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Pompoko

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Church Street, Brighton, England
07796001927
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Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery

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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
Lovely Restaurant. Casual and good quality.

Perfect for student, lovely service (the people are really nice there despite how busy it can get) and a nice vibe. One of my fave restaurants in Brighton for when you've been hanging about and get hungry. Good value.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
EmilyCaroliiinina77
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Brighton, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Perfect for student, lovely service (the people are really nice there despite how busy it can get) and a nice vibe. One of my fave restaurants in Brighton for when you've been hanging about and get hungry. Good value.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Really great food for the ridiculously low cost! The service isn't fantastic and there's no alcohol on the menu but they do let you bring your own, so if you're after a quick, value for money meal then you can't go far wrong with Pompoko.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Pompoko is one of my favourite restaurants in Brighton and I regularly visit with friends. For less than £5 you get a large bowl of tasty rice with your choice of meat or tofu (I'm not vegetarian but the tofu is particularly good). The starters are also good value - I can particularly recommend the ribs and gyoza dumplings. For... More 

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Ditchling, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I asked about whether they added MSG to their food, as I wanted to know. I might as well have asked for the solution to Fermat's Last Theorem. They really didn't want to tell me, and then I was cheerfully told by a regular that that's what makes the food so moreish. Ha. I didn't bother to ask where the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Very impressed how fast they serve the food....this make me think how could it be possible that food so cheap and so fast can be of any quality???....Well you get what you pay for...

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Lancing, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Fast, efficient and delicious food. Best of all for a extra pound you can take your own alcohol. Good value for Brighton.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Had the green tea ice cream and it was possibly the best ice cream I have had. Amazing food and generous portions at a very reasonable price. I left feeling satisfied and happy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015 via mobile

I visited pompoko after reading lots of positive reviews on tripadvisor and was not disappointed. There were lots of Japanese dishes available, each with an accurate photo of the dish on the menu to help you choose. There was also a list of the five most popular dishes. There are meat and vegetarian options available. Mains were less than a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Not alot to look at from the outside and it is a bit cramped and small inside. They only take cash but this is the norm in brighton. However it is favourite of mine for lunches at work. The food is very reasonably priced and extremely tasty. The service is very fast and the staff are very friendly. Highly recommend... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Pompoko is a Brighton institution. The food is reliably delicious. The staff is always helpful and friendly. And the price is simply unbeatable. It's cheap, but it's the GOOD kind of cheap. My last visit here was with my girfriend and her sister, along with her sister's friend. We had some spring rolls, tofu-veggie rolls, stir-fry noodles, a tofu don... More 

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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
  • Phone Number: 07796001927

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese

Restaurant Characteristics

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

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