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#9 of 4,622 Restaurants in Sydney
Certificate of Excellence
Central Business District
As featured in Best Food in Sydney
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529 Kent St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9267 2900
17:30 - 00:00
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Tue - Fri 17:30 - 00:00
Sat 12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
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Dallas, Tx
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The meal, a degustation menu, was excellent from start to finish. We especially enjoyed the wine pairings featuring Australian wines, and the sommelier was very knowledgable and engaging. The service was wonderful.

Thank lag_25
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189 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

If you have the time, this place is a must try. From the moment you walk into the secluded Japanese style restaurant off the hussle and bussle street, the staff make you feel so welcome. All of them so friendly and full of conversation. The food was simply the best taster menu I have had in a long time. Each... More 

Thank Michael L
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

My sister and I had an amazing time at Tetsuya's, the degustation menu was completely changed since last time I was there six months ago (apart from the signature dish). I particularly enjoyed the tuna dish and the warm service we received from our waiter. Highly recommended, worth saving up for.

Thank lovetravel3377
Gold Coast, Australia
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362 reviews
134 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 356 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beware of this place. We made a confirmed booking through Trip Advisor. We arrived on time and after making our way there they said they were fully booked. Would not visit again.

Thank GlobetrotterJSH
Level Contributor
108 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Omg what an amazing experience.. from the time you step into this restaurant you are treated like 5 star. Staff are so friendly and inviting.. Then the food what can i say every meal was delicious. Our waiter farbio (sorry about my spelling) had so much wine knowledge i was just blown away.. we took the premuim pacage and it... More 

Thank Angplantzos
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317 reviews
212 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had 9 courses of food matched with appropriate wine. Our group of 10 had a room to ourselves. The presentation and description of each food item and accompanying wine was well done. A bit pricy.

Thank nlskinner
Lake Macquarie
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff excellent as has been i the past , my second visit here , same time as last year. Could really do with a full plate of their signature dish , that would do me. other dishes a little different from last time , missed their octopus dish from past. Felt a few of the newer dishes not to my... More 

Thank classiceuropa
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing service, food and staff. This is not a place you go to for dinner but for an experience to remember.

Thank Lukas R
Sydney, Australia
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70 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the second time we have been in 3 years. Again for a son's 40th birthday. The gentleman who greeted us at the front desk was extremely brusque and not at all welcoming for such a quality restaurant. The girl who explained our food was excellent. During the meal we asked for more bread (just so we could enjoy... More 

Thank Josie084
Sydney, Australia
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248 reviews
217 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

no question, the food is fantastic. The signature ocean trout was to die for, the sashimi was excellent, the chocolate cake and the buckwheat ice cream marvellous. Lamb and quail were good but we're not big fans of either normally and obviously you can't choose your menu here. The setting was beautiful and service was absolutely exceptional. Was it worth... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 169 - US$ 169
Japanese, Seafood, Asian, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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 Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
12:00 - 16:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 529 Kent St, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Central Business District
  • Neighbourhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9267 2900
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 allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

Staying in Central Business District

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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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