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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 #26 of 1,153 Restaurants in Liverpool
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $24
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
Neighborhood: Central Liverpool
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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
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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 NEW

I visited at lunchtime with my wife. We were warmly welcomed into the small comfortable restaurant. I started with Suimono, clear soup with king prawn and vegetables, and followed with soft shell crab. Both were very good. We shared a pot of Japanese green tea, then both had the suggested lunchtime Bento Box which contains rice salad, pickles and stir... More 

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Taino, Italy
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30 reviews 30 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014 NEW

I have been there twice with my girlfriend in the last 30 days. We love the food and the wine of the restaurant too. The price is right for the location and the high quality of the fresh fish.

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Southport, United Kingdom
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95 reviews 95 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

Me and my girlfriend had lunch here some time ago when we were passing through on the way to Chester. As the weather was still nice back then, we sat outside in the sun (well, it was not so easy with all the buildings surrounding us though). She opted for a kitsune udon, while I've had a sushi and sashimi... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

Always used to choose Etsu for special occasions before I moved away from Liverpool. The food is great and reasonably priced and the staff are really friendly. It´s a nice laid back place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

My husband & I visited Etsu for our 1st wedding anniversary in August & we were so impressed; fabulous food, friendly staff who couldn't do enough for us to make our visit special & even a complimentary free drink. They even took the time to decorate our table which was a lovely surprise. I can't recommend Etsu highly enough, many... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

Best Japanese food we have had outside of Japan. Such distinctive flavour that took us straight back there. Absolutely gorgeous, could not recommend it more :D x

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Top Contributor
63 reviews 63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Having visited previously for meals I thought I'd give lunch a try at one of my favourite Restaurants and was I happy. If you get chance pop in and try The Bento boxes, it was just what I needed for a working lunch and hit the spot. Definitely worth a try if your working and need something fulfilling to eat.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Love going to Etsu usually in my lunch hour and the bento boxes are delicious the only problem is knowing which one to choose!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

I have been visiting Etsu from the beginning of it's journey some years back! It provides a small, friendly and warm environment. The staff are always willing to help with the menu if you'e not familiar with Japanese food and can always give you great recommendations. Having lived in Japan myself, I can tell you the food is truly authentic... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

When I moved to Liverpool from a big French city where Japanese restaurants can be found at every corner, I found myself quite disconcerted when I came to crave for makis. Indeed, the choice was very limited. Little did I know that I was about to discover the best Japanese restaurant I would ever go to. After some internet researches... More 

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Additional Information about Etsu Japanese Restaurant

Address: Beetham Plaza | 25 The Strand (entrance off Brunswick Street), Liverpool L2 0XJ, England
Phone Number: 0044 1512367530
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool>  > Central Liverpool
Open Hours:
Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm  12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm  5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 24
Cuisine: Japanese

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