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East Cross Road, Peace Avenue | Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace, Ulaanbaatar 11000, Mongolia (Formerly Sakura)
+976 11 463463
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Ranked #40 of 177 Restaurants in Ulaanbaatar
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations
Description: The Japanese restaurant Sakura and Teppanyaki is not anymore affiliated since January 2014 with Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace. The restaurant is affiliated with Tavan Bogd Washoku. Thank you very much Frank Prasmo General Manager Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace, Ulaanbaatar
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Paris, France
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Japanese tepanyaki restaurant nestled into the Kempinski Hotel. Good food and nice service. Burger said by local expatriates to be the best in UB

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Lugano, Switzerland
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Please, don't do my mistake: don't go to this restauran!!!! I don't know which kid of sushi people who commented positively this restaurant tried but this SAKURA is only appearence... yes design is cool, furniture, waiters are kind, athmosphere is japanese perfect....... but : - TOO MUCH expensive for the kind of quality - SUSHI simply is no good (all... More 

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Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

The Sakura is a well established Japanese restaurant on the second floor of the Kempinski Khan Palace Hotel. The food is always very good and the service very friendly and responsive.

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Florence, Italy
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

The restaurant is on the second floor of the Kempinski hotel. But it is a very good Japanese restaurant (not just a hotel restaurant as a backup).

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Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a very good meal at Sakura. The atmosphere is quiet and tranquil, despite being in a huge city. Each of us ordered something different, and each of us was pleased with his/her selection. Prices seemed fair for the items we ordered, and service was very good. We had a large group and enjoyed ourselves.

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Las Pinas
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1,051 reviews 1,051 reviews
342 restaurant reviews
564 helpful votes 564 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

Nice place with pleasant service. But the food is just average for what you pay. There are other places that you can try for the same prices.

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Beijing, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

I love the Sunday brunch. Fresh milk for starters! I haven't found proper milk in Mongolia since I moved here. Generally a nice selection of food and fresh juices.

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Senior Contributor
42 reviews 42 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2014 via mobile

Second time I have been and was very disappointed with the food, wine and service. We waited close to an hour and a half for our food and when it came it was stone cold. The prices are quite high for Mongolia and this made the standard of food even more disappointing. The steak was quite tough, the scallops under... More 

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FrankPrasmo, General Manager at Sakura Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to review the Sakura operation. We truly value the opinions customers and apologize that your dining experience did not meet your expectation. Please note, that the Sakura Restaurant operation is not anymore affiliated in terms of service and quality with the Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace since January 2014. If you like to... More 

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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40 reviews 40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

If you are going to eat at the Kemp hotel, avoid the poor brunch offered on sunday and go for sakura. The food is good, fresh, tasty. It is a bit pricy but one have to remember that salmon and tuna must be imported. Service if OK and decoration quite nice.

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Littleton, Colorado
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170 reviews 170 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

We arrived to find that the restaurant was full. We were saddened, but we were led to another area on the that floor where lo and behold was teppanyaki. This was a tiny little place with an "L" shaped grill and about 10 seats surrounding it. We were seated, coats taken and hung, then the service was non-stop from there.... More 

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Address: East Cross Road, Peace Avenue | Kempinski Hotel Khan Palace, Ulaanbaatar 11000, Mongolia (Formerly Sakura)
Phone Number: +976 11 463463
Location: Asia  >  Mongolia  >  Ulaanbaatar
Cuisine: Japanese

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