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178-180 Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth, England
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Hours:
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 37
    Excellent
  • 20
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
authentic japanese super happy food time

I've been walking past this place for years and always wondered what it was like, last night finally got the nerve to give it a go after the other Japanese restaurant in Albert Road was fully booked. Walked in and there was just one other couple there, felt like an intrepid explorer. The waiter was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 15, 2015
Penny C
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW via mobile

I ordered noodles which came with meat we are vegetarians.. I rang up and they kindly sent us out another one free of charge! Best service best food!!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

The setting and atmosphere of this place really dont do it justice, if you dont mind a tired interior and very quiet atmosphere (we were the only people there when we dined in) then eat in, if not phone up and take your order home and enjoy it at a nice casual pace, they also deliver which is a bonus.... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

I was a bit disappointed honestly, I had better sushi before, it is too bad they don't have any competitors in the area really. I went for a takeaway twice and tried different things but they kept me waiting ages, did not even apologize, no towels or wasabi in the bag, no chopsticks either....would not recommend it! My partner went... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

My wife and I have been eating here since they opened. The sushi is the best ever, the value for money is very good. Only place that has sushi close to this John Dory's in South Africa. Last visit we tried the buffet which you cook yourself it is fun and very tasty. My mum is 74 and we took... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

I've been walking past this place for years and always wondered what it was like, last night finally got the nerve to give it a go after the other Japanese restaurant in Albert Road was fully booked. Walked in and there was just one other couple there, felt like an intrepid explorer. The waiter was very sweet and the lager... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

best japanese restrauant i visited in Portsmouth. Sashimi set is one of my favourite. They also have some great hot food filled me up.

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Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

verry nice place serving is good they really respect theirs customers they care about their requests nice recommended

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Coventry, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

i have been to lots of sushi restaurant in different cities,i am kind of sushi fans, recently just moved to portsmouth to study. went to nara sushi bistro last friday with three of my new roommates , the restaurant was quite busy,the food was excellent and the staffs are very friendly, all of us quite enjoyed. also good things they... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Worst. Sushi. Ever. In fact after eating the some of the expensive mixed nigiri and a couple of mouthfuls from the chicken Katsu teishoku. The meal left me unsatisfied with the taste and texture and the whole experience lacklustre, I felt duped. In fact I used the exact words. "That made me Sadface" and proceeded to feel regret. I would... More 

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Borough Green, England, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014 via mobile

Food wasn't fresh and ended up being ill after visiting here. Not the first time I have heard of this from Nara

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Additional Information about Nara Sushi

Address: 178-180 Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 178-180 Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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