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Jin Kichi

#1,861 of 17,887 Restaurants in London
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73 Heath Street, London NW3 6UG, England
+44 20 7794 6158
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Today
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
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Sun 18:00 - 22:00
Tue - Sun 12:30 - 14:00
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I just noticed I never wrote a review about Jin Kichi although this is one of my favourites. Probably because I don't want to make it even more difficult to make a reservation... . Anyway, both the sushi as well as the hot/grilled food are outstanding. Service is always super friendly as well. If you want to eat real Japanese... More 

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Thank Till S
London, United Kingdom
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259 reviews
197 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

we have lived in hampstead for 8 years and this is by far the best. Hampstead roll, skewers, "9" sake - just amazing. staff is also great - friendly, professional and committed go!

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Thank Varinia
Level Contributor
35 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is amazing. Incredible menu, great service and most importantly, delicious food. Enchanting local restaurant.

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Thank LMyer7
London, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came here Saturday night with 3 female friends haven't been here for at least 6 years. It's small very busy serving most Japanese dishes, the yakatori (chicken on skewer with spring onion and sweet sauce) was good with big sized pieces. This place had a lot of staff running around and preparing things like the sushi. Although small u never... More 

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Thank Richard J
London, United Kingdom
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213 reviews
150 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I was staying with some friends in London and they decided to bring me here for dinner. I hadn’t previously had much experience with Japanese food so was keen to try a variety of dishes which is exactly what we did. To note the restaurant is very busy in the evenings, and it is advisable to book ahead, which is... More 

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Thank AttentiveTraveller
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
28 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

In many ways this is a really hard review to write because whilst the (front of house) service is often incredibly poor, we love the food and buzz of the place. We eat here regularly, despite its flaws, because the katsu lunch special is incredible, as is the waka kyu salad. The chicken yakitori is also very good. Back again... More 

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Thank JPSARAFF
London
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69 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We went on a Friday night. Booked in advance but could only get a place at the counter (you need to book early for a table!). However, still a very good experience. Tiny and cosy as a result but all part of the ambience and while at the counter you are close enough to hear and be heard it still... More 

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Thank cyulcfslx
Bangkok, Thailand
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We went here because of the review and also because we want to enjoy "order as you go" type restaurant. But it was a disappointing experience due mainly to the service. We were seated downstair, it has an odd smell so I recommended that if you are going to try this place, book upstair which looks much better. There was... More 

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Thank VBeary
Northamptonshire, UK
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66 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 March 2017

Small Japanese, we were lucky to get a table upstairs without a reservation. Pretty full which would explain the slightly longer time for food. Unfailingly polite service and super food. Thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

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Thank Hafiz K
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2017

You know us indians..our comfort food will always be indian.. however i love jinkichi so much ;whenever i feel a bit low and in the mood for something uplifting this is where i come to eat the fried aubergine with sweet miso and the yakitori lamb sticks.the other food is also outstanding but this just takes it to another level.service... More 

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Thank Genevieve D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$41 - US$51
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
Tuesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 73 Heath Street, London NW3 6UG, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7794 6158

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?