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Asakusa

#1,784 of 18,274 Restaurants in London
₹₹ - ₹₹₹Japanese, Sushi, Asian
265 Eversholt Street | Camden, London NW1 1BA, England
+44 20 7388 8533
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  • Average4%
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265 Eversholt Street | Camden, London NW1 1BA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went with a couple of work colleagues, not the most flamboyant of interiors but soon forget about this. Extensive menu supported by attentive staff who were happy to explain dishes and offer advise on combinations. In summary food and service was excellent and the bill...More

1  Thank Heyupmister
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were a group of 6 people and we sat at the table at 21.45 and weren't served all the food until 23.15. The waiter told us they were a bit busy so some plates would take a bit longer, but 1h 30 mins is...More

Thank Carlos M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Asakusa has changed management but the food and service is still excellent , I would say the food has improved when I was there last year before change of management the food went downhill a little but I would highly recommend this restaurant, just one...More

Thank Viviantse82
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, yes it is true: Asakusa is no longer a family run Japanese restaurant. But the menu is the same, cooked by the same Kitchen team and Sushi Chef, and the prices still competitive. The new management are trying hard to maintain standards and they...More

1  Thank RCWO
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I have been coming to Asakusa for the last 7 years. The ownership changed in August 2017 according to the new staff and everything from service to food became terrible, please avoid this place. God I miss the old Asakusa.

1  Thank Z W
Reviewed 7 January 2018

Ignore the great reviews, there is now new management and they've ruined what was my favourite restaurant. I've been coming here for 15 years. I loved the place. But on my recent visit I had a felt the difference immediately, there was a completely different...More

4  Thank RockerLondon_UK
Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

So on my way back from doing a tour of Robinson’s Brewery in Stockport I decided to try this hidden gem by Mornington Crescent and it was better than my last visit. My sushi chef Okano san was a fish Jedi and really knew his...More

Thank SteveBLondon
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Asakusa is a low-key and modest Japanese canteen near Mornington Crescent tube station. The extensive menu includes a wide range of Japanese dishes: sushi, tempura, tonkatsu, noodles, etc, as well as Japanese beers and sake. The quality is good, the prices reasonable, and the service...More

Thank beijingduck
Reviewed 4 December 2017

The original Japanese owner of Asakusa retired in August, and it is now run by a new non-Japanese owner. The quality went downhill, unfortunately. Our starter arrived after we had finished our mains, and Tonkatsu was very tough. Takosu was way too salty. They still...More

3  Thank CM K
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

No frills Japanese, super tasty, generous portions, flavours as good as you'd get in Japan. Nothing trendy or minimalist about this place, just the real thing. Pork gyouza deliciously juicy, sushi good, asparagus sauté yummy, yaki tori great etc etc. Menu in English and Japanese,...More

1  Thank charlotteinjapan
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Augusto R
3 November 2017|
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Response from Pavla_Kupsova | Reviewed this property |
You need a reservation but they open after 4pm so you have to call at 4 or later.
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Alexky1
12 May 2017|
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Response from Q3482NFdianab | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry...we stuck to Sake, but I don't think they had Japanese beer on tap.
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Anyi L
17 February 2017|
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Response from Catherine K | Reviewed this property |
Yes so that your place will be guaranteed! It is quite a small restaurant so reservation prior is highly recommended to avoid long wait.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 265 Eversholt Street | Camden, London NW1 1BA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7388 8533
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