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Little Tokyo

33 Braunstone Gate, Leicester LE3 5LH, England
+44 116 285 7887
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good25%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (47 reviews)
“tempura” (7 reviews)
“ginger beef” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
33 Braunstone Gate, Leicester LE3 5LH, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been to this little restaurant several times, and have never been disappointed. They have an extensive menu, from soups and sushi, to full main courses. The tempura is fabulous. Light and airy batter, crisped to perfection. We’re trying to work our way through the...More

Thank Helen P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We eat here a lot. Really nice staff, they were welcoming and kept asking how the meal was and if we enjoyed the meal. The food was really nice... Definitely better than wagamama

Thank Dumlis
Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

What a great place. Had the set meal boxes washed down with an acceptable Pinot Grigio. Fantastic, really nice. All the sushi tasted really fresh and the Chicken in my box was lovely with crispy skin and a lovely Teriyaki sauce. My wife's salmon was...More

Thank Chris S
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Cannot praise this place highly enough! I went here for the first time last week with my brother and the food was absolutely unbelievable! There is such a huge variety of choice on the menu so I would recommend the set meals as you get...More

Thank Cara L
Reviewed 1 March 2018

Very tasty meal. Starter portions were small but made up for in taste. Good range of dishes although they gave us different noodles to the ones we ordered. A small restaurant but nice with a cosy and warm feel. Slightly pricey but we’d come again.

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

We went to Little Tokyo for a Valentine’s dinner, and we had a lovely time with my partner. We had 3 courses and they were all very delicious, at some point we wanted to get another main after the main but decided to just go...More

Thank MezRob
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

My partner took me here for my birthday, the place was quiet and cosy. Instantly greeted with lovely staff. The menu is large with a wide range of dishes all with descriptions (for those who are unfamiliar). Could not fault any of the dishes we...More

Thank pincushioncouple
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Came here with friends and had a lovely meal with various dishes....some suggested by the waiters. Good idea to go in a bigger group so you can try different things

Thank Gita D
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Great food and service. Highly Recommend ginger beef noodles. King prawns for my starter was excellent.

Thank CraigThorpe
Reviewed 20 January 2018 via mobile

Came here for dinner last night. The staff were very friendly and couldn't do enough for you. The food was served promptly and was delicious. Recommend the Tofu Japanese Curry. Quite well priced- £92 for 4 starters, 5 mains, 2 sides, 1 dessert, 3 drinks...More

Thank Sairaanhoitaja
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$24
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Braunstone Gate, Leicester LE3 5LH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Leicestershire  >  Leicester
  • Phone Number: +44 116 285 7887
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Since opening our doors in 2005, Little Tokyo has been the pioneer of a new era of Japanese cuisine in Leicester. Offering a wide variety of sushi, noodles and other Japanese foods at affordable prices in a friendly, cozy environment, we quickly gained popularity to become a local favourite. The originality, affordability and exclusive experience of Little Tokyo restaurant proved to be our distinctive advantage; our handmade sushi specialists, showcasing quality sushi and sashimi made freshly right after you place your order, to ensure the freshest and highest quality taste. Come, eat, drink and enjoy at Little Tokyo!
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