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Unkai Japanese Restaurant

#600 of 6,512 Restaurants in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence
Tsim Sha Tsui
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3/F Sheraton Hotel,No. 20 Nathan Road, Hong Kong, China
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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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304 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant. The sushi is extremely delicious. It's like dining in Japan. A must go if you are in the neighborhood and love Japanese food.

Thank Sandy5611
London, United Kingdom
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262 reviews
183 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016

I'm not fond of teppanyaki but the restaurant offers really good alternatives. We sat at a table far remove from the hot plates and so not bothered by the smell. There were so many choices on the menu that it was hard to chose what to have. The Kaiseki looked very nice but, instead we opted for the Tempura dinner,... More 

Thank Pibochen
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I expected better service and food quality considering the prices of dinner course menu. At first, I had two different courses for me and my wife, and then they served two different starter without any explain. How do I know which starter is mine? From the starter, I and my wife started to be afraid that we would have bad... More 

Thank Lee H
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

I wanted to have a nice and relaxing dinner. But experienced the opposite. We ordered a 6 course meal and sashimi platter. Total amount of 2100 HK dollars includes 10% service charge. (240 Euro's) The whole dinner took us less than 40 minutes. Service was really really BAD! We were still busy to finish a course and they bring the... More 

Thank Sielem I
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7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

We tried this restaurant as we were staying at the Sheraton and are pleased we did! Although you don't get the view of the Harbour the food is fantastic. We had a set teppanyaki meal and added some tempura and vegetables for two of us. This was more than enough food! We were sat in a small room that could... More 

Thank Fairylulu
Belmont, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

We were at this restaurant many years ago. This time we went to celebrate my sister's birthday. Granted the place is not cheap, but the food was excellent. My son had the tempura dinner course. He really enjoyed the shrimp and the other fried veggies. He also liked the soup. My husband and I both had the sushi dinner course.... More 

Thank DuckyBB
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7 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

The last time I came to this Japanese Restaurant is more than 10 years ago! It's not because Unkai is no good but just that over the last 10 years quite a few of Michelin star graded or similar quality new Japanese restaurants have started in HK. Choices are just abundance and it's extremely difficult for restaurants now in HK... More 

Thank William L
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Oishikatta desu ne ! Unkai is an institution and its teppanyaki was superb ! We chose the green lobster and lamb and both were grilled to perfection. The quality of the ebi tempura was also very high. The chef was friendly and funny. This dining establishment would definitely merit a return visit !

Thank Perry B
Kochi (Cochin), India
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 April 2016

We did the teppanyaki and it was worth the money. its an expensive restaurant, but food was just brlliant. Foie gras and wagyu was just outstanding. the chef was very kind and interactive. certainly worth going back

Thank mjacob007
Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

Just arrived back in sunny Hong Kong and needed good place to have Japanese food with a friend. Made our way to one of my favourites UNKAI. In the evening the restaurant charge Japanese prices which are even more steep than in Hong Kong but for lunch you have so many very inexpensive items. I chose the Tempura lunch and... 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
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3/F Sheraton Hotel,No. 20 Nathan Road, Hong Kong, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Hong Kong>  > Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Neighbourhood: Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Phone Number: 852-23691111
Savor traditional Osaka cuisine and a superior sake collection at Unkai Japanese restaurant. Serene and tranquil, Unkai is a small oasis in the midst of Hong Kong’s hustle and bustle where you can savor Teppan grilled meats, sushi, and sake.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?

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Tsim Sha Tsui
Tsim Sha Tsui is one of the major tourist and shopping areas of Hong Kong. With a high concentration of hotels, retail shops and commercial offices – it’s a busy and bustling neighbourhood that never sleeps. On the surface, Tsim Sha Tsui seems to only feature an abundant number of high-end retail stores selling designer brands and jewelry, owing to its popularity with high-budget shopping tours. However, it also contains a diverse range of attractions for the entire family. Whether taking a walk in Kowloon Park, exploring museums, going shopping or grabbing a bite to eat – Tsim Sha Tsui has something for everyone.
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