Pham Sushi

Restaurants , Japanese Old Street
  • 4 out of 5 stars
(4 user reviews)
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A no-frills Japanese restaurant not far from Old Street. It specialises in sushi but the menu spans a wide range of noodle dishes, tempura and teriyaki steaks (you can order everything to take away), all authentically prepared by an all-Japanese team with ingredients imported from the homeland.

The sushi list is extensive, with options ranging from sashimi and new-style sashimi to sushi rolls, nigiri and a wide range of sets. The 'specials' feature some interesting options, including kobe beef nigiri, toro tartar with caviar and sea bass sashimi on kiwi. Six different bento boxes offer good value.

Venue name: Pham Sushi
Address: 159 Whitecross St
Opening hours: Lunch served noon-2.30pm, dinner served 6-10.50pm daily.
Transport: Tube: Old St
Price: Main courses £3.50-£7.80. Set meal £12-£16 per person (minimum 2). Unlicensed. Corkage no charge.
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Average User Rating

4 / 5

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firstly i love the main restaurant [across the road] and only have praise for it but this review is for the overspill/ delivery shop. Soft shell crap hand roll was cold and half empty =v.disappointing at £5!. Kula Kula in Covent garden do much better for £3.60, Japanese spring rolls = average, Chef special was toro tartar with caviar =massively disappointing, would be better described as tuna paste on ice, it was about a third of an average tuna steak [if that] which had been food processed and pressed into a mold with nothing else, at £13.50! this was an insult. I've eaten better and twice as much in the Groucho in soho as a starter for £8!. To round things off the service was seriously below average and the place smells bad. All in all a very poor experience.


I really like this place, and I can't believe you have given it two stars because you don't like the interior!


So basically you've given a poor rating to a quality restaurant because of an old fashioned interior? Last Time Out review I bother reading. Anyway it's a great place if you want to eat great sushi in an unpretentious place at good prices.

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