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Pompoko

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Church Street, Brighton, England
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Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget

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  • 142
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    Very good
  • 24
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  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Sooo good.

It's quick It's delicious It's cheap ITS AWESOME.... A great place to eat only downside is it's too popular, I tend to get it to take out and go and eat in the pavilion gardens as the restaurant is often busy.

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 25, 2015
JamesPMitchell
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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270 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

It's quick It's delicious It's cheap ITS AWESOME.... A great place to eat only downside is it's too popular, I tend to get it to take out and go and eat in the pavilion gardens as the restaurant is often busy.

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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015 NEW

This place is the place to go if you want some Japanese food really good, tasty , cheap and to get it very quickly . Waiting time is around 5 10 minutes and the food is delicious . The place is very small and can be crowded because it is a very famous tiny restaurant but during the summer it... More 

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Ilford, Essex
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26 reviews 26 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

Needed somewhere for a quick lunch and this really came up trumps. You may think they are full if you can't see an empty table but they do have upstairs seating. Have to say I didn't have a clue what I was ordering but it was very, very tasty and pleased I chose it. (I confess my choice was mainly... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

On my time on Brighton I found many amazing places, pubs and clubs. Talking about restaurants this is one of the best. Fast, delicious and not expensive at all. A Korean friend used to work there, she convinced me to visit the place. I found a loads of options to choose, placed in a central and touristic place. Finally, if... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

Pompoko is a great little place with delicious food and fast service. There are loads of options to choose from and a great range of veggie choices! The service is fast, so it's great when you're super hungry! The food is so tasty and so cheap, but you get huge portions!! It's a nice little place with a great atmosphere... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Now this place is not full of thrills & its not the sort of place you would get dressed up for a romantic meal BUT what a find!!! You take a seat where you can upstairs or downstairs, order at the till & in about 5 minutes your food comes out & the food we had was gorgeous. By the... More 

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19 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

None of your sanitised WAGAMAMAS style food here. All just like being in Japan. And great value as well as BYo. Dead quick service. Upstairs not as busy as downstairs, though be prepared to hear many conversations other than your own. Attracts a lot of students.

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

It's okay, largely due to the price. Cramped and constant traffic past the tables from customers and staff, literally knocking your food off the table. It's cheap and at the very low end of Japanese restaurants, it's the sort of place you find all over Asia but without the ambience and great food. If you're on a budget and don't... More 

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Stroud, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

easy menu with pictures, tables were clean, food arrived fast, tasted wonderful and the bill was tiny. Forget the fuss at lunchtime and eat here, it's brilliant!

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6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Best value for money- filling and tasty- excellent location, perfect for take away and eat around the Pavilion!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Church Street, Brighton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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