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10 Red Lion Street, Richmond TW9 1RW, England
+44 20 8605 3513
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible7%
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“sashimi” (11 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
“bento” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
10 Red Lion Street, Richmond TW9 1RW, England
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We came here on a whim, on a Friday night without booking, and they managed to fit us in. The wait staff were attentive, and the food was really well done and presented. Only couple of issues were that the food came out out of...More

1  Thank Katie S
Reviewed 6 July 2017

I was in Richmond and Matsuba is listed in the 2016 Michelin Guide to London. We lunched there on a weekday. I had not read the TA entries then and later was quite surprised by the number of quite adverse comments. Maybe things went wrong...More

2  Thank GBSLondon
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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

I have dined in many Japanese restaurants and consider myself to be quite a experienced in Japanese cuisine after travelling to Japan last year. I was surprised to see a Japanese restaurant in Richmond but thought I would give it a try having seen positive...More

3  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Been to Matsuba several time. the food and service are always top notch. one of the best Japanese I have eat at outside of Japan.

2  Thank anner772017
Reviewed 12 March 2017

The positives - the servicing staff were very pleasant, the decor nice and the location very central. The negatives - the food took forever even though the restaurant was not remotely busy. The very loud argument coming from the kitchen was clearly taking up a...More

Thank Mamaandpapa M
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

I want to start off with the bad, the food was good 3/5 and I find sticks and sushi better but more expensive. The good thing about this place is that the staff are very attentive to your needs. They make sure you have a...More

1  Thank mikeylovesfood
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Lovely to eat in and lovely to get a takeaway food is equally as good delicious sushi and miso soup yum

2  Thank LondonCharlotte
Reviewed 27 November 2016

I understood from Tripadvisor, subsequent to my visit, that the chef had been arrested the night before. In those circumstances the restaurant should phone up the people who have reserved and at the very least suggest that they may be better off going elsewhere. Suffice...More

4  Thank fred506
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Ok so life does have its ups and downs and the restaurant business is no exception... last night there was an incident in the restaurant (police arrived and arrested Chef... yes, I kid you not)... this meant half the menu was off... so how did...More

1  Thank Sandria L
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

just back from a wonderful evening eating Japanese in Matsuba. the food was very tasty and the service good. the only thing that upset me was the assumption that i wanted to pay 14% service charge! it was automatically added to bill. i know its...More

Thank Twickspike
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 82 - USD 82
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
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12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Red Lion Street, Richmond TW9 1RW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Greater London  >  Richmond
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8605 3513
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