2ambience 3

Good sushi - service was very slow - although waiter apologised. Too much sauce on some dishes. Nice not to travel too far.

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R
London
3 reviews
Dined on 20 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We had a really lovely evening here, grazing our way through goodness knows how many plates of sashimi and sushi. The rainbow maki was especially noteworthy, as was the wonderfully refreshing octopus sashmi. It was all serve in a comfortable environment with just the right level of background sound to keep private conversations private without drowning them out, and with service which was there when you needed it but far from being overbearing.

I should also mention that our guide dogs were welcomed too, with a large enough table to accomodate us all comfortably.

All in all, this is a great find, and one I would be most happy returning to.

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TM
2 reviews
Dined on 3 October 2018
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

What a find! It was recommended by a friend, I have passed by so many times, but not any more.
The food was excellent and reasonably priced and better than most expensive Japanese restaurants.
I will be back as a regular.

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GG
London
14 reviews
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Always fabulous food, fresh sushi and lovely staff.

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CS
1 review
Dined on 18 August 2018
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Lovely people, great grub, soft shell crab hmmm, unpretentious. I'm a fan!

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DB
London
1 review
Dined on 21 July 2018
Overall 4food 5service 4ambience 5

It was our first time there and we had a delicious meal in the outdoor area, which is really pretty. Loved the sashimi and rolls especially. Staff were helpful and friendly. Not too expensive: more than we would spend for a casual/everyday dinner, but good value for an occasion. Would definitely recommend.

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SS
San Francisco
1 review
Dined on 20 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and quality of food. I come here once a month and it never disappoints.

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b
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on 19 July 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Yida Sushi was a great dinner - fast service and great quality. Portions were ok for the price but we would definitely return!

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SJ
London
10 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Always excellent. Great staff and lovely ambience.

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n
Norfolk
70 reviews
Dined on 14 April 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

I keep coming back so that in itself is a good story! The sushi and sashimi is good value and the tempura prawns are wonderful. The menu is varied and interesting so something for everyone. The staff are friendly and helpful and very accommodating. We arrived very late for our table but they happily accommodated us. Will be back again soon, no doubt.

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HD
London
17 reviews
Dined on 11 April 2018
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

The food is excellent here. It wasn’t very busy so lacked atmosphere on a midweek night. However the food and service were great

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OT
1 review
Dined on 8 April 2018
Overall 3food 3service 5ambience 5

The sauce with the volcano maki is quite nice.

Rice is quite soggy and tasteless, quality isn’t great so isn’t worth the price.

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U
London
5 reviews
Dined on 27 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I loved my visit here. Will definitely return again soon. Absolutely delicious food.

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S
1 review
Dined on 18 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great service and deliciously authentic Japanese food! Comfortable atmosphere, perfect for dates or catching up with friends.

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i
London
18 reviews
Dined on 16 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 3

Good sushi and good service (a bit too rushed maybe but okay) and I will come back for sure.

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TT
London
1 review
Dined on 9 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's an amazing Sushi place with authentic cuisine. I took a couple of old friends of mine to Yida and we all absolutely loved it. Don't expect this place to be some huge canteen with mediocre food - this is the real deal!

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d
London
79 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2018
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

A meal that surpassed any expectation. Lovely food cooked amd presented with great care. Delightful service too.

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L
London
1 review
Dined on 6 March 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

I went to this place for the first time last week with a friend I hadn't seen in a long time. We were chatting for ages catching up and the waiters left us to it which was nice. I hate it when a waiter will come over numerous times to try and take your order when you are clearly not ready. Once we were ready and we shut our menus, he was over and took the order straight away. The sushi was fantastic and amazing value, we couldn't believe the quality and the value for money. We had a Gyoza portion each to start (veg and chicken), then 3 x sushi platters at 8pcs each and a bottle of wine and it came to £27.50 each. We left feeling full and it was a great evening. Definitely a neighbourhood gem and I will definitely be back! Soft Shell crab and crispy Salmon was the best.

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KM
London
1 review
Dined on 16 February 2018
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Definitely book a table beforehand - small restaurant. Absolutely delicious food

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BI
London
12 reviews
Dined on 1 November 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

My partner and I have been going to Yida for a few years. We always love the food. Best salmon sashimi in town. Thank you.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 October 2017
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 4

The food is very good and I think it’s generally good value for money. But the staff, though not giving bad service, definitely took its sweet time to take our order or to even collect payment, making me and my kids wait around before I had to remind them that I wanted to order/pay. But it’s really good food. We very much enjoyed it and are definitely planning on going back.

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I
London
1 review
Dined on 24 September 2017
Overall 3food 5service 1ambience 1

Outstanding food. We were literally surprised at high a standard sushi we were eating. Shame about the atmosphere. Most of the staff attention was going to the endless takeaway/delivery service they provide. One delivery driver was being loud and aggravated and this is all happening in the restaurant, no music playing... There was one nice fella serving us but it just didn't cut above all the rest of the nagatives. Great Sushi though, really great. Next time we'll stay home and order take away!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 September 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 2

Having lived in Japan I can honestly say that the good here is genuinely pretty authentic! Delicious

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Z
London
8 reviews
Dined on 14 September 2017
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 5

Solid sushi restaurant, consistently good and never too noisy.

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j
London
49 reviews
Dined on 2 September 2017
Overall 3food 3service 2ambience 2

We like this restaurant and this was the first time (of many) that we were a little disappointed in the tastiness of both the rainbow sushi and the hand roll. Maybe it was because the owner was away or maybe there was some other reason but the service was lacklustre and inattentive, the food presentation and quality was less good than usual and the ambience for a Saturday night was low. Still, we will try again as it is a good neighbourhood restaurant, though now, inevitably, doing more takeaway (maybe that was a diversion...)
Also, having reserved through Open Table and announced this on arrival, there was little attention to this when we arrived so I was unsurprised later to find my booking had been subsequently deleted by the restaurant - so I rang to get it re-instated!
Hopefully our slightly disappointing experience was a one-off - and don't let this put you off!

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TT
London
1 review
Dined on 1 July 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Really great sushi place in Islington. Cozy atmosphere with a nice outside terrace in the back. The food is tasty and authentic (so no fish and chips for you, sorry). Choose this place instead of a boring sushi chain restaurant.

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t
London
46 reviews
Dined on 21 June 2017
Overall 4food 5service 3ambience 3

Yida is a keeper - The fish is very fresh, the rolls are well constructed, the price is right and the terrace was a bonus.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 18 June 2017
Overall 1food 1service 3ambience 1

Overpriced low quality sushi. Beer was not cold, sushis were full of rice.
You can get much much better quality sushi for the price that you are paying

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j
London
49 reviews
Dined on 23 May 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

Good service, well-prepared and presented sushi etc. One of the best!

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D
London
6 reviews
Dined on 22 April 2017
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 3

We went as a family of four (2 adults/ 2 kids under 8 years old).
Excellent food and nice surroundings although we had to ask for the pace of delivery of food to be slowed down as it was too quick.
Service was good and friendly.
We will definitely make it one of our neighbourhood favourites although its a little expensive (as most good japanese is) for regular use. We probably over ordered as it was our first visit but the bill came to £90 (of which £10 was alcohol). So you are probably looking at around £20 per head to eat.

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A
London
3 reviews
Dined on 31 March 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This sushi spot is a local gem. Great food, not expensive at all, lovely staff. Even after moving to SW, we still frequent this place, because an alternative for great sushi at this price is hard to find

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r
London
2 reviews
Dined on 28 February 2017
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 4

The food (particularly the spicy edamame) was very good and the service was good too. Will definitely come back.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

This is honestly some of the best food I've ever eaten. Took a group of friends here to share this little gem of a restaurant and they were all blown away. They've eaten at Nobu and kurobuta (both very well known Japanese restaurants in london, also about double the price!), they all agree yida sushi is the best. I recommend the scallops for starter, they come in a flaming shell which is very cool! The pork belly and truffle rib eye for main. And some mochi icecream to finish. The tempura and sushi are also fantastic! The decor is nothing fancy, but still nice with Japanese touches. This place is all about excellent food. Enjoy!

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L
London
6 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2017
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 4

Yida delivered delicious food and excellent value as always.

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M
London
1 review
Dined on 14 February 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

This place is INCREDIBLE! Best sushi I've ever had and so affordable. I cannot recommend this place to you enough. Get amongst it!

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OT
London
10 reviews
Dined on 11 February 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Awesome sushi and hot dishes. Good value too.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2017
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Top service, very fresh food meticulously prepared. These guys are pro.

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