Dozo South Kensington
Address: 68 Old Brompton Street, South Kensington, London, UK SW7 3LQ (nearest tube station: South Kensington)
Opening hour: Monday - Wednesday: 12pm - 3pm and 6pm - 10:30pm, Thursday - Friday: 12pm - 3pm and 6pm - 11pm, Saturday: 12pm - 11pm and Sunday: 12pm - 10pm
Telephone: 020 7225 0505
Address: 32 Old Compton Street, Soho, London, England W1D 4TP (nearest tube station: Leicester Square)
Opening hour: Monday - Wednesday: 12pm-3pm, 6pm - 10:30pm, Thursday - Friday: 12pm - 3pm, 6pm - 11pm, Saturday: 12pm - 11pm and Sunday: 12pm - 10:30pm
Telephone: 020 7434 3219
After I took my family to Dozo in Soho, my sister insisted on coming back to try again Volcano Maki, and without hesitation, we would come back to taste it again, despite the fact that I remember every single element of this dish now. Volcano Maki dish (Seared Eel, leeks, bonito flakes, eel sauce, avocado, mayonnaise, and cucumber) (£15.80) always receives tremendous compliment from both my family and friends. Even though it seems a bit pricey for only 8 small pieces, I can guarantee it has brilliant value for the quality and presentation of food. The food was freshly-made, and if you sit near enough to the food counter, you can take a look at how the food is prepared, cooked and presented beautifully. As the name suggests, the dish is like an explosion of tastiness. The combination of seared eel, fish roe, avocado and cucumber went perfectly well with the deliciously creamy mayonnaise sauce underneath. The sauce was so tasty that we kept eating everything else with it. Every element of the maki was so nice individually, not least when being put together. Next, I chose for myself Unagi Don (Grilled fresh Eel with eel sauce on rice) (£14.80) which was also a very nice dish, although I admit it is a bit expensive for 4 pieces of eel. Despite those facts, it tasted super amazing, particularly the eel. The skin was crispy and aromatic, and the meat was appetizing with the sauce. Also, even the Japanese rice was fragrant and the Miso soup served with the rice was very fresh. If you go to Dozo from Monday to Friday for lunch, the price for this dish will be lower for the same portion of food. Moreover, its Sashimi was particularly fresh, and I wondered how they could get that tasty seafood even though England is not so famous for tuna and salmon.