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“Best sushi ever!”
Review of Sushi-e

Ranked #211 of 5,900 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $0 - $36
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Late Night, Reservations
Neighborhood: Central Business District
Description: Imagine you're in Tokyo dining at an enclave of modern Japanese expression. At the centre of a huge marble bar you watch head chef, Nobuyuki Ura, and his team serenely at work, precisely turning fresh fish into edible works of art. Welcome to sushi e. Adjoining the chic cocktail lounge Hemmesphere on Establishment's fourth floor, Sushi e is one of the few authentic sushi bars in Sydney and enjoys a dedicated following of sushi fans around the world - including Tokyo.
Level 3 Contributor
12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Best sushi ever!”
Reviewed July 3, 2013

I love this place! Start with a cocktail in Hemmesphere and then go and taste one of the best sushi ever! Wagyu beef roll is a must!

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank anisia25
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English first
Salt Lake City, Utah
Level 6 Contributor
392 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
“A sushi slice of heaven”
Reviewed June 1, 2013

When you get the freshest fish right out of the adjacent Australian waters, you are off to a good start. The bugs (scampi) in the lettuce cups were my favorite dish but the Dynamite scallops are a runner up. Service can be spacy, but it is the Establishment and it is busy and swish so you don't expect precision. I will be back.

Visited May 2013
Thank sfdann
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Level 5 Contributor
47 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“Best Japanese restaurant I've been to”
Reviewed May 17, 2013

I have been to this restaurant so many times. Everything about it is excellent - decor, ambience and most importantly, food! It's nice to sit at the bar if it's just the 2 of you so you can watch the amazing chefs in action, making your food for you! I would recommend the wagyu, the spicy scallop roll, the spider roll and the kingfish special sashimi but everything else is delicious too! Wonderful fresh food with a modern twist. They also have a complimentary little pannacotta in a shot glass at the end to cleanse your palate. Love it! Go there!

  • Visited September 2012
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Thank monicalimpc
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Sydney, Australia
Level 6 Contributor
97 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed April 30, 2013

This was such a great place to go for a dinner date. The sashimi is the best I have ever tasted, it's all prepared right in front of you and the atmosphere is lovely. The service was great, I'd definitely recommend. Slightly on the more expensive side, but thoroughly worth it.

  • Visited November 2012
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Thank Coraliers
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Denver, Colorado
Level 6 Contributor
332 reviews
158 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 255 helpful votes
“In a word: WOW. Perfect.”
Reviewed March 30, 2013

We've been on the road, going around the world for 300 days now. We've had sushi in Japan, and, unbelievably enough, the meal we had tonight at Sushi e beats every other sushi place we've been. Better than Nobu (and, THAT is hard to do!).
Sublime prawn dumplings. The 7 pepper Dynamite Tuna was fantastic. Every dish was perfectly balanced and presented in a simple, beautiful form. Fresh, gorgeous fish. Friendly service from Laura and Junji. We are changing our other dinner plans to return to Sushi e. Worth EVERY nickel.

  • Visited March 2013
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1 Thank itchyfeetRTW
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