Manchester Japanese Restaurants


Japanese Restaurants & Sushi Bars in Greater

Japanese cuisine, once a very specialised and acquired
taste, has grown in popularity over recent years and Manchester has
several restaurants of distinction serving classic Japanese dishes like
sushi, noodles, tempura, teppanyaki, sashimi and bento boxes. Most are
listed below.

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Alphabetical listing:

  • Australasia
    The Avenue, Spinningfields, Deansgate, Manchester M3 3AE.
    Tel: 0161-831 0288. Website:
    Choice of sushi and tempura dishes with some Indonesian and other south
    east Asian influences.

  • Ithaca
    36 John Dalton Street, Mancheste M2 6LE. Tel: 0161-831 7409.
    Japanese and sushi restaurant also serving south-east Asian cuisine
    set on a 5 floor restaurant with 2 bars.

  • Kicho Japanese Restaurant
    123 Cross Street, Sale, Trafford, Manchester M33 7JN. Tel:
    0161-969 8123.

  • Miyako Restaurant
    50 Faulkner Street, Chinatown, Manchester M1 4FH. Tel: 0161-228 1215.
    In Japanese “miyako” means “meeting place”. A restaurant
    specialising in authentic Japanese cuisine with rice, noodle, sushi
    and teppanyaki foods cooked at your table. Fully licensed.
    — and at:
    123 Cross Street, Sale, Trafford, Manchester M33 7JN. Tel: 0161-969
    They made a good attempt at an authentic looking Japanese restaurant,
    with low tables, paper screens and waitresses wearing kimonos. Large
    menu, but with set menus at different prices for the uninitiated. Kirin
    beers on offer. Good parking facilities.

  • New Samsi Japanese Restaurant
    36-38 Whitworth Street, Manchester M1 3NR. Tel: 0161-279 0022.

    Japanese restaurant near the Gay Village, serving sushi, bento boxes
    and teppanyaki.

  • Sakura Manchester

    Arch 2, Deansgate Locks, Manchester M1 5lH. Tel: 0161-832 0234.
    Advertises itself as “bringing a taste of Japan to Manchester with
    authentic sushi and sashimi dishes along with tempting Bento boxes and
    classic Pan Asian dishes” .

  • Samsi
    1 Hardman Boulevard, Spinningfields, Manchester M3 3AQ. Tel:
    0161-839 5587.
    — and at:
    36-38 Whitworth Street, Manchester M1 3NR. Tel: 0161-279 0022..
    — and at:
    4 Wareham Street, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 1BT. Tel: 01625-548 227.
    Expensive and ultra high quality, with a select clientele. Popular and
    you’ll need to book in advance for weekends. Manchester Metro News described
    it as ” ….well established and recognised as serving the best
    Japanese food in the North West”.

  • Samsi Deli
    521 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4BA. Tel: 0161-445 9205.

  • Sapporo Teppanyaki
    91-93 Liverpool Road, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4JN. Tel: 0161-831
    Japanese Restaurant based in Castlefield opposite the Museum of Science
    & Industry, specialising in Teppanyaki cooking, including sushi,
    sashimi and various noodle dishes.

  • Shogun Teppanyaki Restaurant
    Gainsborough House, 111 Portland Street, Chinatown, Manchester M1 6DN.
    Tel: 0161-236 0809.

  • Tampopo
    16 Albert Square, Manchester M2 5PF. Tel: 0161-819 1966.
    Manchester’s original specialist Japanese noodle bar also offering and
    rice dishes from around Asia, including cuisines from Thailand, Vietnam
    and Singapore. Located next to the Town Hall.
    — and at :
    126 The Orient, Trafford Centre, Manchester M17 8EH. Tel:0161-747 8878.

  • Teppanyaki
    58-60 George Street, Chinatown, Manchester M1 4HF. Tel: 0161-228 2219.

    A high class Japanese restaurant which is very authentic, but does not
    come cheaply! Teppanyaki dishes cooked and served at table-side. Specialities
    – raw fish. Set menus for the uninitiated.

  • Tokyo Season
    52 Portland Street, Manchester M1 4QU. Tel: 0161-236 7898. Website:
    Sushi, sashimi and jasmin green tea amongst other ckassic Japanese dishes
    in the basement reataurant.

  • Umami
    149-153 Oxford Road, All Saints, Manchester M1 7EE.
    Tel: 0161-273 2300. Website: Fresh sushi bar.

  • Vina Noodle Bar
    Charlotte Street, China Town, Manchester M1 4FD. Tel: 0161-237 9838.
    Located in a basement this restaurant also operates as a karaoke bar.

  • Wagomama Noodle Bars
    1 The Printworks, Corporation Street, Manchester M4 2BS. Tel: 0161-839
    Acclaimed for its high standard and quality authentic Japanese cuisine
    set in the prime location of the Printworks. A popular chain Japanese
    noodle restaurant.
    — and at:
    1 Spinningfields Square, Scott Street, Manchester M3 3AP. Tel: 0161-833

  • Wasabi Sushi & Noodle Bars
    63 Faulkner Street, China Town, Manchester M1 4FF. Tel: 0161-228 7288.

    — and at:
    The Printworks, 27 Withy Grove, Manchester. Tel: 0161-834 8669.
    Website: Order online from their
    Japanese sushi and bento food as well as soups and teppanyaki noodles
    both for delivery and collection.

  • Yakisoba
    360 Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester M21 8AZ.
    Tel: 0161-862 0888. Website:
    Located in south Manchester, Yakisoba specialises in noodles and bento
    boxes – a small tray which has been divided into little compartments
    containing meat, rice or noodles, miso soup, rice crackers, sesame coated
    cashew nuts and vegetables (and occasionally even slices of fruit!)

  • Yo! Sushi
    Selfridges Food Hall, 1 Exchange Square, Manchester M3 1BD. Tel: 0161-838
    Convenient location in the major shopping area of Manchester – popular
    Japanese sushi fast food restaurant located in the basement food hall
    of Selfridges, and competing with several other delectable cuisines
    and food concessions.
    — and at:
    Selfridges Food Hall, 1 The Dome, Trafford Centre, Manchester M17 8DA.
    Tel: 0161-7477 7689.
    — and at:
    Unit R6&R7, Arndale Centre, Manchester M4 3AQ. Tel: 0161-219 8934.

  • Yuzu Manchester
    39 Faulkner Street, Chinatown, Manchester M1 4EE. Tel (Mobile): 07840
    898 494.
    Traditional family run Japanese restaurant with a full a la carte menu.
    Rice dishes, noodles and other Japanese classic dishes. Website:

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Note: Entry in this listing does not in
any way constitute a recommendation from the authors – while every effort
is made to keep information contained herein as accurate and up-to-date
as possible, we cannot guarantee that this information will not change
over time – therefore, potential visitors must draw their own conclusions
and make personal judgements as to value and quality.


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