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Church Street, Brighton, England
+44 7796 001927
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Worthing, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Doesn't look like much from the outside, or the inside but the food is great! Japanese street food at a good price! They are always busy which is a good sign but you don't have to wait for you food for very long. Authentic food, quick and clean, would definitely recommend.

Thank Nadia S
Brighton, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here several times and agree with all the other reviews. It is very quick, very cramped but tasty and good value. Worth a visit.

Thank Sean A
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a quick, cheep Japanese this is the place for you. I went few time to eat in this restaurant. Good service and food. Not many choice for sushi but they have a lot of different plate. Nice place to go for a taste break.

1 Thank Daniele G
Brighton, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We found this unexpected surprise via Tripadvisor & though I'd try it with my girlfriend. It's quite small over two floors & you order at the counter & the food is brought to your table. The menu has a picture of everything along with the description, which is a great help when choosing! The prices are SO CHEAP it's incredible...starters... More 

Thank Elliot M
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So cheap, so quick, so delicious! Cramped space, laminated menus and no thrills interior... but this food is AMAZING and I wouldn't have it any other way. One of Brighton's most amazing little spots that can easily go unnoticed.

1 Thank graceeeyx
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A cute little Japanese restaurant and takeaway, hidden amongst the bustling North Laines. High quality food and speedy service. Great selection for vegetarians.

1 Thank Jack L
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

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 

1 Thank Jescat B
Reading, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

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.

Thank Lizzie S
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29 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016 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

1 Thank jon b
Leiria, Portugal
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 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.

Thank RomeuRei

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Fast food, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Cheap Eats, Kids, Child-friendly
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?