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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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12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Reservations, Seating, Takeout

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  • 196
    Excellent
  • 51
    Very good
  • 13
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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
Authentic sushi restaurant

A gem hidden behind Victoria Shopping centre, authentic cuisine at reasonable prices. We really enjoyed our various visits there and highly recommend it.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
Calendula2015
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

A gem hidden behind Victoria Shopping centre, authentic cuisine at reasonable prices. We really enjoyed our various visits there and highly recommend it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Been here 3 or 4 times now and have to say the sushi is just as good as it's always been with the new people in charge. Great selection and always very fresh. We'll be back soon.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

New owners do not disappoint. A regular lunchtime meeting place always welcoming and always good food. Even if you don't like sushi the extensive menu will have something for all tastes. Try it you won't regret it.

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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14 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The service here is still very good and welcoming. It isn't a good thing dwelling on the past but I would disagree with other reviewers - the change of ownership has made a difference to the restaurant's food. Although they have the same menus, the food is now presented in a very uncreative and ordinary way, just put on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Stopped in for a Saturday night feast..... Staff were great but the sushi was absolutely excellent! Even the doggy bag we took home was rated excellent by a very picky 9 year old.... Coming back soon for sure!

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My wife and I returned to Kitsu for the first time since the change of ownership. Our loyalty was rewarded with the same high standards we had come to expect. Same staff, same chefs, same menu, same price and most importantly the same high standard of food. So pleased that our Saturday lunchtime favourite is still with us.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

Went for the first time on Saturday night with seven friends. Everyone I spoke to told me beforehand it was brilliant. They were right. Super friendly and very efficient staff who couldn't do enough for us to ensure we had the perfect night. The food was amazing and incredible value for money considering the quality. Cannot recommend highly enough. I... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This was my first real experience with sushi, in fact all four of us had never eaten sushi before. The menu was pretty daunting and confusing at first but the staff explained it all and gave us plenty of recommendations. The restaurant was fairly small, but it was full of character and atmosphere. The whole meal was also very reasonably... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I've always been a huge fan of Kitsu and the incredible sushi that they make. As someone who is new to eating fish, I love what they have on offer. In particular the spicy tuna nigiri is terrific, as is the tempura soft-shell crab wrap. But my favourite thing to have there is the chicken gyoza (not fish I know,... More 

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Battle, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Kitsu is an excellent, although small, Japanese restaurant, tucked away behind the Victoria Centre, away from the High Street, trendy Camden Road and the Pantiles area. But it is worth seeking out for a great range of well prepared Japanese food. It is not licensed but corkage is reasonable. Also it gets very busy, so be prepared to wait. Worth... More 

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