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Etsu Japanese Restaurant

Beetham Plaza 25 The Strand | 25 The Strand, entrance off Brunswick Street, Liverpool L2 0XJ, England
+44 151 236 7530
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  • Excellent71%
  • Very good21%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travelers talk about
“sushi” (217 reviews)
“tempura” (54 reviews)
“bento box” (27 reviews)
Closes in 8 min
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Beetham Plaza 25 The Strand | 25 The Strand, entrance off Brunswick Street, Liverpool L2 0XJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been to Etsu a few times in the past but not for a number of years. Used to be among my favourites in Liverpool to take work visitors and usually to everyone’s satisfaction. This time went with my wife for dinner on Saturday night. Had...More

Thank Alon F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The best Japanese food we have had in the Uk. Didn’t have a booking and were able to sit at the sushi bar.

Thank Gavin C
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have been to this restaurant several times and it is consistently good. The service is excellent and the food tasty. The sushi is nice and their tuna always made to perfection.

Thank AVFA
Reviewed 5 days ago

I wanted to visit this restaurant having read the good reviews ,but I found the food average and expensive. I had vegetable curry and it just tasted like chip shop curry with a few vegetables added . I would not return. There are better restaurants...More

Thank 145bettyboop49
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food here is out of this would. Its so fresh and tasty, it is perfect. We travel quite far to visit here and are never disappointed. Its quaint and a real jem. The katsu curry is the best I've ever eaten and the staff...More

Thank C J
Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited here as a birthday meal for my partner and enjoyed a fantastic 3 course meal in a traditional Japanese atmosphere. Firstly, the restaurant is tucked away from the beaten path and is quite small, but this in my opinion, makes the restaurant more...More

Thank jayw1991
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staffs were friendly. But food is not what I expected, not impressive at all. The manager makes us unpleasant, cold and rude. I do not like where we were sit, all asians are arranged in middle of restaurant. Overall, I don’t recommend it. It is...More

Thank Weiyu T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was busy even on a Wed night, which is always a great sign. The sushi is reasonably priced and good sized portions too. The california rolls were huge and the tuna was really fresh. The food came quickly too. Will absolutely come back on...More

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Dropped in on a wednesday night without a reservation. The place was packed but we took seats at the bar. By the time our order had been taken a table was available and we were seated immediately. DH is a big sashimi fan and he...More

Thank Gill C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

this was my first time in a Japanese restaurant the service was exelent but not intrusive I let my friends order my main was seared tuna which was exelent we all shared our dishes we also got some saki in small cups to try to...More

Thank Adrian B
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Hayley J
May 17, 2017|
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Response from caravell | Property representative |
Yes takeaway is a possibility but restaurant diners will always be our priority ☺
Daniel G
January 14, 2017|
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Response from caravell | Property representative |
We are very close to the Liver Buildings and so from the Albert Dock it's around 10 minutes walk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$10 - $24
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beetham Plaza 25 The Strand | 25 The Strand, entrance off Brunswick Street, Liverpool L2 0XJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool>  > Central Liverpool
  • Neighborhood: Central Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 236 7530
  • E-mail
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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