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Cafe Japan

) #4,874 of 18,172 Restaurants in London €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
626 Finchley Road, London NW11 7RR, England
+44 20 8455 3507
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“sashimi” (11 reviews)
“fatty tuna” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
€€ - €€€
626 Finchley Road, London NW11 7RR, England
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1 - 10 of 93 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good service, food as good as being in Japan! Really fresh fish and good helpings. Close to home too!

Thank Hillylondon
Reviewed 24 May 2017

I love Sushi — I eat huge amounts of it when I can. Came here for my four-year anniversary with my partner and we had a great time. The service was good and the food was absolutely amazing. Bill came to £30 a head for...More

Thank mikeocd
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Perhaps my expectations were to high. This Sushi bar received rave reviews so we entered the front doors expecting a great meal. We were let down almost immediately. This place is way understaffed. Busy Saturday night - and two people in the kitchen. The table...More

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

Really should go it is my favourite and is consistently good. Tempura prawn inside out rolls with a teriyaki salmon bento is heaven

Thank richmou
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I remember dining at this place about Three years back,which was not a pleasant experience at all. However recently a work collegue of mine started raving how good this place is. So on a hunch i stepped in ..and wow this place is completely different...More

1  Thank Savio P
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday (mother's day) and yes, expected that it would be busier than usual but for a fairly small restaurant, the slow and appalling service cannot be excused. We had booked a table for around 1.15pm but still had to wait 30mins before...More

Thank klkh1
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Cafe Japan went through a change of ownership and management in 2016. Since then it has been updated and the food even better. Judging by the regulars like myself who have returned as well as the stock of Japanese Londoners, this has become a place...More

Thank BFung S
Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

We have been going to cafe japan for about 10 years and it's been wonderful every time whether alone, with children or friends. The food is superbe (try the age rolls) and the staff very friendly. It actually feels like being in japan, miles and...More

Thank p10p
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

We had supper here after our host booked us a reservation. They have a huge selection from the menu. We had ramen, sashimi, and crab udon & sobo dishes. All were excellent. The crab dishes were so large my teenage son couldn't finish his. You...More

Thank 3liebling
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Used to visit Cafe Japan weekly , went through poor patch . now back on form and great to see . Excellent sushi and great value lunch deals .

Thank StueyE
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 21:30
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 Finchley Road, London NW11 7RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8455 3507
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Café Japan, situated a stone’s throw from Golders Green tube station, has been a local favourite among residents of north-west London for more than 18 years. Specialising in the freshest sushi, as well as many favourite Japanese hot dishes such as teriyaki and tempura, once you taste our food you’ll soon realise why we’ve remained for so many years a popular destination for authentic Japanese food in London.
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