Jason Allen 16/08/17



It’s the perfect place to get a square meal.

Set in Mayfair, the team behind it have a veritable all-star team of Japanese restaurants stacking their CVs – The head chef has spent time in the kitchens at Nobu and Sake no Hana, the bar manager has poured drinks at Kouzu and Tokimeite, and the general manager has run restaurants like Kanada-Ya and Eat Tokyo. Between them, they’ve created a beautifully minimalist space built from pale, mottled wood and subtle lighting. Here’s how it breaks down:


Sitting on the ground floor, the restaurant has both a dining area and a sushi bar, from which you can order both Japanese-style tapas (scallop with sea urchin butter, duck and pickles, beef tataki, etc.) or sushi, which is best taken in the form of their omakase, serving up whatever tuna, octopus, sea bass, eel, or other swimmers are particularly good that day. Then, if you head below the restaurant you’ll find,


This dark, moody affair is home to a small-but-perfectly-formed list of just seven house cocktails, including their gin & grapefruit-blending Citrus Monkey, and a tequila & yuzu combo named the One On One.

And don’t worry. It comes with a few ice cubés.


NOTE: Cubé is open now. You can see the full menus, and make a booking at their website right HERE

Cubé | 4 Blenheim St, W1S 1LB

And once you’ve been to Cubé…you can work your way through the rest of London’s finest sushi restaurants


4 Blenheim St, Mayfair, W1S 1LB

8.0 | Great