Oh Greenwich, you darling beauty you. I now understand why you're a hotspot for tourists, culture vultures, and those in need of good food. I popped to Sticks n Sushi with my cousin recently, and my goodness is it good.
Firstly, it's a bit swanky. I typically avoid such places in London due to sky-rocket prices, and not so good food, and less so the service, but Sticks and Sushi was worth the tip and some.
Bright and airy, complete with stunning orchids and pretty lighting, I was impressed as we were led to our little table. Now, the venue is an airy space, but the tables are pretty close together, and often the diners to our right looked over, amused at our conversation. Not sure I appreciated that. Just a heads up if you want a quiet and intimate lunch or dinner, Sticks n Sushi unfortunately isn't that kind of place. That's not to say the service wasn't stellar, however.
Our waiter was brilliant, informative, funny, patient, the ideal member of staff who delivered great customer service.
You won't be disappointed with the menu either, even if you aren't a fan of sushi. My cousin didn't order any sushi, but a platter of different meats cooked with Asian flavours, based purely on how it looked on the menu - instead of a description, the menu is actually titled 'photo album', which shows photographs of each meal, sharing plate and sashimi roll. We certainly ate with our eyes and were delighted.
The Japanese flavours were true to tradition, but the modern dishes such as the rice paper duck rolls and big chirasi, featuring tuna, trout roe, salmon, soy sesame and sushi rice, were too good to miss for adventurous diners like myself.
Sticks n Sushi is definitely one for the lovers, it's a beautiful spot with meals to share, and offers unusual and winning combinations to try together.