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Little Tokyo

33 Braunstone Gate, Leicester LE3 5LH, England
+44 116 285 7887
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good25%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (44 reviews)
“tempura” (5 reviews)
“katsu curry” (3 reviews)
11:30 AM - 11:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
33 Braunstone Gate, Leicester LE3 5LH, England
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1 - 10 of 134 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely superb vegetarian selection - the sweet potato sushi was the best sushi I have had EVER! Fantastic service and really good FRESH FOOD!. can’t wait to go back - keep up the good work guys! Ps the tempura ice cream is superb and came...More

Thank pratikMaster
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great for a casual dinner in Leicester. Tasty food, plenty of choice and lovely staff. Teriyaki is a firm favourite!

Thank Lillyloo23
Reviewed 1 week ago

Little Tokyo is hands down the best Sushi in Leicester, much better than all of the branded restaurants like Yo Sushi etc. I have visited Little Tokyo on numerous occasions, the restaurant is small and intimate inside but it makes for a great atmosphere. I...More

Thank MG2787
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Visiting family fancied a Chinese meal....I figured they didn't have a Japanese place near them, so we came here. So glad we did! What a fabulous little place this is: superb decor, lovely friendly staff, chef on full view: food delicious, atmosphere great :) The...More

Thank MikeIOW1
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

We asked for a table after the football match. Very kindly they prepared the table and all the food that we desired. It is still the best Japanese restaurant in Leicester. The staff is very friendly! Sushi and sashimi? Literally AMAZING! I'll come again, again...More

Thank AndreaSere94
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Not having much of a clue about Japanese cuisine we ordered set meal A (vegetarian for me) and set meal B for my friend. The starter was Miso soup followed by a beautifully presented pair of lunches washed down with a bottle of Asahi Superdry....More

1  Thank SkaBeady
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Best Japanese restaurant I've ever been to. We frequent here regularly when friends come to Leicester or we have a boozy night out. Food is consistently very good and reasonable. its not much to look at and inside isn't much better but this is not...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

We spent two months in Japan and can report that the food served here is authentic and tasty. We are here for 3 nights whilst visiting Leicester and every time the food was hot and delicious. The service is also great. Would highly recommend.More

1  Thank Hazel W
Sunny C, Public Relations Manager at Little Tokyo, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

Thank you so much to you for your kind review, we are so thrilled to have you guys for three nights in a row and your recognition about the authenticity and taste of our food. We will definitely work hard to do our best for...More

Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Ate out with my daughter at a small Japanese restaurant and takeaway. On arrival the staff were very friendly and attentive which remained throughout. The food was amazing, Terakya Duck with rice and chicken in Japanese sweet and sour, not the usual orangey gloopy sticky...More

1  Thank Linda B
Reviewed 23 May 2017

me and my lovely girlfriend for the past year usually visit this restaurant every two - three weeks and every time it has been amazing with lovely staff and friendly chefs that like to chat and explain the food. i cannot wait to go back....More

2  Thank Rob A
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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, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Free Wifi
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
  • E-mail
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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