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Little Tokyo

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33 Braunstone Gate, Leicester LE3 5LH, England
+44 116 285 7887
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:30 - 23:00
Tue - Thu 17:00 - 23:00
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Fri 17:00 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 00:00
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very disappointed. 6 pieces of sashimi for £10 and they don't take card payments under £20. Sent me to to local Tesco atm for cash. Only visited as my local yen sushi was shut. Won't be visiting again

Thank Dillygirl63
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Just had an amazing meal at Little Tokyo with our 21 month old boy. Food was excellent and the staff as always extremely friendly and helpful.

2 Thank Susie R
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Food was delicious, the quality of the sushi and sashimi was excellent. Great atmosphere and fantastic service, looking for an excuse to go again soon.

2 Thank Luke F
London, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent service at Little Tokyo. The waitress was kind, attentive and friendly. I was cold so she turned on the heater for me. The food was delicious - plenty of choice for vegetarians. The vegetable curry with rice was delicious, as was the fried ice cream. I highly recommend it!

1 Thank Ferrero R
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2017

The food was truly excellent with service to match. There is an extensive menu which should satisfy every ones requirements (although I know someone will find something not to their liking - there's always one :-) ) Seemed a bit pricey but was worth it. I will definitely visit again.

Thank John S
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Lovely little Japanese restaurant! It's only run by a few staff as I get the feeling it's a family run place. The prices are a bit high but it worth it for the teriyaki duck! I haven't tried anything else off the menu, cos when I'm happy, im happy. Also went here on a first date and it was a... More 

Thank Naomi B
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 25 January 2017

To be honest I'm not a great fan of Japanese food but I like this place. The foods good, although I prefer Indian and of all the Japanese restaurants I have eaten in this one is the best. It always seems to be busy, so I can't be alone in liking it and when ever I have eaten here everyone... More 

Thank Richard P
Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Great Sushi - freshly prepared and delicious Good service- attentive, friendly and helpful Desert was good as well

Thank Devinder S
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25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

The sushi looked good but we ordered noodles and rice. They were tasty but portion sizes were small for adults and the teens. For the price we paid we would expect more than a pack of udon noodles worth. Unauthentic Japanese food, obviously made to rip of locals, especially those who haven't had proper Japanese food before. I first doubted... More 

Thank Zoe ChingYee C
Sunny C, Guest Relations Manager at Little Tokyo, responded to this review

Dear ChingYee, Many thanks for your review, but I hope to clarify that we were opened for business since 2006 and stood the time, and by no means trying to rip off the locals as many of our customers had visited Japan and came back visiting us. If you could have let us know we would have been able to... More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

I have been here many times, both with family and friends and it is always delicious! The menu has plenty of choice and the chefs are happy to cook it to your preferred spice level. I would recommend the mixed platter to share as a starter to give you a taste of everything. Although slightly on the higher price scale... More 

Thank Sarah_1864

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$23
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Delivery, Parking Available, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Braunstone Gate, Leicester LE3 5LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 285 7887
Since opening our doors in 2005, Little Tokyo has been the pioneer of a new era of Japanese cuisine in Leicester. Offering a wide variety of sushi, noodles and other Japanese foods at affordable prices in a friendly, cozy environment, we quickly gained popularity to become a local favourite. The originality, affordability and exclusive experience of Little Tokyo restaurant proved to be our distinctive advantage; our handmade sushi specialists, showcasing quality sushi and sashimi made freshly right after you place your order, to ensure the freshest and highest quality taste. Come, eat, drink and enjoy at Little Tokyo!

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