London’s Most Iconic Japanese Restaurant

Nobu London on Old Park Lane has been a Mayfair institution since it opened in 1997. The London location was Europe’s first outpost of the globally renowned restaurant brand, owned by chef Nobuyuki Matsuhisa and Hollywood actor, Robert De Niro.

Located within the COMO Metropolitan Hotel, the bright and spacious restaurant looks out over Hyde Park and Mayfair’s illustrious Park Lane. A favourite of celebrities and families alike, Nobu London has enjoyed a devoted following for over 20 years, maintained by culinary excellence and impeccable service. 

Chef Nobu’s unique style of Japanese cuisine with Peruvian influences has been celebrated all over the world. Nobu London’s menu features all of his most iconic dishes, from the famous Black Cod Miso – buttery, flaky marinated cod – to New Style Sashimi – slices of fresh sashimi, lightly seared with hot oil and sesame. The menu also offers a comprehensive selection of cold and hot dishes, vibrant salads and tempura, alongside a huge variety of sushi, sashimi and cut rolls, expertly crafted by some of the best sushi chefs in the world. Nobu newcomers, or those celebrating a special occasion, can opt for the restaurant’s Omakase menu. Translated to ‘I’ll leave it up to you’ or, in this case, the chef, Nobu’s Signature and Seasonal Omakases offer a selection of dishes in a tasting menu format, with a wine pairing also available. 

Guests can also enjoy an extensive beverage menu at Nobu London featuring fine wines and a range of Hokusetsu sake, created exclusively for Nobu Restaurants. Nobu cocktails are quirky and creative and available from just £15. The restaurant’s highly regarded bartenders team up regularly with major drinks brands to create special cocktails, available for a limited time, so be sure to sample what’s on the menu that month. 

Nobu London boasts spacious round tables that seat up to 12 guests, plus a private dining room, and is perfect for events of all kinds. From sushi masterclasses for corporate team building to full-scale wedding receptions, Nobu London can create bespoke packages for both in-restaurant and at-home private catering. 

With such an extensive reputation, Nobu London makes an ideal gift for any celebration. Digital and physical gift cards are available from just £50 and can be personalised for the recipient.

Open seven days a week for dine-in and takeaway, Nobu London is a core part of London’s dining scene and delivers the very best to its customers decade after decade.