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Edamame

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
US$8 - US$16
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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All reviews sushi chicken katsu salmon rice hand rolls soup japanese cuisine thursday night worth the wait at lunchtime great little place other customers central oxford teri popularity wagamama specials
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had lunch here with my wife and daughter. Arrived there and people were queuing out the door - obviously very popular. Had to wait for about 20 minutes for a table, no great hardship. They pack diners into the restaurant and you be dining with...More

Date of visit: January 2019
1  Thank johnduffy0111
Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

I loved the staff the food was great and the food came very quickly . Even though it was crowed as people say it is traditional.More

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank Duncan H
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Duncan, thanks for your kind words. We are very happy you enjoyed your food and the service you received. Positive comments such as yours are very helpful in spreading the word about Edamame to other potential visitors. Please come and see us again soon...More

Reviewed December 15, 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere is very nice and homely, Japanese style Restruant seating together. Met some really nice people. Staff all friendly and loved the food. Amazing experience!

Date of visit: December 2018
1  Thank jimjam1096352
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Jimjam. We're really glad you enjoyed your time at Edamame. Thank you for sharing your positive experience with others, and we look forward to welcoming you back again one day soon !

Reviewed November 30, 2018

Incredible food at humble prices, everything I have tasted from the jaga bata to fishcakes have been delicious. I intend to become a regular, excited to try the sushi one day too! I have eaten here twice and very excited to return and order some...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank Lilly695
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded December 1, 2018

Dear Lilly695, thanks very much for your kind review. We are so happy you enjoyed our food and that you intend to become a regular ! I think it's the first time in all these years that someone has commented on the "jaga bata", which...More

Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Expectations were high for this place based on the sterling reviews. I came on a Saturday evening and was looking forward to an exceptional meal. First off the place is tiny, and on a busy night be prepared to squeeze into a seat. I sat...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank jmasci
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Dear jmasci, Thank you for visiting Edamame and for going to the trouble of posting your review. I am disappointed to read that your experience with us did not live up to your expectations. Our website shows details of the menus that are on offer....More

Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

My daughter is doing her MPhil at Oxford and convinced me that we should have lunch at Edamame. I’m Japanese American and frankly pretty cynical about Japanese cuisine outside of Japan. Most places do a fair job and few are great. My expectations for a...More

Date of visit: November 2018
1  Thank gosaka
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded November 17, 2018

Hi Gosaka san, I am very happy to read your glowing review of your time at Edamame. Thank you for commenting so generously on the authenticity of our food - this means a lot to us. I will pass on your comments to all of...More

Reviewed November 1, 2018

I've eaten lunch here twice in the past 2 weeks, and am already looking forward to returning here again. This is probably one of the best restaurants in Oxford. The food is outstanding, the service is excellent. The restaurant is very small and you might...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank adamweb22
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Dear Adamweb22, Thank you so much for writing so positively about your experiences at Edamame. We are really glad that you have enjoyed your visits. Your review is truly uplifting to read, not only for me but also for my staff, as it re-energises us...More

Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

We arrived early on Saturday for lunch with our 20 month old son. The staff were very accommodating and charming in taking care of us and helping our son try out chopsticks. We were also greeted with a cup of warm tea which was lovely....More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank Simon C
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded October 21, 2018

Dear Simon C, thank you very much for posting your kind words about your time at Edamame. We are really glad that you all enjoyed your experience with us, and I will certainly not forget the determined efforts of your son to use my "modified"...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018

great food, I really enjoyed. But I was sick afterwards, because their rice contains vinegar which contains gluten. Now, the owner had told me, but also showed me review of somebody who said was very sensitive to gluten and was ok after eating sushi there....More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank luvaspina
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded October 10, 2018

Dear Luvaspina, Thank you for writing your review. I am very glad that you enjoyed our food, but of course I was very sorry to hear from you in your private email to me that you had apparently suffered a bad reaction to the gluten...More

Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Was pleasantly surprised to find real legit Japanese food in central Oxford. We went for lunch. Because of its small size, you will be seated with other people. Pretty much eat and go kind of place. Go there for the food not the ambience.More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank relakz
oxfordninja, Owner at Edamame, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Dear Relakz, thanks for your review about Edamame. We're very glad to read that you enjoyed our food and that you considered it to be "legit". We strive very hard to offer authentic taste so your comment is particularly welcome. We hope you can visit...More

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