Tsunami - Clapham

4.3
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£26 to £40
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Japanese
Established in 2001, Tsunami is still a big wave washing through Clapham. Following a full refurbishment in April 2015 this flagship restaurant has brought its whole look up-to-date rivaling the best in Central London. With stunning wooden screens surrounding luxurious leather seating, it certainly sets the scene for an exquisite meal or delicious cocktail. With a late license, this is certainly the place to go!
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4.3based on recent ratings
4.5
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4.1
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4.2
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4.0
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U
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall2Food4Service2Ambience3

Service was sketchy. Had to ask four times for our drinks. Went to front desk to pay for bill rather than waiting. At no point was told it was a set menu that night. Food was excellent but wouldn't have ordered half of it ourselves and there was too much.

GM
London
3 reviews
Dined 6 days ago
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience3

Overall a great evening, the set menu for Valentines was suitable for almost everyone and was a nice taster experience. Only downside is the price (you're in Clapham not Chelsea so don't charge £7 for a pint) and the time we waited between meals (roughly 30min). Otherwise a great experience.

S
London
16 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience2

The overall service was poor on all fronts. We were seated for almost twenty minutes before we were able to order, despite other diners who came in after us being served.
A waiter then proceeded to crush a huge fly on our table with our sparkling water bottle and just left it there!
There was a group of 6 dining whilst we were there and they seemed to get preferential treatment over all other diners even though the restaurant was not busy.

q
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2020
Overall2Food3Service3Ambience2

There seemed to be a smell of toilet cleaner in the restaurant and during the daytime you can see the place could do with a refurb

OT
London
4 reviews
Dined on 3 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience3

Hadn’t been in ages. Food and service excellent as ever. Decor a bit tired

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 2 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Thoroughly enjoyed the meal.

Great food, service and the all you can eat was really good value.

OT
1 review
Dined on 1 February 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Helpful and polite staff. Food was reasonably priced good value for money. It was recommended by my daughter. I would come and recommend to others. Thank you

EH
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

Service was attentive, and food is amazing. Highly recommend a visit. Nice bar area also, although small.

P
London
2 reviews
Dined on 26 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

service was a little slow and they had to be promoted to pour the bubbles for the bottomless brunch promotion. The food was lovely though and a good time had by all!

JR
London
2 reviews
Dined on 25 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience4

Great food, service & company

MG
London
3 reviews
Dined on 24 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service3Ambience4

Outstanding food and excellent atmosphere. Only spoilt by very long wait between starters and main course.

JD
1 review
Dined on 22 January 2020
Overall2Food3Service2Ambience2

Food was overpriced for what it was. Ceiling was dripping water. Decor and menus look like they haven't been refreshed in a long time. Sushi and tempura were fairly good quality, but no better than any of the many sushi restaurants around London, and portions were small. Biggest disappointment was the squid, which tasted like it came from a middling Italian restaurant. I'm not sure what all the fuss is about!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 21 January 2020
Overall5Food4Service5Ambience4

friendly staff, good food and quite place x

SH
Caribbean
3 reviews
Dined on 18 January 2020
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience4

Food was excellent and arrived very quickly after ordering. We took advantage of the early evening dining discount which is certainly worthwhile. We were seating close to the door and bar, which was a bit of a distraction due to the cold breeze and also people clustering close to the table while waiting for seating. Staff did allow us to draw a curtain on one side which gave more privacy and also sheltered us.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 16 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

We go to tsunami on a regular basis since it opened over 10 years ago. The food is always delicious and service always excellent. It’s one of our favourite go to restaurants.

OT
1 review
Dined on 11 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

天ぷらが美味しかったです

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MS
London
1 review
Dined on 7 January 2020
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Proper Japanese with Nobu prices. A hidden Clapham gem. You must go there.

AA
London
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

I would highly recommend for good place to chill and enjoy great food

EM
London
2 reviews
Dined on 3 January 2020
Overall4Food4Service3Ambience4

Always good food, a very busy evening and they were rushed off their feet but they kept it going.

JB
London
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Delicious! The food is exceptional and the cocktails were great too - good size and you could taste the alcohol. Really enjoyed our New Year's Eve dinner here.

NP
London
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Good food, good night, quality resturant, will be back for sure!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 28 December 2019
Overall3Food4Service2Ambience3

Food always amazing but disappointing service last 2 times I have eaten here.

M
London
9 reviews
Dined on 27 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Great food n atmosphere! Love the cod and aubergine dishes!! Good service

SL
London
7 reviews
Dined on 22 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Fantastic value for weekend brunch. The food is always delicious and great service

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 21 December 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

I first went to Tsunami in 2009 and it was great then.. I’m happy to say it’s still a brilliant little restaurant 10 years later!

Would happily have given 4.5 stars across the board. Handy location, really nice food, variety, value and service

EM
London
1 review
Dined on 13 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

One of the best restaurants in South London
Delicious flavours Excellent service
Good value for money

GB
London
38 reviews
Dined on 12 December 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Outstanding food- great service

SW
London
10 reviews
Dined on 29 November 2019
Overall3Food4Service4Ambience3

Food was pretty good, otherwise a bit like eating in a nightclub atmosphere wise, service was friendly if a little slow

CC
London
11 reviews
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall4Food4Service5Ambience4

The food was very good and the service was excellent.
The only thing stopping me from grading it higher is i have been to better restaurants but that takes nothing away from Tsunami which is a great neighbourhood restaurant

OT
London
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2019
Overall1Food5Service1Ambience4

Service was shockingly slow and often inaccurate

OT
London
5 reviews
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Initially the hostess that greeted us was not the nicest and made an issue because we knew the girls on the table next to us. She tried to tell my table to move because other guests wanted to sit where we were sitting (very unprofessional). However, another waiter/manager came and diffused the situation and turned the whole things around! He gave us great service and was very accommodating! Ending the birthday celebrations perfectly!

IH
London
1 review
Dined on 22 November 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience5

Overall really good but it did start to get busy a bit later which did affect service - we ordered a few shots which never came and then it took us ages to pay our bill. We were charged for the shots so had to wait longer for those to be taken off adding more time to what was already a long time. But I really like this restaurant, I would recommend it and I will be returning

MM
London
1 review
Dined on 16 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

I was very impressed with my experience here. It was my first time and I really enjoyed the food. The service was great and I look forward to returning soon

NO
London
2 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service5Ambience5

Very Good Food and a Great place to celebrate your Birthday.

OT
London
11 reviews
Dined on 14 November 2019
Overall1Food1Service1Ambience1

Truly shocking experience at this former great restaurant. We were served by what I can only describe as a used car salesman in a shoddy suit masquerading as a waiter. After waiting 40 mins to receive our starters, we left.

C
London
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2019
Overall5Food5Service4Ambience5

Been a couple of times before Highly recommend, Amazing sushi and cocktails!

f
London
11 reviews
Dined on 9 November 2019
Overall4Food5Service4Ambience3

Food is always very good. Found the ambiance a bit better in the evening than at lunch, but all in all, a good place to go!

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on 8 November 2019
Overall2Food3Service5Ambience3

Ok food. Quite basic and menu options are very limited.

P
London
4 reviews
Dined on 7 November 2019
Overall1Food2Service1Ambience2

Shocking service. Arrived 5 mins before our reservation time and were told our table wasn’t ready despite half the tables been free. We were told to have a drink at the bar and somebody would come collect us.

We went and stood by the bar. 20 mins later no one had come to collect us so we went back to the front desk to find out and were told in rather sarcastically our table was ready. No apology offered.

We then waited almost 15 minutes for our waitress to come take our order. Again we had to follow up.

Our first few courses arrived in a timely manner but then there was a 25 min wait for our final course to arrive. Again we had to chase up and this time another waitress spoke to us badly and reminded us it takes time to cook food.

When we left there were still half the tables free so no idea why were made to wait as clearly not busy.

Final bill was well over what I would expect to pay - more inline with high end Mayfair sushi establishment.

Will not be going back again!

AJ
1 review
Dined on 6 November 2019
Overall4Food4Service4Ambience4

Quite expensive for Clapham North but amazing food