Zest Showcases: Top 5 Japanese Restaurants In India

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​Japanese restaurant?

​A restaurant that offers authentic sushi, ramen, Yakitori, tempura and other delicacies inspired by Japanese ingredients and cooking techniques.

​What to expect?

​Restaurants that honour the Japanese culinary traditions, flavours, cooking techniques and art of presentation while introducing diners to the simplicity of seasonal ingredients and diverse meal styles.

​1. Mizu Izakaya, Mumbai

​Helmed by chef Lakhan Jethani, Mizu is known for its teriyaki chicken, chicken karaage baos, Gyoza, Donburi bowls and some delicious ramen. Not just that, it’s also Mumbai’s first izakaya.

​2. Adrift Kaya, JW Marriott Aerocity, New Delhi

​Led by Michelin-star chef David Myers, this modern Japanese izakaya is a homage to Tokyo. From fired up grills to robata, ramen and hand crafted sushis, inspired by the lanes of Tokyo it brings the best to your plate.

​3. Megu, The Leela Palace, New Delhi

​From yellowtail carpaccio to salmon tartare and Megu original crispy asparagus, this Japanese speciality restaurant brings you dishes that are cooked with genuine ingredients and served with utmost finesse.

​4. Izumi, Goa

​Spearheaded by chef Nooresha Kably, Izumi’s Goa outlet located in the lush neighbourhood of Assagao, is treating locals and tourists to some of the best sushi, sashimis, crispy tuna zuke, Kon Dofu Dashi and all things delicious.

​5. Yataii, Shangri La, Bengaluru

​Yataii in Bengaluru is known for introducing patrons to enchanted flavours from Nippon and Teppanyaki inspired from Zen philosophy.

​These restaurants were the top five nominees for the Zee Zest Unlimit Awards in the best Japanese category. For more information on Zee Zest Unlimit Awards co-presented by L’oreal Paris New Hyaluron Moisture, click on the button below.

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