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The best Japanese restaurants in London.


Dylan Mitchell

London is a paradise for a food lover, with a vibrant culinary scene that offers a delicious variety of international cuisines. If you're a fan of Japanese food, then you're in luck! London has some of the best Japanese restaurants that are sure to tantalise your taste buds. From sushi and sashimi to ramen and udon, there's something for everyone. Whether you're a seasoned sushi connoisseur or new to Japanese cuisine, you're in for a treat. So, continue reading our list of the best Japanese restaurants in London to find your new favourite spot.

The best Japanese & sushi spots in London.

At tastecard, not only do we love providing you with London restaurant deals, but we also enjoy pointing out restaurants for you to try. Here is a list of what we believe to be the best Japanese restaurants in London:

  • Rika Moon
  • Duomo
  • Issho-Ni
  • Eat Tempura
  • IRO Sushi
Rika Moon London

Rika Moon.

If you're looking for some of the best sushi in London, Notting Hill's Rika Moon has to be on your radar. The incredibly stylish, family-run, indpendent eatery invites you to sample the culinary delights of Japan with a modern twist.

Rika Moon's meticulously hand-crafted sushi is made from the finest of ingredients. All their Nigari sushi comes with 58-year aged Nishikidori Soy Suace imported straight from Japan to give it some serious umami flavours.

But no Japanese meal is complete without a drink on the side, and Rika Moon's talented staff are on hand to help you pair your meal with wine or offer advice on the restaurants collection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails. 

Don't forget, you can enjoy everything at Rika Moon for less with 25% off food and drinks from Sunday to Thursday.

Duomo London Japanese Sushi


The first stop on our journey to find the best sushi restaurants in London takes us to Duomo just south of the River Thames. Sat in the middle of Elephant and Castle and Bermondsey, this delightful restaurant is a favourite for locals and tourists alike. Why, you ask? Well, at Duomo, they combine traditional Japanese cooking methods with modern cuisine.

Communal tables encourage socialising while dining, which helps to create a vibe that makes it a restaurant for all. If you’re a fan of sushi, you’ll love Duomo. With the maki and the sashimi, the sushi is out in full force, while there is also a wealth of hot plates to choose from for those in search of something a little different.

With tastecard, you can get 25% off the total bill from Sunday to Thursday at Doumo.

Issho-Ni London


Shoreditch is a fun place to socialise with friends and family and it also has one of the best Japanese restaurants in London. In this area, you’ll find Issho-Ni which is a wonderful place to enjoy sushi and catch up with friends. Issho-Ni is an alternative take on the classic Japanese restaurant as not only can you sample delicious sushi, but it’s also a hip cocktail bar that offers bottomless brunch on a Saturday!

So, if you fancy a cocktail (or two!) and some fancy dishes with little bites, Issho-Ni is the place for you.

With 25% off the total bill from Sunday to Thursday, Issho-Ni’s dishes are sure to hit the spot even more with tastecard.

Eat Tempura London

Eat Tempura

The third stop on our culinary journey around London is Eat Tempura. Sitting as close as it can possibly get to Whitechapel tube station, Eat Tempura is in a great location in the heart of the capital. Its menu options and quality of food match its location too! If you head to Eat Tempura, you can expect something a little different with a unique twist placed on all of their traditional Japanese dishes.

Using only the finest and freshest ingredients, it’s one of the best and most affordable Japanese restaurants in London, and you simply must try their sashimi, nigiri, maki and Tamaki! There is also a wide variety of curry, noodle and tempura dishes for those in search of something a little different. But, if you’ve been touring the city and its landmarks all day and need a relaxing place to rest and eat, it’s a great option.

2 for 1 from Sunday to Thursday means that you can enjoy Eat Tempura for less with tastecard.

IRO Sushi London

IRO Sushi.

IRO Sushi in the Fulham area is where we take you for the last entry on our list of where to find the best Japanese food in London. If you’re in the area and in the mood for delicious sushi and a friendly atmosphere, you simply must try Iro Sushi. Spend quality time with loved ones over some maki, uramaki and futomaki, and much more. There’s also a range of tempura, salad and poke choices, satisfying all tastes.

Whether it's for a small family gathering, a quick bite with some close friends or an intimate evening out with someone special, one and all can expect the warmest of welcomes and most delicious of meals at this sushi spot.

25% off the total bill from Sunday to Thursday with tastecard makes IRO Sushi not only one of the best but one of the most affordable Japanese restaurants in London too!

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Now you know where to find the best Japanese restaurants in London, you can try tastecard and start saving money. With our discount card, you can enjoy fantastic restaurant deals like 2 for 1 or 25% off the total bill, discount cinema tickets and attractions tickets deals. It’s perfect for families that love to dine out and enjoy tourist attractions together.