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18 Lodge Rd. Send to Phone
020-7722 7722
Underground: St. John's Wood

Lunch & Dinner Tues.-Sun.
  • Dress code: Casual
  • Reservations suggested

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Kashinoki Restaurant Review

: Surprisingly, this restaurant in a large hotel seats only 40 plus five at the sushi bar. Mirrored alcoves and colourful pictures contribute to a vivid ambience, less austere than most classic Japanese places. The quite short à la carte offers a choice of standard dishes, with less common delicacies in the chef’s specials. Recommended are edamame---boiled green soybeans; saba shioyaki---grilled mackerel with salt and hirame engawa tatsutaage---a masterpiece composed of deep-fried marinated turbot fins. But tsukimi tororo---grated yam with raw egg is perhaps best left to those who share a yen for viscous textures. Unusual in offering just one set menu at £32, but more unusual still, it offers a choice of sashimi or yakitori---grilled chicken as one of four courses preceding the main dishes---no less than seven options, which include sushi, steak, beef teriyaki and grilled lemon sole with mushroom and onion. Devotees of fine saké, always drunk chilled, will be refreshed by finding it here at the same price as the ordinary, warmed version. This restaurant, like Hiroko in the Kensington Hilton, is owned by Tatsuso. Set 2-course lunch & dinner from £18, 3 courses £32.


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