I really think Malaysians are very lucky as we have all the best food here from all over the world. So today, Flyingindance will show you one of the Michelin-starred Japanese restaurant located at 4F, The Table, Isetan The Japan Store KL: SUSHI AZABU. The Kuala Lumpur outpost is the second in the world with the first Japan Store in Paris. How lucky we are !
I still can’t believe that Sushi Azabu, loved by Hollywood celebrities is now in Kuala Lumpur. The traditional house speciality sushi is crafted from freshly imported fish from Japan, prepared by chefs Toshihide Terado and Saito Makoto Sam who refined their skills in Japan to execute elegant cooking and Omotenashi – selfless service with a spirit of warmth and respect.
Have a look at their menu:
There are three types of courses to choose from;
Koi – RM 120, an appetiser, 10 pieces of nigiri sushi and miso soup
Azabu – RM 220, an appetiser, two types of sashimi, chawan mushi, palate cleanser, seven pieces of nigiri sushi, maki mono, miso soup and dessert
Chef’s speciality choice (omakase) – RM 420
I have opted for the Chef’s speciality choice (omakase), well of course, always go for the best. ❤
So here you go with the mouth watering Omakase:
1. Appetiser: Baby Squid with Japanese Mustard on top
2. Amberjack, Medium Fatty Tuna, Horse Mackeral, comes along with Sparkling Peach Liquor.
3. Grill Tuna. This is my favourite of all.
4. Steam Sea Bream Cheek
5. Mixed Vege (Spinach, Shimeji Mushroom Recipe)
6. Whitebait & Broccoli
7. Ebi Sushi, Ikura Sushi, Uni Sushi, Fatty Tuna Sushi, Golden Red Snapper Sushi, Spanish Mackerel Sushi, Scallop Sushi, Chopped Tuna Sushi Roll
8. Chawamushi ( the best chawamushi in town I have tried thus far 100%)
9. Miso Soup
10. Ooba Leaf Sorbet (very refreshing)
This 40-seater restaurant serves traditional Edo-Mae style sushi. In its original meaning, Edomae– “edo”, the old name for Tokyo, and “mae”, meaning front, referred to the fish caught in Tokyo Bay. Today the meaning refers to the traditional Tokyo way of preparing sushi but using fish from area waters.
The fish was so fresh you can slap it, the sea urchins was freshly cracked and the sushi was made on the spot, so tasty and as fresh as it gets, still moving! I read it from the Malay Mail Online, the fish from Sushi Azabu is brought in from Tsukiji market, Osaka and Kōka. Depending on the type of fish, it’s usually delivered on Tuesdays and Fridays. Occasionally fish is delivered on Mondays and Wednesdays. The restaurant uses Akitakomachi rice sourced from the Akita prefecture in Northern Japan. So now you can tell the quality of the fish 🐠🐟😍
If you would like to watch how your sushi 🍣is made, you can make a reservation on the sushi bar. The chefs 👦🏻👦🏻 are handsome, so why not?
If you like privacy, there is also a VIP room for seven people. To book the room, a minimum order for RM5,000 is required.
My man enjoyed the sushi so much, and he said: I feel like I am 🏊🏻swimming in the ocean🌊, when he was eating the sea uni sushi.
Bumped into Juwei Teoh, the Malaysia Singer , at Sushi Azabu as well, what a lucky day!😄
Flyingindance’s rating: sushi 5/5, sake 5/5, chawamushi 5/5, sorbet 3/5 price * 4/5, fresheness 5/5 , service 4/5
1= poor , 2= average , 3 =good , 4 = very good, 5= excellent*
*1= cheap , 2=average , 3= good , 4 = expensive , 5= overrated**
Sushi Azabu @ 4F The Table, Isetan The Japan Store
Average spend per pax : RM145 (lunch/ dinner)
pork free, serves alcohol
Address: Lot 10, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: 03-2119 2624
Opening hours: 11am – 3pm, 6pm – 11pm
Social Media: Facebook, Website , Instagram