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Earls Court
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373 Kensington High Street, London W14 8QZ, England
+44 20 7603 8887
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 23:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 23:30
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Kavala, Greece
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130 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dined here recently after the suggestion of a local friend and we really didn't regret it. Lovely fresh food in great prices. We had sushi for starters and personally I had the roast duck with the alternative of noodles. My fiance had salmon teriyaki. We left with the best of impressions and if ever back in the neighborhood we... More 

Thank Xosejulia
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

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 

Thank Paul W
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 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 

Thank Olivier B
London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 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 

2 Thank dashabeedee
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

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!

Thank Efoodie2000
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 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.

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.

Thank JoseGregori
London, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 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

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!!

Thank leeyewjin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:30
12:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 373 Kensington High Street, 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?