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Pompoko

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

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  • 26
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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
Unassuming

Most of the food is good and the service is super quick. The prices are affordable at less than 5 GBP per meal, but DO NOT order the Tofu Don, it tasted like it was pre-cooked and the one time I had it I have been very disappointed.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 30, 2015
Ian304555
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Jaipur, India
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
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Jaipur, India
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 NEW

Most of the food is good and the service is super quick. The prices are affordable at less than 5 GBP per meal, but DO NOT order the Tofu Don, it tasted like it was pre-cooked and the one time I had it I have been very disappointed.

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Hove, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

I have been here more than once in different occasions,so I can say that this place it is really worth of a visit. Food is great, stuff is very welcoming, prices really low and despite the place it is most of time crowded the service it's pretty quick. I was there once also with a Japanese friend and he also... More 

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Brentwood, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

Having lived in Brighton for 3 years, this is one of my firm favourites! It does such fantastic food - especially the vegetarian options - and the staff are so friendly and helpful. Well worth a visit! Great value for money too.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I've been to Pompoko about 3 times within the same month now since our first visit about 3 weeks ago. Each time the service has been friendly and phenomenally quick, pretty much fast-food level service except you don't leave feeling like a horrible human being and you eat actual food! Not only is the service fast, but the price is... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

I have been to Pompoko many times and as a student find it great value for money! I have visited with friends, my boyfriend and even brought my mum and brother here specifically when they came down to visit me from Nottingham - no one has been disappointed as of yet! I have the same dish everytime, no. 16 Tofu... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

When you pay £5 for meal don't expect anything but a £5 meal. It's the Japanese equivalent of Weather spoons. It does the job and sometimes that's all you need. Don't expect a gourmet meal. It's quite small and hence crowded. Not a place to bring a girlfriend but a great place if you're out with a few friends and... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015 via mobile

In brighton for the day, and thought we'd give this a try. Doesn't look the greatest from outside, but very friendly staff and lovely fod, would recommend

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

The place is super small and packed from nearly the point of opening. The food is cheap, and fast but increasable taste. The selection of starters is small but all extreamy taste, with mains having a good selection of choices and equally as good. A great place for a quick lunch or dinner and they do takeaway.

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London, United Kingdom
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53 reviews 53 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

cheap for just under £5 bowl of food...mainly full of students. cramped eating conditions upstairs and downstairs,, pretty busy always! outside seating when weathers fine! not many vegetarian dishes, noodles/tofu and then they use very cheap sauces/ingredients, condimets so wouldnt like to bet if its totally Vegan. Heard a student exclaim this is the best meal ive had for ages....i... More 

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Lee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

Been here so many times even after I moved out of Brighton. The food is super delicious and at the very good price👍 Would recommend to give it a go if you visit Brighton!

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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: Families with children, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget

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