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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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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“gyoza” (24 reviews)
“sushi” (66 reviews)
“katsudon” (12 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
10 Gillespie Place, Edinburgh EH10 4HS, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an absolute delight, discovering this little gem in Edinburgh! Having returned from a long trip to Osaka/Kyoto/Shikoku/Wakayama we've been craving Japanese cuisine quite regularly. There's plenty of nice sushi shops in Edinburgh, most of them offering a mixture of gaijin-sushi and Chinese delicacies, but...More

Thank paweldaruk
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner here on Tuesday night for the first time.The food was really good and the staff very friendly! This place is now on our list of regular places to eat when out for a meal.

Thank Lisa W
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Having tasted the delicious dumplings that Harajuku offer at the Stockbridge market I was dying to try out their restaurant. After a few failed attempt at getting a table we opted for a lunch one Sunday afternoon. I really wanted this place to be great...More

Thank Pilts018
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

I came here with 8 others and I must say the food was delicious. My only criticism is that the £25 Bento box is too pricey for what you get - happy to pay £18 at the most. Also didn't appreciate the service charge as...More

Thank CrazyHorse019
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This was our second visit to Harajuku Kitchen and it didn't disappoint. We decided to order a range of smaller dishes and they were all delicious. We ordered sushi, fried chicken, gyoza, tempura, edamame beans, yakitori, tayoyaki and loved them all. Some warm sake helped...More

Thank dunblane_andersons
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

From the moment we opened the door we were made to feel very welcome by the staff. They made room for us at a large table, which we shared with others. The food was delicate, interesting & delicious. Service was excellent & there was a...More

Thank EJABath
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Good place to enjoy dinner. Plenty to choose from on the menu and it all tasted great. Service was friendly too.

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

i could honestly rant and rave about this place until i was blue in the face - food was absolutely amazing, restaurant is quaint and so homely - the atmosphere is lovely and relaxed, with the staff extremely friendly and helpful. the food honestly is...More

Thank holliegard3
Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

I love Japanese food. It is probably my favourite cuisine, truth be told. We visited Harajuku Kitchen on a pretty grim Saturday night, but the fact that the restaurant was full attests to the quality and care put into the food here ( fortunately we...More

Thank Sally-Anne H
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Been once before and even though food very good, managed to ruin my wife’s dress pouring soy sauce over her. Thought give them another go through Itison and bought a £50 voucher. Due to family illness only able to confirm booking one day after recommended...More

Thank Fred B
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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$18 - US$47
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, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, 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
  • E-mail
We are smart casual japanese bistro. Authentic Japanese owned restaurant and provide wholesome food.
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