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Obento Japanese Express

17 Royal Avenue, Belfast BT1 1FB, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9031 5054
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good34%
  • Average17%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (19 reviews)
“bento” (13 reviews)
“pork katsu” (3 reviews)
Open Now
10:00 - 21:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly
17 Royal Avenue, Belfast BT1 1FB, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

I was in here with my dad and his fiancée a few years ago and it wasn't my cup of tea. I got some noodles but they didn't taste the same as normal noodles too. My dad and his fiancée got some sushi box and...More

Thank T5562SWsam
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

Me and my sister bought a bento box each which consisted of old tasting/textured rice and fatty unflavoursome chicken teriyaki. Would definitely not recommend

Thank Eveshshshayyy
Reviewed 9 September 2017

After living in Australia we got used to having sushi in every shopping centre. Living in the Czech Republic now it's much harder to get. While visiting Belfast we came across this little shop with sushi and more. The serving person was friendly and the...More

Thank Janulik
Reviewed 4 July 2017

The shop should not be underestimated just because it is an express one. The bento boxes are filled with delicious food. The noodles are also very nice so just give it a try. We came back here for 3 times!!

Thank Hanh N
Reviewed 21 June 2017

I'm a regular at Obento for their good sushi and fast service. Although the place is small, the upstairs area is clean and welcoming. The food is cheap but good quality, especially their tempura bento box and sushi bento box which are both popular. Do...More

Thank Camille C
Reviewed 6 June 2017

I took my family to Obento for a late lunch and was impressed by the fast, friendly service. The bento boxes and noodle soups that we chose had a really authentic taste and the portions were a good size. I lived in Japan for over...More

Thank whomp66
Reviewed 17 May 2017

I used to get takeaways regularly from Obento when I lived in Belfast. Its a good Japanese food joint, however the sauces they provide, like the soya or the Wasabi, dont have that kick in them. I also tried their ramen, but that was also...More

1  Thank Sarmisthaguha
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

I had the bento box to go. Came with miso, salad, gyoza and nigiri. The gyoza, was put onto of the salad as got super soggy and had to throw away the one on the bottom. Salad dressing was creamy! Not usual light dressing common...More

Thank 611_mcd
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

I had a delicious sumptuous salmon sashimi as a snack and it was good!! A wee gem of a place and certainly worth finding. Great value and service

Thank BelfastFoodTravelMan
Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner with my friend had green dragon, red dragon, California rolls, deep fried shrimp (6pcs each) and tuna nigiri (2pcs) paid 32£ with drinks. The food was amazing! The only con I can find it's the size of the restaurant, a bit to...More

Thank Joana Miau M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 19:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Royal Avenue, Belfast BT1 1FB, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast
  • Phone Number: +44 28 9031 5054
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Obento Japanese Express is a Sushi and Hot Food takeaway & Sit In restaurant in the heart of Belfast City Center. Delicious Japanese Food.
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