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NOA Japanese Restaurant

#201 of 1,244 Restaurants in Bristol
Certificate of Excellence
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12-13 Waterloo Street, Bristol BS8 4BT, England
+44 117 973 3212
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I picked this restaurant by chance, and it turned out to be my best Japanese food ever! Great food, great price, great service. I will come back every time I have a chance!

Thank taiuk2010
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6 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Recommended - dishes are well prepared and presented. Fast efficient service, with lots of choice on the set menu. Recommend the sake as well.

Thank VS M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely restaurant with a great menu, lots of sushi but also lots of hot food on offer. Would recommend the Beef Teriaki- best yet! Gyozas and tempura also good. The staff were a little slow in bringing certain items out however they were so friendly that you can't complain! Would definitely go back again (if we can get parked) Total... More 

1 Thank Kelly M
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

I visited with my husband on his birthday. The sushi was excellent, so fresh and delicious! The service was attentive but not overbearing. We will definitely be returning to try more of the Japanese food on the menu.

1 Thank Elisabeth S
Swindon, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Visited with friends, and fiancé. We had the set menu so we could sample lots of different courses. Food was excellent quality, value for money and authenticity (having been to Japan last year I was anxious to try good Japanese food again) The staff couldn't do enough for us, and we're very friendly. Try their speciality 'crunch' California roles! Wow!

Thank TahitianPunch1
Bristol, United Kingdom
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877 reviews
550 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 264 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

We popped in on a quiet Friday evening and are so glad we did! We tried a range of their dishes and really enjoyed them all, tuna sashimi, vegetable rolls, beef teriyaki - all the options were tasty. The service was friendly and it was good value. We will be back.

Thank AnanB
Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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89 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 March 2017

First visit and not disappointed. Authentic, friendly and lovely food. Reasonably priced and huge selection, I had chicken teriyaki and it was extremely tasty. Definitely going back

Thank Tony W
London, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

What a find! My first visit to Noa and had a great meal with my son this week. Authentic and delicious Japanese cuisine. Had the B Menu and every course was well-prepared with the freshest ingredients. Service was attentive and courteous. My new favourite Japanese restaurant in Bristol. If this were in London, it would be totally packed everyday! Such... More 

4 Thank CarmiXoX
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Arrived on a Saturday evening to be greeted by three happy hosts and taken to our table in this adorable intimate venue. Food arrived promptly and tasted delicious/looked amazing. Summary= amazing food/ice cold Beer/amazing staff= happy couple. 😁

1 Thank Scott W
Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

The food in this restaurant is sublime, cooked by a master chef, fresh quality ingrediants, nice surroundings and delightful staff

1 Thank michael f

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12-13 Waterloo Street, Bristol BS8 4BT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Bristol
  • Phone Number: +44 117 973 3212
Bold, Exciting and Spectacular this is the new NOA Japanese. Born in 2009 Noa Japanese has been serving Clifton for over 5 years. But things have since changed. Nothing was left untouched to ensure the success of this huge Japanese beast that has laid dormant in a quite basement in the heart of Clifton, Bristol. "Noa Japanese has awoken!" We have changed our menu, decor, style and music. And have created a place which better reflects our passion for Japanese food just for you. Come, step inside and experience fun Japanese dining.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?