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Tetsuya's

#8 of 4,604 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
Today
5:30 pm - 12:00 am
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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
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Best restaurant I have ever been to hands down. The service was absolutely incredible- the staff were friendly, helpful and very knowledgable. Small rooms created an intimate but vibrant atmosphere. I had the vegetarian menu with wine pairing and was thoroughly impressed. Flavours and presentation were outstanding. The courses were well portioned leaving you satisfied but not overly full as... More 

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Thank liv l
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hard to put into words that a unique and extraordinary dining experience this was. Standout dishes of the degustation were the famous ocean trout, sashimi, duck, lamb and my delicious chocolate birthday cake. Don't miss this dining experience...you won't regret it!

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Erina, Australia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is amazing and somewhere you should go once in your life. Yes it's expensive but I would rather one meal at Tetsuyas than 20 local Chinese meals. The food is art and the tastes unique. It's amazing and I'd like to say more than a once in a life time experience. Hopefully!

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Northern Virginia
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581 reviews
387 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 274 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Tetsuya's has taken the concept of omikase dining to a new level. You come in, are seated, and your big choices are (a) whether to add a raw oyster course to the prix fixe menu, and whether to add wine pairings. The menu is set (though if you have an allergy, they can likely accommodate that). Here are the highlights:... More 

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Fairfax County, Virginia
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103 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Outrageous on multiple levels. Outrageous food with even more outrageous prices. Dining room is stark. No flowers, no candles, only the Japanese garden outside the window. Hated the stark lighting above my head. Everyone eats the same thing, so no way to get by any cheaper. But the food was great, and so was the service. The problem is the... More 

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Caringbah, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It is impeccable! The attention to detail, the waitstaff, the food - there is not one thing I could fault. You pay a lot, but it is definitely worth it. I would recommend this place to anyone, you will not be disappointed!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been going there for birthdays and special occasions for at least 10 years. This visit we all felt that it had changed from the great food and service to just good that you can find in lots of other restaurants in Sydney which is a pity.We did enjoy the food especially the signature dish but felt that it... More 

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North Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing service and food, my company and I thoroughly enjoyed our meal. Perfectly cooked food exceptional service, it deserves the fame.

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Thank anaroseyoung
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service only to be matched by exceptional food. Fresh and friendly. I would go back if it wasn't so far away!

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Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thoroughly recommend the degustation experience particularly with a wine match. The service from every staff member was courteous and relaxed. I have not enjoyed a meal as much since the last time we visited and would highly recommend it

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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
$169 - $169
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan 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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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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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