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Nippon Inn

124 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UT, England
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good30%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (84 reviews)
“tempura” (10 reviews)
“unagi” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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124 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UT, England
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1 - 10 of 268 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Bone in the Sashimi (dangerous), sloppily rolled Nigiri and Sushi. I eat Japanese food a lot and this was way below par. Sorry.

Thank Justanothertourist77
Reviewed 29 August 2018

We had takeaway from this restaurant. This is a mixed review. The pork katsu curry was good. Pork was deep fried perfectly. The curry sauce was a bit mild. The deep fried chicken wings were tasty. The sushi however was not molded well and fell...More

Thank greenladybourne
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Love this place had wanted to try it for years been handful of times this year and just booked again.

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

We went to The Nippon Inn on a Saturday to find that it was full so make sure you book! We returned on Sunday and the food was excellent, good sushi with really fresh fish. The other dishes were also very tasty.

Thank SImon H
Reviewed 8 August 2018

I can not criticise the food in anyway. It was delicious and deserves 5*s. However, the front of house servers were slow and lacklustre. We arrived for our table, were shown to it and then left...for over 30 minutes...before we had to ask to order...More

Thank silverlining747
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing sushi and sashimi, beautiful clean, quirky little place! Definitely book, as very busy. Delighted they are now on deliveroo! Try the unagi, so delicious, for some Japanese style comfort food the Okonomi Yaki is a delicious hot omelette/pancake style shrimp and veg dish.

Thank kirsty m
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

When you walk in from the street you could be in Tokyo - the decor and attention to detail are excellent. This matched by both the service and the food. The menu is fairly comprehensive and not set out to cater for English style menus...More

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

I have been here a lot and I’m never disappointed! Always a fab experience, good food and good value for money. Everyone I bring here is always so impressed!

Thank georginagriffin
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Came here on university results day. Fantastic staff in a very authentic setting, and the prices are absolutely fantastic value for money (it costed £58 for a family of 4). Sushi and Udon would be very much recommendable

Thank mattcC91SZ
Reviewed 13 June 2018

Weekend break in Bournemouth whilst staying in the Village Hotel (I will write a review on this too) and wanted to eat something not by the coast but a quick drive from the hotel. This place had good reviews and wanted Japanese for myself and...More

Thank Airguitarjump
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 124 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UT, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Dorset  >  Bournemouth
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