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“Still the best restaurant in Sydney ”
Review of Tetsuya's

Tetsuya's
Ranked #19 of 6,916 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: USD 179 - USD 179
Cuisines: Seafood
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Good for: Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Delivery, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Central Business District
Description: Tetsuya's serves a Degustation menu of Eight courses. The menu is unique and is based on the Japanese philosophy of using natural seasonal flavours enhanced by classic French technique and utilising the freshest possible ingredients. Tetsuya designed his own on-site "test kitchen" within the restaurant to enable him to create the constantly evolving and inspiring dishes on which he has built his esteemed international reputation. Tetsuya's offers one of Sydney's most comprehensive wine lists and our sommeliers will, upon request, match the dishes with wine available by the glass. Tetsuya's does not accept or allow the service of BYO Wine, Beer or Spirits.
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

Still the best restaurant in Sydney maybe Australia we had the suggested local wines with each course which worked perfectly this can't be anything but 5 stars

Date of visit: October 2018
2  Thank P2844GJchrisg
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Reviewed 8 October 2018

I am sorry but I was generally disappointed about the experience

Food was average. Some great dishes (their signature trout), together with others much poorer and simple

Also messy and irregular service

Some minor details spoiled the experience. Not enjoyed

It looked like it has seen its better days pass...

Date of visit: October 2018
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3  Thank PEDROWINE
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Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

This was a repeat visit to Tetsuya’s and expectations were high. We arrived a little early and had to wait outside while they prepared for evening service following a busy lunch. Once seated inside, it was evident from the outset that staffing was light and they had little time to engage with their guests. This was disappointing as the highlight of a dining experience is often the interactions with wait staff as they share their knowledge of the dishes and insights into wine.

The food however saved them with the signature dish outstanding. The duck likewise superb and the chocolate stone one of the best things I’ve ever eaten. It is both beautiful and delicious. We elected to have fun, choosing wines ourselves off an extensive list vs opt for the preselected matching.

As the evening progressed, the wait staff relaxed and had more time to engage, recovering the earlier experience and making a five star rating possible.

The view is lovely and the art work very interesting.

Dress up (the standard is high), enjoy the food and view and persevere if the staff are busy, it’s worth the effort and you won’t be disappointed.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank KiwiOakley
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Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Fourth visit each time as good as each other’s.
Special discovery with the sommelier and the trout remains as divine...

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank frenchinoz
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

What a marvelous restaurant, albeit a little pricey. Every dish in the degustation was a delight. And the matched wines were excellent - a little heavier pour would be great though

Date of visit: October 2018
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Thank Stephen G
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