Discover the Top Sushi in London

The OpenTable Team

It’s easy to assume that London is all about fish and chips, gastropubs, roast beef dinners, or fine-dining tasting menus. However, international foods like sushi have become an integral part of London’s culinary culture, with some of the world’s top chefs serving up the best of Japanese cuisine. But where are the smartest, savviest diners eating out? Welcome to our Tastemakers List. We’ve pulled data from thousands of restaurants to find the top spots among OpenTable's most expert, seasoned diners. Read on to discover the best sushi in London right now.

Restaurants:ROKA - Charlotte Street, Gordon Ramsay Maze Grill Royal Hospital Road, Nobu - London
Price Range:£££ - ££££
Cuisines:Japanese, Steak
Neighborhoods:Fitzrovia, Chelsea, Mayfair

ROKA - Charlotte Street

££££·Japanese·
Fitzrovia
162 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Creative Cuisine
Fitzrovia is an eclectic, bohemian neighborhood. It’s the place to discover the street art of Banksy, and the museum of zoology. This mix of influences echoes the creativity of theRead more
91% recommended
Japanese in West End London
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Gordon Ramsay Maze Grill Royal Hospital Road

££££·Steak·
Chelsea
299 reviews
  • Cosy
  • Good for a Date
  • Lunch
The word “gril”’ in the title might immediately make most diners think of steak or chops, but Gordon Ramsay’s line of restaurants split the menu between juicy meat and a small but Read more
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Nobu - London

££££·Japanese·
Mayfair
2,698 reviews
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for a Date
  • Creative Cuisine
Delightfully situated between two of London’s largest green spaces, Nobu is a wonderful place to rest after a walk in Hyde Park or a shopping spree in nearby Knightsbridge. MinimalRead more
Japanese in West End London
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Sakagura

££££·Japanese·
Oxford Circus
767 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Authentic
Founder Tak Tokumine based the core of Sakagura around traditional Japanese drinking houses. The fun bit at Sakagura is diners choosing and cooking their own food, with lava stonesRead more
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Flesh & Buns Fitzrovia

££££·Japanese·
Oxford Circus
479 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Group Bookings
The unusually named Flesh & Buns is right in the middle of Fitzrovia, a few minutes’ walk from shops, museums, and some of London’s gorgeous gardens. The Flesh is meat, seafood, anRead more
87% recommended
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Shack-Fuyu

££££·Japanese·
Soho
959 reviews
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
Head just a little bit off Shaftesbury Avenue into Soho to find this “Western Japanese” gem. As is the trend in many modern Asian restaurants, Japanese flavors meld with more WesteRead more
92% recommended
Japanese in West End London
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Gordon Ramsay Maze Grill Park Walk

££££·Steak·
Chelsea
417 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Casual
Set in the heart of the exclusive neigborhood of Chelsea, Maze on Park Walk is a few minutes’ walk from many famous sights such as the Psychic Garden and the Saatchi Gallery. For wRead more
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Cocochan

££££·Pan-Asian·
Marylebone
1,396 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Special Occasions
Pan-Asian is in vogue at the moment, with London’s diners searching for ever more varied tastes. Cocochan has melded all the flavors of the Far East without losing the integrity ofRead more
Pan-Asian in London
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Inamo - Soho

££££·Japanese·
Soho
4,542 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
  • Good for Birthdays
Soho is the trendy spot in London to enjoy music, comedy, and even some amazing sushi. Inamo is a futurist venture where diners order food from a virtual tablecloth. Menus are “beaRead more
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Zela London

££££·Japanese·
Covent Garden
92 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Romance
  • Special Occasions
Ideal for people staying in London’s cultural center, Zela is part of the Me London hotel complex on the Strand, not far from the River Thames. Zela specializes in Meppon cuisine, Read more
84% recommended
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Oka Kingly Court

££££·Japanese·
Oxford Circus
604 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Lunch
Carnaby is home to stunning light shows, dozens of independent shops, and Kingly Court, a courtyard of international cuisine. Oka is here, offering a Pan-Asian fusion of hot dishesRead more
97% recommended
Japanese in London
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Ginza Onodera

££££·Japanese·
St. James's
255 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Authentic
St James’s in London is a contrast of beautiful parks and bustling urban life. Ginza Onodera fits right into this eclectic mix, with a mix of authentic Japanese cuisine and strikinRead more
93% recommended
Japanese in West End London
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SUSHISAMBA City

££££·Japanese·
Liverpool Street
2,178 reviews
  • Scenic View
  • Special Occasions
  • Vibrant Bar Scene
Set on the 38th and 39th floors of the imposing Salesforce Tower, Sushisamba offers incredible views across Spitalfields and Essex. From the right spot, diners might be able to catRead more
Special Occasions in London
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Chisou Mayfair

££££·Japanese·
Mayfair
285 reviews
  • Business Meals
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Special Occasions
Perfect for those just arrived in Central London, Chisous is only a short walk from Oxford Circus Tube Station. Chisou has tuned into London’s love of Japanese cuisine and turned iRead more
87% recommended
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Kurobuta - Marble Arch

££££·Japanese·
Marble Arch
194 reviews
  • Casual
  • Creative Cuisine
  • Fun
A short walk from the stunning 19th-century Marble Arch is a restaurant where Japanese cuisine meets casual dining. Based on the izayaka experience, Kurobuta channels the traditionRead more
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Gordon Ramsay Bar & Grill

££££·Steak·
Mayfair
3,555 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Casual
  • Lunch
The original Maze, Gordon Ramsay’s range of restaurants aiming for fine dining in casual settings, is set in the heart of one of London’s most affluent and celebrity-filled boroughRead more
Most Booked in West End London
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ICHIBUNS

££££·Japanese·
Soho
408 reviews
  • Fun
  • Good for a Date
  • Hot Spot
Billed as “Japanese Super-Dinner,” ICHIBUNS is a fusion of traditional Japanese flavors and the juicy satisfaction of burgers and fries. There are traditional treats like gyoza, anRead more
94% recommended
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Aqua Kyoto

££££·Japanese·
Soho
490 reviews
  • Good for a Date
  • Special Occasions
  • Good for Birthdays
An experience quite unlike any other, Chef Paul Greening has created a Japanese urban farm, growing ingredients never seen in Britain before. This takes the phrase “farm-to-table” Read more
81% recommended
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Kurobuta Chelsea

££££·Japanese·
Chelsea
34 reviews
  • Casual
  • Fit for Foodies
  • Fun
This Chelsea branch of Kurobuta carries on the Izayaka tradition with small plates, great drinks, and a chilled-out atmosphere. The dress code is come-as-you-are, so great for casuRead more
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Benihana Piccadilly

££££·Japanese·
Piccadilly
5,791 reviews
  • Good for Birthdays
  • Special Occasions
  • Fun
Primarily a Teppanyaki steakhouse, the global phenomenon of Benihana has now reached the world-famous area of Piccadilly in London. Whether diners have been sightseeing or watchingRead more
91% recommended
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