11 Authentic Japanese Restaurants For A Lavish Sushi Affair In The Capital!
Japanese food is all about tradition, taste & nutrition - the three pillars of modern-day gastronomy. The freshness of the ingredients coupled with creativity & eye-soothing presentation makes it one of the most sought-after cuisines in the international market today. Hence, it's not very difficult to understand why our capital city has so many famous Japanese restaurants catering to both - the locals & tourists alike. Check out this list for your next Japanese food binge!
1. Megu - The Leela Palace
This high-end authentic Japanese restaurant is popularly known as the ‘mini-Japan’ of Delhi! It specializes in hand-made tofu, exquisite sushi and Sumibi Aburiyaki - a top-notch grilling technique. Here, you have the privilege of experimenting with ten varieties of sake (yes!).
Must-haves here include Wagyu Croquettes & Crispy Calamari - come on by!
Where | Megu - The Leela Palace, Diplomatic Enclave, Chanakyapuri
Meal For Two | Rs 6,500 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 3933 1234
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/pages/Megu-Leela-Palace-Hotel/
2. Guppy By Ai
Guppy By Ai is a contemporary Japanese bar and kitchen nestled in the Lodhi Colony Market that serves a vast range of vegetarian dishes with a separate lunch and dinner menu. Spread over a whopping 2,200 sq. feet, noted designer Anshu Arora has recreated a playful wonderland in a modern setting! Check out their Guppy Signature Black Cod, Exotic Mushroom Gyoza and Chashu Ramen when you land up here next.
Another gem of a place in Delhi, this almost four-decades-old restaurant is famous for its vintage decor & ultra-traditional Japanese food! Tucked away in the posh locality of Chanakyapuri, the Mandarin Chow & Mizutaki Soup varieties are the clear favourites here, along with common Japanese items such as Sukiyaki Chicken & Ebi Tempura. This one definitely deserves to be on your list of must-try Japanese joints in Delhi!
Where | Fujiya - 12/48, Malcha Marg Market, Chanakyapuri
Meal For Two | Rs 1,800 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 2687 6059
4. Sushi Haus
If you're a big-time sushi lover (like us) and seek freshness that would tickle your taste buds in the very first bite, then this is the place where you gotta be giving a call to, and ordering your next meal! With their home-delivery only service, Sushi Haus makes sure to provide you with a dine-in experience in the cosiness of your home. Take a fair chance upon their Tuna Maki, Tokyo Roll and Prawn Tempura!
5. TK's Oriental Grill - Hyatt Regency
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Housed at the Hyatt Regency, this one’s truly a one-of-its-kind Japanese restaurant in the city, giving you the option of choosing your own ingredients and having them cooked the way you want, right in front of your eyes! The must-have items here include Lobster Tempura, Oriental Yellow Curry and the never-out-of-fashion sushi & sashimi. Come drop by one evening!
Where | T.K’s Oriental Grill - Hyatt Regency, Ring Road, Bhikaji Cama Place
Meal For Two | Rs 5,000 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9871 345 577
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/hyattregencydelhi
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This newly opened restaurant is no less than the ones that are already running well in town! In fact, with its bamboo-themed interiors, traditional paintings and a totally hep variety of dishes on offer, it gives a tough fight to many well-established places in the city! You must try their TeppanYaki Fried Rice, Kofuku Balinese Curry Combo and Creamy Shrimp Tempura for a tasty treat.
7. Yum Yum Cha
Well, this one's pretty much a no-brainer! A super popular joint serving Oriental cuisine, this place won’t let you down EVER if you want to relish some good Japanese options. Sporting some cool and funky interiors, check out this place that serves superior Prawn Dim Sums, Dynamite Sushi, Kung Pao and Sticky Rice and makes sure that its customers pay it a visit on a regular basis. Come on over!
Where | Yum Yum Cha - Khan Market, DLF Promenade Vasant Kunj, Select Citywalk Saket & Other Outlets
Meal For Two | Rs 1,800 Onwards
Call Them | +91 8700 098 700
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/yumyumcha
8. Sushiya Express
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How much better can it get when you're given the privilege to pick your own choice of a scrumptious Sushi Box in different combos? Sushiya, an adorably tiny outlet that also happily home delivers its elaborate menu, you can be assured of quality and hygiene-oriented service. The Fusion Roll Box and Chicken and Pork Matsu Don are absolute must-haves!
Where | Sushiya - Select Citywalk Saket, Laxmi Nagar, Malviya Nagar, Gurgaon & Other Outlets
Meal for Two | Rs 800 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9312 444 086
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/sushiyaonline
Located on the jazzy streets of Aerocity, Kampai has a gorgeous decor that brings in both contemporary and traditional Japanese dining area vibes. Their extensive menu loaded with scrumptious Japanese offerings will certainly leave you spoilt for choice. The tempting sushi options here include Manguru, Unagi and Kampachi, to name a select few options.
10. Harajuku Tokyo Cafe
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This new kid in the hood opened its doors last year and wowed us with its pretty pink decor and obviously, its fluffy pancakes, toothsome desserts and mouth-watering Japanese cuisine! Also, not to mention their exceptional sushi platters that will kick in the foodgasm in the first bite itself. While here do try Asparagus Tempura Roll, Prawn Lava Roll And Avocado & Cheese Roll!
Where | Harajuku Tokyo Cafe - F-40, First Floor, Select City Walk Mall, Saket
Meal For Two | Rs 950 Onwards
Call Them | +91 9560 709 104
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Harajukutokyocafe
YouMee is a top choice for foodies when it comes to sushi and rightfully so. These good folks offer a wide array of drool-worthy options to choose from, and believe us when we say no matter what you choose, your taste buds will defo dance with joy! We 10/10 recommend their YouMee Garden Dragon, Sriracha Blush and Truffle Mushroom - they’re delicious!
Where | You Mee - M 27, Ground Floor, GK II & Ambience Mall, DLF Phase 3 Gurgaon
Price | Rs 1,800 Onwards
Call Them | +91 11 4036 3811
Timings | 11 AM - 11 PM
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/OfficialYouMee
Now you know exactly where to head to satiate all those sushi cravings y'all - happy gorging!