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Tetsuya's

#8 of 4,555 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
$$$$
Neighborhood:
Central Business District
As featured in Best Food in Sydney
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529 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9267 2900
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Sunday
Closed
Hours:
Tue - Fri 5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Sat 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Perfect location with a fantastic service, outstanding food and great wines to match! A must visit for fine diners looking for a wholesome experience.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I came here for my birthday on Saturday lunch time. We received impeccable service from Pak and Massimo , thanks guys , you really made our visit relaxed and enjoyable. The food was amazing. We had the matching wines and it was so worth it. Highly recommend.

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Thank Glassy73
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there for dinner .They serve with month set menu . Eight dishes including dessert . Japanese style mix French style . Salmon is amazing , anyway it was wonderful experience in Tetsuya's .

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Canberra, Australia
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97 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked Tetsuya's for my 40th birthday dinner after years of wanting to go there and I am so glad I did. The service was excellent. I enjoyed the very complete descriptions of all the food and especially the wines. I loved every single dish I ate and every single matching wine but there was one dish which was one... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

2 friends came from Melbourne to celebrate one of their birthdays. The 3 of us went to Tetsuya in Sydney with great excitement. The Doorman / Front of House at the entrance was rude, arrogant and pretentious. He had trouble finding the booking and once found, called my friend by a wrong name. There was no smile, no friendly greetings,... More 

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Sydney
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95 reviews
57 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My love of Japanese food was not disappointed here. But you need to understand the whole experience as whilst its not cheap, the degustation menu is an experience you will not forget. Sydney also has a love affair with Japanese cuisine (evident by the number of sushi bars and japanese restaurants) and Tetsuya's is up there with the very best.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After waiting 15 years to get here, I knew my original expectations would not be met but I was unprepared for very indifferent service. This is after all, a special treat. The food was blandly presented by current standards but mostly tasted wonderful - the toothfish and quail spoilt by oversalting; 2 granita desserts not enjoyed in freezing airconditioning, but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One night in Sydney, booking available, have to try Tetsuya's. Entry is magnificent and service impeccable from the greeting at the door, all of the wait staff you encounter through the evening and up to the farewell. Food styling is everything you expect from a tasting menu. But the food itself - thoughtfully prepared but I have to say with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was invited by friends to have dinner at Tetsuya's on November 5th, 2016. It was a wonderful experience. Absolutely one of the best fine dining places in Sydney. The restaurant was spacious and the private rooms were elegant. The service impeccable and the series of food served were magnificent. There were 4 of us and we had a fabulous... More 

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Streaky Bay, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been left wondering what all the hype is about. While the service and setting was exceptional the dishes I found were rich and over complicated. The flavour of the sauces and additives over powered rather than complemented and enhanced the flavour of the core ingredient particularly with the seafood. I am no chef or cuisine connoisseur however I am... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$163 - $163
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Asian, Fusion, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Private Dining, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Business meetings
Open Hours
Tuesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
6:30 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 Kent Street, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9267 2900
Description
Tetsuya's serves a ten course degustation menu. The degustation is unique, 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.

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Central Business District
The Sydney Central Business District is abuzz with energy. Power brokers run to and from high rise buildings and after-work drink places, high-end shoppers tour venues like the QVB, and fine diners frequent the many celebrity chef restaurants. For a dose of culture, walk to the NSW Art Gallery, or visit the Sydney Museum. To escape the hustle and bustle, reconnect with nature at the Sydney Botanical Gardens or picnic lunch at High Park. No matter your interest, be sure to check the full calendar of events hosted by the city, from the Sydney Festival in January to October’s Good Food Month at Hyde Park.
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