About Time You Tried: Unlimited Sushi Sundays at MazeBy Angelica Malin
Maze is, quite simply, my favourite restaurant in London. The sushi is better than anywhere you’ll find in the capital – and I’m forever inventing new, innovative excuses to return to maze. Whether it’s a new sushi roll, a limited edition cocktail or set menu, if there’s something new on at maze, I’ll be the first one through the door. So, naturally, when I discovered they were launching an UNLIMITED sushi sunday promotion – with unlimited amounts of sushi, sashimi and bubbles on Sunday only – I was there in a heartbeat. It was, of course, absolutely out-of-this-world. Here’s why you need to try Sushi Sundays at maze:
Maze restaurant, in the heart of Mayfair, is the perfect place for some slick, stylish fine dining. Maze is a restaurant that specialises in tearing up the rule book by changing up modern European dishes, with an inspired Asian flourish, including a dedicated sushi bar. The Gordon Ramsay restaurant in Mayfair crosses continents with a selection of small plates that are ideal for menu explorers. This is the original maze (now there’s a Chelsea branch too), and the quality is always on point.If you’re a sushi lover, the Japanese-inspired food here is creative, full of flavour and, frankly, almost too beautiful to eat. Almost.
Although I’m as partial to a Yorkshire pudding as the next gal, in summer it’s nice to mix things up with something slightly lighter, which is where maze’s Sushi Sundays comes in. The concept is simple: visit maze and enjoy a delicious selection of sushi with their bottomless sushi and prosecco menu. Stop by the stylish Gordon Ramsay restaurant for an insanely good sushi feast – perfect for a cheeky mid-morning date, or catch-up with your girlfriends. The brunch is an available between 12pm-4pm, and the setting is fantastic – it’s an interactive Japanese experience, as you witness the chefs work right in front of you at the counter. The menu features bottomless bubbles and sushi, available for £40 per person every Sunday – each seating is for one and a half hours at maze, which is plenty of time to enjoy all the sushi goodness. Glorious.
The sushi. Oh man, the sushi. Your first plate will feature a sushi selection of salmon tartare rolls, California rolls, tuna tartare rolls, salmon nigiri, and tuna nigiri. The salmon tartare rolls are my favourite; fresh, light and totally delicious. You can really taste the quality of the fish here, and it’s all full of flavour.
Their California rolls are a classic, and a must-try. Once you’ve emptied your plate, you’ll be able to order even more sushi – including spicy salmon rolls, tuna tartare rolls, California rolls, nigiri plates, and sushi platters. The spicy salmon rolls are a real highlight, with just the right amount of kick, they are famous at maze for a reason.
Unlimited Prosecco. Need I say more. Of course, if you’d like to go off book, they’ve got a great cocktail menu here – I love the Maze Spritz with fresh ginger, Aperol, tea syrup and Prosecco. It’s a beautiful, light summer drink, and goes well with Japanese food, me thinks. Luxurious and vibrant, when you’re looking for a drink in Mayfair, the maze bar is the perfect place to enjoy a pre-dinner tipple or relaxing evening drink. The Asian fusion cocktail menu created by their expert team, offers a refreshing list of classic cocktails with a twist; for something fruity and fun, the lychee and raspberry martini is simply divine. But, like I said, unlimited Prosecco.
So, so good. Often bottomless brunch deals are good value for money, because you realise there’s only so many Bloody Mary’s you can actually drink, and only so many rounds of the Full English you want to consume in a morning. But the bottomless deal here is, really, a great deal. Because for £40, you can eat your body weight in spicy salmon rolls, enjoy all the sparkles and watch the Japanese magic first hand. Maze will always be my favourite Japanese restaurant in London, and, as ever, it didn’t disappoint. Just go.
To make a reservation to enjoy Sushi Sunday at maze, you must book online and select maze sushi from the menu. Yes please.