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#261 of 1,843 Restaurants in Glasgow
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Merchant City
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50 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3DS, Scotland
+44 141 204 4200
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

Good honest Japanese food in this Wagamama style restaurant. Nice portion size and a good selection of the classics. The decor was very tired but it's due to be refurbished next week so I look forward to going back to see the fresh decor and enjoy the food again.

Thank Pamela M
Sofia, Bulgaria
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19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

I've been here many times and even on a busy Friday lunch time, I have never been disappointed! Service is quick and makes sure you feel welcomed and have everything you need! The food is absolutely delicious! Even if you have to wait a few minutes, it is worth it! Definitely recommend!

Thank Radina_35
East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2016

First visit here but wasn't disappointed. My friend chose it and I'm glad she did. Great atmosphere. Large selection on the menu at great prices. The food was very tasty, especially the teriyaki squid. The staff were very attentive and friendly.

Thank Cameron4
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Went there for the first time for lunch and it was wonderful. The food is just out of this world. Cannot wait to go back (will need to brush up on my chop stick skills lol). You will not be disappointed. Can definitely recommend the Katsui Chicken Curry. Awesome!!

Thank Khio77
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57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

It's great to have a noodle bar on your doorstep and even better if it's Ichiban ... who provide a wonderful lunch menu (main + side) for £8.70. Work colleagues and I visited Ichiban today ... the staff easily and cheerfully seated our party of nine ... served us promptly ... and ensured our visit was the best it could... More 

Thank thomas m
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

I love this place. Friendly staff, great food, affordable. I go almost once a month and it's never a disappointment. I definitely recommend this place.

Thank Caroline F
London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016 via mobile

We ordered two katsu bento and sushi platter. The katsu was ok but instead of curry we had HP sauce, hmmm... The sushi tasted great, can't complain there... But! We both suffered an upset stomach after eating there a couple of hours later. This is my second visit, but I don't think I'll be coming back.

Thank ManDanBear
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239 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Ichiban is a restaurant I have wanted to visit for a long time and I finally got around to trying it out one day for dinner. Located right in the heart of Glasgow's shopping district, it is a excellent place to go to for a different kind of meal when out and about in Glasgow. At first glance the entrance... More 

Thank wanderer_scotland
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

Popped in for lunch as I hadn't visited in a long time. If you haven't been before , don't expect anything too fancy décor wise. But don't be put off the food is excellent & that is obvious with the number of customers there. I went for the Chicken Yakisoba - char grilled chicken with noodles. It was absolutely delicious... More 

Thank Jim N
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016 via mobile

Do not be put off by external impressions. Located above a busy street you enter into s cantina style set up that initially may feel a bit dingy. But the restaurant is clean then menu is great and the office for what you get is fab. The sushi is excellent and interesting and the noodle soups are amazing. Feels very... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $20
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery, Reservations
Good for
Dining on a budget, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 50 Queen Street, Glasgow G1 3DS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Glasgow>  > Merchant City
  • Neighborhood: Merchant City
  • Phone Number: +44 141 204 4200
We are currently closed for refurbishment until mid-August.

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