Metro Top 50 Restaurants 2017: Ebisu

by Metro / 30 June, 2017

For the latest review, see the 2018 review of Ebisu.

Photo/ Josh Griggs

Photo/ Josh Griggs

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Ebisu

Smart Dining—Japanese

Ebisu has had a very fine refurbishment, the interior now moody and seductive, with brown and dark blue hues. Finer still is its food — an izakaya-style menu of sharing plates perfect for a large group. If you’re eating small, be sure to get the karaage chicken in a light, soy and spring onion broth, or any of the rolled sushi plates. If you’re in for the night, simply choose the tasting menu and allow head chef Fred Wong to send plate after plate of the freshest sashimi and precision-cut meats to your table. The floor, helmed by Wayne Shennen, runs like clockwork. It is busy at Ebisu, but never tense. In fact, dining here is some of the most fun you can have eating out.

A favourite dish
Tuna ceviche roll with tuna, ponzu, spring onion, chives, shichimi pepper and sesame oil.

What it offers
Shared-plate options / Good for vegetarians / Set menu options / Degustation option /Bar / Craft beer selection / Takes large groups

Hours—L Mon-Fri; D 7 days
Bookings—Yes
Price—$$
Seats—120
Chef—Fred Wong

BRITOMART
116 Quay St
Ph 300-5271
ebisu.co.nz

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