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Esplanadeplein 13, Aalst 9300, Belgium
+32 53 41 81 62
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Today
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
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Hours:
Wed - Mon 12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
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Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016

The location is very good. Close to public transport and big parking area. Very nice decoration and very clean kitchen. Very nice staffs with multiple languages. And the most important is the food. The modernised Japanese food without leaving the original taste. Delicious for both Asian and European tongues.

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Thank dfurianz
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

i come here already 5 times and the food is always great! fresh fish, friendly service and great sushi, i recommend this place to everyone. keep up the good work, jimmy and mai x

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Thank Jimmy V
Belgium
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

A+ service! Quick, friendly and tasty!! The hostess was very much up to date and we never lost her attention. Alcohol is rather expensive here but i dont mind at all!

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Thank Wouter d
York
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2015

Four of us went midweek, the restaurant was quiet, we shared a cold and a warm buffet. The service and food was excellent, there is wide choice of dishes. A good place for people who want to discover Japanese food, two of my colleges had never tried the food before and thoroughly enjoyed it.

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Thank Andrew H
Bicester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

I ate here 24th June 2015 and the food was excellent. The restaurant was very quiet, service was brilliant. They didn't have an English menu but the waitress helped us to translate and understand everything. I'm vegetarian and our waitress helped me to pick out some veggie options. The food was delicious and the sake and Japanese wines recommended were... More 

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Thank KW1919
Aalst, Belgium
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38 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2015

We tried the Ichiban rice table & menu and it was perfect. Nice sushi, nice dishes, open cuisine. We even had as dessert the fried icecream... very special. The atmosphere could be better but that's forgiven if you eat the food. Fast, nice and friendly service.

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1 Thank dj_Jeks
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46 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2014

Ordered two 4p sushi boats for the family and were stunned by how quickly it al disappeared. Excellent sushi!

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Thank Floris V
Aalst, Belgium
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181 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2014

We had a reservation for 4 people and we shared a cold buffet and a warm buffet. The service was excellent. No complaints about the food. Just one small remark is that the soup was served in a plastic bowl and plastic spoon and this could be improved to ceramic. The place is not big so a reservation is recommended.... More 

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Lennik
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53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2014

Positives: - good location (Esplanadeplein so between the Central Market and the Railway Station) - good price-quality ratio - friendly service overall - quality and quantity of food is ok but not impressive ref quality Negatives: - atmosphere a bit busy due to limited space resulting in too warm temperature - I am not sure what to think about the... More 

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Thank Tommy D
Mechelen, Belgium
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2013

A great place for a quiet dinner. Perfect for talking and eating. A place where you are left to enjoy the food and enough time between servings to talk and relax

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Thank LUIZ L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Esplanadeplein 13, Aalst 9300, Belgium
  • Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  East Flanders Province  >  Aalst
  • Phone Number: +32 53 41 81 62

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