Japanese | Mayfair, Belgravia
Umu is billed as the "only Kyoto style restaurant in the UK", and comes with a Michelin star. To truly appreciate it, opt for the kaiseki menu and let the chef guide your experience here.
Address:14 - 16 Bruton Place, Mayfair, London W1J 6LX.
Nearest tube:Bond Street
Telephone number: 020 7499 8881Now reopened
2 Michelin stars
14 - 16 Bruton Place, Mayfair, London W1J 6LX.
Critic reviews - total score 6 out of 10
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
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
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