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Koi Restaurant

1E Palace Gate | Kensington, London W8 5LS, England
+44 20 7581 8778
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good40%
  • Average16%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“sushi” (22 reviews)
“miso soup” (2 reviews)
“low tables” (3 reviews)
Opens in 10 min
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
1E Palace Gate | Kensington, London W8 5LS, England
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

The restaurant was fantastic, beautiful setting just moments away from Kensington High street station. Well trained team, high customer service attention to detail, the team were welcoming and pleasant. The menu was extensive and great value for excellent quality. Would recommend to all!

Thank toric196
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Nigiri, gyoza, yakitori, miso soup, .. all were good. The yakitori was pretty good. If one goes out in Kensington and enters a nice restaurant, there is definitely a premium to pay. Was it worth the money? That's a personal decision. Will not rush back...More

1  Thank sbe_000
Reviewed 19 June 2017 via mobile

I just had diner from Koi delivered at home. We were appalled with my wife... we were expecting a nice Japanese (especially when we saw the prices)... we were sooo disappointed! The dishes have no interest whatsoever. This is a plain vanilla Japanese restaurant that...More

Thank doud1981
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

I was looking for a pre theatre meal and a nice restaurant to celebrate my husbands birthday. Ambience and authenticity was superb, staff very friendly and helpful. Food was amazing we chose set menu £35pp. Food was outstanding but wish there had been more dishes...More

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I have eaten in Asian restaurants on many occasion and I do not mind paying slightly more owing to the fresh fish, however, this venue took the proverbial piss. The portions were small and the quality was, quite frankly speaking well under par for the...More

Thank SouthernJourney
Reviewed 14 February 2017

I was there with my partner on our birthday. It is a very quiet place, great for having a nice dinner. The quality of the food is great and the selection as well. Good service!

1  Thank elena_poli
Reviewed 3 February 2017

So I booked a table for last friday at 8:30 pm. Excited to meet my friend for a nice dinner. We were super hungry so we started out by ordering 3 starters and a glass of wine each. it came quickly and we talked a...More

Thank Jeanette S
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Went here for my Birthday, it was also in a great location near the the royal albert hall. The sushi was fresh and well presented, loved the marinated seaweed salad! My fiancé was not so pleased as his main came out much later than mine...More

Thank Helen Jane C
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Came here at the request of a girl friend. Sat in the low tables downstairs with funky seats. The sushi was some of the freshest and nicest I have had in London. The yakatori was nice and the young Chinese girl waitress was lovely but...More

1  Thank Richard J
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We just had hot food, no sushi, so cannot say anything about it. But the food was really disappointing, shrimps were not looking that fresh, gyoza did not have any taste Would not recommend

Thank weWILD
South Kensington
With its ivied mews, row upon row of Poppins-esque
white washed mansions, and placid garden squares, it's
easy to see the charms of South Kensington. And with
superb access to Hyde Park, Holland Park and
Kensington Gardens, as well as the largely
child-friendly and mostly free Museum Quarter (not to
mention more major attractions like Royal Albert Hall)
such charms are easy to make the most of. As welcoming
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 45 - USD 45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1E Palace Gate | Kensington, London W8 5LS, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > South Kensington
  • Neighbourhood: South Kensington
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7581 8778
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