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Cafe Japan

626 Finchley Road, London NW11 7RR, England
+44 20 8455 6854
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible6%
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“sashimi” (13 reviews)
“fatty tuna” (3 reviews)
“quality sushi” (3 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
626 Finchley Road, London NW11 7RR, England
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is one of the long established Japanese restaurants in Golders Green near the station, keeps going from strength to strength and has not ceased to please me and my family. We go there mainly for weekend luncheons and sometimes in the evenings for special...More

Thank Chung L
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This is a really good sushi and Japanese food cafe that I will keep returning to. The quality is superb and the set lunches are great value. Also of note is the miso soup and the fresh salads with really good dressings. Sashimi is wonderful...More

1  Thank SuzanneNorthLondon
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

A wonderful trip to Japan through cafe Japan!delicious food, perfect quality,good value for money,very nice customer service!you don't have to travel to Japan, Japan is in london. Definitely going back soon!

Thank Angelica1313
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Good service, food as good as being in Japan! Really fresh fish and good helpings. Close to home too!

1  Thank Hillylondon
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I love Sushi — I eat huge amounts of it when I can. Came here for my four-year anniversary with my partner and we had a great time. The service was good and the food was absolutely amazing. Bill came to £30 a head for...More

Thank mikeocd
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Perhaps my expectations were to high. This Sushi bar received rave reviews so we entered the front doors expecting a great meal. We were let down almost immediately. This place is way understaffed. Busy Saturday night - and two people in the kitchen. The table...More

Thank Patrick F
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Really should go it is my favourite and is consistently good. Tempura prawn inside out rolls with a teriyaki salmon bento is heaven

Thank richmou
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

I remember dining at this place about Three years back,which was not a pleasant experience at all. However recently a work collegue of mine started raving how good this place is. So on a hunch i stepped in ..and wow this place is completely different...More

1  Thank Savio P
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Visited on a Sunday (mother's day) and yes, expected that it would be busier than usual but for a fairly small restaurant, the slow and appalling service cannot be excused. We had booked a table for around 1.15pm but still had to wait 30mins before...More

Thank klkh1
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Cafe Japan went through a change of ownership and management in 2016. Since then it has been updated and the food even better. Judging by the regulars like myself who have returned as well as the stock of Japanese Londoners, this has become a place...More

Thank BFung S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 626 Finchley Road, London NW11 7RR, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 8455 6854
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Café Japan, situated a stone’s throw from Golders Green tube station, has been a local favourite among residents of north-west London for more than 18 years. Specialising in the freshest sushi, as well as many favourite Japanese hot dishes such as teriyaki and tempura, once you taste our food you’ll soon realise why we’ve remained for so many years a popular destination for authentic Japanese food in London.
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