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YO! Sushi - Royal Festival Hall

Unit 3, Festival Riverside | Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 8XX, England
+44 20 3130 1997
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good16%
  • Average15%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible10%
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Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Fast food, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Unit 3, Festival Riverside | Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 8XX, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our waiter was lovely, helpful and patient. However the food was mediocre in my view. Some of the beef teriyaki was tough and inedible. Generally it was a bit bland. Wipe clean tables

Thank VT01273
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A friend and I came here for dinner on a Sunday evening. We were served really quickly - the food arrived within 15 minutes and we had service with a smile from Gianni the waiter. I frequently dine here and think it is the best...More

Thank scamps2004
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pros: Easy, quick and satisfying for a few sushi rolls, desserts and vegetable dishes. Waiters nice and fast. A quick and easy alternative if you have no time to eat before a play; -- if you like Sushi, this is a relatively easy and moderate...More

Thank Mark-Anthony J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is one of my favourite restaurants. The location is great, the food is consistently good, it has stunning views of the river and the smiling, happy team led by the charming Marzanna go out of their way to keep customers happy and the food...More

Thank Jakeyboy5
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Beware that their offer days don't work. We went on Green Wednesday only to find they don't do Green Wednesday so we said ok that's fine but we do have student discount, they then responded they don't do student discount on Green Wednesday's!

Thank Charhys B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner 6 of us and the service was so good , special thank you to Harry and his great recommendations we had the most lovely food! And a Spanish girl was very lovely too, even tho the restaurant was full we had a...More

Thank londoner57_ant
TimeaYO, Manager at YO! Sushi - Royal Festival Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Londoner57_ant, thanks for stopping by Yo! Sushi - Southbank Centre Festival Hall for your favourite food fix!

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

My husband and I visited yo sushi on the Southbank as part of our date day to celebrate our anniversary. It was my husbands first experience of yo sushi and my second time and we very much enjoyed it. The food was delicious and there...More

Thank New2this2013
TimeaYO, Manager at YO! Sushi - Royal Festival Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

YO New2this2013 thanks for the awesome feedback, our teams really appreciate it! Let us know if we can help with anything else! Thanks!

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Poor service but good food, from the moment we walked in the waitress wasn’t interested in seating us and we had to ask to be seated which the waitress reluctantly did, when seated they never returned to take our order despite pressing the button numerous...More

Thank lady818
TimeaYO, Manager at YO! Sushi - Royal Festival Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Lady818, we regret to hear that you had a negative experience with us, but would appreciate the chance to turn your experience around. Please reach out to us at yo.southbank@yosushi.com so we may assist you in moving forward towards a resolution.

Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Went in this afternoon in this lovely place. My best friend is living in London and as we are a very sushi lover we decided to stop at Yo Sushi in Southbank. A lovely Spanish guy was on the door and seated us very quick...More

Thank marinabuccino
TimeaYO, Manager at YO! Sushi - Royal Festival Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2018

Marinabuccino, we’re committed to giving you the best dining experience, so it is great to see you had a good time at Yo! Sushi - Southbank Centre Festival Hall. Thanks for the review- really glad you had a great time! Look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 10 August 2018

My girlfriend and I visited on the 9th of August on an exceptionally rainy. We walked in soaked, hoping to have some lunch and were taken to our seats. When the waitress came to take our drinks order, she came across as very disinterested and...More

Thank prang54
TimeaYO, Manager at YO! Sushi - Royal Festival Hall, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

We would like the opportunity to find out how we can better assist you in the future. If you are willing, please contact us yo.southbank@yosushi.comat your earliest convenience.

Big time attractions such as the London Eye and a
thriving theatre scene (compliments of the National
Theatre and the Young Vic) are but a few of the
reasons that Southbank is such a collectively
cherished part of town. With plenty of family friendly
activities and venues lined up along a pedestrianized
river bank between Westminster Bridge and Waterloo
Bridge, visitors can always expect a casual and
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16 May 2017|
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Response from TimeaYO | Property representative |
Hello, we have regular tables in the restaurant, right next to the conveyor belt, as well as outside on the terrace. I hope you find this helpful.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Unit 3, Festival Riverside | Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 8XX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Southbank
  • Neighbourhood: Southbank
  • Phone Number: +44 20 3130 1997
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