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Pompoko

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

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  • 151
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  • 91
    Very good
  • 26
    Average
  • 9
    Poor
  • 10
    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
A rival for Wagamama...

I have been here a few times, it gets really busy but you can see why when you eat here! The food is great and the prices are even better... It's not a posh place but it's very cosy and always packed with people wanting good food for great prices and quick service... They don't serve alcohol but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
sibbles
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Hove, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Local cuisine
  • Families with children
  • Dining on a budget
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Hove, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

I have been here a few times, it gets really busy but you can see why when you eat here! The food is great and the prices are even better... It's not a posh place but it's very cosy and always packed with people wanting good food for great prices and quick service... They don't serve alcohol but you can... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We eat here every other week, can't recommend it highly enough. Prices are so reasonable and food so good.

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Don't be put off by the queue outside! It's tiny and does indeed look like someone's kitchen at home, but the service is really quick and the food is great. They've got a good variety on the menu, and it's perfect to get a few dishes between friends. The prices are good too, and you can bring your own alcohol... More 

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Monaco-Ville, Monaco
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55 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Okay the pumpkin curry is very good. This will not be the best meal of your life but it's really good, VERY good for the price and the service is always quick and efficient. By the way, this is not a sushi restaurant. The food is japanese but not sushi.

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015 via mobile

Have been coming here for years.I ordered my food and sat down to wait. I went to drink my coke zero which I had in my bag, and which they don't sell. A bossy young girl came over and ordered me to put it away or pay £1 to drink it. I don't really like Pepsi, which is what they... More 

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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

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
8 helpful votes 8 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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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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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: Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?