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Pompoko

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Church Street, Brighton, England
+44 7796 001927
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always a great shout. Every dish is pretty much under £5 and a decent amount too! Really yummy, have taken so many different people all ages and palettes and they've all enjoyed it, even my Dad who had just returned from Japan; he said it tasted very authentic. If you're looking for amazing customer service, you're at the wrong place.... More 

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Thank Jescat B
Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great little place in central Brighton. Food is good value for filling dishes. Feels very authentic. Always the sort of place I'm desperate to take friends to.

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Thank Lizzie S
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes its a bit rough around the edges as a venue and yes its bohemian in that it was full of students but great quality food and super authentic. The 3 of use ate our fill for less than £8 per head. Lots of Asian customers too! Its cash only folks

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Thank jon b
Leiria, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to this place randomly and couldn't be more surprised, don't expect any fancy seating or treatment, this is the place to come for real Japanese food. My taste buds were impressed by the dish flavour. A place to try if you like Japanese food.

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Thank RomeuRei
Brighton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter took me there for the first time and wow, cant wait to go back. Tiny restaurant, not many tables,but I don't mean that as a criticism, this all adds to the charm and authenticy of the place best Chinese I have ever eaten, fresh and cooked to order. Most dishes around the £5 - £6 mark, amazing value... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed some beef curry and my wife had the kimchi pork don paired with the takoyaki and some sesame seed ice cream. Huge selection for such a small restaurant. Constantly had people going in and out - take away or for sit down - a testament to its popularity among the locals but it did make for a little... More 

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Thank Mhaddy
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't let the size of the shop front fool you. This tardis of a restaurant is fab with amazing service and the food is delicious. A popular venue with very reasonable prices.

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Thank lally173
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I always go here whenever I am back in Brighton. When I lived there I went every month or so. The food is served quickly, you can bring your own booze and the staff are well versed at serving and moving people through. It is small, if you come with big bags etc. expect to be sitting outside! The pumpkin... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cant really complain with the food, service, price or the restuarant itself and bring your own alcohol for £1 each! No need to say more

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Thank Purav P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Though Pompoko may be located in a tiny building, the quality of the food and customer service more than makes up for it. Featuring a varied yet simple menu, with something for all taste pallets, price ranges, and dietary requirements. Cheap, fresh and cooked at the speed of light, there isn't much more you could ask for from any restaurant.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Fast food, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Brighton, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 7796 001927

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