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Pompoko

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

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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Being visitors to Brighton with a local friend, we were guided here by someone who had visited before with the disclaimer "it's about £6 a meal". That was enough to draw me in. We arrived at a seemingly good time as there was a table for four available outside. Ordering was simple. I find it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Coleperry85
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  • Local cuisine
  • Dining on a budget
  • Families with children
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Being visitors to Brighton with a local friend, we were guided here by someone who had visited before with the disclaimer "it's about £6 a meal". That was enough to draw me in. We arrived at a seemingly good time as there was a table for four available outside. Ordering was simple. I find it difficult to pronounce certain languages... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

went to Brighton on a day trip and my partner searched for best cheap eats in Brighton and we found Pompoko. we went on a Monday for lunch, the place was busy but the staff were efficient and the place was clean. the menu had numbers and descriptions on one side and the other was a photo of the dish... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

The prices are very cheap for the amount of food and quality you are given! I used to only get their chicken yakissoba but after trying their Tori Chilli Don I always ask for it!!! Also their praws are delicious!!! The only criticism I could give is that they should expand the size and that the ladies working didnt pressure... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

After an evening at the theatre my friend and I decided to give decided to give Pompoko as a lot of our friends had highly recommended it. We found the food to be very cheap and very tasty. The only downside was that the food was a little cold and some was undercooked. Once we had ordered the food it... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

What a lovely place to take a quick lunch in central Brighton. Its popularity with students shows that the prices are very reasonable. The food is served quickly and efficiently by the staff. It relies on fast turnover, so not the place to dine in style. Food was delicious and plentiful. The prawn dishes were especially tasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

Been here many times, never had a bad meal. Japanese food, curry anything you want is available on large menu. Expect to pay around £5 for main and £3 for starter. Does get very busy but wait and the lovely staff will find you a seat. Highly recommended

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Horley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I used to come to Pompoko often and it used to be up and down so I haven't been for a year now. I came here again with my partner because it was mid afternoon and many places were shut; Pompoko was open so that's one good point; quite busy too! We ordered two rice dishes, two side dishes and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Went here for lunch with friends and ate the tofu curry and gyoza dumplings. Both were tasty, filling and served very quickly. Will definitely be back again.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We've been going to Pompoko for years and it's a good little restaurant/canteen. It's always packed and if you go on a weekend evening you'll probably have to queue for a table - I think it might be becoming a victim for its own success. We went for an early Friday dinner with friends, by the time we had ordered... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

It was a ncie little building, very busy so clearly popular; especially with the local Japanese which is always a good sign. It was cheap, filling and quick so good for that but not really a "dining out" place - worth trying if you need nice filling food though

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Address: Church Street, Brighton, England
Phone Number: 07796001927
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
Cuisine: Japanese

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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, Dining on a budget, Families with children

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