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Discover the traditional art of Japanese cuisine at Kanpai Sushi, serving a delectable variety Sushi, Sake and Tempura.

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Kanpai Sushi

Indulge in Kanpai's award-winning sushi and seafood selection, offering top quality, traditional Japanese cuisine and intimate dining.

Authentic Japanese Dining in Edinburgh


Unveil a world of exquisite flavours at Kanpai, an award-winning haven for Japanese cuisine in Edinburgh. Indulge in their renowned sushi and seafood selection, meticulously prepared using only the finest, freshest ingredients. Each bite promises a taste of Japanese tradition, expertly crafted for an intimate and unforgettable dining experience.

Kanpai’s menu boasts an array of local favourites, ensuring there’s something to tantalize every palate. Dive into their signature sushi selection, where melt-in-your-mouth fish meets perfectly seasoned rice. Craving something different? Explore their delectable selection of Tempura, featuring lightly battered seafood and vegetables fried to crispy perfection.

Perhaps Teppan is what calls to you. Witness the culinary artistry unfold as skilled chefs prepare your meal on a sizzling teppan grill. Or, for a taste of timeless tradition, savour a steaming bowl of Miso Soup, the perfect warm and comforting start to your exploration of Japanese flavours.

For the adventurous foodie, Kanpai offers a delightful surprise. Their seasonal house specials showcase the creativity of their culinary team, with fresh, locally-sourced produce taking centre stage. Each dish is a testament to Kanpai’s commitment to using the finest ingredients, ensuring a truly unique and flavour-packed dining experience.

Whether you’re a seasoned sushi connoisseur or a curious newcomer to Japanese cuisine, Kanpai welcomes you with open arms (and chopsticks!) to embark on a delicious journey through the heart of Japan.

Opening Times

Tuesday – Thursday
Lunch : 12pm to 2:30pm
Dinner: 5pm to 10:30pm

Lunch : 12pm to 2:30pm
Dinner: 5pm to 10:30pm

Lunch : 12pm to 3pm
Dinner: 5pm to 11pm