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Wabi

38 East Street, Horsham RH12 1HL, England
01403 788 140
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Ranked #29 of 132 Restaurants in Horsham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Price range: $10 - $85
Hours:
Mon - Wed 5:00 pm - 12:00 am
Mon - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu - Fri 5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 1:00 am
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Bar scene, Large groups, Doing business, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: The first authentic Japanese restaurant in Horsham, Wabi offers a modern Japanese fine dining experience with a cocktail bar and a simple yet elegant decor. Easily accessible within 10 minutes' walk of Horsham rail station and Horsham Park, Wabi showcases contemporary Japanese cuisine from it's celebrated chefs. Each dish combines traditional Japanese culinary techniques with quality local ingredients, making for a modern Japanese dining experience. With a stylish design throughout, Wabi is split into three main areas for dining. Enjoy sushi and cocktails in the lively atmosphere of the bar on the ground floor, or sample delicious Japanese specialities in the main restaurant on the first floor. Signature dishes include the Dragon Roll, Wabi Salmon Gravadlax, Pan Fried Seabream and the brand new Aged Sirloin flame grilled in WaBBQ Hot Sauce. Private booths and traditional tatami mat seating are also available for corporate meetings, special occasions and large parties.
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English first
England
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19 reviews 19 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 NEW

Had a meal here on a Thursday night with friends. Ordered cocktails witch arrived in OK time. Was not sure what to order so we thought we would go for the taster menu. Upon ordering we were told it was not the best choice for four of us but to choose 5 plates between us. So we did.. We ordered... More

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Sussex, UK
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014 NEW

Saturday night, 8:30pm and Wabi is 'slowly' filling up. Great interior ie stool bars, decor etc. To order and pay for two drinks, one a cocktail and the other drink would have been a cocktail but as it took the barman over five minutes to make the first (& only) cocktail, an easy beer was ordered! To take ten minutes... More

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London, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

Worst service in many years....delivered with an extra dash of disdain for the customer.... Claimed they had opened too early....3 staff quit on the same day...one that remained claimed not to be able to "speaky English no, sorry" Manager indifferent and they were not busy ! However they did have more security staff on the door than bar staff...

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Lovely boy and man on front door.. Nicest cocktails ever. California sushi was decent! Duck rolls very very average.. Shame they didn't say bye and hid the service charge in the bill. Odd mix of clientele but nice welcoming vibe. Would probably go back for drinks.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

Moved back to the UK having lived Tokyo - my husband and I are "foodies". Took a while to get the nerve up to try UK sushi after regularly eating the best in the world. Needn't have worried. Whilst the sushi and other Japanese dishes aren't the best we've eaten, it's certainly of the best we've eaten in the UK.... More

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

A delight to eat there. Always fresh Sushi, Sashimi, Bento Box and Tempura dishes are to die for. The other Japanese eatery a few doors away is prepared by students for roughly the same price. Need I say more. Worth every penny.

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

After hearing such great reviews, I was actually rather disappointed after my visit! Staff seemed very knowledgeable on the menu, however our waitress simply reread the menu back to us when we asked questions, plus was SO SO quiet that despite her standing right next to me, I hardly heard a word she spoke, at all. Plus, the restaurant was... More

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Ashington, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

A tasty journey from beginning to end. Garden outside fab for pre- supper drinks and the inside attractive with the water-wall. Staff extremely well informed on all aspects of the menu and it was really yummy.

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West Sussex U.K
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

However, I tried to book a table for 6 on my iPhone but signal failed me, my two sons, their girlfriends and my husband and I (in our 50's & 60's) just turned up on Friday eve, 8.30ish only to be met by two doormen. One of them asked us to queue up in an imaginary queue (there was no... More

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
57 reviews 57 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

I was taken here by my girlfriend as I love Japanese food. We started with 2 x Pornstar cocktail which were awesome made freshly in front of us by friendly staff member named Adam. Adam then spoke about the menu in detail and then helped us order, I chose the black cod and did'nt disapoint. The whole looks great and... More

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