| Chelsea, Kensington, Knightsbridge

One of London's stalwarts, this has been a fixture of the Knightsbridge scene for over 15 years. Expect a high-end Japanese dining experience, still some of the best in the Capital, and to be surrounded with the finest of Knightsbridge. And make sure you make the most of the sake sommelier.

Restaurant details

5 Raphael Street, London SW7 1DL
Nearest tube: 
  • Knightsbridge
Telephone number: 020 7584 1010
More info: 
  • Private Hire available
  • Bar area


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5 Raphael Street, London SW7 1DL


Critic reviews - total score 7.5 out of 10

Critics' score: 6
Jay Rayner London Magazine Estimated score
Reviewed by January 04, 2012
"But none of these things are what stay with me from the experience. Instead, it is the crash and clatter, the sight of people thumbing their smartphones and flicking bytes of whizzy media at each other off their touch screens, like so much electronic confetti." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 10
Devanshi Mody View London
Reviewed on October 12, 2007
"Zuma is a delightful addiction, if you can afford it. Your meal here will be a truly special occasion." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 8
Anon Independent
Reviewed on October 23, 2004
"...Zuma is still where it's at as far as stylish, glamorous modern Japanese dining is concerned." READ REVIEW

Critics' score: 6.5
Matthew Fort Guardian
Reviewed on May 05, 2003
"Zuma keeps closer to the Japanese originals, but serves them up in coarse, vulgarised versions, and when the kitchen departs from the canon of Japanese cooking, it comes up with coarse, vulgar pastiches." READ REVIEW