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Umu

14-16 Bruton Place, London W1J 6LX, England
+44 20 7499 8881
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“sashimi” (35 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (20 reviews)
“tasting menu” (36 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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14-16 Bruton Place, London W1J 6LX, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had a meeting unexpectedly cancel and found myself with 2 hours to kill so this was an unplanned booking. What a stunning experience from the moment the large oak door rolled away. As a solo diner my table was just what I wanted, secluded and...More

Thank mcdonald_ewan
Reviewed 4 days ago

Of course not it does not!. I don't speak Japanese! been there several times, the pb of UMU is that most people don't realize the quality and care of the ingredients. If you don't see the difference between Itsu sushi and UMU, well save money...More

Thank GuillaumeTirel
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been lucky enough to visit many fine restaurants in 2017 many of them being Michelin Star. We have had many milestone birthdays in our family and therefore the reason for the such extravagance. In all honesty this has been the worst experience in...More

Thank GlobeTrottersEssex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here at lunch time , best sushi ever a delight to eat here again . The bento boxes were a great choice for fish lovers .

Thank joan3
Reviewed 6 November 2017

Wonderful lunch at (what has to be) the best Japanese sushi restaurant in London. Beautiful interior, attentive service and great sake list. The menu is inventive, but not so much as to be inaccessible. We ordered from the prix fixe menu with a couple of...More

Thank MHSyd
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

I do recommend the vegetable tempura, really top. Maybe the Sushi was a little bit expensive but good enough. Red miso soup good but definitively the vegetable te Pura is the different dish. 100£/person.

Thank Juan Antonio G
Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is, according to me, the most refined and elegant Japanese cuisine in London. If you like high quality ingredients, good recipes, very pretty visuals, great service, pretty lighting, go there. if you don't want that, then go to Hakkasan across the street. I said...More

Thank GuillaumeTirel
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Ultimate Japanese experience! Better than Nobu, Zuma, Roca this chef from Kyoto will take you to paradise... he is also a painter (see the menu) and a sculptor in one word a real artist! Peppe the somelier will suggest you wonderful wine with top value...More

Thank Luca B
Reviewed 10 October 2017

We were invited by a friend for dinner. We had the 9-course tasting-menu with corresponding sake. We really enjoyed every course and the differences in the sakes and how they matched with the food were a real experience.

Thank WeinliebeBV
Reviewed 8 October 2017

We had a late reservation a Saturday night and went with another couple to have dinner at Umu. We did not really know anything about the restaurant beforehand - but since it had 2 Michelin stars it must be good. Right? We have been to...More

Thank Kommandousen
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Mayfair
Set beside some of London's best parks and home to
world-class galleries, luxurious hotels, and famed
thoroughfares, the ultra upscale Mayfair is one of
London's most exclusive haunts. Here the shopping is
haute, the dining is exquisite, and the nightlife is
vibrant. A casual stroll through the area’s chic
streets will reveal that Michelin stars and
chauffeured cars are practically the norm here. Even
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Typzheng
8 August 2017|
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Response from theworldisamazing | Reviewed this property |
Sorry never eat set menus at Japanese restaurants..have a feeling their set menus are seasonal
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vocalbill
17 September 2015|
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Response from SimonandNeda | Reviewed this property |
Certainly, while not a veggie specialist they certainly make the effort to keep everyone happy.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14-16 Bruton Place, London W1J 6LX, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Mayfair
  • Neighbourhood: Mayfair
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7499 8881
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