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Hare & Tortoise

11-13 The Brunswick | Brunswick Square, London WC1 1AF, England
020 7278 9799
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Ranked #3,174 of 17,214 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $1 - $43
Cuisines: Japanese
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014 NEW

The highest quality-price ratio ever found in the UK. Being a Japanese food fan, I've been to quite a few places in London and Cambridge, but this is so far the best. Very good food, fresh fish, and so modest price. Way better than 'high' restaurants like Sushi Samba who in the end just sell the atmosphere at a high... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Sometimes you have to queue to get in, but it's worth it. It can be noisy but it's the food, not the atmosphere or service, that I come for.

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

I went here for lunch since it seemed very good. The 3 main dishes I ordered was brought much sooner than we expected. However had to ask from 3 different waiting staff for a bowl of chilli oil! Food was a bit bland and have tasted better food in other places, and not as pricey as here.

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London
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56 reviews 56 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
106 helpful votes 106 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

This is a regular spot for me, I have been here mainly for lunch. Service is quick and food is great, I usually always go for the Pad Thai. They do good starters and there is something to suit everyone, even if sushi is not your fav! It's good value and the service is very efficient.

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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

I love eating out and I love Japanese food. Finding a nice Japanese restaurant in London (not crazy expensive) sometimes can be hard... But then I found H&T! I was there with couple of friends. We ordered some maki, chive and shrimp Gyoza and duck rolls; then i had the traditional singapore noodles. Everything was delicious!! Also, service was good... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I think I must find at H&T at least 2-3 times a month. I love eating out and trying new stuff from Michelin stars to pub grub. This is an all time favourite and had been for over ten years. We order five starters (edamame, gyoza, chicken wing sticks, soft shell crab and tempura prawns) and one main (curry laksa)... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

The service and food at this restaurant has deteriorated to an alarming level. This used to be one of my favorite pan-asian restaurant during college days. However, my experience during the last two ocassions has been utterly disappointing. I had to wait at the door for ten minutes to be allocated a table despite of the fact that the restaurant... More

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Epping, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Staff are consistently rude and unhelpful on every visit, but the food is good, quick and cheap for lunch times, you can't book tables and normally a quick turnaround so not a problem. Knowing you can't normally book anyway I phoned in advance as we had a table of 14, and the women said that you can make group bookings... More

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London, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Have not been to that particular restaurant, but the one on High Street Ken, I guess the same stuff. Great vegetarian sushi box (and specially yummy - the stuff is not fridge-frozen cold on your plate, but temperate), lovely sesame dressing salad. I usually eat my favourites when I go and add something different each time - not anything I... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Surprisingly, this is a favourite Malaysian haunt- especially if you're an LSE/ UCL/UoL student who stays around the area (many student accommodations are located around here). It is reputed among Malaysian students to have amazing: 1. Char kuey teow 2. Penang prawn mee The food arrives fast, and I personally find the prices reasonable when compared to other Malaysian restaurants... More

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