Mayfair, Belgravia

Umu

Umu

Umu is billed as the "only Kyoto style restaurant in the UK", and comes with a Michelin star.

Critic reviews - total score 6 out of 10

Critics' score: 5 Giles Coren Times
Reviewed on November 13, 2004
"The quality of the food at Umu is pretty good, but it doesn't bewitch you the way a kaiseki banquet in Japan might." READ REVIEW

 
Critics' score: 6.5 Terry Durack Independent
Reviewed on September 19, 2004
"After hearing stories of how the indigenous Japanese vegetables and wild fish are being flown from Japan, and that the chef insists on cooking with specially imported Japanese water because London water is too harsh, I had been expecting a meal of breathtaking perfection. Instead, my breath is taken away by yawning, as dishes vary from the humdrum to the unexciting, with the odd digression into what-were-they-thinking?" READ REVIEW

 

Restaurant details

Address: 14 - 16 Bruton Place, Mayfair, London W1J 6LX.

Telephone number: 020 7499 8881

Cuisine: Japanese

Michelin star 2 Michelin stars
• 3 AA Rosettes

Nearest station: Bond Street

Opening times: Monday to Friday Lunch 12.00 - 14.30, Dinner 18.00 - 23.00, Saturday Dinner 18.00 - 23.00

 

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