Only 80 km (50 miles) north of London, lies the beautiful city of Cambridge, the city with the most famous university in the world. Approximately one-fifth of the city’s population is at all times university students who give a vibrant essence to the whole area. At the same time, Cambridge is surrounded by fertile agricultural areas, which when combined with the excess of young people and the PCI of the region has pushed to achieve significant growth in the restaurant business. Among the traditional taverns and the Italian places that are so popular in the UK, you may find several sushi places that have firmly established their presence. Trip101 has found the 10 best places for sushi in this metropolis of education and presents them to you. Scroll below and check out the top sushi restaurants in Cambridge, UK.
1. Ohayo Sushi Bar
Ohayo is a small sushi bar in Cambridge. Arriving at the place, you may find it a bit unassuming but once you take your seat and order something from the menu you’ll know that you are in the right place. The fish is always fresh and the dishes are prepared in front of you. There is a wide variety of sushi options, even some gluten-free ones! And even though what fish you like is subjective, try not to miss the pumpkin croquettes (kabocha korroke).
Ohayo Sushi Bar
Address: 139 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3AA
Website: Ohayo Sushi Bar
Opening hours: Tue - Sun: 5pm - 10pm (closed on Mon)
The presence of so many young students and the steady influx of tourists pushed Sushimania to open a new location in Cambridge. The restaurant offers half-price meals during lunch or after 10 pm in the evening, trying to attract even more customers. Of course, there is always the “all you can eat sushi” for just 17 GBP (around 22 USD), which is a real value-for-money option. The fish is always fresh and the variety of choices is really big.
Address: 9 Christ’s Ln, Cambridge CB1 1NP, UK
Opening hours: 12pm - 11pm (daily)
3. Wagamama, Cambridge
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Wagamama, a world-renowned sushi food chain opened recently in Cambridge. The restaurant has quickly become a meeting point for locals. The noodles here are the stars of the menu. Accompanied by a glass of fresh mango juice and a dish of salmon maki, they make a mouth-watering combination!
Address: 36a St Andrew’s St, Cambridge CB2 3AR, UK
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 11pm; Sat - Sun: 11am - 11pm
4. Yo! Sushi - Cambridge
Yo! Sushi serves authentic Japanese street food. And when we talk about street food, sushi is the crown jewel. The quality of fish is top-notch and this is obvious in every mouth-watering bite. At the same time, the restaurant offers plenty of vegetarian and vegan options too. With more than 100 restaurants around the world, Yo! Sushi knows how to serve quick and high-quality sushi. Already there?
Yo! Sushi - Cambridge
Address: 1-2 Petty Cury, Lion Yard, Cambridge CB2 3NE, UK
Website: Yo! Sushi - Cambridge
Opening hours: Mon - Sat: 11am - 10pm; Sun: 11am - 9pm
U-Sushi is a family-run restaurant near the center of Cambridge, which has as a mission to serve high-quality, mouth-watering but affordable sushi to all its hungry guests. The restaurant also offers all-you-can-eat sushi and hot food from 15.90 GBP (around 21 USD), an option very popular, especially among the youngsters. And it seems that the restaurants has accomplished its mission, no hungry people around!
Address: 48 Burleigh St, Cambridge CB1 1DJ, UK
Opening hours: 11:30am - 10pm (daily)
6. Wasabi Sushi & Bento
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Wasabi Sushi and Bento is a restaurant that really passes the vibe that they are happy to have you as a customer. The staff is extra friendly, smiling and try to make your short or longer stay as pleasant as possible. To this, of course, contributes also the wide variety of dishes and especially of sushi, where one is spoilt for choice. A real quick, pleasant and value for money sushi option!
Wasabi Sushi & Bento
Address: 3 One, Station Square, Cambridge CB1 2GA, United Kingdom
Website: Wasabi Sushi & Bento
Opening hours: Sun - Wed: 10am - 9pm; Thu - Sat: 10am - 10pm
We all got our Maki favourites and this is some of ours. We simply call the menu ‘Maki Maki’ and connoisseurs will...Posted by Sticks'n'Sushi on Tuesday, 9 October 2018
Sticks’n’Sushi is one of the most beautiful sushi places in Cambridge. Right in the heart of the city, the restaurant has established a firm reputation not only for its sushi but also for several other dishes, such as the scallops. The menu is filled with vegetables, meat, fish and colorful plates with innovative presentation. But be aware, if you are tempted to taste many different plates, you might have to pay a bit more.
Address: 2 Wheeler St, Cambridge CB2 3QJ, UK
Opening hours: Sun - Tue: 12pm - 10pm; Wed - Sat: 12pm - 11pm
8. Japas Sushi Restaurant
With 20 different types of sake in the menu and occasional sake tastings for the guests, Japas Sushi Restaurant brings something different in the sushi business of Cambridge. The food comes really fast and it tastes amazing! The restaurant recently launched a new fully updated website, to be able to cope with the take out demands. All this, at affordable prices and with extra benefits for loyal customers!
Japas Sushi Restaurant
Address: 9, Saxon Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire CB2 1HN, United Kingdom
Website: Japas Sushi Restaurant
Opening hours: Mon - Fri: 11:30am - 3pm, 5pm - 10pm; Sat - Sun: 11:30am - 10:30pm
Itsu came to Cambridge to present something more innovative with an Asian kitchen. The menu changes often, although some base dishes are constantly found, and so every visit comes as a new exciting culinary experience. The restaurant also offers half-price late in the evening, prior to closing, although the most popular time is around lunch, where the staff runs around hastily but gracefully to serve the hungry guests, who leave the restaurant fully satisfied.
Address: 16-17 Sidney St, Cambridge CB2 3HG, UK
Opening hours: 10am - 10pm (daily)
Cambridge's youth makes the trends
In the classic and picturesque city of Cambridge, with its long academical tradition, the large proportion of young people in the total population is the key factor that shapes the restaurant business. Sushi is the new trend, and many quality sushi spots have opened up around the city. We, at Trip101, found the best for you. Enjoy!
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