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Kitsu

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Japanese, Noodle, Sushi
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82a Victoria Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2PW, England
+44 1892 515510
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
A taste of Japan!

I occasionally crave Japanese food and was not disappointed when we visited Kitsu. It is very authentic and does not try to be anything other than what it is, a great little place that is a true taste of Japan.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
webbyc10
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Kent, United Kingdom
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Kent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

I occasionally crave Japanese food and was not disappointed when we visited Kitsu. It is very authentic and does not try to be anything other than what it is, a great little place that is a true taste of Japan.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW via mobile

I went with my 15 yr old son who loves seafood and sushi just like me. The food was amazing! Try the grilled eel sushi and seafood noodles (not sure of the Japanese term). Ambiance easy going. Toilets clean. Make sure you book a table because the restaurant is no bigger than your lounge at home!

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

As always the Sushi at Kitsu was fresh and tasty! The owner was telling me how she visits Billingshurst Fish market in the very early hours of the morning to get the freshest produce which is prepared the same day by the chef. Since she took over from the previous owner the standards have been improved and I would recommend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015 NEW

I went here for lunch with colleagues and was a bit worried because it was the first time since they'd changed owners and I thought there might have been a dip in quality. I needn't have been worried, the service was as excellent as ever and the sushi was phenomenal. The £12 sushi lunch is insanely good value. Just make... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Not an actual fan of sushi and japanese, but I went to please my friends. I asked for tap water along with my juice and I only got the juice. The waiter got half of my friend's order wrong, he had to pay £30 and he only ate one dish. Prices are alright. I would recommend the place to others,... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I was craving for a proper Ebi Tempura for days and finally I dragged my partner after work on a Thursday night. This place is T I N Y - I think it can only accommodate 15-20 people maybe less, so make sure that you book in advance - we lucked out as there was a table for 2 available... More 

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Cranbrook, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We discovered Kitsu just over a year ago and it truly is a diamond find. So authentic, the food is completely delicious and the menu is the biggest I've ever seen! Even our 14 year old son loves it and begs to go there often. If you love sushi, this is the place for you. Make sure you book well... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

I certainly do not think any standards have slipped. Our take away was absolutely fantastic. The Sashimi was excellent as were all the Sushi/rolls. 100% recommended

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

I have been here many times now and tried many different dishes. Chicken Udon Soup is a yummy option. Though small it tries to cater for all. Food and service is brilliant and it is worth seeking out opposite victoria place carpark.Make sure you book as you can be asked to wait. Though saying that it is worth the wait!

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Sevenoaks, Kent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It's like a greasy spoon cafe inside but a little gem in terms of the quality and authenticity of the food provided. Another bonus is that it is not licensed so you bring your own booze. There was a 12.5% surcharge for the fact that we were 6 people which seemed odd as we were bringing more business in than... More 

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Additional Information about Kitsu

Address: 82a Victoria Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2PW, England
Phone Number: +44 1892 515510
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
Open Hours:
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 16 - 31
Cuisine: Japanese, Noodle, Sushi

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 82a Victoria Road, Royal Tunbridge Wells TN1 2PW, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Kent  >  Royal Tunbridge Wells
  • Phone Number: +44 1892 515510

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 16 - 31
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Noodle, Sushi
Open Hours
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm

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