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Hashi offers diners a unique dining experience combining Latin spices and flavors with Japanese cuisine and technique to create a creative twist on the usual sushi and sashimi options. With a wide variety of options, the contemporary cafe and restaurant caters to a diverse range of diners offering something for every palate. Vegetarians can also choose from a selection of interesting variations like the vegetable tempura with cream cheese, strawberry and spring onion and Hashi sauce, Wakame salad with wakame and more. Its elegantly decorated interiors are complemented with warm hospitality and ensure a pleasant experience while you dine here.
Set in a slick, modern environment in the heart of the business district of Illovo, Yamato is an ideal spot for business lunches or relaxed dinners. The exceptionally healthy food is traditional Japanese and is offered from either a set or a la carte menu. Japanese appetizers, various noodle dishes, sushi and sashimi, tempura and teppan yaki, as well as other tantalizing options can be chosen to ensure an authentic oriental experience.
The Daruma Sushi and Tempura Bar, at the Southern Sun Hydepark Sandton, invites diners to indulge in an unforgettable culinary experience. A careful blend of colors, textures and flavors go into the creation of each dish; an age-old Japanese tradition that is honored even today. Every dish is a work of art that is intended to be enjoyed first by your sense of sight and smell, before each morsel gives way to a pleasing explosion of subtle textures and nuanced flavors upon your tongue. Tucked away inside the Bice Restaurant, Daruma offers diners the best of Japanese cuisine through a selection of sushi, tempura and noodle dishes. Although not a complete menu by any means, Daruma's succinct selection is nonetheless offers a taste of authentic Japanese cuisine in an upscale ambiance.
Tsunami's décor is contemporary and stylish, creating a pleasant ambiance to savor a meal. The menu creates the illusion of little Japan in Johannesburg. Around 60 percent of the items on the menu are authentically Japanese. Octopus, eel, salmon and other seafood is cooked to traditional recipes. Alternatively, choose between the delicious fare at the Sushi Bar or have a chef cook for you at the Teppanyaki. For the less adventurous there is an adequate wine list. It opens daily from noon.
Tsuyu is a local Japanese restaurant than not many know of, but those who do find themselves tron between wanting to keep it a secret and singing its praises out loud from the rooftops. Located across the street from the Montecasino, Tsuyu is often overlooked in favor of the more upscale options nearby; an error you won't repeat once you have dined here. The decor is simple and quaint, while the food is authentic in every way. Savor the aromatic and delicately balanced flavors of miso soup, or tuck into a delightfully varied sushi platter instead. There are plenty of tepanyaki and tempura dishes to choose from as well, alongside fried dumplings, donburi, grilled skewers, noodles and rice preparations. The sushi is especially delicious, though, and is skillfully prepared using the freshest seafood and quality ingredients. For the uninitiated and connoisseurs of Japanese cuisine alike, Tsuyu promises a meal that is sure to satisfy.