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Japan Centre

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#103 of 1,667 Quick Bites in London
#2,414 of 22,150 Places to Eat in London
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017 Winner


$20 - $25
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 2 days ago

More expensive than it used to be when located in it's old location, but sushi is better quality. Still has random Japanese crockery and stationary which is cool. Also a good collection of manga.

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank FarAway63335411885
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pleasantly surprised at this little place. Has small tables to eat their noodles and cooked food but if you buy sushi or poke and eat it in house, expect to pay 20% more. No extra cost to eat the cooked food there. Sushi and poke...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Ingrid S
Reviewed July 20, 2019 via mobile

Very lovely place. Nice food and all your japanese product needs is in this place. Best to visit with friends and family

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank Sherwinriel
Reviewed July 17, 2019

Wow, you can find awesome products, hot food (ramen, chicken skewers marinated in the most amazing sauce, fish..), sweets and drinks that you have never seen or tasted before! Also the range of bowls and chopsticks that you can buy is unbelievable! Great shop with...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank BiljanaS
Reviewed July 11, 2019 via mobile

I bought lots of products in this shop, but i’m not happy because lots of this were exipired!! I don’t know if I will come there again...

Date of visit: July 2019
1  Thank Nicosonoio
JapanCentreGroup, Japan Centre Team at Japan Centre, responded to this reviewResponded July 12, 2019

Hello, many of our Japanese expiration dates are displayed in the opposite way to that of British expiration dates. We would appreciate if you could please amend your review. Many thanks.

Reviewed June 26, 2019

I love coming to the Japan Centre, it has so many things in relation to Japan that I can't get back at home. I was however sent here to get melon bread for my sister, and I knew that they had moved, I didn't realise...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Morven_30
Reviewed June 24, 2019

As a lover of all things Japanese I was really excited to go to the Japan Centre, but it wasn't quite what I was expecting! The shop aspect of it is actually quite small, we have some Asian supermarkets in Brighton which are around the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank LauraD115
Reviewed June 7, 2019

Although the website mentions "a fishmonger and butcher counter presided over by trained experts slicing fresh cuts the traditional Japanese way", this positive rendition could not be more misleading. The older Japanese fishmonger that was able to cut any type of fish to perfection for...More

Date of visit: June 2019
2  Thank Londonsense
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Great shop with a wide variety of Japanese food and drink and sweets plus much morre. Also nice cafe. Staff are helpful and speak good English.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Mark B
Reviewed May 20, 2019

Japanese food / kitchenware store with a cafe inside. Good choice of hot and cold food, with different prices for eat in or takeaway. Cafeteria style service, so pick your food from the cabinets or from the counter and then pay. If you have ordered...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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December 4, 2018|
Response from hardware44 | Reviewed this property |
Hi yes they do have what you require, but I cannot say about their preparation as some off the food is cooked in front of you but others come from kitchens in the rear.
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