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Asakusa

265 Eversholt Street | Camden, London NW1 1BA, England
+44 20 7388 8533
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Closed
6:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
265 Eversholt Street | Camden, London NW1 1BA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

1  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
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This place really is a gem. It is officially my new favourite place. I live a 3 minute walk away and am so excited that it is on my doorstop. The food is awesome, the sushi very fresh, and the price is incredibly low for...More

1  Thank CJFoodie000
Reviewed 21 September 2017

I've been coming every Thursday with my best friend and every week I cannot wait to be back. The place is very authentic and their food is totally amazing. I'd eat everything if I could, but the best picks for me are Asakusa salad and...More

Thank Pavla_Kupsova
Reviewed 18 September 2017

Since I moved to London 4 years ago I have not been to many restaurants twice. This is purely due to the sheer choice of places to eat. Asakusa I have been to over 10 times. The food is authentic Japanese food and it is...More

Thank CRAT85
Reviewed 23 August 2017 via mobile

Menu with Great variety, good food and very nice service. It is a slow food restaurant do not go if you are really in a hurry. I would go again.

Thank santa_kei
Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

It is always difficult to get a table at Asakusa which is known for its good Japanese food at competitive prices. The decor is very old and could do with a refresh though the welcome is very hospitable and the service friendly and quick. The...More

Thank OkayTC
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Very good place with real traditional food. All the dishes were well prepared with a minor issue with the freshness of the Edamame and with the lack of space between tables, but it definitely worth the visit.

Thank Jose Eduardo M
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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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