Wednesday, July 11, 2007

RESTAURANT: Akaneya

Type: Japanese
Location: 347 Kent St, Sydney (enter via King St)
Booking Required: Rarely
http://www.akaneya.com.au/

With the obligatory miso soup out of the way, the was only one thing on our mind: THE SUPER COMBO ($60). The only combo that sounds better would be the AWESOME NUMBER ONE COMBO but they don’t appear to have this option at Akaneya, a mid-range Jap eatery between Town Hall and Darling Harbour.

But the super combo was a great way of sampling a lot of everything upon my first visit here. It comes loaded with sushi, sashimi, teriyaki chicken, chicken katsu and tempura stuff. You’d be a fool to order anything else! Intended for 2-3 people (closer to 3), Calypso and I powered through this, enjoying the nice tastes on offer.

The service wasn’t really there, but we didn’t need it. Our food was brought quickly and with a smile. They were right to leave us to our own devices and not bother us.

It might not be the most amazing value, but the food is definitely passable and a step above many other places. Nice d├ęcor too.

I was very unsure what to rate this, but I think I’ll settle on a…

RATING: Okay, may go back

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