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Bonsai

14 Broughton Street | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH1 3RH, Scotland
+44 131 557 5093
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
12 Apr 2016
“Cheap and nasty!!!! AVOID”
5 Apr 2016
“Fantastic sushi and plum wine”
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
££ - £££
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LOCATION
14 Broughton Street | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH1 3RH, Scotland
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11 - 20 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 24 October 2015 via mobile

We dined here on the last two nights of our four day visit to Edinburgh. Excellent food, authentic, tasty, different and much, much better than the likes of Yo Sushi and Wagamama. We tried some of the specials - tempura'd roasted eel sushi roll -...More

Thank Antony B
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We visited on Sunday evening and didn't need to book a table. The staff were attentive and knowledgeable about the food and drinks on offer. The sushi and sashimi were great and the tuna and sea bass specials were exceptional! Apart from the toilet being...More

Thank ghandi_12
Reviewed 16 October 2015

The Bonsai is an excellent little secret in Edinburgh. The variety of dishes allows you to try all aspects of Japenese cuisine. The staff were always there to give you guidance and advice to chose your dishes. With excellent prices the Bonsai is a must...More

Thank Benedict J
Reviewed 29 September 2015

Met a friend for dinner here and took advantage of the very generous bento box deal for under a tenner accompanied by sides, drinks and sorbet. The food took a little while to arrive due to a big delivery order coming in at the same...More

Thank Diversion-Tia
Reviewed 27 September 2015 via mobile

I've been to a few Japanese places in Edinburgh and so far this is the best. They have a lot of vegetarian options and the food is always well presented and tasty. Staff are friendly and general vibe is good. I would say it's a...More

Thank Geefran
Reviewed 14 September 2015

Visited here with my partner who has been a couple of times before. Didn't book a table but had no problem getting a table for 2. I've never eaten Japanese, but always willing to try something new. Ordered several dishes which were all really tasty....More

Thank Partygirl99
Reviewed 28 August 2015

My wife and I have been before, really enjoy the food. We went there after the gym for a quick bite, the food is normally pretty fast coming out. We get there and we got a seat no problem, it was fairly busy but we...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

I came here with my sister and brother in law for lunch. We ordered different sushi dishes to share. The staff were really friendly. The presentation was really good and the food was amazing. Deffinetly coming back.

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 30 July 2015 via mobile

I would be the first to admit that I do not really know my way around Japanese food. However I wanted a light lunch, was walking past, and decided to give it a go. I had tempura prawns with a dipping sauce, and a cup...More

Thank Tioramshug
Reviewed 20 July 2015

My partner and I have been regulars at this restaurant for some time now. We both love the food, our favourites include salmon teriyaki, chicken katsu, vegetable tempura and the maki rolls. We like the cafe style feel of the restaurant and all of the...More

Thank Essaouira
Nearby
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
...More
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Meals
Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Broughton Street | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH1 3RH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 5093
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