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Earls Court
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373 Kensington High Street, London W14 8QZ, England
+44 20 7603 8887
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had Pad Thai it was ok, could have been improved by introducing some colour into it using red chillis green onions. What annoyed us most was that we thought we booked for lunch at 14:30 but when we arrived we were told we would have to wait 45mins. Food 3 stars, service 2stars

Thank Cliff R
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

We went there to have meal with my family and the manager was the one who took our orders, one by one. After a few minutes, i wanted to add some sushi with the orders but the manager came to me and said they can't take more orders until the main orders are served. I explained to her that we... More 

Thank anne lorraine t
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

This place sounds like a pub but it is a fusion of japanese and thai food. It is always very busy and we had to queue but not for long. Extremely efficient staff and very quick service even with 10 of us. Lovely food and so reasonable for London, can't recommend enough, try it.

Thank julievicky78
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21 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

You can't beat this place, it's very good if you are looking for authentic Japanese food. Been a loyal customer for 10 years and have eaten there or ordered take out. Good value for money, consistent and speed very good. If you are looking for personalised service this is not the place, it's simply efficient. But who cares when the... More 

Thank Pds08
Kavala, Greece
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131 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We dined here recently after the suggestion of a local friend and we really didn't regret it. Lovely fresh food in great prices. We had sushi for starters and personally I had the roast duck with the alternative of noodles. My fiance had salmon teriyaki. We left with the best of impressions and if ever back in the neighborhood we... More 

Thank Xosejulia
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

I was looking forward to some nice Japanese food. The venue is nicely decorated. The menu was covered with poor quality photos of the food. So I was dubious about how genuine it would be. I asked if one of the dishes could be made with chicken instead of prawns. I was told no, strange as they are supposed to... More 

Thank Paul W
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

I ordered Makis and Chicken teriyaki. The service is quick which is appreciable, but the teriyaki sauce was not really good and the rice not well cooked to my opinion. It's globally ok but a little tasteless. The room is small and very noisy when full. I'm used to Japanese food and I was quite disappointed at the end regarding... More 

Thank Olivier B
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Good food for good prices. BUT. A huge but. Terrible service. My friend and I came in to have a dinner at Hare and Tortoise a while ago. The place looked nice and modern, and we were both up for trying new Asian food. It was such a disappointment to have an awfully rude waitress. First of all, they all... More 

2 Thank dashabeedee
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had a dinner with my family, great good, good portions, would return. The place is not massive though, but if you get a seat during peak hours you would definitely enjoy the stay

Thank axcapnet
London, United Kingdom
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50 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Hare and tortoise is a cosy neighbourhood restaurant on High Street Kensington. Good selection of sushi and soups at affordable prices. Headed there with my sister in October. Great experience!

Thank Efoodie2000

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 Kensington High Street, London W14 8QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Earls Court
  • Neighbourhood: Earls Court
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7603 8887

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