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Nippon Inn

124 Charminster Road, Bournemouth BH8 8UT, England
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good31%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“sushi” (81 reviews)
“udon” (6 reviews)
“maki rolls” (3 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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Reviewed 1 week ago

My sons took me to this restaurant for my 71st birthday. The food was an absolute delight and the service could not have been bettered. If you like Japanese food, you must visit this excellent eatery but make sure that you book as it is...More

Thank Trevor C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Came for lunch to grab some ramen noodles. Awesome! Wish you could get them for dinner also! The beer garden looks like a great area too

Thank becca919191
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Had such a nice time here. Had sushi and the chicken katsu curry; possibly the best katsu curry I've had and the sushi was very good as well. Can't fault the service and the restaurant had a nice, welcoming atmosphere with pleasant decor. The value...More

Thank Will T
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

This is our second visit to the Nippon Inn and we absolutely Love it, the food is Delicious and tastes really fresh. The staff are Lovely and the atmosphere is good.. It’s fast becoming our favourite place!!

1  Thank Andrea W
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Not my first experience of Japanese food but it was one of the best we sat down to dinner a party of 18 and we were organised and looked after beautifully bye the staff usual choices all cooked individually to a high standard nobody was...More

Thank Alan S
Reviewed 25 February 2018

Booked ahead, which I was very glad about as the place was busy the whole time we were there, with the tables being fully booked up as it is a relatively small restaurant. The food was absolutely mouth-watering, with my highlight being the pan fried...More

1  Thank Asia L
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

I LOVE Nippon Inn so much, I have no idea why I have never reviewed it before. Takoyaki is an absolute dream. After holidaying in Japan I only ate head for a week after as it’s so perfect. I’m a regular visitor here and always...More

Thank Sarahshabz
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Arrived early as we know how busy it gets. We had booked. Waited a long time to order and for our starters. We love this place but we both were disappointed with the service and food (which is a first).

Thank jille_99
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Great little place just outside Bournemouth . Friendly staff freshly made Japanese food really lovely and inexpensive .. highly recommend this place

Thank Mikew1966
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

I eat in these restaurant with a friends and we really loved our lunch! I asked a katsu don, it was delicious! It's an authentic restaurant with a lovely staff.

Thank Lucia G
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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
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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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