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Oki-Nami Japanese Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

6 New Road, Brighton BN1 1UF, England
+44 1273 773777
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“sushi” (46 reviews)
“bento box” (13 reviews)
“gyoza” (12 reviews)
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Asian, Japanese, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
6 New Road, Brighton BN1 1UF, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here a couple of times and although some of the food was delicious the general impression is of a business resting on its laurels. Waited far too long on both occasions for something we ordered. One dish arrived burnt and cold. And then...More

Thank lljlee
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was looking for a Sushi lunch, and TripAdvsior was kind to lead me to Oki-Nami. It was relatively empty, but that allowed for quick service. I started with a mixed tuna and salmon sashimi. Then a delicious maki roll with tempura asparagus followed. A...More

Thank stephenjason
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The restaurant we were hoping to go to was full, so we thought we would try something very different for us and went to Oki-Nami. We were not disappointed. Being no expert in Japanese food, the menu seemed to have a really good variety. We...More

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I love Japanese foods, so I expected a delicious dinner with my friends. I ordered spicy teriyaki chicken, but they gave me normal one rather than spicy one. I told them it's wrong, but they didn't even know what I ordered. They just put spicy...More

Thank 소희 김
Reviewed 30 May 2017

We have been here many times and we are never disappointed. The food is wonderful, fresh, flavoursome and good value, always served by attentive, friendly staff and in a great location. If you love Japanese food, this is an excellent place to eat. It even...More

Thank Rob_and_Michael
Reviewed 23 May 2017

it is so hard to find good Japanese food and this is it at its best and very reasonably priced. The staff were friendly and happy to help. Outside seating in the sun and able to watch 'fringe Brighton' whilst eating.

Thank Jo M
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Maybe this is a Brighton thing but bar service here was almost unbelievably slow - to the point that food arrived before our drinks!! Aside from this, quite a cool place, decent food (tho a bit over priced) and average cocktails - all told, okay...More

Thank Bicey
Reviewed 30 March 2017

Arrived in time for leisurely meal as right next door to Royal Theatre. Such friendly welcome, excellent service and a wide menu with a variety of eating styles. Truly worth visiting! It also has a great looking bar upstairs! So I have to return to...More

Thank Stephen C
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Although we go to Brighton loads, this was our first time at Oki-Nami--it was fantastic. I find it super hard to get great Japanese food in the UK, but loved this. They were also amazingly helpful in dealing with my new gluten issue--they were actually...More

Thank MrsWinds0r
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We've dined at Oki-Nami many, many times as a couple and absolutely love it here. We have brought work colleagues, friends and also family along over the years. This restaurant has always been for us, the place to go, as far as presentation, taste and...More

Thank Lavendergal
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:30 - 15:30
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 6 New Road, Brighton BN1 1UF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Sussex  >  Brighton and Hove  >  Brighton
  • Phone Number: +44 1273 773777
This classically kooky, Tokyo-esque Japanese restaurant and delicatessen on the New Road in Brighton is the brainchild of acclaimed chef Mike Dodd and DJ Norman Cook aka Fatboy Slim. With a minimialist, contemporary interior featuring handmade oak furniture, caliigraphy clad lanterns and an exclusive soundtrack tailor made by Cook, Oki-Nami has become a hit with local sushi connoisseurs, hipsters and Japanophiles. Located near the Theatre Royal opposite the Pavillion Gardens, Oki-Nami restaurant is renowned for its award-winning sushi; Japanese tapas; main courses such as the Suzuki Saffron sea bass served with a citrus sauce; desserts including the restaurant's famous green tea ice cream; and east-meets-west cocktails such as the Japanese Cherry Blossom Margarita.
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