Assorted traditional Japanese dishes on a dark wooden table at Sushi Waka, featuring sushi rolls, ramen with egg, and sashimi.


Casual Japanese restaurant serving sushi, sashimi, noodles, and bento boxes in Leeds city centre.

Assorted sushi and sashimi platter at Sushi Waka, with a server wearing a branded apron in the background.

Sushiwaka is a casual Japanese restaurant. It serves sushi, sashimi, bento boxes, noodles, and more in a relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant welcomes families and groups.

There are vegetarian friendly food options available.

Location Details

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Take a look around

  • Alt text: "A bowl of traditional ramen from Sushi Waka, featuring sliced chicken, soft-boiled egg, corn, bamboo shoots, and greens, garnished with red chili peppers."
  • Savory bao bun filled with succulent meat and crisp lettuce served at Sushi Waka.
  • Delicious Asian-style steamed buns filled with glazed chicken and fresh greens served at Sushi Waka.
  • Alt text: "Elegant dining setup at Sushi Waka featuring a traditional Japanese teapot and cup, with a slice of matcha cheesecake garnished with a strawberry and cream, presented on a black plate. A vase with a red and a peach rose adds a touch of natural beauty to the experience."
  • Dining table at Sushi Waka with a variety of Japanese dishes including tempura and grilled meats, accompanied by a glass of sparkling beverage and a creamy iced coffee.

The Food

This Japanese restaurant offers a wide selection of sushi, sashimi, maki rolls, and bento boxes.

Popular dishes include the spicy tuna rolls, seared salmon sashimi, dragon rolls with shrimp and eel, and chicken katsu curry served with rice.

Vegetarian options are also available. Takeout is also offered for pickup or delivery.

The restaurant can accommodate larger groups and private events, with the ability to host parties of up to 50-guests.

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The Drink

Drink options include beer, cocktails, wine, sake, and specialty teas.

The drink menu features Japanese-inspired cocktails such as sake-based cocktails. Cocktail options are diverse, ranging from fruity drinks to classic combinations. The bar also offers a selection of Japanese whiskey.

Beer is available on draft and in bottles and cans. Both domestic and imported beers are offered. Wine is available by the glass or bottle in red, white, and sparkling varieties

Non-alcoholic choices include soft drinks, juices, smoothies, coffee, and Japanese teas.

The Place

Sushiwaka has a warm yet vibrant atmosphere. The interior décor features dark woods, red seating, and lantern lighting. The open kitchen allows guests to see their food being freshly prepared.

The Location

Sushiwaka is located on New Briggate in central Leeds. The restaurant is close to several bus stops along New Briggate served by multiple bus routes. Nearby attractions include the Grand Theatre and Opera House Leeds.

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Where to Park

Closest parking would be the Town centre car park on Edward street around the back of Old Red Bus stop. (LS2 7NT)


Sushiwaka has a single step entry. The restaurant is not accessible by a wheelchair user.

Opening Times

Monday: 12:00 - 9:30 PM
Tuesday: 12:00 - 9:30 PM
Wednesday: 12:00 - 9:30 PM
Thursday: 12:00 - 9:30 PM
Friday: 12:00 - 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

The restaurant is located on New Briggate, close to several shops and the Grand Theatre.  Additionally, Leeds Art Gallery is a 5 minute walk from the restaurant. The gallery houses interesting collections of contemporary and historic art.

For more drinks and entertainment you could check-out Mean-Eyed Cat Bar on Merrion Street.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can you eat in at Sushiwaka?

Yes you can eat in/dine in at Sushiwaka.

Does Sushiwaka have an outside seating area?

No unfortunately Sushiwaka does not have an outside seating area.

Does Sushiwaka offer takeaway?

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

How do I order Sushiwaka delivery online in Leeds?

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

Can I order Sushiwaka delivery in Leeds with Deliveroo?

Yes, delivery is available for Sushiwaka on the Deliveroo app. You can find what they offer on the Sushiwaka Deliveroo page.

Can I order Sushiwaka delivery in Leeds with Just Eat?

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

Can I order Sushiwaka delivery in Leeds with Uber Eats?

No, unfortunately delivery is not available for Sushiwaka through Uber Eats in Leeds.

Is Sushiwaka 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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