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Church Street, Brighton, England
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Delivery, Late Night
Good for:
Families with children
Local cuisine
Dining on a budget
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Dinner
Delivery
Late Night

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  • 137
    Excellent
  • 84
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
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
Cheap and cheerful

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... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 9, 2015
McDuffStuff
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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263 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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
Senior Reviewer
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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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

If you like traditional Japanese food, come here!! The food is really tasty and comes served in a very traditional manner. This place has a very good atmosphere and I've never seen it empty!!

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Athens, Greece
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I saw that small japanese "paradise" after my stroll from the lane str.! I came at night, lovely staff smile and helpful, the prices are very good and the dishes was absolutely nice.... VALUE FOR MONEY OF COURSE...

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

I love this place! I started to come here after work with friends as it wasn't far away and is very cheap, however now I come here because I just love the food. The service is always quick and the staff are so friendly, the price is great and the food is even better.. how could you complain?! One word... More 

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Brighton, England, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

Excellent cheap Japanese restaurant that lets you BYO. Food comes quickly, and its very fast paced, but it is great value and has fantastic food. Pumpkin curry is superb!

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

We work round the corner and use this place often. The owner is a lovely guy. The girls are very sweet and the food is just what you need when you are starving. I wish he opened up another one!! very cheap

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Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Excellent and quick Asian food, plenty of choice and a cosy atmosphere, great if people require a quick fix when out in town!

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Singapore, Singapore
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015

Been here tons of time & will never get sick of its food. From breadcrumb chicken curry rice to the dumplings! It's the best I've tasted!

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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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