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19 Princess Street, Plymouth PL1 2EU, England
+44 1752 255579
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  • Excellent83%
  • Very good11%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (68 reviews)
Open Now
17:30 - 23:00 Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
19 Princess Street, Plymouth PL1 2EU, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We booked this for a birthday meal, have never really been interested in Japanese but the menu at KuKu is a clever mix of western Japaneses and Robata grill. Every dish we had was so tasty and well presented, the Robata food was perfect, I...More

Date of visit: January 2019
2  Thank 2-ERLS
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went to Kuku to celebrate daughters birthday and not having had Japanese before I wasn’t sure what to expect. Thankfully I was pleasantly surprised. The menu was comprehensive and varied seeming to cater for most taste. The service was helpful but not overbearing and the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Michael G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Average had much better dish’s in Exeter And was waiting around too much Would not come here again as it was also scruffy and down market not goodMore

Date of visit: January 2019
3  Thank AngelaGoldenhair
dockmanager, General Manager at KuKu, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Angela, Could you please email us with more detail regarding your review at hello@kukuplymouth.co.uk. We believe you may have reviewed the wrong restaurant. We feel our restaurant is certainly not scruffy or downmarket. The interior at Kuku is often complemented as previous reviews will...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went last night for my birthday after hearing wonderful things about this place and we weren’t disappointed. The food was amazing and most of the waiting staff were very informative and attentive. Will definitely be back.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank Abic01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’ve been a few times now, I absolutely love it, everyone can’t do enough for you, the food is outstanding, service is always great. Would recommend to anyone I know. And I’ll be visiting again, many times! Love it here.

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank OliviaFrances11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I’m not a fish or sushi fan at all, well at least until I went to kuku... I wasn’t looking forward to the first time, however, I was genuinely amazed at the difference there was with the quality of the food here over the Japanese...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Harry-Base
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the best start to our evening visiting Kuku, excellent service and even better food! There’s nowhere else in Plymouth that we would rather eat. We’re already planning our next visit 😜

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Ashley P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting Plymouth for family a Christmas, we had the rare chance to have our child baby sat for us, leaving us to choose one of our favourite cuisines without worrying if our daughter would eat anything. It was Friday 28th and we decided lunch at...More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Airguitarjump
dockmanager, Manager at KuKu, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Airguitarjump, We are sorry that your experience with us at Kuku was not to your liking. We pride ourselves on giving good customer service and can only apologise that there was a substantial wait on the food. We do feel the wait has been...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ok, let me say that firstly until tonight KuKu was my favourite restaurant, never had a favourite before. In fact despite the cost of going there we'd visited 6-7 times this year (2018). I loved it so much that that I wanted to take my...More

Date of visit: December 2018
2  Thank Mansel N
dockmanager, Owner at KuKu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Mansel, Firstly I hope your wife is feeling better after her unfortunate slip. Yes I was genuinely concerned and I can understand why your wife could not enjoy the evening from then on. It set the tone for the evening which of course is...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was excellent and really good service. Only downside is quite expensive. Still would definitely eat here again though!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mamasausage
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Questions & Answers
2 August 2018|
Response from dockmanager | Property representative |
Hi Jannerbloke. As much as we like Bao Buns we do not serve them. Maybe something for the future though.
15 May 2018|
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Response from _trioc278 | Reviewed this property |
No, thank you.
12 September 2017|
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Response from Westcountryangel | Reviewed this property |
No unfortunately not the place for dogs
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Princess Street, Plymouth PL1 2EU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth
  • Phone Number: +44 1752 255579
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