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“Good lunch place”
Review of Kanpai Sushi

Kanpai Sushi
Ranked #104 of 2,591 Restaurants in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$24 - US$32
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: West End
Reviewed 4 November 2013

We ate at Kanpai this past weekend for lunch. We were initially disappointed when we sat down and were told that there was no tuna or sweet prawn....How does a sushi place not have tuna?!?!? But, we were already there and it was raining, so we decided to stay. And I am so glad that we did! The lack of tuna meant that we were "forced" to try all kinds of other things that we don't usually order and everything was delicious! It's not cheap, but "cheap" and "sushi" are two words that I don't usually like to see combined, so I'm okay with that. The grilled nigiri (we had scallop and sea bass) was delicious, as were all the rolls we tried. We didn't make reservations, but we got there right when they opened and were able to get a seat. After we had finished eating, the restaurant was quite full, so I would definitely recommend reservations.

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Reviewed 2 November 2013

Credit where it is due, the food is very good.
However this is all negated by the ridiculously small size or portions and the price. Final bill of £35 for lunch for two. They brought three dishes each, but in terms of quantity it was basically a starter.
When they treat you like this, even if the food is good, why bother?

4  Thank 123boh
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Reviewed 25 October 2013

You have got to try this restaurant! and you must BOOK!!!
its sooo delicious.
I recommend the grilled aubergine, its divine and the salmon terryaki is also good!!
the restaurant is so quaint and staff are amaazing!

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1  Thank Natasha G
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Reviewed 18 October 2013

Mrs Diddle and I dropped in here for some sushi before a gig at the Usher Hall. We hadn't booked but the staff made us feel very welcome and managed to get us a table.
The sushi was really good and was reasonably priced. Every dish was fresh and tasted great. Definitely two thumbs up from the Diddles!!

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Reviewed 18 October 2013 via mobile

Amazing fresh and tasty food, love this place and it's calm atmosphere plus friendly attentive staff. Sushi best I've tasted and look forward to returning this December!

Thank decbelfast
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