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332-342 Military Rd, Cremorne, North Sydney, New South Wales 2090, Australia
+61 2 9953 4397
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  • Very good45%
  • Average9%
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“eggplant” (3 reviews)
“great food” (2 reviews)
“japanese” (4 reviews)
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332-342 Military Rd, Cremorne, North Sydney, New South Wales 2090, Australia
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Reviewed November 13, 2016

A cheap and friendly venue with great food and licensed or BYO. and actually run by aJapanese couple

Thank scorpio811
Reviewed September 27, 2016 via mobile

Tiny, cramped, smoky, things stacked up everywhere. Radio blaring. Grumpy waitress. Some good dishes eggplant was delicious. Beef udon was good. Price was fair. Japanese patrons was a good sign. But overall..life's too short

Thank spiceylulu
Reviewed September 13, 2016

Just dropped in unannounced fancying some Japanese. A little reminiscent of true Japanese style restaurants in Old Edo. Tiny hole in the wall style, food freshly cooked, traditional family style in terms of presentation and style. Handy location to the Orpheum.

Thank LisaGordonSimons
Reviewed July 31, 2016 via mobile

Love this restaurant. The couple who run the restaurant are very friendly and the service is good. And the food is great. The lunch boxes are good value but my favourite is the seafood tempura, the batter is so light and the seafood is always...More

Thank Malcolm W
Reviewed April 9, 2016

Like other reviewers have said, doesn't look like much but the food is straight forward, clean, and good quality Japanese. Eat outside, only inside in winter due to the heat from the kitchen. As it's in the plaza kids can run around easily. Two people...More

Thank jenfrT6696HN
Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

Steve and karjio will make you feel at home and cook up a feast! Everything here is great, but the agedashi tofu and dengaku nasu are amazing. It's a lovely spot protected from the noise of military road in Cremorne plaza. Head to the Orpheum...More

Thank BecanDuncan
Reviewed August 20, 2015

This hidden spot in Cremorne plaza doesn't look like much but is a hidden gem. Their food is so fresh and tasty. I highly recommend the tempura, gyoza, agadashi tofu and sashimi but honestly I've never had a bad thing there. There is a place...More

Thank H0lasammy
Reviewed May 9, 2015

Have been going to Kibune regularly for a number of years now, and it really is the best Japanese restaurant in Sydney. It doesn't look flashy, but the food is amazing. Try the dengaku nasu (eggplant) - this is my absolute favourite dish at any...More

Thank Karafromsydney
Reviewed October 9, 2014

This was our second visit to this little gem. We were introduced by good friends who live in Melbourne. We were amazed that we had not found it ourselves. We have just taken local friends for their first visit, and have more converts from further...More

Thank mastermuzz
Reviewed October 6, 2014

Inside dinning area is much bigger than outside one, but was too hot inside to stay there. We had a green tea, dinner box with chicken (sushi, sashimi, teriyaki chicken, pickles, miso soup $25) and Tempura Don. Very authentic flavour, food was really yummy and...More

Thank Stanislava N
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  • Address: 332-342 Military Rd, Cremorne, North Sydney, New South Wales 2090, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Greater Sydney  >  North Sydney  >  Cremorne
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9953 4397
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