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Hare & Tortoise

11-13 Brunswick Centre | Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AF, England
+44 20 7278 9799
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good48%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry laksa” (28 reviews)
“sushi” (54 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
11-13 Brunswick Centre | Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AF, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I have been going to this restaurant on and off for over twenty years. As a student in London, with little money to spare in 1997, I found it affordable and very friendly. The owner was always present and welcoming. It is now a chain...More

Thank Rekha K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in here for a quick lunch. Delicious sushi, prompt service, I left happy. Quite a large range of dishes across SE Asian cuisines, will be back to sample more!

Thank RAr_12
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love coming here, still at an affordable price and very good customer service. The chicken/beef in black bean sauce still stands as my favourite dish but there is lots to choose from all as good as the other.

Thank Mercedes M
Reviewed 1 week ago

This has become our new go-to for authentic Japanese food. They have always been able to seat us quickly, and their waiting staff are both warm and professional. The food is served quickly and is piping hot and full of flavour. We're especially fond of...More

Thank roosterza
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It gets very busy but the service is nice and quick. Great tasting food and good sized portions. Will definitely return.

Thank squidward14
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Good, quick service from a varied menu. Food was fine without being outstanding. Not particularly good value for money but OK if you're in a hurry.

1  Thank Netsmith
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The restaurant was buzzing, very busy efficient service. Good choice of dishes from Japanese, Chinese, Malaysian and Thai. Had Ebi Katsu curry with prawns, delicious , husband a noodle dish which definitely tickled his taste buds. Will return

Thank Den51_12
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

There’s now a £1 Service Charge on meals bring the bill to £10.60 for one bowl of noodles. Happy to tip when it’s MY choice.

Thank Matt N
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

I used to go to this place as its next to my house and the food is ok. However I suggest you to avoid it at any cost! I went there to buy a bottle of sake (32£) to go and at the same time...More

Thank Selin B
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

The sushi was really good I have not doubt about that but the pad thai for me was not really tasty. Another thing that I dislike is to see one of the waitress sleeping on one of the tables. That why I am not give...More

1  Thank gonzalo s
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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21 August 2015|
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Response from InternationalTr... I | Reviewed this property |
As someone said.. the place is small and the tables are very close, there is a little more space in the inner room. I would suggest calling first and asking them to hold a table where wheelchair can be placed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Brunswick Centre | Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7278 9799
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