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Hare & Tortoise

11-13 Brunswick Centre | Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AF, England
+44 20 7278 9799
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good47%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“curry laksa” (29 reviews)
“sushi” (55 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
11-13 Brunswick Centre | Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Ahhh Hare and Torture how I love thee! Not been here in a while and I am very happy to say it does not feel that long. Again did not have a reservation but was offered a table. Service was quick in terms of getting...More

Thank deecastro2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I really liked this place, simple decor and a canteen feel to the place doesn’t mean the food will be bad! I’ve enjoyed my udon set and chicken wings, my boyfriend had a lovely curry and some gyoza. We enjoyed a cup of jasmine tea...More

Thank AMK1988
Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

I used to work around the corner from Brunswick in Queen Square. Frequently got lunch at H&T, mainly as it was (and still is) good value for money compared to most other food places in Brunswick. The service is usually very quick. My personal favourites...More

Thank Alex R
Reviewed 11 March 2018

I came here with my friends on a Wednesday evening. Food: We ordered a Tori (chicken) Gyoza (£4), Spicy (chicken) Wing Sticks (£5.3), Chinese Greens (Spinach) (£4.7), Maguro Tataki (Tuna fillet) (£9.0) for starters. As for mains, we had Chicken Teriyaki Rice (£9.2), a Salmon...More

Thank Snowball23514
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

I have been to hare & tortoise a couple of times. Never had a problem. But today in my last visit I was really disappointed. I ordered my usual favourite laksa and it was tasty as usual. But I was nearly at the end of...More

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Reviewed 28 February 2018

My friends and I always come here as it is quick and affordable. The food is always good quality, comes out rapidly, and overall the experience is always more than pleasant.

Thank Diana U
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Found under the concrete monstrosity that is the Brunswick centre in Brunswick Square. This eatery is part of a small chain serving tasty, fast, inexpensive oriental dishes a little like Wagamama without the long tables. There is a busy but not frantic air about the...More

Thank travelpig_9
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Went here recently with colleagues for lunch, and was very happy with the experience! Plenty of good tasting vegetarian choices from a massive menu, with somewhat reasonable prices. Fast service was kindly appreciated - being right next to the action was really exciting to watch!

Thank Rishi S
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

Reminds me of my mum’s cooking. The food here never disappoints. Food tastes amazing and service is pretty quick. Would highly recommend!

Thank Anna-marie_Fitz
Reviewed 21 February 2018

I have been going to this restaurant on and off for over twenty years. As a student in London, with little money to spare in 1997, I found it affordable and very friendly. The owner was always present and welcoming. It is now a chain...More

Thank Rekha K
Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and
leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance
access to many of London's most popular attractions.
It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated
museums, including the must-see British Museum.
Despite an understandable popularity with students,
tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury
retain a quiet, residential feel year round and
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Response from InternationalTr... I | Reviewed this property |
As someone said.. the place is small and the tables are very close, there is a little more space in the inner room. I would suggest calling first and asking them to hold a table where wheelchair can be placed
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Brunswick Centre | Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7278 9799
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