Ebisu restaurant review: Metro Top 50 2018

by Metro / 21 June, 2018
Ebisu's crayfish and spanner crab dumplings with truffle oil, mascarpone, courgette dashi and shichimi pepper. Photo/Josh Griggs

Ebisu's crayfish and spanner crab dumplings with truffle oil, mascarpone, courgette dashi and shichimi pepper. Photo/Josh Griggs

Ebisu restaurant review

Metro Top 50 2018 restaurant Ebisu in Britomart flawlessly executes smart Japanese food.

Inky, moody Ebisu, with its flawlessly executed food, is as good a place for a lunch meeting as it is for a date or a family dinner. The long izakaya-style menu has broad appeal and is also incredible value, especially if you opt for the set dinner (15 shared dishes for $75pp). Vegetarian and vegan diners are well catered for, and raw-fish enthusiasts will be wowed by the fresh-off-the-boat sashimi platters. We love the miso-glazed eggplant, the karaage chicken, and when in season, the asparagus with citrusy yuzu hollandaise. There’s an extensive sake list, which the knowledgeable waitstaff will happily talk you through.

What it offers Shared-plate options / Good for vegetarians / Set menu options / Dégustation option / Bar / Takes large groups / Good for kids
A favourite dish Asparagus with yuzu hollandaise and shichimi crumble.
Hours Lunch Mon-Fri, Dinner 7 days
Bookings Yes
Price $$
Seats 120
Chef Fred Wong

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ebisu.co.nz
116-118 Quay St, Britomart
Ph 300-5271

See here for all of Metro's Top 50 Auckland restaurants for 2018

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