Chotto Matte Soho

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Peruvian
Chotto Matte brings together the best of Japanese and Peruvian cultures serving high-quality Nikkei cuisine and colourful cocktails.

What is Nikkei?
Years ago Japanese immigrants travelled to Peru for work and could not find their authentic ingredients; to overcome this they used local ingredients to substitute. Nikkei was born.

What is Chotto Matte
It is the experience.
Our professional staff know every ingredient on all dishes and how to best serve you the customer. Added to which it is the Chotto Matte way that no GM no MSG, no artificial flavors are used. Product quality is key, it is our mission to provide the best experience possible.

“Let the waiter do it for you. They will work around your likes and allergies to craft the best experience possible just for you.”

Kurt Zdesar
Owner and Restauranteur

Email: info@chotto-matte.com
Tel: 0207 042 7171

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Sun 1:00PM - 6:00PM 9:45PM - 10:45PM
Mon - Thu 12:00PM - 6:30PM 9:45PM - 10:45PM
Fri 12:00PM - 6:00PM

What 2043 People Are Saying
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4.4based on recent ratings
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OT
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Food was amazing. Ordered eight different dishes and they were all incredibly tasty and cooked to perfection.

Service was friendly and attentive.

e
London
1 review
Dined 2 days ago
Overall2food2service1ambience1

The waiter spilled our bottle of champagne on the floor. The bottle had already been marked up by 450%. I do not blame the waiter himself, although spilling champagne is amateur. They offered us a free cocktail to compensate, but seriously.
W arrived a bit early, and they told us in an offhand way to go to the bar, and come back to reception at the appointed time. No service at all.
Nearly all the dishes were coated in a goopy mayonnaise-like substance. There was a thumping bass throughout the meal.
We have been to some serious restaurants in London and elsewhere, and this was one of the worst. Never again!
This place will go bust in two years.

S
London
28 reviews
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Great place, reminded me of the Sanderson. I went on a 50% off food deal, so fantastic value, though it would be pricey otherwise. The Tina tostadita was wonderful, the octopus tiny and expensive, my partner thought the pork belly amazing too, an obsession with sauce on everything which is perhaps a personal taste, but padrón peppers plain would have been my preference.. Cocktails goid

SO
1 review
Dined 3 days ago
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great meals, great ambiance. A littele bit too much noisy. It was hard having a conversation !

T
New York Area
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Love this place, great food, service and we had the 50% off offer currently happening so great value!

L
Cornwall
2 reviews
Dined 5 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience4

Seventh or eighth visit and still as good as the other times. Food is excellent, can’t recommend highly enough. See you soon

KA
London
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall3food1service4ambience4

This is the fourth time I've been to Chotto Matte.

Service was once again brilliant. However......

The first 2 times the food has been amazing.

However, the last time I came (back in June 2019) and this time, the food has not been brilliant and to be honest it was very dissatisfying 1) because of the price of the items 2) both times were special occasions.

C
London
3 reviews
Dined 7 days ago
Overall5food5service4ambience3

They turned the music up at one point which made it way too loud, but they turned it down slightly when we asked. Food is amazing and had a 50% off voucher so it was unbelievable value.

Chotto Matte Soho
Responded 4 days ago

Dear Claudio, Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Best regards, Team Chotto Matte

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h
London
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great evening with the family for a special birthday. Very attentive service and tasty food. The prices are a bit high though.

OT
Liverpool
1 review
Dined on January 12, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food; we had the vegetarian tasting menu and everything was delicious.

Chotto Matte Soho
Responded 5 days ago

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed your meal at Chotto Matte and we look forward to seeing you again very soon. Thank you, Team Chotto Matte

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v
London
5 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall5food5service4ambience5

Always amazing!! Food is delicious and the place is really cool

Chotto Matte Soho
Responded 5 days ago

Dear vmnick, Thank you for your great comments. We are happy to hear how much you love Chotto Matte and look forward to seeing you again very soon. Thank you, Team Chotto Matte

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MR
London
2 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall3food4service1ambience3

Food was delicious, service was slow and terrible. Cocktails were tasty when they finally showed up.

c
London
5 reviews
Dined on January 11, 2020
Overall3food3service3ambience3

I’ve dined at chotto matte twice before and really enjoyed their Sunday brunch menu however this time I tried at the harajuku brunch menu. However, it was really disappointing.

The food was not as great as their downstairs menu, the drinks came really slow, 20 minutes and had to tell the waiter twice. For a bottomless brunch were they intending to slow the drinks down?

The bill came out wrong twice, they tried to charge us for a dessert which was included in the brunch menu.

Really let down my this experience and won’t be dining there again. Which is a shame...

AS
London
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience4

Still good, but both the menu and food both used to be better

FF
London
8 reviews
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience4

The food is very good and the pisco sours truly excellent.
My favourite restaurant in town!

Chotto Matte Soho
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you, FussyFoodie!

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l
London
1 review
Dined on January 10, 2020
Overall4food4service4ambience3

A little too loud for conversation, but impressive food and drinks

WB
London
1 review
Dined on January 6, 2020
Overall4food5service5ambience3

Really great meal, have been Wanting to come for a long time. Only down side was the cocktail.
Had ordered a clover club and was made very poorly.
Little disappointing they had run out of two types of fatty tuna also.
Other than that a good meal

VE
London
6 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastic food and service!

Chotto Matte Soho
Responded 5 days ago

Dear VikEats, Thank you so much and see you again soon. Team Chotto Matte

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PF
London
13 reviews
Dined on January 5, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Amazing food, great people serving, great atmosphere

Chotto Matte Soho
Responded 5 days ago

Dear Paula, Thank you so much for your lovely comments. We are so happy to hear you enjoy Chotto Matte so much. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. Thank you, Team Chotto Matte

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OT
London
1 review
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food - we told the chef our dietary requirements and he did the rest - wine delicious- very cool ambience - CM remains one of my favourite restaurants in London..

Chotto Matte Soho
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you

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SD
New York Area
5 reviews
Dined on January 4, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Solid date spot. Conveniently located near theatre district. Great food and drinks, ideal for sharing. Cool decor and ambiance, definitely recommend to anyone.

Chotto Matte Soho
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you, Stephen!

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OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall4food4service5ambience5

Atmosphere was amazing, food was good but in terms of value a bit overpriced

s
London
12 reviews
Dined on January 3, 2020
Overall5food5service5ambience5

First visit pre theatre. Fantastic menu, attentive and knowledgeable staff. Loved it.

OT
New York Area
7 reviews
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience2

Not for couple

KL
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall2food2service1ambience1

food took to long, music was way to loud they got our order wrong we paid a lot of money for hardly anything food me and my partner didn't get to eat together food was cold service was bad cocktails took 45 mins to come :(

G
London
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall5food5service4ambience5

A great way to bring in the new year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Chotto Matte Soho
Responded 5 days ago

Thank you!

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CC
1 review
Dined on December 31, 2019
Overall3food3service1ambience4

Nice vibrant atmosphere. The food was good standout dish the octopus. Evening let down by very poor service, had ask several times for drinks and some of the orders didn’t come out in a reasonable time. In end we had to leave the dessert as it took so long for the waiter to take out order.

RF
London
1 review