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Opticon | Bartholomew Square, Brighton BN1 1JS, England
+44 1273 719195
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Ranked #255 of 856 Restaurants in Brighton
Price range: $19 - $39
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Families with children, Doing business
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Delivery, Late Night
Description: Moshimo is one of Brighton's most popular restaurants, with a fiercely loyal customer base: 35% of its customers dine at the restaurant at least once a week. They visit regularly because they know the staff, and know how good the food is.The restaurant's 50% MOSHIMO MONDAYS & TUESDAYS, where members receive 50% off their food, is a sell-out. Check the restaurant out in the summer, when the entire front of the restaurant dramatically slides open like a shoji screen.Moshimo is behind FISHLOVE, the global photographic campaign to end over-fishing, has received a PETA award for its promotion of restorative eating, and its homemade teriyaki sauce is a sensation.......but don't it from us - go to our Facebook page to see what our regulars have to say.

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English first
Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

I have been coming to Moshimo for many years and always enjoy the atmosphere and the freshness of the food on offer. Had lunch with a friend and were offered a table adjacent to the "production line". Our drink orders were taken promptly. I always enjoy trying new dishes and today I had the monkfish livers which were succulent. My... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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249 reviews 249 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
281 helpful votes 281 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This is the first time I've been back since it changed its name from Moshi Moshi. Food is excellent and prices are reasonable. It's also ethically sourced which is great. Service was a bit slow but ok. It's definitely one of the better places in Brighton for Japanese. I've been to Japan but I didn't find it particularly authentic -... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Having visited Japan I have to say that this place was bang on.. Great food done to perfection I've not had such a fun evening in a long while.. Sashimi beef was perfection, aubergine cooked so well. I really can't fault this place and it's not really even that expensive. Staff very friendly and knew what everything was which is... More

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32 reviews 32 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I'm so over this place. I have been a member here since it first opened, but the customer service just gets worse and worse. When I arrived last night the restaurant was half empty. I asked for a booth, but was told I couldn't have one as it was there busy night and that we would have to eat at... More

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MOSHIMO, Owner at Moshimo, responded to this review

I think the best thing to do here is to copy the dialogue we had on Facebook with this customer: MOSHIMO: Dear Phil, I'm sorry to read your comments. If you are a regular customer, you'll know that we have to be careful about keeping booths for groups of three or more, as we get very busy, especially on our... More

Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

A Japanese friend was in town last week, and despite 'going native' for her entire trip around the UK, she was curious to discover what sushi might be like outside of Japan. So as to give the best account of ourselves as possible I took her to Moshimo. I myself am pescatarian, for ethical and health reasons, and I was... More

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MOSHIMO, Owner at Moshimo, responded to this review

Thank you for this. Yes, we've had quite a few customers from Japan dine with us recently, and I'm glad to say they all said similarly nice things. See you soon, I hope. Nicky More

West Sussex
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190 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We have been here before and had the spicy mushroom soup, which was delicious. The second time we came for lunch, I asked for the spicy mushroom soup again, but the soup was completely different. I asked the waitress who apologised and said she had given me the tofu soup by mistake, took it away and replaced it with the... More

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MOSHIMO, Owner at Moshimo, responded to this review

I'm not sure how to respond. I don't think there's anything wrong with our chefs having added the mushrooms to the miso soup (we'd do this as a matter of course)... but I simply can't conceive of the possibility that you would be served the soup with ONE mushroom in it. Are you sure? The mushrooms come from a wonderful... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

I was in Moshimo a week ago with my friends for dinner. We had a great time! The food was delicious. We started with excellent soup, and then many diferrent kinds of sushi. Everything was fresh and tasty and we really enjoyed the big range of vegan things. The service was fast and polite. I need to say that we... More

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MOSHIMO, Owner at Moshimo, responded to this review

Great to hear you enjoyed it! Nicky co-owner More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Evening was ruined by the music being so loud that we were unable to hold a conversation at the table without shouting at the top of our voices. It was made worse that the music was repetitive dance music. I would expect to be able to hear the person sitting next to me in a restaurant. I left with a... More

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MOSHIMO, Owner at Moshimo, responded to this review

Thanks, will tell staff. Glad that everything else was good, All best, Nicky co-owner More

Brighton, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

we LOVE moshimo and go regularly for the excellent sushi, sake margaritas and good tunes. service is sometimes the downfall HOWEVER tonight a new member of staff Patrik Harbut absolutely rocked! great friendly attentive service and good food recommendations (how if so new?!) WHAT A BABE! with a notable increase in staff and as goo as Patrik it just adds... More

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MOSHIMO, Owner at Moshimo, responded to this review

Scarlett, we like to think all our staff are babes... Nicky co-owner More

Hove, United Kingdom
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115 reviews 115 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Just returned from date here and we both had the WORST experience. On a busy Saturday evening at 8pm, we started with a very long wait to even be acknowledged by the host, no eye contact, a seemingly untrained and overwhelmed staff, slow service, and dirty piles of dishes stacked all over the bar... the place was covered with dirty... More

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MOSHIMO, Owner at Moshimo, responded to this review

Hmmm.... Mikayla was the manager that evening. She's has been with us for many, many years and is rather lovely. She says she was wearing a pink shirt and that she was standing at the entrance greeting customers as they came in. She did report a problem with us running out of wine glasses at one point in the evening... More

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Additional Information about Moshimo

Address: Opticon | Bartholomew Square, Brighton BN1 1JS, England
Phone Number: +44 1273 719195
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 39
Cuisine: Japanese

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