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Nara Sushi

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178-180 Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO6 3DD, England
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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91 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've reluctantly returned to Nara, for no other reason than a lack of takeout sushi options in Southsea- but they are really testing my patience. Every time I order online, WITHOUT FAIL they add an extra 20 or 30 minutes to the delivery time, taking it to over one hour. Their Japanese competitors down the road can deliver fresher food... More 

Thank SJP1978
Portsmouth, England, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside alone you'd walk right past. With the cashpoint on the wall it's easy to get distracted and not even realise this might be a restaurant. From the second we sat down the staff were attentive and lovely. The meal was gorgeous at ridiculously reasonable prices. They even offered 10% off the bill if we paid by cash.... More 

Thank Ash930
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very very friendly staff. Service very quick. Food very tasty and Good value. For 4 of us our bill came to 60 quid which included starters and a main few beers and a bottle of wine. Lots of choice to choose from. A nice traditional family run business. Will be coming back here again soon.

Thank Amanda S
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016 via mobile

Visited yesterday with a group for a birthday meal, 7 adults, 2 young children and a baby. We were made to feel very welcome on arrival. Unfortunately there was no high chair available (it is quite a small space and maybe they don't have that many young children visiting) but the staff actually moved a large soft bench around to... More 

Thank MiniMissG
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Honestly, I don't know how people would enjoy their sushi/hot pot buffet or food there in general when the way the chef made chicken katsu and sushi was so sloppy. My daughter and I waited for more than an hour before they were able to set up the hot pot while there was only one other table at that time.... More 

Thank Vsiron
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204 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 2016 via mobile

I've not had a better Japanese meal in Portsmouth. The freshness of the food is evident and variety dishes available adds to the feeling that this place is a delicious bargain. No idea why so few reviews as it always seems to have a decent volume of custom. Are Japanese food lovers not contributors?! Anyhow if you like Edamame beans,... More 

Thank WatfordPete
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 8, 2016

I ordered some Katsu chicken curry, Katsu chicken ramen and salmon California maki. We got it home in time but when we had the first bit of our food we realised straight away it hadn't been cooked on the day. The chicken from the curry was so dry and the rice was really cold. It seemedy like it had been... More 

Thank Eoin F
Worthing, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 23, 2016

I love the rainbow rolls,the sushi is just amzing and its freshly rolled in front of us. Also I love their Chicken Katsu Bento box, great value!

Thank ChOcH1
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 21, 2016

Highly recommended for those who are slightly dubious of Japanese food.. this is no cause for concern because the staff are so helpful & they are eager to explain the menu. We enjoyed a wonderful lunch which was beautifully presented. Full marks.

Thank Lynda R
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13 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2016 via mobile

The sushi here was amazing. Freshly rolled in front of us and wonderfully presented. I can't wait to go back. Service was a little eccentric but it was a great evening.

1 Thank Casey M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178-180 Albert Road | Southsea, Portsmouth PO6 3DD, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hampshire  >  Portsmouth
  • Phone Number: 02392837315

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?