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Etsu Japanese Restaurant

Beetham Plaza | 25 The Strand (entrance off Brunswick Street), Liverpool L2 0XJ, England (Central Liverpool)
0044 1512367530
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Ranked #16 of 1,097 Restaurants in Liverpool
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $24
Hours:
Sun 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tue 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Thu 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thu - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fri - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Takeout, Late Night, Dessert
Neighborhood: Central Liverpool
Description: Since opening in November 2007, Etsu has become a welcome addition to Liverpool’s eating out scene and has won numerous awards including Restaurant of the Year in 2009 and being crowned ‘The UK’s Greatest Japanese Restaurant’ by Eat Japan in 2010. With the help of three highly trained Japanese national chefs, who between them have over 60 years experience, Etsu offers diners fresh authentic Japanese cuisine served in a cosy and relaxed atmosphere.Its menu comprises of a wide range of Japanese dishes to suit all tastes, from traditional sushi and sashimi to speciality meat and fish dishes. Etsu also has experienced Japanese waiting on staff who will be able to answer most queries regarding all Japan related enquires from the food to the culture. This popular little restaurant is one of Liverpool’s best restaurant gems receiving numerous rave reviews and has been consistently in Trip Advisors top 3 out of a Liverpool’s 229 restaurants for the last 2 years. Be sure to book to ensure you don’t miss out!
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  • German first
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  • Japanese first
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St Albans
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 NEW

Food was excellent and very tasty. All very reasonably priced. The staff are very friendly and courteous. Restaurant was full by 7pm on a Wednesday evening, always a good sign.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

My wife and I returned to Etsu for our anniversary and we couldn't have picked a better venue for our evening away from the children. As always the service was top notch and the food once again was superb. On the night we went they had a special of black cod in a miso sauce. It was excellent. My wife... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

If you love sushi this is the place. My wife does not, she had tempura and noodles and thought it was just ok. I had sushi and thought it was amazing. The tuna is stunning. The restaurant is a gem and really good atmosphere. Give it a go. I will be returning as soon as possible.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014 NEW

We had a wonderful meal, in great surroundings, and the service was really good. The staff really looked after us and were very helpful as it was our first time eating Japanese food. Definitely be going back on our next visit to Liverpool...

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

I absolutely love it here!!! As Liverpool has a serious lack of sushi available (in my opinion) this little gem is a lifesaver to my sushi needs. The food is spot on! Salmon and Avocado Rolls are a must as well as the miso!! The staff are always so pleasant and welcoming, I just want to walk back in every... More

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Chester, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

we went for a tea time meal and would only agree with the average rating. the service was fine but the food quality was not of a good quality for the price , I had the pork for my main and was not please with the quality of it would have expected better considering the reviews. both myself and my... More

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

Been here a few times now, firstly at lunchtime where we tried the Bento Box and some Sushi. Then on a few evening visits we tried some different mains. The Bento Box at lunchtime represents excellent value and is a great way to try a few different things. Off the main menu in the evening I’ve had the Sea Bass,... More

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Bristol
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34 reviews 34 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My boyfriend and I went here for dinner before meeting friends for drinks and I'm so glad we went here! The service was good, our waitress was lovely and very attentive (I find this very rare in the UK these days). I had Sea Bass for my main which was absolutely delicious. My boyfriend also really enjoyed his meal of... More

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liverpool
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Nice restaurant, great sushi. Mains were a bit bland in my opinion. However lovely staff and service.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

The pork gyoza appetiser was fantastic. Main courses were huge portions, with a tuna serving twice the size of a normal tuna steak! Very attentive staff and an excellent selection of Japanese beers.

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