Sumosan Twiga

4.2
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Japanese
Set across three floors, Sumosan Twiga offers a separate lounge, bar and restaurant serving Sumosan’s renowned Japanese menu alongside quintessential Italian cuisine. With two head chefs at its helm, Nicola Finamore looking after Italian fare, whilst Bubker Belkhit will continue to oversee Sumosan’s much loved Japanese cuisine. The menu serves favourites and new creations from Sumosan alongside timeless Italian classic dishes by Emanuele . Furthermore, Sumosan Twiga will offer an unrivalled saké list and an extensive selection of Japanese whiskies. The wider wine list will feature the best of the old and new worlds.
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4.2
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4.1
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4.1
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3.7
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Cologne Area
1 review
Dined on October 20, 2019
Overall3food3service1ambience1

Poor service, cold miso soup, incredible cold in the restaurant! When we arrived the staff was vacum cleaning...

AO
Hawaii
1 review
Dined on October 16, 2019
Overall5food3service5ambience5

Nice dinner ! Very good service. Will be back for the brunch !

OT
London
1 review
Dined on October 5, 2019
Overall3food4service5ambience5

Overpriced for the size of the portions

AK
Edinburgh
1 review
Dined on September 27, 2019
Overall1food1service2ambience1

I honestly don’t understand why anyone would come here. The food is mediocre at best! If it wasn’t for the £80p/p minimum spend I would have left after the first dish.

The cocktails were good if a bit overpriced. The staff were friendly but kept pushing us and ultimately asked us to leave as the table was now needed. Given only 3 tables were occupied, this was slightly off-putting.

KP
London
13 reviews
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience3

Food is very average (from italian menu) and the portions are tiny. The gnocci tasted like it was made from dolmio sauce! Its another restaurant where there is all hype around the name and location but no substance. It looks like an old ladys living room inside! The lounge isnt open apart from Sundays so there is no where to go after eating as the bar is tiny. The crowd is 70% girls, mainly on their social so mind you small food portions would go unnoticed. This restaurant is trying too hard to be the next Bagatelle getting their waiters to shimmy round and build up hype so people dont notice they are eating food that potentially could have been a microwave meal from Tesco. On the plus side its open till 3am if your looking for somewhere to eat late as London places usually close so early. Also our waiters were really nice so cant take that away.

J
Oxford
19 reviews
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Yum yum and more yum! Can’t say any more about this trendy place. It was a bit empty for a Saturday night and we spent a lot more than we anticipated but the foooddd. My god! So good!

EL
London
1 review
Dined on September 4, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The food was ok nothing special and expensive. They put me in an empty space when downstairs it had live music . They ruined my first night in London.

l
London
5 reviews
Dined on September 3, 2019
Overall5food2service3ambience5

Lovely place , nice music , but the food not worth it

OT
Los Angeles
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience1

Waiters kept giving us wrong orders, no one was helpful, food was not as good as I expected.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on September 3, 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience4

I had been waiting for my main dishes for more thank hour and half ..

I had been waiting for food after I finish my starter 1 hour and half without food !! I get really annoyed

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Berlin
7 reviews
Dined on August 27, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience1

Seems like more service people than guests. Music playing just any styles available, annoying. Food is OK. Zero atmosphere.

NA
London
13 reviews
Dined on August 10, 2019
Overall5food4service4ambience5

Love it ..especially on weekends after 10 PM

OT
London
16 reviews
Dined on August 2, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience5

Great food, relaxed atmosphere and thank you to both the waitress’s for recommending the dessert from Naples. Amazing

A
London
1 review
Dined on July 23, 2019
Overall3food5service2ambience3

They kept me waiting 30 minutes to prepare my table..

OT
1 review
Dined on July 9, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

We enjoyed our meal although somewhat disappointed at the lack of gluten free options on the Japanese menu. Have never been to a Japanese place, let alone one at this price point, that wasn’t able to accommodate gluten free. The food I had from the Italian menu was good, but still disappointed that I couldn’t have anything at all from the other side. Plenty of other places where the chef prepares the food separately without gluten, or gluten free options are ready to go and available. Was very surprised by this. Drinks and service were all good. Ambience was pretty good. Enjoyed the live band. Would probably come back and give it another try.

OT
Dallas
1 review
Dined on July 5, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience4

Pushy waitstaff, crazy prices, good food.

OT
London
21 reviews
Dined on June 26, 2019
Overall4food4service3ambience5

Good good and ambience , however service was not exceptional. They can surely work on their service. For the kind of money you pay , you deserve better service.

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on June 9, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Fantastica!

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RN
London
18 reviews
Dined on May 26, 2019
Overall3food5service3ambience5

It’s such a shame the night got off to such a bad start by having to wait over an hour for my table. The food we actually received was very tasty but then told the kitchen was closing so couldn’t eat anymore, the service after we were finally sat was very good, shame about the rest.

DM
Dubai
5 reviews
Dined on May 22, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Very nice restaurant with a nice interior for groups of friends!

OT
London
3 reviews
Dined on April 21, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience3

I don’t think I will go again nor recommend this restaurant. The staff were not friendly at all.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on April 8, 2019
Overall3food2service4ambience4

The food is below average, very expensive compared to others!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on March 29, 2019
Overall2food2service3ambience3

Antipasti molto buoni. Roll poco saporiti e basici, al pari di qualsiasi all you can eat

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TA
Houston
7 reviews
Dined on March 21, 2019
Overall3food4service2ambience3

Food was outstanding. Atmosphere is nice. Service was OK. The biggest put off was the waitress. At the end of the meal, she brought the bill(~500£) and then complained about how little she paid and asked that I please give her an additional tip. I really don’t want to be subjected to that at a nice restaurant.

OT
London
1 review
Dined on February 28, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience5

Since the new arrangement of staff the standard and quality food is back!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on February 25, 2019
Overall1food1service1ambience1

The waitress was so rude

LM
1 review
Dined on February 22, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Poor service which is completely unacceptable with ridiculously high service charge of 13.5%, very disappointing food being a poor version of Zuma or Nobu style dishes, completely overpriced even compared to its competitor restaurants. Extremely disappointing experience to say the least!

OT
Miami
2 reviews
Dined on February 21, 2019
Overall4food4service4ambience4

Was great!!

OT
London
1 review
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

A bit expensive but tasty

GG
Washington DC
11 reviews
Dined on February 11, 2019
Overall3food3service2ambience2

A Japanese fusion not exciting

OT
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 9, 2019
Overall3food4service4ambience3

We had a family dinner with some overseas guests. The good and service were good, but it is ridiculously over-priced.

a
London
2 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall2food3service3ambience1

Next to our table, peoppe were smoking electronic ciggarettes which had a really bad smell (like burnt popcorn). I told our waitress two times to ask them not to smoke anymore and she never did so they continued to smoke. I never experienced this in a similar restaurant and i am very dissapointed. Also we were there for an occasion (bday) which was flagged and notbody cared. The food was OK but the problem was the smoking....

P
London
9 reviews
Dined on February 8, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Celebrating a birthday

OT
London
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall3food3service3ambience5

Average food, meh service, absolutely no value

H
New York Area
1 review
Dined on February 7, 2019
Overall4food5service4ambience4

Great birthday celebration, delicious food and good service

M
London
1 review
Dined on February 6, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience3

Family and friends together

GA
Orange County
5 reviews
Dined on February 1, 2019
Overall3food3service5ambience3

Average food. Very expensive ,good service. Bad receiption service

NF
London
2 reviews
Dined on January 26, 2019
Overall2food3service4ambience1

Very poor crowd. Extremely sleazy. They clearly have no strict requirements as to who they let in

OT
London
1 review
Dined on January 24, 2019
Overall5food5service5ambience5

Great food. Very good wine list.

l
Nuremberg
2 reviews
Dined on January 20, 2019
Overall1food2service1ambience3

Sumosan Twiga is definitely a meeting point of London’s high society. The music is quite nice and it’s a good spot for people watching. However, the prices are exorbitant, which would be one thing if the food was outstanding. However, the sushi is merely average and the rolls are very very small. The staff is not very nice as the restaurant tends to be very busy, they don’t take time to chat and rush next to your table all the time. The ambience is not very nice.