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134 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
+61 2 9516 5959
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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“bento box” (5 reviews)
“chicken katsu” (3 reviews)
“fresh sashimi” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
134 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were again very happy with Hikaru The bento box for lunch was huge A little seafood some deep fried the peas the rice and the teriyaki chicken perfect full of flavour Again a delight and great lunch The price is amazing for Japanese

Thank mje0250
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very good food. Had a handful of rolls which where all yummy. Price level is low for what you get (even for Newtown). Service was attentive. Reservation was possible. Atmosphere is nothing special but also not disturbing. Strong recommendation for a casual dinner w friends...More

Thank Jochen S
Reviewed January 30, 2018

It was our last night for this trip to Newtown visiting our daughter and family. She wanted Japanese food and took us to her favourite one in Newtown. I really can't tell you what she ordered but I can say it was all delicious and...More

Thank robrothbury
Reviewed December 15, 2017 via mobile

The place is quite a good Japanese Restaurant ! 4 p.m now while I just finished my meal. Very quite at this hour. The price is reasonable. The taste is very good and fresh. One thing I wish is that they could provide some more...More

Reviewed December 6, 2017 via mobile

We go to hikaru regularly as a couple or with friends. The food is so fresh every time. Miso soups are amazing. My favourite order is the spicy crispy salmon roll and chicken katsu roll my fiancé orders differently every time. The prices are reasonable...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed November 14, 2017 via mobile

The perfect evening great updated menu Great range of delicious dishes The service was much better than in previous visites Well recommended and inexpensive food for Japanese food

Thank mje0250
Reviewed October 1, 2017

Having not been here for ages I was a bit disappointed to find most of their sushi rolls are topped with mayo and sweet sauces like a lot of other places are doing now. Depends on your taste I guess - I prefer simple fresh...More

Thank L5272
Reviewed September 29, 2017

I do not know if they have changed ownership or not. Last night we did dine their and were very surprised with the waiters that were very good, not normally they are all over the place. The menue did look great and different. We had...More

Thank mje0250400
Reviewed August 26, 2017 via mobile

This was my third visit here. The entree of spring rolls was very nice with the sauce and our 2 mains were ok. The prices are very reasonable but the food portions were a little small. Overall it was enjoyable without being outstanding. D

1  Thank Bluegumbill
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

I have to admit, this is a favourite of mine. Had lunch with a friend and it was excellent as always. The eel was perfect and the sashimi was excellent. Great friendly staff and so convenient in the heart of Newtown.

Thank hartland2004
A Bohemian inner-west suburb known for its alternative
music scene, Newtown is a diverse community offering a
multitude of restaurants, art galleries, performance
spaces, thrift stores and bars. Home of some of the
best live music venues in the city, shows can be found
everywhere from the official theaters to the
neighborhood pubs. From its humble beginnings as a
neighborhood primarily known for its many Thai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 10:30 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 134 King St, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales 2042, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney  >  Newtown>  > Newtown
  • Neighborhood: Newtown
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9516 5959
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