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Tenji Japanese Buffet Restaurant

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Barrack Road | Barrack Road, NE2 4LA, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4LA, England
+44 191 230 3888
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12:00 - 22:00
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Tue - Sun 12:00 - 22:00
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10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to Tenji many times and have always been impressed. There is a good selection of hot food on offer and an impressive selection of Sushi! All food is tasty and there is an extensive menu which food can be ordered from included in the price. Service is generally very good. Quite expensive at £18.90 per head plus... More 

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Thank Ell B
Barcelona, Spain
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59 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A little out of town, worth the walk, or very short drive. Don't rush and savour the Far East at leisure. The Sushi and Sashimi offering is a full buffet by itself, then there's the Dim Sum menu - everything made to order, very fresh and delicious, another meal in itself. Then there's the mixed Asian hot buffet, you will... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne
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75 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been going here for a few years now. Latterly, it looks like it is on it's last legs. The sushi is much poorer than it was, and there's a lot less of it. The hot buffet is generallly por, the dim sum selection is not as good and the deserts are not good. The service is generally good, but... More 

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Thank trepe
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Sushi was nice... but the chicken wasn't cooked properly it was raw... not much desserts... go somewhere for food... not in here...

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Thank Liza A
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here in January with my kids. Lovely evening and good food. Buffet style. Many choices including sushi. Helpful staff and good service. Really enjoyed.

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Thank Dinu70
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

We visit here when we have a big group of friends with kids and international background. There are buffets and also dishes on menu which you can order. Kids and adults both enjoy the food. Service is good. Space is big

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Thank SarahX15
Durham, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017

I do not know why this place calls itself TENJI JAPANESE BUFFET RESTAURANT: It as far from Japanese as it can be. The food is ok: But the service, décor & staff are shocking. Me & my mate went there on 25 Feb. Sat. You have to go round the rear of the place to get in, as it is... More 

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Thank Barry D
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Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Definitely not recommend this to anyone! For a sushi buffet there were only six types of sushi to choose from and the sushi itself was pretty much chunks of rice. The Cantonese food looked horrible and it was pretty much tasteless. We thought that by ordering from the menu it would get better but it didn't. It was much of... More 

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Thank Manuel B
Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017

Tried this place on recommendations from friends. When we arrived, I thought I'd been transported to China, as everyone in there, (a lot of them!) were Chinese! Thought this was a Japanese Buffet? Were seated quickly enough. Timeline: Ordered a coffee which arrived an hour later. Ordered from the menu, first dish came in 45 minutes, and was wrong, 2nd... More 

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Thank Darunee H
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32 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Came here for my wife's birthday lunch. Shouldn't have bothered. We arrived just after 230pm and the place was starting to empty from lunch. We were seated to a table and sat for a good ten minutes and no one tended to us. I asked a waiter for some Chinese tea and some water for my toddler. Another 10 minutes... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Chinese, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:00
Thursday
12:00 - 22:00
Friday
12:00 - 22:00
Saturday
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Barrack Road | Barrack Road, NE2 4LA, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4LA, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Tyne and Wear  >  Newcastle upon Tyne
  • Phone Number: +44 191 230 3888

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?