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Hare&Tortoise

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Earls Court
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373 High Street Kensington, London W14 8QZ, England
+44 20 7603 8887
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12:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was looking forward to some nice Japanese food. The venue is nicely decorated. The menu was covered with poor quality photos of the food. So I was dubious about how genuine it would be. I asked if one of the dishes could be made with chicken instead of prawns. I was told no, strange as they are supposed to... More 

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Thank Paul W
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22 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

I ordered Makis and Chicken teriyaki. The service is quick which is appreciable, but the teriyaki sauce was not really good and the rice not well cooked to my opinion. It's globally ok but a little tasteless. The room is small and very noisy when full. I'm used to Japanese food and I was quite disappointed at the end regarding... More 

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Thank Olivier B
London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Good food for good prices. BUT. A huge but. Terrible service. My friend and I came in to have a dinner at Hare and Tortoise a while ago. The place looked nice and modern, and we were both up for trying new Asian food. It was such a disappointment to have an awfully rude waitress. First of all, they all... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

Had a dinner with my family, great good, good portions, would return. The place is not massive though, but if you get a seat during peak hours you would definitely enjoy the stay

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Thank axcapnet
London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

Hare and tortoise is a cosy neighbourhood restaurant on High Street Kensington. Good selection of sushi and soups at affordable prices. Headed there with my sister in October. Great experience!

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Thank Efoodie2000
London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

I like this place a lot. I 've been more than 5 times during the last 10 months! I love tataki as well as the dishes with pure sashimi!! Also, the fried seaweed is good! The ramens are quite good as well. Normal prices for sushi - abt £30-35 per person without alcohol.

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Thank g1otaki
Piles de Mar
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

good atmosphere, nice service, but expensive sushi. For the price, not to much fish on the sushi. The rice was overcook and without any taste.

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Thank JoseGregori
London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

Last ate here in October 2015 and did not have a good experience but I was invited back by friends and although not the greatest food and service ever it was a great improvement on my last visit. Service is a little slap dash and the food is just off the mark with a slight stodginess to it

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Thank NWL72
Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
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75 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

They serve mainly Jap food but with some asian food that make this place special. Not a big restaurant but it is always packed. Food portion is reasonable and priced well. Value for money!!

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Thank leeyewjin
London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Portions are quite big on the main dishes so make sure you are well prepared. The duck and rice and salmon teriyaki are amongst my favourites. Excellent value for money and the quality has always been great. Quite busy at peak hours but table turnover is fairly quick so normally shouldn't have to wait longer than 20 mins

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Thank AymanYoussef

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$43
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:30
Saturday
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 High Street Kensington, London W14 8QZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Earls Court
  • Neighbourhood: Earls Court
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7603 8887

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?