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“Dont Bother”
Review of Nippon Kai

Nippon Kai
Ranked #6,669 of 10,918 Restaurants in Bangkok
Cuisines: Japanese
Neighbourhood: Siam
Restaurant details
Neighbourhood: Siam
Bangkok, Thailand
Level 6 Contributor
136 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
“Dont Bother”
Reviewed 30 September 2012

We used the branch in Paragon (Mall), food court / restaurant area. Uncomfortable, too many tables and chairs and people walking past or waiting to be seated. Service deplorable, took 20 mins to get a drink and one main meal - the other took a further 10 minutes and arrived with the starter. Tasteless California Rolls, bland rice dish and horrible watery curry noodles. I wanted to send the whole thing back.

  • Visited September 2012
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  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Thai first
  • Turkish first
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English first
Ho Chi Minh City
Level 4 Contributor
24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“very good Japanese food with pleasant service and reasonable prices.”
Reviewed 22 March 2011

I have been eating at this restaurant about 10 – 12 times now and it has been mostly very good. I went there alone the first time when staying at a nearby hotel when it was just opened. Attention; I am talking about there new, second restaurant on Soi 33, near Sukhumvit and visited September 2010 here first and March 8 last.

Best was the sushi, sashimi, seaweed and some of the deep fried stuff such as mushrooms with garlic. We were not too impressed about the Kobe beef and a few times I thought the sushi was served too cold. BUT overall I think it very good food, nice friendly staff and when you are a regular you get a nice 20% discount on food. They give you honest advice on what’s in fresh (or not) which made me and a friend recently eat some of the very fresh tuna I ever tasted which was soft as butter. I am a very critical customer, not a real expert on Japanese food but I do recommend Japan food lovers to check this out.

  • Visited March 2011
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Mossel Bay, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Great Japanese food wtih a view”
Reviewed 21 August 2009

For great Japanese food, reasonably priced combined with an incredible view of the City, check out Nippon Kai wich is located off the food court at the Emporium complex. Service is quick and very polite. One of the few places in Thailand that serves beer cold (frosted mug). I strongly recommend the Teriyaki Beef.

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Thank Phil_Pisciotta
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