The Best Japanese Restaurants to Visit in Manchester

If you are a big sushi aficionado, or a lover of Japanese food, Manchester boasts an array of top-notch restaurants that will be sure to tantalise your taste buds. Here at Enjoy Manchester, we have curated a list of our top Japanese restaurants we recommend visiting in the city:


Nestled in a cosy basement, Umezushi is renowned for its authentic and meticulously crafted sushi. With an emphasis on freshness and quality, they offer an omakase experience, allowing the chef to showcase their creativity with the finest ingredients sourced locally and internationally.

Teppanyaki Chinatown

Teppanyaki is a indepedent family business that has long been established as one of Manchester’s most premier Japanese restaurants and is famous for its Teppanyaki style of cooking, making the overall dining experience more unique. Expect the finest quality ingredients and an extensive menu fit to please everyone.


Situated in ChinaTown, Yuzu offers a contemporary dining experience with a focus on traditional Japanese flavours. Their menu features a diverse selection of sushi, sashimi, and izakaya-style dishes, all expertly prepared with a modern twist.

Shoryu Ramen

For those craving a hearty bowl of ramen, Shoryu Ramen is the go-to spot. With its rich, flavorful broths and perfectly cooked noodles, this restaurant transports diners to the bustling streets of Japan. Don’t miss their signature Tonkotsu ramen for a truly authentic taste.

Peter Street Kitchen

Situated within the iconic Radisson Blu Edwardian Hotel, Peter Street Kitchen offers a sophisticated dining experience with a Japanese and Mexican-inspired menu. Whether you’re indulging in their sushi and sashimi or their flavorful tacos and ceviche, Peter Street Kitchen promises a culinary journey like no other.

These Japanese restaurants in Manchester promise an unforgettable dining experience, blending traditional flavours with modern techniques to satisfy even the most discerning palates. Check out Enjoy Manchester’s favourite picks of restaurants here. 

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