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Wabi - CLOSED

38 Kingsway, London WC2B 6EY, England
+44 20 7400 5400
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good28%
  • Average16%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
16 Jun 2013
“Good food, but pricey!”
31 May 2013
“Not your typical sushi”
Restaurant Hours Closed
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
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38 Kingsway, London WC2B 6EY, England
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1 - 10 of 47 reviews

Reviewed 17 June 2013

JUST DISCOVERED THAT THE RESTAURANT HAS CLOSED IT SEEMS - SHOULD HAVE REVIEWED THEIR PRICES IS ALL I WILL SAY. A SHAME. I will start by saying I am not the type of person for this restaurant. You need a hefty wallet to walk in,...More

1  Thank MrVilliers
Reviewed 31 May 2013

The food here was wonderful. The edamame, roasted with sake, butter and sea salt, were addictive as a starter. We particularly enjoyed the presentation of each dish that followed. An unagi roll was topped with thin slices of avocado arranged to resemble fish scales. Duck...More

Thank Bob M
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Fantastic food, albeit expensive. Location is a bit off the beaten track for good dining in central London and I would imagine that is why it was quite empty when we were there so it lacked a little in atmosphere. This is a pity because...More

Thank PME1972
Reviewed 6 May 2013 via mobile

We went for a Pre theatre dinner, however there was no Pre theatre offer. We were hoping for some sort of sashimi sharing platter but you can only get this on a lunch menu so you have to do make it yourself from the a...More

Thank Abigail H
Reviewed 5 May 2013

The food is amazing but spoilt by no atmosphere and poor service. The service started well but went downhill quickly to the point where we had to constantly flag down any server to get service. Too bad as we would love to return but not...More

Thank Morag L
Reviewed 1 May 2013 via mobile

Stunning food and clever variations on classic themes. A most enjoyable addition to the Japanese restaurants in London. It's not cheap but there are set lunches which seem to be good value.

Thank AKW5457
Reviewed 30 April 2013

We ate here for my birthday on Saturday night. We were a table of six and had been recommended the restaurant by a friend. We werent disappointed. We arrived early for a drink in the bar and had cocktails. One of our table was running...More

Thank Luke B
Reviewed 23 April 2013

Restaurant is in basement below Club Quarters where we stayed so tried it for its convenience.virgins at Japanese but food and flavours fantastic. Service also good and helpful at choosing. Opened up new horizons for us.

1  Thank Ian C
Reviewed 17 April 2013

I didn't know this place existed but a friend had been treated here so suggested we had dinner. It's a basement restaurant, very nicely done out and über-cool. The menu is extensive and, frank,y, hard to know what a lot of the dishes were so...More

1  Thank oldrectorycottage
Reviewed 16 April 2013

I was fortunate to experience Wabi in London in april 2013. I have never tasted better food, although my experience of japanese food is limited. The staff was discrete, personal and guided us through the menu. In addition, I was very well cared for being...More

1  Thank ChrisBendz
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convenient location, bustling Holborn hosts an
excellent range of hotels, eateries, and shops to suit
practically any taste or budget. With major
attractions like the British Museum and Somerset House
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Kingsway, London WC2B 6EY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Holborn
  • Neighbourhood: Holborn
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7400 5400
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