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Hare and Tortoise

#3,322 of 17,867 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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296-298 Upper Richmond Road, London SW15 6TH, England
+44 20 8394 7666
11:30 - 22:30
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 11:30 - 22:30
Fri 11:30 - 23:00
Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After finding our fav restaurant closed for an emergency we decided to venture into Hare and Tortoise as the reviews seemed ok... we so wish we hadn't. We ordered some sushi: 3 rolls, 2 sashimi and some nigiri. It was on the table within 3 minutes, stone cold, obviously all pre-made. It was as bland as supermarket sushi can be... More 

Thank MBLucks
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Char Kewy Tau is excellent, and add a bit of red chilli oil to get a spicy edge. Quick service and good value.

Thank Bikash M
Level Contributor
38 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place. The food is always top notch. The atmosphere is lost little because of the layout of the place but you can't fault the food. We tend to order loads of little plates rather than the massive main courses. To be honest they are better than most main course options we've had. We go back time and... More 

Thank mdlm_uk
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you go order the M6 & M8 , their main dishes to much oil & was not freshly made. Seemed all Frozen & just pre heat. I give this place 3 stars. The sushi as I said is okay to good. Maybe it's because I spend too much eating in authentic Japanese restaurants.

Thank chico0609
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017

I have eaten here for years, both takeout and dining in and it never disappoints. There is an extensive menu that is supplemented by special dishes that change every few months. The service is excellent and very quick.

Thank Kristen H
London UK
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

I eat here often at lunch times, it is for me comfort food at its best, the beef with black bean sauce is a large bowel of glossy medium spicy sauce with large chunks of red and green peppers and onions with a mass of tender beef, served bubbling hot with rice and a cup of tea for less the... More 

Thank Alinlondon
Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

Have eaten here many times, always happy with food and service. And the staff have always been helpful.

Thank AnneMClarke
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57 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is a little further out in Putney on the upper Richmond Road, it serves food from all over Asia. The portion sizes are very good and the prices are even better... won't get a better chicken katsu curry then you will at this place believe me. Tasty sushi platters. Service is not the most amazing, staff won't frequent... More 

Thank Andrew D
London, United Kingdom
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75 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I've been ordering your miso ramen soup for years now and every few months I come back the portion is SIGNIFICANTLY smaller. This time it was less than half the bowl... Although very tasty it is not good value for money anymore.

Thank Patrycja N
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Lovely and better alternative to some of the other pseudo-Asian chains. Tasty and flavourful, with helpful staff.

Thank Tigermummyoftwo

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 15 - USD 25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 22:30
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 296-298 Upper Richmond Road, London SW15 6TH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8394 7666

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?