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Jin Kichi

#1,810 of 17,936 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
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73 Heath Street, London NW3 6UG, England
+44 20 7794 6158
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
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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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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

We have been to Jin Kichi a few times, as local to us. And we always have a great meal. The cooked skewers are amazing, we love in particular the chicken skin (you need to pre-order these as they run out very quickly), asparagus wrapped in pork, duck and spring onion. Also the tempura is yummy, as of course the... More 

Thank MarianthiO
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30 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Tasty Japanese food on Friday lunchtime...I emailed to reserve but did not receive a reply. Went there anyway and had the Sashimi, Tempura, lunchtime Bento box and 3 types of Sake...All delicious, in an authentic surrounding...cost £75

Thank michaelnewport
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016

Best sushi around apart from atariya. Their website for takeaway collection is atrocious. Salmon sashimi, unagi and deep fried squid is great. Service in restaurant is good too, very quick service they have high turnover and don't let you stay for too long when you book.

Thank Sunburnt_Penguin
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281 reviews
170 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 141 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

This is rated the best by Giles Coren. It was good but i think the sushi was no better than many other places i have been. Probably pricier that many other restaurants and the basement is cramped. Black Cod was good , but again not the best and understandably pricy. nothing wrong, just not outstanding

Thank tomnNW4
Harpenden, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Booked here for lunch with my husband for a special date. The service was very friendly and attentive. The food arrives pretty quickly and the quality was impeccable. It was an expensive lunch for two at £88 including tip but we had a great selection, miso soup, mixed sashimi, black cod, tempura prawn sushi, extra portion of tuna sashimi because... More 

Thank amrahseel
London, United Kingdom
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62 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016

I like sushi, I like sashimi and i like Japanese food a lot but I struggle to find the quality, authenticity balance in North London. Jin Kichi has found that balance. You enter via a sliding door. It is a small place, crammed with tables, chair, sushi bar, staff and customers. Groomed and comfortable Hampstead customers sit in tight corners... More 

Thank Tony J
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51 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

The food is really good! Fish is fresh, some combinations are absolutely new. Sake is good. It's a very small place, but somehow you forget about it when you dig in your chopsticks into your seaweed salad or sashimi assortment. The Hampstead special is specially delicious. Book in advance it gets full quickly.

Thank gulmi k
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016

Based in the heart of Hampstead and easy to miss!...this is one of the best restaurants i have ever been to. For the full authentic experience, try to book a seat at the bar where you can watch the chef do his magic. The owners and staff are really friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them. They explain... More 

Thank Raj M
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Small restaurant in the heart of Hampstead Village (north London). Fine and fresh Japanese food with great staff service. The downstairs room let you feel like at home in a cosy environment. I do advice to book a table downstairs as the upper floor is quite small and chaotic.

Thank Roberta R
New York City, New York
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136 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

i was not expecting such a small place. Because there had just been a street fair, Hampstead was very crowded. They put me at the counter in the back and the first thing I noticed was the heat from the central grill hitting me in the face like a furnace blast. oh well, I was just lucky to get a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$41 - US$51
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
12:30 - 14:00
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:30 - 14:00
18:00 - 23:00
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?