The words ‘sushi’ and ‘South Kensington’ may not invoke emotions of excitement or desire for anyone not from South Kensington, but if you so happen to be in the neighbourhood, Dozo is a great option. The sushi is good quality, and the rolls are fun. Be warned that it gets packed at lunchtime with all the international students and the downstairs section of the restaurant has awkward sunk in seating that can be problematic to get into if you’ve only experienced yoga by Googling the word ‘yoga’.
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When you're on Kensington High Street and get struck with an insatiable craving for solid Mediterranean food, Melabes is the spot for you.
Pappa Roma is a classic, inexpensive Italian spot just a five-minute walk from South Kensington.
This location is everything you would expect from a Dishoom - great Indian food, in a grand setting, with long queues.
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While it might cost, the upbeat vibes and classy Japanese food at Roka in Fitzrovia always deliver a good time.
Not only is the sushi at Sushi Atelier on Great Portland Street great, it’s also very affordable. Sit at the bar and get the 12-piece omakase.
Cubé is a sushi restaurant in Mayfair with a £75 omakase in the evenings, and a fine whisky/sake bar in the basement.
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