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E-Kagen Sushi & Noodle Bar

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22-23 Sydney Street, Brighton BN1 4EN, England
+44 1273 687068
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10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Good food, good value, casual environment, friendly staff. The ramen here is pretty great and crazy filling for the price.

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Thank Sarah W
Brighton, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious and happy. We are always happy to go to this authentic, great tasting simple Japanese food place. The kids love the sushi, but the ramen and tonkatsus etc are very good too. Japanese cooks and serving team. Basic place with nice atmosphere. Great for lunch.

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Thank Corneel K
Shoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Having been here many years ago it was long since due a visit. My son loves a plate of noodles so we stopped in. It's a very informal feel. We were greated enthusiastically. We both chose the chicken udon. As it is an open kitchen the smells are wonderful. The portion is generous but not too much. Fresh ginger mingled... More 

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Thank phillof76
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

I remain a regular visitor to this terrific establishment and can invariably be found reading the Saturday news and tucking in to their mixed sashimi for an early lunch. I am mainly submitting these comments to off-set some of the negative comments made by some previous reviewers. The main negatives seem to to come from those who (I am guessing)... More 

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Thank Terry B
Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We have been going to this place for years and we love it. The food is amazing, consistently excellent dishes are the gyoza, which come in pork or vegetable, the sashimi, the vegetable tempura, the spicy vegetable stir fry, the egg fried rice and the kimchee. Friends have tried and loved the eel, the sushi and the ramon. The hot... More 

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Thank brightonlocal2015
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

I've been many Japanese restaurants in Brighton, and I would say it is the best... The owner and staff are friendly, and the dishes are hot and tasty!!! Vegetarian and vegan menu are available. My favourite is Pork Katsu Curry. Although they serve tasty foods, the restaurant is quite small and it's always very busy, so booking is recommended.

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Thank 恵理子 山
Lewes, United Kingdom
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40 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Try the Brighton roll or the Bento box. Fresh and imaginative. Great prices. Excellent value. Friendly people. You'll be back. A standard lunch spot for take away. Really a mini supermarket with a kitchen.

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Thank Phil S
Brighton, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2016

This place was a Chinese kitchen a few years ago, and great. Japanese now, it seems confused. Two dishes; spice beef and 'seafood' curry was totally disgusting. At £22 I was appalled. With one dish arriving a full 10 minutes before mine, I couldn't even eat mine, and I was starving. The 'seafood' was 3 frozen, breaded prawns on a... More 

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Thank satiate001
Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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704 reviews
390 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 248 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

I have never been to Japan so can't comment on how original and authentic this eaterie is but it is certainly the best Brighton has to offer and it has been going strong for as long as I have. Even living in the city. Go for the food not the decor! Good for groups. We were 8. Good menu for... More 

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Thank Jilliana R
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Time-consuming as the service and payment was slow. And thus, I have never been there for the second times. Their foods are reasonably priced. Was closed 9 out of 10 whenever I walk past.

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 22-23 Sydney Street, Brighton BN1 4EN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 687068

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?