7 of the best sushi restaurants in Gloucestershire

Discover seven places to tuck into the tastiest sushi in Gloucestershire – whether you’re craving chirashizushi in Cheltenham, handmade nigiri in Gloucester or super fresh sashimi in Stroud.

Japanese food has never been more popular in the UK – with some excellent sushi restaurants springing up in Gloucestershire in recent years.

So, grab those chopsticks, prepare for the wasabi hit, and get ready to eat like you’re in the land of the rising sun, as SoGlos handpicks seven sensational sushi restaurants in Cheltenham, Gloucester, Stroud and the Cotswolds for you to enjoy…


1. Sushi at KIBOU in Cheltenham

Cheltenham’s cool hotspot for Japanese cuisine, not only does KIBOU have one of the most impressively-designed restaurant interiors in town, but it also serves an impressive sushi menu too – with a large variety of freshly rolled nigiri, hosomaki, sashimi, temaki and futomaki.


2. Sushi at Tiger's Eye in Gloucester

Dubbing itself Gloucester’s first hot rock grill restaurant with an ‘Asian twist’, Tiger’s Eye hosts an abundance of tempting Japanese dishes – including some of the best sushi in Gloucester, spanning crab dragon rolls to asparagus maki.


3. Sushi at Tonbo Japanese Kitchen in the Cotswolds

Launched by the people who ran acclaimed Cirencester restaurant Soushi, Tonbo Japanese Kitchen is a food truck that travels the Cotswolds, serving a beautiful selection of high-quality sushi. From eel nigiri to salmon and avocado inside-out maki, find Tonbo at a range of festivals and events or order bespoke platters for a people-pleasing catering option.


4. Sushi at Tomari-Gi in Stroud

From unagi sauce rainbow rolls; nagoya rolls with caramelised onion and miso mayo to yellowtail tuna tataki with ponzu sauce, Tomari-Gi located on Station Road in Stroud offers some of the best sushi in county.


5. Sushi at Pen Yen in Chipping Norton

Just over the Gloucestershire border in Chipping Norton, Soho Farmhouse’s luxurious Pen Yen sushi menu hosts a range of delicious options for meat eaters and veggies alike – from plant-based shiitake and vegetable maki to extravagant snow crab and deep-fried prawn.


6. Sushi at Wakame in Cheltenham

Cheltenham’s High Street is home to the flavoursome Japanese noodle bar Wakame. The casual atmosphere and vast menu includes great value sushi, with dishes such as octopus nigiri, spicy tekka maki and gourmet sushi boxes available to eat in or takeaway.


7. Sushi at Yogan in Cheltenham

One of Cheltenham’s newest restaurants, Yogan has proven to be an early hit with its modern interiors, mood lighting and cocktail selection. Yogan also boasts an impressive sushi menu, with options including lightly seared nigiri, as well as freshly sliced and prime cut raw fish.


By Zoe Gater


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Tuesday 15 June 2021

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