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Etsu Japanese Restaurant

Beetham Plaza 25 The Strand | 25 The Strand, entrance off Brunswick Street, Liverpool L2 0XJ, England
+44 151 236 7530
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good20%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (220 reviews)
“tempura” (55 reviews)
“bento box” (28 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
Beetham Plaza 25 The Strand | 25 The Strand, entrance off Brunswick Street, Liverpool L2 0XJ, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Booked last minute for dinner and was very impressed with the food - had katsu curry and tempura prawns - highly recommend the plum wine - great ambiance and attentive staff - recommended

Thank Larry D
Reviewed 1 week ago

Making another visit tomorrow (super excited) and realised I'd neglected to review our last trip - better late than never! Previous visits to various places in Japan with my husband have given me an enormous love and huge respect for the nation, its people, its...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place! Food is amazing! The same way they really do in Japan! Cooked by real Japanese cooks! I recommend sushi and sashimi mix, tempura mix and sparkling sake!!! Very friendly, very fresh!!!

Thank Natalia V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love eating sushi and were very pleasantly surprised by the choice, price and quality of the food served. We were so happy that we came back for lunch the following day. Brilliant, must visit when in town!

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We found Etsu through Trip Advisor and really enjoyed our dinner there. I had edamame and spinach as a starter. My friends has sushi. I had the vegetable curry. Everything was excellent.

Thank ierhart
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Etsu several times since we moved to living in Cheshire in 2010. All of our previous visits have been to see art exhibitions at the Tate Liverpool at Albert Dock. We lived in New Zealand for 4 years from 2006-2010 and...More

Thank Roysower
Reviewed 3 July 2018

This is a real find. I love good Japanese food and I am particular. I ate here over many evenings while staying in Liverpool for a number of weeks. The food was consistently fresh and truly excellent. The staff and kind, helpful and charming. It...More

Thank 23London23
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Been here two times now and it has been brilliant both times. If you want an authentic Japanese sushi restaurant I would recommend etsu. The staff are lovely and very attentive and it is very well priced for the good quality food that we always...More

Thank jdstevens0n
Reviewed 30 June 2018

I wen for dinner with a few colleagues. We only had a vague idea of what we wanted to eat, and the waitress was extremely helpful and informal about serving us various dishes to share and made very useful suggestions. We enjoyed everything without anything...More

Thank Xasgotan
Reviewed 30 June 2018

we had the mixed meals off the menu and they were excellent, well presented, fresh and not messed about with. Japanese food in my experience is about fresh not fiddled about with and it was fresh. The staff were great, quick and very nice. Really...More

Thank JHollie
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Hayley J
17 May 2017|
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Response from caravell | Property representative |
Yes takeaway is a possibility but restaurant diners will always be our priority ☺
Daniel G
14 January 2017|
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Response from caravell | Property representative |
We are very close to the Liver Buildings and so from the Albert Dock it's around 10 minutes walk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
16:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
17:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
12:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beetham Plaza 25 The Strand | 25 The Strand, entrance off Brunswick Street, Liverpool L2 0XJ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Merseyside  >  Liverpool>  > Central Liverpool
  • Neighbourhood: Central Liverpool
  • Phone Number: +44 151 236 7530
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Since opening in November 2007, Etsu has become a welcome addition to Liverpool’s eating out scene and has won numerous awards including Restaurant of the Year in 2009 and being crowned ‘The UK’s Greatest Japanese Restaurant’ by Eat Japan in 2010. With the help of three highly trained Japanese national chefs, who between them have over 60 years experience, Etsu offers diners fresh authentic Japanese cuisine served in a cosy and relaxed atmosphere.Its menu comprises of a wide range of Japanese dishes to suit all tastes, from traditional sushi and sashimi to speciality meat and fish dishes. Etsu also has experienced Japanese waiting on staff who will be able to answer most queries regarding all Japan related enquires from the food to the culture. This popular little restaurant is one of Liverpool’s best restaurant gems receiving numerous rave reviews and has been consistently in Trip Advisors top 3 out of a Liverpool’s 229 restaurants for the last 2 years. Be sure to book to ensure you don’t miss out!
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