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Hare & Tortoise

#1,478 of 17,112 Restaurants in London
Certificate of Excellence
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Neighborhood:
Bloomsbury
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Chinese
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11-13 Brunswick Centre | Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AF, England
020 7278 9799
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12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant does not look very big, but actually has quite a number of seats in hidden corners. The food is fine with nice presentations at reasonable prices. The restaurant is always quite full, which gives hope for high turnover of food and freshness of ingredients. Definitely a great plus if you are going to eat raw fish. Service is... More 

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Thank Kalubalesh
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Smaller portions and higher prices. The Curry Laksa was mostly noodles and Soup, it has less Chicken & Prawn now than it used to. Not great value for money.

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Thank Matt N
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really like this place, always busy, with a menu that boasts a wide variety of dishes and good prices. Whichever dish you choose, it'll be good.

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Thank berit_xx
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Used to go here as a student all the time 5 years ago. Went last week and was really disappointed at how rude some of the staff were to us and at how we're basically treated like an afterthought. The food quality is still good however I won't be recommending people to come here like I once did.

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Thank Gman789
London, United Kingdom
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36 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you go in here, just accept that the service is going to be very abrupt and that you'll feel like you're on a conveyor belt, BUT that you'll have delicious food. I had the pad thai and it was fantastic, I've also had a few curries here before. This isn't the place to come for a long, relaxed meal... More 

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Thank Laurellen456
Greater London, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been there few times. Always ordered different courses. Never been disappointed. Good sushi. Spices stir dried noodles are Great. Ramen Very nice too. Always been For Lunch. Quiet Busy but Not long queue To be seated. Staff Very polite and helpful.

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Thank stefgof
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were very happy with this place as a quick drop in for dinner. The staff were friendly and seated us quickly, they were patient as we looked over the menu of lots of Asian fusion dishes. The meals were delivered very quickly and was delicious. Paying was easy and before long we were on our way.

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Thank KiwiinAlAin
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had Tori Katsy Curry and it was very good. Probably had better ones before, but I was satisfied with the quality. Service could be better, but I understand that during busy times it is a bit worse.

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Thank Johny K
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great food which is reasonably priced. The staff are attentive and very quick. I've been to this place a few times and have always enjoyed my time there so figured it was time to write a review for them! Would definitely recommend!

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Thank sarahnickles91
Singapore, Singapore
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36 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

Went there on 6 June with my family of 3 and a friend for dinner. I have to say the food was similar to what we have in Singapore and its nice. We ordered udon, duck rice, sushi and seaweed salad. In total, it costed us 90+ pounds which I felt is still reasonable for London's standard of living. Customer... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$43
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Chinese
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Dining on a budget, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Brunswick Centre | Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighborhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: 020 7278 9799

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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