Fuji Hiro

Fuji Hiro

No-frills Japanese noodle bar with ramen, dumplings and bento boxes.

Fuji Hiro

Fuji Hiro is a traditional Japanese noodle bar located in the Merrion Centre.

Head-chef Victor learned his trade in Japan and he has put together a concise and tasty selection of dishes with friendly staff on hand that are happy to guide you and make recommendations.

The no-frills, café-style restaurant serves ramen, dumplings, and other authentic dishes in a relaxed setting. Fuji Hiro offers vegetarian, gluten-free, and halal options.

There are vegetarian friendly food options available.

Location Details

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Take a look around

  • Exterior view of Fuji Hiro restaurant at night with illuminated signage and promotional posters in the windows.
  • Alt text: "A plate of crispy tonkatsu (breaded pork cutlet) with a side of white rice sprinkled with black sesame seeds and a bowl of miso soup garnished with green onions at Fuji Hiro."
  • Bowl of traditional ramen with seaweed, egg, and vegetables at Fuji Hiro.
  • Crispy golden-brown breaded chicken served at Fuji Hiro, showcasing a popular dish for visitors to enjoy.

The Food

Fuji Hiro serves a wide selection of traditional Japanese cuisine like noodles, ramen, dumplings, and curries. Popular dishes include the chilli beef ramen and chicken katsu curry. The chicken katsu curry features a crisp panko-breaded chicken thigh served alongside mildly spiced curry sauce and sticky rice.

Bento boxes allow customers to sample several dishes in one meal. The menu provides vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options.

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The Drink

Fuji Hiro serves beers (Sapporo), sake and soft drinks like green tea. And like it is customary in Japan, the green tea is offered free.

The Place

Fuji Hiro has a relaxed, informal atmosphere with a café-style layout. The décor is simple, with glassy, dark-wood veneer, neutral walls, and smoked glass. Back in 1997, Fuji Hiro was the first Japanese restaurant to open in Leeds and more than two decades later it’s still going strong.

The intimate 40-cover restaurant is close to the Merrion Centre and decorated in traditional style with Japanese art adorning the walls and old sake bottles spread around the room.

Recent additions include a sushi bar, where an Itamae prepares maki, inside-out rolls, temaki, and sashimi fresh to order.

The venue attracts a diverse crowd of students, families, couples, and lone diners. With its no-frills ambiance, it’s a comfortable spot for gathering with friends or enjoying an affordable meal alone.

The Location

Fuji Hiro is located in the Merrion Centre in Leeds city centre. The restaurant is a short walk from Leeds train station and the First Direct Arena. It is also close to the shops and restaurants of the city centre.

The restaurant is situated next to Wade Lane and the Merrion Centre, which contains shops, restaurants and a cinema. It is also a few minutes walk from Millennium Square and Leeds Civic Hall.

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Fuji Hiro is wheelchair accessible. You will access the restaurant via the Merrion Centre which has level entry access points on Merrion Way and Wade Lane. These include both disability compliant elevators and escalators.

Opening Times

Monday: 5:00 - 9:30 PM
Tuesday: 5:00 - 9:30 PM
Wednesday: 12:00 - 2:30 PM, 5:00 - 9:30 PM
Thursday: 12:00 - 2:30 PM, 5:00 - 9:30 PM
Friday: 12:00 - 2:30 PM, 5:00 - 9:30 PM
Saturday: 12:00 - 9:30 PM
Sunday: 12:00 - 9:30 PM

Delivery Options

Collection and delivery are available.

Note from Discover Leeds: Where possible we suggest contacting directly and/or collecting as third party delivery companies take a large cut.

What To Do Next

After enjoying the delicious ramen and sushi at Fuji Hiro, visitors can explore the nearby Merrion Centre shops. Or if you’d like to head for a drink you could try some of the best tequila in the city at Cult Wing.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at Fuji Hiro?

Yes you can eat in/dine in at Fuji Hiro.

Does Fuji Hiro have an outside seating area?

No unfortunately Fuji Hiro does not have an outside seating area.

Does Fuji Hiro offer takeaway?

Yes Fuji Hiro does offer takeaway for delivery. They also accept collections. Why not pop in and grab it yourself?

How do I order Fuji Hiro delivery online in Leeds?

There are a number of ways to order delivery online from Fuji Hiro. Take a look at their delivery options to see what works best for you.

Can I order Fuji Hiro delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

No, unfortunately delivery is not available for Fuji Hiro through Deliveroo in Leeds.

Can I order Fuji Hiro delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

Yes, delivery is available for Fuji Hiro on the Just Eat app. You can find what they offer on the Fuji Hiro Just Eat page.

Can I order Fuji Hiro delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

Yes, delivery is available for Fuji Hiro on the Uber Eats app. You can find what they offer on the Fuji Hiro Uber Eats page.

Is Fuji Hiro delivery available near me?

Delivery might not be available completely across Leeds. We would recommend checking their website, or with the particular service that you would be ordering from.


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