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Bonsai

€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
14 Broughton Street | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH1 3RH, Scotland
+44 131 557 5093
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
29 Dec 2017
“great”
12 Apr 2016
“Cheap and nasty!!!! AVOID”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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€€ - €€€
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LOCATION
14 Broughton Street | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH1 3RH, Scotland
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1 - 10 of 148 reviews

Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

nice view with beautiful ambience and great staff.enjoyed my evening thanks to some beautiful suggestions

Thank savhank
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

Sushi was disgusting! Rice was hard and over sticky, seaweed was cheap and fishy and wait for it..... I ordered the "snow crab" with Avacado and cucumber and when it can it was a seafood stick stuck in the sushi!! DO NOT EAT HERE!!!

4  Thank Tracey K
Reviewed 5 April 2016

Bonsai is a small restaurant and if you only have a few diners with you, you’ll probably be seated by the front of the restaurant and close to other diners. The quality (and prices!) of their food more than make up for this and they...More

Thank Riamj21
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Nice little sushi bar. Been there a few times for lunch. Very fresh. Also do a small selection to take away.

Thank jjmack
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Visited here for the first time last week for a late dinner. Impressed with portion sizes and the tastiness. I will be coming back to try more of their dishes. Converted me to sushi, presentation colourful and neat.

Thank Luka D
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Excellent table service, good fresh and reasonably priced sushi in the heart of Edinburgh. I will definitely come again and recommend this restaurant to friends.

Thank pinoysurf
Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

Superb food, friendly staff and nice central location. I don't normally have a dessert, but I had to try the pannacotta with pineapple, chilli and basil salsa as it sounded unusual. It was amazing. Will definitely be back.

1  Thank Sarah L
Reviewed 8 February 2016

I've been to Bonsai several times with my husband but, I took my Mum for her first Sushi experience on Saturday following a show at Edinburgh Playhouse. She absolutely loved it. The food is always so fresh and prepared to a very high standard and...More

Thank charlie_ocs
Reviewed 24 January 2016

A small Japanese resteraunt of a side street. Initial impressions are ok but the food was good and the service efficient and friendly. The noodles were good the gyosa fresh and the tempura prawns very good. Relatively inexpensive at 34 pounds for two including a...More

Thank rover75golf
Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

We had been avoiding bonsai due to horrendous service a few months ago, but thought we'd try it again today and I'm so glad we did. The waiter today was incredibly knowledgeable, friendly and clearly passionate about the food. He recommended the tempura battered eel...More

1  Thank xtinewrobbo84
Nearby
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to
malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton
have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a
mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village
found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything
but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street;
even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and
art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The
...More
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Restaurant Details

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    Service
  • Value
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Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Broughton Street | Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH1 3RH, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Broughton & Calton
  • Neighbourhood: Broughton & Calton
  • Phone Number: +44 131 557 5093
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