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Harajuku Kitchen Japanese Bistro

€€ - €€€Japanese, Sushi, Asian
10 Gillespie Place, Edinburgh EH10 4HS, Scotland
+44 131 281 0526
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average8%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“gyoza” (26 reviews)
“sushi” (67 reviews)
“katsudon” (12 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
10 Gillespie Place, Edinburgh EH10 4HS, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a small place with a great view of the beautiful church across the stree and on major bus lines. We Be eaten there several times and the food was always great.

Thank bettymat2018
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was my first visit to a Japanese Restaurant - I’ve lived a sheltered life - and so I bow to aficionados who are more able to judge the merits of the food than me but it seemed fine - certainly judging by the full...More

Thank aragon-11
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very fresh and excellent food. Interesting to get out of the tourist hub and eat among locals. Be prepared to eat leisurely - service is slow but attentive.

Thank Jill L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't book a table but were able to sit outside (there are only two tables, so we were lucky). I love sushi but friend does not and we both loved our meals! We split the gyoza, and I had sashimi and the spicy tuna...More

Thank Missy H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had high hopes after reading the reviews. Rang up on the day and made a booking for 8:45pm, this was the only time they could fit us in, understandable due to booking on the day. We arrived on time and promptly took to our...More

Thank Oggyx2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had expected a somewhat more traditional experience based on reviews we had. Also we had the idea some of the fish wasn’t really fresh. Especially the snowcrab and the tuna. The gyoza was really fatty. The rice was really good however. Price is a...More

Thank hvanzon
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Went here for my daughters graduation meal. She'd been before with her boyfriend but it was my first time. I don't have great knowledge of Japanese food but what I can say is that the food was fresh, delicious and plentiful. The service was great...More

Thank 112hungrydad
Reviewed 2 July 2018

This in my local area and Ive used it loads of time and can highly recommend it for good quality food. The restaurant its self has never really changed but to be honest you are not there for that but take the good service and...More

Thank Scottieboyuk
Reviewed 1 July 2018

When I think back of my time in Japan, I think of the wonderfully balanced meals they serve. Sweet and fragrant teriyaki chicken, with a bowl of steamy plain sticky rice to balance out the sweetness of the main dish. Harajuku Kitchen's version of teriyaki...More

Thank Hannah J
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Ate with work team, 7 of us and all enjoyed their selections. We shared a number of starters, all vegetarian options which I wouldn't ordinarily go for but they were all nice! Got chicken katsu for my main and thoroughly enjoyed it. All plates were...More

Thank Neil F
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13 October 2017|
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Response from Thomas C | Reviewed this property |
No , on street only and heavily regulated. Recommend taxi or bus
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$17 - US$45
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Gillespie Place, Edinburgh EH10 4HS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh
  • Phone Number: +44 131 281 0526
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We are smart casual japanese bistro. Authentic Japanese owned restaurant and provide wholesome food.
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