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15 Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SA, England
+44 1865 246916
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (57 reviews)
“tonkatsu” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
15 Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SA, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Is a fantastic Japanese restaurant, and the curry with chicken is the best I ever try, out side looks normal, but inside the mood is nice, the servers are friendly, they have a policy to share table with others because is small but that’s is

2  Thank sgdiazg
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Menu varies depending on the day of the week. I generally prefer the sushi on Thursday evening and the lunch options on the weekend. The place is tiny and cosy. You cannot book but waiting time is generally short as there is a high turnover....More

1  Thank ItalianFlexitarian
Reviewed 1 week ago

Certainly the best sushi place in Oxford and also one of the best sushi places I have ever been to! It's a very strong recommend. Friends and I are going here almost weekly and have never been disappointed.

1  Thank justusm404
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for recommending Edamame for our sushi ! We are so glad you enjoy it and that you come here on such a regular basis. We will try to keep things consistent and interesting for you and your friends.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fish quality, friendly staff, nice atmosphere. Going every week. Hands down the best sushi in Oxford.

2  Thank Daniel P
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Daniel P. Thanks for your concise and punchy review ! We are very grateful for your positive comments and for your regular visits to Edamame. We look forward to serving you again very soon.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It took many years living in Oxford before we finally went to Edamame. Now we are regulars and our son ("Harry Potter") demands that we go there every Friday night. Indeed, the sushi has spoiled him for sushi in other restaurants. The staff are incredibly...More

1  Thank Christopher M
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

It is very kind of you to write in such detail about your many visits to Edamame. We love it when children enjoy our food and manage to persuade their parents to come and visit us on a regular basis. Your own "Harry Potter" clearly...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with two friends yesterday to enjoy sushi . We order salmon sashimi and other sushi . There foods is so fresh and tasty . But please remember or check in there website if you like to go for sushi only Thursday evening....More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for writing such a lovely review about your experience at Edamame. We are very glad you enjoy our sushi, and we look forward to serving you again one day soon, and we thank you for recommending Edamame to other potential guests !

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s one of the best places in Oxford. Can’t wait for the sushi night every Thursday. You can tell everything is prepared with care and thought. And they keep surprising you with new recipes!More

Thank serendipity732
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your kind review. We prepare our food with lots of TLC, and it is very gratifying when people like yourself let us know how much you appreciate it ! Your mention to readers of TripAdvisor of our daily specials is...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sushi is great here, but you need to check before you visit. They only do sushi on Thursday nights and only between certain times. You can't book, so just turn up and be prepared to queue at least a little bit. You may sit...More

1  Thank Ben C
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Ben. Thanks for your positive words about Edamame's weekly sushi nights on Thursday evenings ! It is true that one may have to queue a little, but I'd like to add that it is usually rather quiet between the hours of 5 and 6pm...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time at Edamame. We went there to enjoy our dinner. They food so nice salmon teriyaki , beef yakiniku , and tofu dish very good taste. They also have a good choice if you’re vegetarian. All of staff is smiling friendly and helpful ....More

3  Thank Peachy-hahaa
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Peachy-hahaa. We are so glad to read that you enjoyed your first visit to Edamame, and we hope very much that it will not be your last ! Thanks for also mentioning the vegetarian choices, which are relatively plentiful on our Fri/Sat dinner menu....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed a very nice dinner at Oxford Edamame. The dishes were very fresh taste really same like Japan Cuisine very delicious.Great sake, nice atmosphere & friendly service. Staff also very helpful & friendly as well. Especially mention name of the staff Annie. I'm love...More

3  Thank justineccf
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your lovely review of Edamame. We are so glad you enjoyed our food and atmosphere. Your positive comments about our service are also much appreciated, and Annie was very happy to receive your special commendation ! We hope that you will have...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$17
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 15 Holywell Street, Oxford OX1 3SA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Oxfordshire  >  Oxford
  • Phone Number: +44 1865 246916
Delicious and truly authentic Japanese food in a cosy and inviting setting. Three different menus are offered at set times of the week. Check web-site for menu details and opening times.
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