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“Very good Omakase in London”
Review of Sushi Tetsu

Sushi Tetsu
Ranked #22 of 25,458 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations
Neighbourhood: Clerkenwell
Reviewed September 2, 2017

We had the omakase. The seafood is fresh and good quality. Preparation of the sushi and sashimi is meticulous and really is an art. Favourites are the mackerel, fatty tuna nigiri (looks like otoro), and the fatty tuna hand roll. The rice used in the sushi is amazing. I could eat a big bowl of the rice just on it's own. Owner is really friendly and give good advice about the food and drinks. Love the sake as well. All in all a very good experience. Don't let the booking process deter you. If you are flexible with dates and can persevere with the calls to the booking line, you'll have a great meal and experience.

Caution: other sushi and sashimi may not live up to your standards once you try a good edomae sushi.

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Reviewed August 6, 2017

It wasn't easy getting a place here, but well worth the effort as the sushi was delicious!

The fish was so fresh and the Japanese chefs were amazing. Huge selection to choose from. It may seem expensive, but it is definitely worth it as the sushi is so good - as good as our recent trip to Japan.

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Reviewed August 2, 2017

Generally, when something is hyped enough to make it near impossible to get reservations, it fails to live up to the hype. That is not the case with Sushi Tetsu.

This is definitely some of the finest sushi on offer in London. The dishes are exquisite and the flavours perfectly balanced. If you can make it through the booking process you won't be disappointed. The menu is not cheap but it is good value for money.

Although the restaurant is tiny and therefore very intimate, there is no requirement to talk to the people next to you (although a single diner struck up a conversation with his neighbours so it is possible). The waiting staff are attentive and friendly (and able to recommend good drinks pairings).

The only down side is how long it took (over three hours) to complete the menu. I believe this was because three of the seven diners had al a carte choices rather than the set menus, so is probably not usually a problem. It was good not to be rushed but it finished a little later than expected and the person I was eating with missed the last fast train home.

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Reviewed July 30, 2017 via mobile

So, last night was my first time eating 'real' sushi - as opposed to the pre-packaged stuff from a supermarket. Also the first time I've had sake.

Wow. Mind blown. Definitely one of the best dining experiences I've had. The restaurant was really lovely, the staff were so attentive and the food (and sake!) was sublime. Definitely worth the 300+ phone calls and the somewhat alternative booking system.

Thank Kay B
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Reviewed July 25, 2017

I had a dinner at Sushi Tetsu and It was extremely tasty. I really enjoyed all flavors.
A staff was friendly and helpful with the menu.

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Thank AnnLoan
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