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20 Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN, Scotland
+44 131 225 6555
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“bento box” (21 reviews)
“miso soup” (27 reviews)
“sushi” (65 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
20 Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Always love their free miso soup as it tastes really good! Their sushi is really good as well especially the sushi boat (tatami) as u get to try a variety of sushi! For dessert, the matcha ice cream is a must! Lastly, good service and...More

Thank JoeyKohJoeChyi
Reviewed 4 days ago

The food was delicious and great service! They have free miso soup and some prawn crackers for us to eat while we were looking at the menu. The food portion is quite big and the price is ideal! They even free a pot a green...More

Thank Zhenying H
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Really delicious, great service and really good value. We’ve found our new go to place! Check out the sushi on the specials menu, we had the TOKYO sushi roll, so good.

Thank Cristina S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went for lunch on a Friday afternoon with my husband. The portion sizes are big and we over ordered, so the waitress put our leftovers in a box to take away. Best Japanese iv had in the UK, highly recommend! Food was really tastey and...More

Thank amy2111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a well decorated place with lovely background music playing. A wide variety of choices on the menu means there's something for everyone. Food tastes above average and price-to-portion ratio is reasonable. Recommended! :)

Thank ongsk25
Reviewed April 10, 2018 via mobile

This is a Japanese restaurant with Laksa on the menu. Laksa is not Japanese. The sushi menu is expensive and the wife got a bento box which had 2 slices of sashimi...badly sliced.I ordered a pork ramen. The noodle were ok but the soup was...More

1  Thank Ichinensei
Reviewed February 3, 2018 via mobile

Had an excellent dinner here. We found the place while walking and thought we'd give it a try. Place was reasonably full at 6.00 pm. The service was quick and efficient. Highly recommended for something that was very authentic.

Thank Heikki J
Reviewed December 18, 2017

Good service, however the tuna sashimi was a bit old and the others plates were huge but of low quality. The presentation of the dishes was not so accurate. Nothing special. We paid a lot for what we had.

Thank Stepec83
Reviewed December 10, 2017

I've eaten here enough to say that the food is always delicious (and of such variety) and while sometimes the service can be slow, they are always helpful and welcoming! The Kanpyo Hoso Panko and Wakame (seaweed salad) are my favorites. I take all my...More

Thank ftaiganidi18
Reviewed October 15, 2017

We visited the other day and were really let down. Miso soup on arrival was Yo!Sushi level of bland. My partner ordered a rainbow roll which was fresh and pleasant enough but a friend and I each ordered the ramen and were completely let down....More

Thank DavidWatt93
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labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
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Nathan W
March 2, 2017|
Response from xiao z |
we normally busy at Friday evening, so it will be nice if you can make a booking advance. either call restaurant 0131 225 6555 or email us thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$47
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
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12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Forrest Road, Edinburgh EH1 2QN, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Edinburgh>  > Old Town
  • Neighbourhood: Old Town
  • Phone Number: +44 131 225 6555
  • E-mail
Koyama is one of Edinburgh's market leaders in Japanese cuisine. Being the one and only sushi restaurant in Edinburgh with all dinnerware imported directly from Japan, Koyama proudly presents you with the enlightenment for a taste of Japanese traditional dining etiquette.
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