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Hare & Tortoise

#1,630 of 17,936 Restaurants in London
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11-13 Brunswick Centre | Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AF, England
+44 20 7278 9799
12:00 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 23:00
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87 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went there on our way from Merimade Teatr. Good prices. Big portions. Clean. Tasty and recomended. What else I can add? You should go there for sure! Highly recommended 😆

Thank Annkar
London, UK
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129 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been eating here off and on sine it opened but hadn't been for a while. It was busy and full of young people - probably students. Although the menu has changed, some of the tried and tested items were still available. We shared some delicious calamari as a starter. I then had the Singapore Rice Noodles and it was... More 

Thank Gakeitse
Dundee, United Kingdom
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187 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Starter, main course and a beer came to less than £16. It gets very busy on weekdays by 6pm, and the seating is a bit tight No frills, but decent tasty food and good value, in a clean environment. That's it

Thank SeemsTVL
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The place was super busy...but I don't really know why. I only had sushi but it was really really really average. I had some green plastic 'grass' as decoration and the rice noodles that normally accompany sushi dishes...well I'm not even sure they were real. Possibly bits of paper shredded? I didn't dare try.

Thank Jaks M
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2017

I must say that while the service of H&T was excellent, the quality of the food could do with some improvements. Had Chicken Karaage for starters which was great – crispy on the outside and flavourfully tender on the inside. My dissatisfaction is with the Miso Ramen. Specifically, the ramen noodles were rather clumpy and overly soft although the broth... More 

Thank Janard L
Doncaster, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Steak tough, chicken dry & burnt, service poor. Get some chefs/waitresses who can cook/serve a proper meal... yeah you may be stuck in a kitchen but we are paying your wages

Thank Jane0410
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36 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Lovely Asian restaurant. Quick friendly service. May seem busy but you don't have to wait long for a table. They serve freshly made sushi, Asian inspired hot dishes. Very good value, would highly recommend

Thank Mandy A
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017

this is my favorite restaurant of late. I really like the Sushi here. esp the new Chicken Sushi. It has an amazing taste and is a must try! the mains are good too.. It does not have a very large variety of Drinks here but are limited to the Japanese drinks only.

Thank Vaishnavi R
Tirana, Albania
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

It was one of my favorite places to visit when i come in London, i've made even some excellent reviews for it. This time i had the worst experience ever, the ramen seafood that i ordered was not good at all. It has a strange smell and when i returned it after not eating at all the waiter said to... More 

Thank Alex S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

Overall it was a good meal. I would say a bit above average for this resto. Salmon sashimi was very good and very fresh with reasonable price. Inside out roll could be better if they put more stuffs in the rolls. Ikura was quite salty but good. Unagi donburi is average.

Thank Shennie P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Singaporean, Malaysian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11-13 Brunswick Centre | Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London>  > Bloomsbury
  • Neighbourhood: Bloomsbury
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7278 9799

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Snuggly nestled within Central London is academic and leafy Bloomsbury, an area that boasts walking distance access to many of London's most popular attractions. It is also home to some of Britain's most celebrated museums, including the must-see British Museum. Despite an understandable popularity with students, tourists and day trippers, vast sections of Bloomsbury retain a quiet, residential feel year round and throughout the week.
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