Leicester offers visitors and residents alike a good selection of Japanese restaurants to dine at. Not only do these restaurants offer an exciting and alternative cuisine, they provide a completely unique dining experience that will be both enjoyable and memorable. With many of the cities Japanese restaurants being located in the city centre, they are the perfect meeting place for friends and family.
A common misconception of Japanese cuisine is that it mainly consists of raw fish; a food stuff that puts most people off trying this exciting and varied cuisine. In reality, Japanese cuisine offers diners a whole host of different dishes such dim sum, tempura, curries, salads, soups, sushi and sashimi, just to name a few.
Japanese restaurants, like the food itself, offer guests a multitude of different dining experiences. From the popularised sushi conveyor belt to traditional Japanese dining, where guests are invited to sit on a tatami mat on the floor, there are many diverse ways to enjoy Japanese food and immerse yourself in the rich culture.
This page offers you the very best Japanese restaurants in Leicester, researched for you by the team at Go dine, and collected on one, easy to use page. Whether you are looking for the Japanese alternative to fast food; the conveyor belt, or a luxurious fine dining establishment, you can browse photos, menus and diner reviews to help you find the perfect restaurant for your evening out.
Once you’ve decided, you can even book online for free and take advantage of the fabulous online offers that allow you to enjoy your favourite food, at your favourite restaurants, for less!
If you still can’t decide on where to eat, why not look for inspiration on our cuisine pages? Leicester boasts a superb range of restaurants offering everything from classic British to South American, so if Japanese doesn’t tickle your fancy, you’re sure to find something that will. You can even search for restaurants by location; our Leicestershire pages offer you the very best restaurants in Leicester city centre as well as the surrounding areas such as Melton Mowbray and Rutland.
Did you know? When eating rice you should hold the bowl in your left hand and use the chopsticks with your right. Japanese children were taught to differentiate between left and right by using ‘right holds the chopsticks and left holds the bowl’.