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“Pleasantly surprised” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Wakame

Wakame
Ranked #96 of 440 Restaurants in Cheltenham
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Pleasantly surprised”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2014

It was great to find this little Japanese place.. Great food and great value. Not much of a looker but don't let that put you off!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Laura S
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Stunning food, more people need to go here!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

Visited here on a Saturday night as I love Japanese food. The style is basic but effective with coloured lights and chairs. Sadly only ourselves and one other table in which makes me worry for them staying open. This must be because no one knows about this place because the food is fantastic. A great range of sushi, sashimi, noodles and soups, all if which were stunning and very cheap. The best Japanese I've ever had, I'll be back frequently, if only to make sure they stay open!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank helenopolis
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
133 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Wakadoo Wakame !”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014 via mobile

As Timmy Mallet would say! Wakadoo ! Only been open 5 months hence the low number of reviews, even the staff didn't realise they were in Tripadvisοr ! The menu is amazing, we aren't very knowledgeable about Japanese food but the descriptions were good , and the choice phenomenal, we just ordered a few starters which all arrived in under 5 mins! Then decided to have a noodle main to share, all fresh delicate flavours and good portion sizes. There were more Asians eating there than European which is always a good sign . The noodle soups looked amazing. The only downside is the restaurant is at the top of lower high street and when we came out there were people sitting outside on the pavement drinking and smoking. The decor is cafeteria style but that adds to the feel of the place. Miss this at your peril, if you like Bar and Wok you'll LOVE this !!

Visited August 2014
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Cheltenham
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193 reviews
144 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 90 helpful votes
“One of my favourite restaurants :)”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2014

This is one of my favourite restaurants in Cheltenham. The staff are so friendly and they work hard. It's not a place for a romantic night out as the seating and ambiance is casual. But it is a fun place, multi colour LED lighting and comfortable seating. They sell Sushi and other oriental style dishes. If you haven't been yet you have to give it a go. People that go once always return again and again. The value is amazing!

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank DavePGlos
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Amazing, authentic, cheap...awesome!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2014

After a few bad experiences with the usual glut of chain restaurants in Cheltenham we decided to give this place a go....and have been back every week since!

Every meal we've had here has been excellent, so fresh, and with the open kitchen concept, watching the chefs at work is interesting on its own. The prices are amazing value for the portions and quality, and a wide ranging menu to cater for non seafood eaters like me. Only very slight negative is the dining room could be a bit better furnished but it's a small price to pay for a restaurant this good.

  • Visited August 2014
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank Matt J
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