Best Sushi Restaurants In The UK
Craving a California roll? Fancy a fine dining Japanese feast? Fortunately for you, we've searched the length and breadth of our nation to find you the very best sushi restaurants around the UK. That's right. Discover the stunning Northern rooftops, quirky London haunts and cool fusion kitchens that are putting your limp nigiri and drab temaki to shame.
The perfect place for a quick lunchtime bite, YO! is injecting some fun into Newcastle's dining scene. Located near St James' Park, the restaurant has gained nationwide approval for its fun futuristic decor, complete with an eye-catching conveyor belt carrying dishes around - and affordable sushi.
Step inside Sunset by Australasia and you'll be met with gorgeous pastel hues, plush booths and charming floral decor, setting the scene for a stylish evening of eating and drinking. On the menu? Popcorn tempura, sharing platters and both savoury and sweet bento boxes.
Sitting pretty above Regent Street, Aqua Kyoto is serving up innovative Japanese dishes in a seriously sleek setting. Grab a table in the glamorous restaurant or head up to the rooftop terrace for a lavish evening meal or a decadent weekend brunch.
Kibou is bringing a taste of Tokyo to the streets of Cheltenham and Solihull from its beautiful restaurants. Alongside stunning themed interiors and Japanese highballs, there's also a whole host of vegetarian and vegan offerings, making it an all-round crowd-pleaser.
An award-winning restaurant in Manchester, Peter Street Kitchen is shaking up the city's dining game with its menu of contemporary Japanese and Mexican food. Enjoy a selection of quirky bites, including tuna sashimi tacos with truffle ponzu mayo, king crab tempura and beef tataki.
This one's giving us some real date night vibes...Get your fix of Asian cuisine in Belfast with a trip to Yügo. Situated slap bang in the centre of all the action, this little number has a succinct menu of bao buns, futomaki and dumplings, all washed down with signature cocktails.
Nestled in the City of London, SUSHISAMBA is a cut above the rest, with its incredible menu inspired by a mix of Japanese, Peruvian and Brazilian flavours. Enjoy yellowfin and corn miso taquitos, wagyu gyoza and mushroom tobanyaki with garlic chips while gazing out at the vista.
A cool food hall in Sheffield, and also the largest in North England, Cutlery Works is home to a number of incredible food vendors - including Edo Sushi. The duo at this one are offering authentic eats, such as fresh California rolls, maki and more.
Pickled Ginger is dishing up everything from ramen bowls and katsu curries to salmon ponzu and asparagus nigiri. As well as boasting a mega menu of Asian plates, which can be enjoyed at the restaurant or as a sushi delivery, it's also got a brilliant selection of Eastern-inspired tipples.
Octopus sashimi, seaweed hossomaki and beef nigiri are all on the menu at Sushi Passion. But it's not just the food that'll have you coming back for more. The Birmingham restaurant is also a treat on the eyes, with ornamental cherry blossom trees, East Asian decor and low tables and chairs.