Chotto Matte

4.4
1718 reviews
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£41 and over
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Peruvian
Top tags:
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
Chotto Matte brings together the best of Japanese and Peruvian cultures serving high-quality Nikkei cuisine and colourful cocktails.

What is Nikkei?
Years ago Japanese immigrants travelled to Peru for work and could not find their authentic ingredients; to overcome this they used local ingredients to substitute. Nikkei was born.

What is Chotto Matte
It is the experience.
Our professional staff know every ingredient on all dishes and how to best serve you the customer. Added to which it is the Chotto Matte way that no GM no MSG, no artificial flavors are used. Product quality is key, it is our mission to provide the best experience possible.

“Let the waiter do it for you. They will work around your likes and allergies to craft the best experience possible just for you.”

Kurt Zdesar
Owner and Restauranteur

Email: info@chotto-matte.com
Tel: 0207 042 7171

Special Offers

FT Weekend & Laurent-Perrier Summer Menus: 9 courses £60 per person

From a set menu, includes a glass of Laurent-Perrier Cuvée Rosé per person.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 6 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service. All menus are subject to market availability and are therefore subject to produce and/or price change. Guests with allergies and intolerances should make a member of the team aware before placing an order for food and beverages. Guests with severe allergies or intolerances should be aware that all due care is taken, there is a risk of allergen ingredients still being present. Please note, any bespoke orders requested cannot be guaranteed.

Valid For: 1 - 6 people

Starts: 24 June 2019

Ends: 31 August 2019

Availability: Daily 12:00-15:00 17:00-22:00

Brunch: £50

4 course tasting menu, one cocktail or beer, half bottle of prosecco or wine.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 2 - 8 people

Starts: 7 January 2019

Ends: 30 November 2019

Availability: Sun 13:00-15:45
Sat 12:00-15:45

Pre-theatre menu: bento box, dessert, glass of prosecco for £27

From a set menu.

Terms and Conditions: Maximum of 8 diners. Includes Tax, excludes service.

Valid For: 1 - 8 people

Starts: 7 January 2019

Ends: 30 November 2019

Availability: Sun 16:00-17:30
Mon-Fri 15:00-17:30
Sat 16:00-17:30

1,000-Point Tables

See availability for 1,000 point tables

Sun 1:00PM - 6:00PM 9:45PM - 10:45PM
Mon - Thu 12:00PM - 6:30PM 9:45PM - 10:45PM
Fri - Sat 12:00PM - 6:00PM

What 1718 People Are Saying
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KA
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

This was my third visit to Chotto Matte. However, the food was not to the standard I was expecting. The other two times the food was totally amazing. So was a bit disappointed.

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KC
London
9 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great service from the whole team and food was fantastic

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GG
London
6 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall 4Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Great experience, had a lot of fun.

We had the pre theatre Bento box, which was great value. Food was lovely, but a bit heavy handed with the yuzu and the broccoli and rice an unnecessary edition. That being said i'm not using a fan of pork belly, but this was delicious.

Waiting staff are incredibly friendly, if you're in the area, would definitely recommend popping in

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LH
London
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great place for a birthday celebration. The food was inventive and very tasty, the vibe was trendy but not painfully so. We had a great night. It is expensive and the portions are small (you are supposed to order lots of plates) but kind of standard for that kind of restaurant.

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AF
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Exellent food and atmosphere. Our server was very knowledgeable and provided good recommendations. Slightly slow service when getting the bill but would go back again.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 1Food 2Service 2Ambience 3

Had read great things about this restaurant however sadly expectations were not met. Food was average but prices absolutely do not reflect this. £35 for a very sad sashimi platter, an amount we would not have resented paying had the amount and quality of the fish been of a high standard. £7.50 for a single hand roll that was completely unseasoned, we have had better sushi at high street chains. Also, cooked prawns with the Sashimi platter seemed a bizarre addition. Service was adequate but for the cost of this meal we would have expected more attentive staff. Overall, very disappointing.

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AV
Manchester
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food is amazing and the service great. Highly recommended!

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OT
1 review
Dined on 13 June 2019
Overall 1Food 2Service 1Ambience 1

Very bad and slow service. Table was wobbling after several complaints. No one cares.

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OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 1Ambience 4

The wine didn’t arrive until we had finished our meal - which wasnt great.

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Y
London
2 reviews
Dined on 12 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 2Ambience 5

It was amazing food I and my friend really enjoyed

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Y
London
6 reviews
Dined on 11 June 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 1Ambience 5

Great food but not so service,
Although the waitress did apologize for the slow service and removed the service charge however this need to attend to.

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OT
London
6 reviews
Dined on 11 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Really enjoyed the food!! Loved the chicken the most!! Great service too!! We will definitely be back!

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CB
New York Area
1 review
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 3

The food was very good and innovative. However, the menu was served in a weird order and the service was poor. A smile would have been nice...

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A
London
10 reviews
Dined on 9 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

the brunch was excellent value for money, very good food

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TH
London
6 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 2Food 5Service 4Ambience 1

Tables far to close together, dined as a couple, very loud group next to us, hard to hear my partner opposite! Spoke to manager who didn't seem concerned, shame as food is fantastic if a bit overpriced

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OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 3Ambience 5

It was seriously overpriced.

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AT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 4

If you're intrigued by the idea of Japanese-Peruvian fusion cuisine, this is the place for you. Ceviche was fantastic and also enjoyed the tostadito and aburi sushi with pisco sours.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 4Ambience 2

It was great but the music was way too loud. I could't understand my friends at all!
the food, the concept is very cool but i didn't come for the music, I came to talk to my friends, that was very disappointing.

kind regards,
Bettina

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F
London
7 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 5

Too overpriced!!! We ordered the £50 each sharing menu. The portions were really small, like 1 small plate between 2 people and there was 7 of those. The octopus was the best in the menu whereas calamari had too much batter in it, could hardly taste the squid in it. Spring rolls were very oily. The chicken had too much fat but tasted good.

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J
London
9 reviews
Dined on 7 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

Great food and service ... cocktails were very well made and the "tapas" style makes it easy to experience the different dishes (which all were very well mixed and spiced - amazing)

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 3 June 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was great - so much better than Nobu!

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A
London
76 reviews
Dined on 3 June 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

The food was excellent as always but it was a shame that tables are filled up right next to each other rather than spread out across the restaurant. We had two loud parties either side of us and the tables are very close together.

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F
1 review
Dined on 2 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

It was my fourth time at this restaurant, first on a Sunday afternoon: the tasting menu was delicious but the portions seemed smaller than the ones served on dinning service, we fixed it by ordering extra food. The waiting for the drinks was way too long, but when it finally arrived it was delicious.
Again seemed the whole service on Sundays is more casual and less efficient, but we were not in a hurry and overall we were both very happy and satisfied.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

The vibe was incredible, the music was absolutely amazing. The service was great and the food was very fresh.

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AG
London
2 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

A bit too noisy for a date! And also too many distractions ;)

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OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 4

Lovely food and lovely place .. excellent service!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 1Food 3Service 1Ambience 3

It was a special occasion, and the experience just wasn’t pleasant at all. Lack of knowledge with gluten free food, service was not great. Took an incredibly long time to solve all the drinks and food that accidentally charged to our bill.

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OT
London
6 reviews
Dined on 1 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Delicious selection on menu. Loved it all.

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OT
Los Angeles
2 reviews
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing everything great

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RB
1 review
Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 2Food 3Service 3Ambience 4

Our major issues were the strong perfume smell which is pumped around the whole building, and the fact that the tables are just too close together for the price they're charging. Food was ok but not of the level of the pricing. Service was ok but it felt like they were a few staff members short. Cocktails were good and the general atmosphere is fun.

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A
London
1 review
Dined on 30 May 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 3

Fantastic interesting and innovative food, great service but a bit too loud for easy conversation at a table for five.

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AM
London
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

La comida esta buenísima, merece la pena probar de todo y en nuestro caso nos atendió Miguel que fue muy atento, nos recomendó lo mejor y la verdad es que no nos falto de nada. Luego nos tomamos una copa ahí....estuvo genial la noche!

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P
London
18 reviews
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 2Food 4Service 1Ambience 2

Chotto Matte was our favourite restaurant in London for a long time, this visit was a train wreck!
Service was appalling, wine was not bought to the table, food was wrong, some dishes never appeared, the bill was for the wrong table and just the whole experience was a shambles.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 4

Great food, restaurant etc. However our waiter changed every single time they came over, and it didn’t feel 5*

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a
London
3 reviews
Dined on 24 May 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 1Ambience 2

If you’d like to eat food sporadically in a night club atmosphere where you’re shouting at the top of your voice to communicate with your partner so that you’re sure to have a sore throat the next day, coupled with unnecessarily pretentious person controlling if they deem you worthy to have the table you booked or not (but only after making you wait at the bar that you couldn’t get near to for a table for 15 mins that was sitting empty since you arrived) then this is the place for you. Only the fact that they barmaid knew her Gins and sone of the food was decent is this not two stars. I hardly ever comment but wouldn’t recommend this place for a date.

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JE
1 review
Dined on 19 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The food was amazing. Having been here for the second time I was wondering whether the standard would math our fist time round. Well it did and more. The service was great all round. The only unfortunate thing was there was a child that was provided by their parent a mobile phone and proceeded to play a game on speaker. What can you do when parents think that this is acceptable. Anyway I can't knock the team and Chotto Matte. They were fantastic and the food exquisite.

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 3Food 3Service 1Ambience 3

Service is still so bad

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L
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 2Ambience 4

The food was really great with very high quality of every dish we ordered! The atmosphere is vibrant and creates a very nice Ambiente for a night out. Also the staff was very friendly overall and put effort in making us feel welcome.
Sadly, the waiting time overall until some dishes were served and also the time until someone first came so that we can order were a bit long...probably rather due to the fact that it was very busy ...as mentioned already the waiters/waitresses did their best!

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 4Food 2Service 2Ambience 5

Otoro was not fresh, and the waiter was not courteous at all.

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 17 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

As always with this place, beautifully presented food, delicious taste and variety from the menu. Quick service and knowledgable waiters. Great atmosphere, music could be turned down a little, but that’s really the only bad thing about it. Yes this meal will cost a little more than you might like but as an occasion, its our favourite fancy date night location, it’s top on our list.

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