A taste of Japan in Darling Harbour
Japanese cuisine is one of the world’s most unique and delicious. With simple combinations of fish, rice, fermented products and proteins it creates mind blowing flavours and textures. From ramen, to sushi and tempura to gyoza, there’s something delicious for everyone to try. Do you love Japanese food like us? Well you’re in luck - Darling Harbour is home to ten of the best Japanese restaurants in Sydney!
Short for dopamine (the feel good chemical) Dopa by Devon is a fresh and distinctly Japanese concept, serving authentic comfort food inspired by the streets of Tokyo, with a sustainable local twist.
Looking for the best ramen restaurant in Sydney? Well you’ve just found it - Hakatamon Ramen serve up incredible Hakata-style tonkotsu noodles that hit all the right umami notes.
Harajuku combines two of the best things in the universe - Japanese dumplings and beer - with glorious results. Do yourself a favour and try the crispy cheeseburger flavour!
Ichoume is an authentic Japanese Izakaya-style restaurant, serving the delicious food of head chef Tomohiko Kimura and sushi chef Shinsuke Toda. Order the wagyu sushi underneath vintage Japanese anime posters and prepare to have your mind blown
We guarantee you've never tried ramen quite like this. IIKO serve mazesoba (mixing noodles), a specialty brothless ramen that features wheat noodles and punchy sauce. The Uni Ikura is a must try, with sea urchin, salmon roe, creme fraiche and shallots.
There’s no menu at this mega-popular Sydney Omakase restaurant, you’ll just have to trust the chef - who’ll serve up a multi-course menu of the freshest seafood you’ve ever tasted. One of the best restaurants in Sydney cbd!
One of the vibiest Asian restaurants in Sydney, Nakano Darling is a hole-in-the-wall izakaya built on the concept of eating slowly, drinking lots and staying late. With tatami mat seating, dug out tables and plenty of Japanese nostalgia - Nakano Darling is a lot of fun.
From the culinary geniuses behind Hakatamon Ramen and Devon Hospitality comes a little slice of Osaka, inspired by the feeling of walking through the city’s side-street food stalls.
Ume Burger in Darling Square takes the humble burg and turns it on its head with delicious Japanese fusion flavours like pork katsu, wagyu sauce, chicken karaage and more. Coming from those in the know, the house made kimchi is legendary!