yashin_sushi
Cuisine: Japanese
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Verdict based on 5 critic, 2 blogger and 1 user reviews and awards
Restaurant Profile »

Address: 1A Argyll Road, London W8 7DB

Website: Visit restaurant website

Telephone: +44 20 7938 1536

Award-winning Kensington sushi restaurant and bar, with the unusual motto “without soy sauce…but if you want to”

Latest reviews of Yashin Sushi

Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

9 July 2012

Our grouper ‘carpaccio’ saw the meaty fish beautifully balanced by tangy yuzu, a hint of chilli oil and pleasing little nuggets of toasted rice. An unusual eel and pineapple inside-out roll with a mango emulsion was an unexpected triumph…

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Grace_Dent

Grace Dent, Evening Standard

2 December 2011

Yashin Sushi is packed with plump-walleted sushi lovers looking for top-grade, modern, innovative sushi, who can’t face Nobu and its scrum of WAGs…

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matthew_norman

Matthew Norman, The Telegraph

22 September 2011

The rice was perfect and the fish indisputably first rate and beautifully prepared, yet on the quest for exquisiteness all the raw life had somehow been prissified out of it…

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Cheese_and_Biscuits

Chris Pople, Cheese and Biscuits

12 July 2011

The omakase, by the way, was pretty nice – I particularly enjoyed some fatty tuna topped with a tiny flower petal and dab of truffle oil, and a salmon with lovely sharp ponzu jelly - but it wasn’t anything above the standard of ingredients I enjoyed at Asakusa…

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What the Critics say

Time_Out

Time Out Editors, Time Out

9 July 2012

Our grouper ‘carpaccio’ saw the meaty fish beautifully balanced by tangy yuzu, a hint of chilli oil and pleasing little nuggets of toasted rice. An unusual eel and pineapple inside-out roll with a mango emulsion was an unexpected triumph…

Read full review »
Grace_Dent

Grace Dent, Evening Standard

2 December 2011

Yashin Sushi is packed with plump-walleted sushi lovers looking for top-grade, modern, innovative sushi, who can’t face Nobu and its scrum of WAGs…

Read full review »
matthew_norman

Matthew Norman, The Telegraph

22 September 2011

The rice was perfect and the fish indisputably first rate and beautifully prepared, yet on the quest for exquisiteness all the raw life had somehow been prissified out of it…

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metro

Marina O'Loughlin (Metro), Metro

8 March 2011

Yes, it’s expensive, easy to drop a ton without blinking (and I won’t tell you what we spent). But, unlike certain banker-frotting establishments, you feel you’re getting value: good sushi will always be a wallet-punisher…

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giles_coren

Giles Coren, The Times

22 January 2011

Except they don’t do sashimi here, they do “carpaccio”, weirdly. And a load of strange-looking nigiri that is dressed with all kinds of fancy things and blowtorched theatrically on a large stone in the middle of the bar…

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What the Bloggers say

Cheese_and_Biscuits

Chris Pople, Cheese and Biscuits

12 July 2011

The omakase, by the way, was pretty nice – I particularly enjoyed some fatty tuna topped with a tiny flower petal and dab of truffle oil, and a salmon with lovely sharp ponzu jelly - but it wasn’t anything above the standard of ingredients I enjoyed at Asakusa…

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Andy_Hayler

Andy Hayler, andyhayler.com

15 November 2010

The sushi here is briefly seared with a blowtorch just prior to serving, the idea being to release some sweetness. (…) The sushi itself was of good quality, and eel and cucumber roll was pleasant…

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