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61 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 0NY, England
+44 20 7226 4665
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good37%
  • Average12%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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“bento box” (14 reviews)
“sushi” (51 reviews)
“tempura” (13 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
61 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 0NY, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Came here last weekend with my family for my birthday after it’d been recommended by several friends. Was not disappointed. Service was a little slow at times but all the staff were incredibly polite. The food itself was the highlight of my experience here. Real...More

Thank Clare F
Reviewed 30 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting Japan, the yaki soba is mediocre and gyoza expensive and marginal. Nice staff. Tea is fair. Upstairs is soul-less.

Thank Patrufini
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The restaurant is very simple but offers good quality set lunches (bento boxes). Original Japanese beers on tap.

Thank kla2015
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Tenshi was randomly picked on our way back home. The place was busy and the service, friendly. Be ready for the disturbing part: my partner and I never experienced such a tasteless dinner - unable to differentiate salmon from another fish, total lack of seasoning,...More

Thank Mr-R-Mrs-D
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Having recently visited Japan and been worried that I would never again eat such good sushi, I was delighted to find this little place by chance. It is authentic, with a similar style or service to traditional sushi places in Japan, really great and fresh...More

Thank Edwin Johan San... G
Reviewed 6 August 2017

After reading these reviews and dining in Tenshi I decided to write one of my own. My boyfriend and I were recommended this restaurant by a friend because I am an avid sushi lover, and very picky for authentic traditional sushi with high quality fish...More

Thank Lilly B
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

We visited before a cinema trip and had gyoza, octopus, the sashimi, California rolls and some inside out tuna and avocado rolls. It was absolutely amazing. It's one of the closest we've had to authentic Japanese food in London. By far the best of all...More

Thank CrazyPenguin
Reviewed 31 July 2017

I'm a vegetarian and I do not eat fish and never have. I ordered vegetable dumpling udon soup here and they served me shrimp, then refused to acknowledge they had done so. The waitstaff was helpful but the manager was rude, told me I was...More

Thank cbboxer
Reviewed 30 July 2017

Reasonable priced Japanese, sushi was good, staff seemed inexperienced. Agedashi tofu was not that great, but other dishes were fine.

Thank Graeme M
Reviewed 21 July 2017 via mobile

One of the my favorite restaurant in london. I like this place, because it's cozy, good taste and reasonable price. I have oderded bara chirashi sushi was very yummy and fresh. I highly recommended this place.

Thank Chichi S
joe m, Owner at Tenshi, responded to this reviewResponded 21 July 2017

Dear Chichi S, thank you for your kind words. I've shared your comments with our staff and I'm sure they will be very pleased that their efforts are appreciated.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:30 pm
11:45 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 61 Upper Street | Islington, London N1 0NY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7226 4665
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