Sapporo Ichiban – Japanese and sushi in Catford

Update Dec 2013:
Nearly three years on since LardButty first reviewed Sapporo, Catford has more choice when it comes to eating out and good pubs. On our most recent visit to Sapporo Ichiban, the eel nigiri was very good but king prawn udon noodles were slightly greasy. Service was painfully slow.

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Eel nigiri, spicy tuna rolls + more

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Vegetable gyoza

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Yaki tori chicken

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Agedashi tofu soft, squidgy tofu deep fried in a crunchy coating

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King prawn udon noodles

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Shogun sushi set – comprising 8 pcs nigiri, 8 pieces sashimi + 6 rolls @ £16.80 (half eaten, oopse! So amazingly tasty I nearly forgot to photograph)


January 2011: There are very few reasons to visit Catford – Sapporo Ichiban is the main one. Don’t be deterred by the window display filled with plastic sushi and noodles. Once through the door there’s a lovely indoor fish pond full of colourful fish and the restaurant interior is clean, spacious and bright.

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Serving Japanese and Asian food, the menu offers a wide range of sushi, sashimi, rolls, bento boxes, dons, noodles and main courses. On our latest visit here the other day we shared a sushi and sashimi platter for two – it didn’t disappoint.

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Oshi sushi platter

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Eel nigiri, tuna nigiri + tuna + avocado rolls

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Crab tempura + vegetable gyoza – delish!

Sapporo Ichiban menu1 - 2010

menu 1

Sapporo Ichiban menu2 - 2010
menu 2

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Inside Sapporo Ichiban – Japanese table with seating on the floor (feet go below floor level, underneath the table)

Restaurant info:
~ Lardbutty rating: 3 / 5
~ Type: Japanese, sushi, Asian
~ Address: 13 Catford Broadway, London
~ Postcode: SE6 4SP
~ Tel: 020 8690 8487
~ Nearest train station: Catford, Catford Bridge
~ Website + menus: n/a
~ Photos on flickr: images of Sapporo Ichiban food
~ Location: Sapporo restaurant map

Sapporo Ichiban on Urbanspoon

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