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Kanpai Sushi

8-10 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AS, Scotland
+44 131 228 1602
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (328 reviews)
“tempura” (51 reviews)
“rainbow roll” (29 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
8-10 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AS, Scotland
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This is the best sushi I've ever had. I would recommend anyone in Edinburgh looking for good quality, authentic sushi should go to Kanpai. It has a really nice, mellow atmosphere, private booths are available and the whole place is calm and relaxed. For sushi...More

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to Kanpai, as I remembered it so vividly from my last visit to Scotland quite a few years ago, and it didnt disappoint. We shared a lot of dishes and some of my favourites were the dragon roll, miso aubergine...More

1  Thank sinderella3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great sushi, loved the salmon teriyaki and the rainbow roll. Great service, really nice atmosphere and great to see the fresh food and the rolls being made. Will definitely come again when next in Edinburgh

Thank Phil A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food, staff, service, japanese beer and whisky everything exeptional! We had variety of sushi, sashimi and nigiri - fresh, delicious, beautifully presented. Definitely we'll come back there😊

Thank Magrita M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Chris lokks after the establisment!!! His attention to detail from checking what chefs producing to drinks, starters, main courses, etc, one of the most attentives and hard working waiter & people that you could see today. The food was great keep It up

Thank Laurberto17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best quality of fresh sushi in Edinburgh! I went to this restaurant twice from Glasgow. (Just to visit this restaurant). It was worth it!

Thank Nichakarn F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good food; nice selection of Japanese drinks; very comfortable... One of my favourites in Edinburgh.

Thank hulyaaltug
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great Japanese ! What a wonderful quality! We shared different options and all of them were fantastic! They should deserve a 5 stars rating but the service is not at the same level as the food. Nice guys but a Japanese like...More

Thank DANI4268
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Coming from Japan was looking for decent Japanese food and this place did not disappoint Lot of variety of food with decent quantity Only downside would be bit pricey and service was little bit slow We paid closed to 60 pound for two people lunch

1  Thank SheetalPrakash
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Kanpai Sushi may not be the most attractive restaurant in Edinburgh but it is very much like the ones we visited in Japan so dispite looking rather austere they have got it right. The food is spot on with seared tuna sashimi heading the pack....More

Thank DerrickJS
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
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Diana H
How do I make reservations? I do not see a button to do so.
25 August 2016|
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Response from Chanel199 | Reviewed this property |
You can call them directly.
Do they offer Oyakodon?
15 December 2015|
Response from CP87_2012 | Reviewed this property |
No donburi or ramen/udon dishes served in the current menu
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$24 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8-10 Grindlay Street, Edinburgh EH3 9AS, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > West End
  • Neighbourhood: West End
  • Phone Number: +44 131 228 1602
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