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Mizu Noodle Bar

10 Cornhill, Ipswich IP1 1DB, England
+44 1473 288839
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good31%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible7%
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“curry mee” (7 reviews)
“kare” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Asian, Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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10 Cornhill, Ipswich IP1 1DB, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great place to eat however you do share tables with strangers so not everyones idea of a date restaurant !!!More

Thank Lyn M
WingCheung, Owner at Mizu Noodle Bar, responded to this review

Dear Lyn M Glad you found Mizu's food "wonderful"! Such a pleasure for us to read. Yes, our Japanese communal long tables aren't for everyone, we take the point, but it is a great way for informal dining to happen quickly (i.e. people not queuing...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went on a Saturday at around 3:00 looked forward to trying something different on the menu, have been a few times previously.... daughter was giving us a treat as it was her first weeks wages.... food was LUKE WARM near COLD the beef was very...More

Thank wombleok
WingCheung, Owner at Mizu Noodle Bar, responded to this review

Dear wombleok I am sorry to read that on your most recent visit you found the food and waiter service disappointing. Glad, though, that prior to this you've enjoyed some nice meals here. May we put this right for you? Please get in touch with...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Haven't eaten here for ages, only because I can't afford to eat out a lot and I like to try a variety of places. If money was no option, I would eat here all the time :) My friend and I got excited about the...More

1  Thank miss_lozza
WingCheung, Owner at Mizu Noodle Bar, responded to this review

Dear miss_lozza Delighted to have you as our customer and so pleased you always enjoy our food (and are benefiting from using our home delivery service!). Thanks for being such a fan and pleased to say we've no plans to shut down! Hope to see...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Visited restaurant 9th April evening time I ordered crispy duck which came cold and in minced form, spare ribs cold and bland tasting butter fly prawns dried up cold ... my boyfriends noodles cold And I mean cold Sent it all back ... came back...More

2  Thank avrillekylee
WingCheung, Owner at Mizu Noodle Bar, responded to this review

Dear avrilleyklee Would you kindly get in touch with our PR lady, Helen, at helen@affinitypr.co.uk as we'd like to understand more about what happened, so that we can put it right?

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

With only 40 mins to spare before going to the Film Theatre we were pushed for time, but the staff pulled out the stops. Two good meals and we were out in time for the evening's entertainment. The bar is centrally located and ideal for...More

1  Thank SueandJune
WingCheung, Owner at Mizu Noodle Bar, responded to this review

Dear SueandJune So glad you were able to see your film in time! Yes, our staff are used to working quickly and efficiently (that's why we say "No need to book unless there's a large group"!). Pleased you enjoyed your meal too. Thanks for giving...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017

Staff is nice, food is ordinary... I ate chicken with sweet sauce and is not in top three of my experience in Ipswich... prices are not to hight, but it's not cheap also, 9 pounds a meal without drink... dessert was greatMore

Thank Ricardo G
WingCheung, Owner at Mizu Noodle Bar, responded to this review

Dear Ricardo G Thanks for giving us your feedback and I'm glad that you found the desserts "great" and our staff pleasant. It sounds as if the dish you chose may not have been the right one for you, so I do hope you will...More

Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

I really likes Mizu in Brentwood and decided to try the Ipswich one too. Food was still very very good but the location is not that great. I almost always have the Katsu Kare which I think ia amazing! Would recommend for sure!More

Thank Andreea M
WingCheung, Owner at Mizu Noodle Bar, responded to this review

Dear Andreea M Thanks for trying our Ipswich branch too, and glad you enjoyed it and are happy to recommend us. The Corn Hill location is great when you're shopping or meeting people in the centre of town, but if you have to drive in...More

Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

I've only ever had Mizu delivered (as live in a 3 mile radius from the restaurant) and after my brother introducing us to it we wouldn't order "Chinese" style food from any where else! Every dish we have had has been delicious, I want to...More

1  Thank wonderwomanuk123
WingCheung, Owner at Mizu Noodle Bar, responded to this review

Dear wonderwomanuk123 Thanks for the five star review and we're glad you enjoy the food. If you're curious to try other dishes, do ask the team for their recommendations as there could be lots of other dishes you'd like too, if you enjoy a particular...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

I've eaten a mizu loads of times and it is always good. It is a great place to pop in for a quick meal if you are heading to the cimena or something similar. The food is tasty and you always get big portions.

1  Thank Sam C
WingCheung, Owner at Mizu Noodle Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sam C Thanks for choosing Mizu as your go-to place before you are heading out or to the cinema. Glad you find the food "tasty" and the portion sizes generous. Hope to welcome you again soon!

Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Ordered a takeaway which should have been £25. Was advised of no delivery charge over the phone. Was promised the food would be well within the hour. An hour and 15 minutes later the food arrived cold and we were charged £35 wrongly. I called...More

4  Thank Sarah W
WingCheung, Owner at Mizu Noodle Bar, responded to this review

Dear Sarah W I am sorry to hear that you feel you had a poor experience when you ordered your takeaway. Your complaint focuses on four aspects; paying a delivery charge, food temperature, concern that you have been overcharged and how my restaurant manager handled...More

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Wing T
I just read two reviews on Tripadvisor and I would just like to openly express my views and ask a question to the two 'bad review writers', all the past reviewers and the restaurant for some answers: I just read two reviews that I thought was hilarious. There’s two ‘regulars’ that say they have been very frequent regulars and there was a time where they visit the venue on a weekly basis but the second there are issues, a bad review is written. So does this mean the two diners only criticise and never praise for the good service and food from those previous visits? As a fellow customer to the venue, after reading the comments from both Amy C AND Jean C (the mother and daughter)'s experience I too would be annoyed with the type of customer service received as well as paying for the food that's not properly cooked. BUT I am curious whether the two reviews are.. at all legit. I understand each party has a side to every story but I would like to ask the two diners whether the staff at Mizu actually use the following words and phrases: 1. "IF THEY COME IN AGAIN DONT SERVE THEM" 2. "why do you keep coming back? If you don't like the meals then don't come in” and 3. GOOD YOU ARE BARRED" No offence IF the phrases were used BUT anyone who works in the service industry, let alone the manager and staff would not jeopardize and risk their jobs for two, ahem “regulars”. The phrases are serious (if it was said) and I do not believe anyone with common sense would use them, of course unless they don’t care about their jobs. From what I know, there is not a ‘barring’ system in operation in Mizu unless you wreck or cause a big nuisance and judging from the two reviews, the experience isn’t exactly anything of a nuisance that was ‘oh so serious’ that they needed to be barred. I've got no relation with the noodle bar but just a very regular customer and I find it very odd and as the two diners have recently signed up to Tripadvisor, I find the reviews fake and it looking at the stats it seems like the accounts are only opened to write bad reviews. No offence (again) to the two diners, but if you two were regulars in the first place, did you two ever write a GOOD review on the previous visits? To all previous diners: what would you do if you was in the same situation? and do you all believe the three phrases that i've copied (from the reviews) were true? I would just go straight to management and if I was still unhappy with the way they dealt with it, I would go higher until something was put in place even if it meant to go to the owner/s or write a complaint letter rather than escalating it on Tripadvisor. It seem like it's a matter of attention seeking.
25 July 2015|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 10 - USD 21
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 10 Cornhill, Ipswich IP1 1DB, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  East Anglia  >  Suffolk  >  Ipswich
  • Phone Number: +44 1473 288839
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