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Wabi

38 East Street, Horsham RH12 1HL, England
01403 788 140
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Ranked #25 of 126 restaurants in Horsham
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $85
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
Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 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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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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
3 helpful votes 3 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
55 reviews 55 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 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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Horsham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Great buzzy atmosphere and cocktails were as good as you can get and don't break the bank. Didn't eat so cannot comment on food.

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crawley
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

lunch here.Service good.waiter v attentive.good to come to.Never been in the evening.The lunchtime boxes give a very good account of this restaurant. And probably, no very probably the best value.The selection is varied within those boxes and the result is enjoyable.Remember this is our personal view,The quality tho and is unmistakable.But here's a thing.Within that box costing what £14.00...is black... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

When we want to spoil ourselves, we go to Wabi. On arrival, we order one of their fab cocktails and then we go upstairs to eat in one of the private booths. We like to choose the taster menu as we get a selection of small tasty dishes. All of this is served by an excellent team of bar and... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Great food, great atmosphere. A real treat to go to this restaurant. Wonderful for a special occasion

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Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014 via mobile

4 of us went on a Tuesday lunchtime and had something different from the pub food options for around the same price. 2 Wabi Bento boxes, 1 Sushi and Sashimi Lunch and 1 Chicken Don came to £51.01. All of us enjoyed the food and we wound all happily do lunch here again.

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