06 August 2020
TABLEAPP Weekly Reads - Top 10 Omakase in KL & PJ That Will Blow Your Mind

Top 10 Omakase in KL and PJ That Will Blow Your Mind!

Ever wondered what Omakase is? By definition, Omakase literally means “I leave it up to you”, in this case, the chef. Originating from Japan, Omakase is a unique dining concept where diners are seated at the counter in front of the chef. Here, diners will be able to enjoy how the chef orchestrates his kitchen up until each and every dish is created!

As you can imagine, Omakase dining is much more than just eating alone. It is about the personalised experience, the conversation with the chef, the presentation of each dish and a surprise at every bite. Experience what it feels like having an Omakase dining in Klang Valley today!

1. Nobu KL

TABLEAPP Weekly Reads - Top 10 Omakase in KL & PJ That Will Blow Your Mind

Located on Level 56 of Menara 3 Petronas, Nobu KL is one of the few Japanese restaurants that has a bird’s eye view of the city. Apart from that, Nobu KL is also a multi-award winning Japanese restaurant that has one of the best chefs in the world! For a unique Omakase experience, one should not miss this esteemed establishment.

Location: Level 56, Menara 3 Petronas, Persiaran KLCC, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur.

Operation Hour: Hi-Tea: Sat & Sun: 1:00pm – 4:00pm, Dinner: Daily: 6:00pm – 10:30pm

2. Sushi Azabu

TABLEAPP Weekly Reads - Top 10 Omakase in KL & PJ That Will Blow Your Mind

Did you know Sushi Azabu is a Michelin-starred sushi establishment in New York City? Lucky for us, the restaurant also has an establishment in KL and it is easily accessible at ISETAN The Japan Store @ LOT 10. Helmed by experienced Japanese chefs, each dish is crafted from the very best ingredients imported from Japan. 

Location: ISETAN The Japan Store, LOT 10, No. 50, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur.

Operation Hour: Daily: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm

 

3. Taka

Experience the intimate setting at the 300-year-old Hinoki wood 16-seater counter, while being served sushi using the finest and freshest seasonal ingredients flown in from Japan. Depending on individual preferences, diners can choose how many courses they want to be served. 

Location: Level 3A, The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur, No. 6, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur.

Operation Hour: Lunch (Wed – Sun): 12:00pm – 2:30pm (last order: 2:15pm), Dinner (Tue – Sun): 1st Session: 6:30pm – 8:30pm, 2nd Session: 8:30pm – 10:30pm, Closed on Mondays

 

4. USHI

TABLEAPP Weekly Reads - Top 10 Omakase in KL & PJ That Will Blow Your Mind

Visit USHI – the first and only restaurant that serves Ozaki beef in Malaysia, for an Omakase experience of a lifetime. Highlighting authentic Japanese culinary skills, the Omakase kaiseki menu has been specially crafted to feature Ozaki beef prepared in various cooking methods, such as stew, grill, and fry. 

Location: Level 3A, The St. Regis Kuala Lumpur, No. 6, Jalan Stesen Sentral 2, Kuala Lumpur Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur.

Operation Hour: Daily: 12:00pm – 2:30pm (last order: 2:15pm), 6:30pm – 11:00pm (last order: 9:30pm)

 

5. Kampachi

TABLEAPP Weekly Reads - Top 10 Omakase in KL & PJ That Will Blow Your Mind

Skip the menu, here at Kampachi, diners have the freedom to experience Omakase dining depending on their budget. Simply let the chef know how much you would like to spend and leave it to him to create a tasting menu for you!

Location: Kampachi Pavilion, Kampachi EQ & Kampachi Plaza33

6. Ishin Japanese Dining

TABLEAPP Weekly Reads - Top 10 Omakase in KL & PJ That Will Blow Your Mind

Sourcing most of their ingredients directly from Japan, Ishin Japanese Dining receives fresh seafood weekly from Toyosu Market, Tokyo. For the best Omakase experience, diners can sit at the sushi counter where a variety of fresh seafood is on display. At the same time, diners will be able to enjoy the curation of each dish, step by step. 

Location: No. 202, Persiaran Klang, Batu 3 3/4, Off Jalan Klang Lama, 58000 Kuala Lumpur.

Operation Hour: Daily: 12:00pm – 3:00pm, 6:00pm – 11:00pm

 

7. Sou Omakase Dining

TABLEAPP Weekly Reads - Top 10 Omakase in KL & PJ That Will Blow Your Mind

Specialising in omakase dining, Sou Omakase is backed by many years of experience serving satisfied diners. From sourcing the best ingredients to using authentic Japanese cooking techniques, the restaurant puts customers’ satisfaction as their top priority. 

Location: G247, Ground Floor, The Gardens Mall, Mid Valley City, Lingkaran Syed Putra, 59200 Kuala Lumpur.

Operation Hour: Daily: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 6:00pm – 9:30pm

8. Iketeru @ Hilton KL

TABLEAPP Weekly Reads - Top 10 Omakase in KL & PJ That Will Blow Your Mind

Join Executive Chef Masami Okamoto and his dedicated team at Iketeru, Hilton Kuala Lumpur for a curated Omakase dining that utilises seasonal produce straight from Japan. Showcasing his rich culinary heritage, precision and flair the chef has crafted mind-blowing Omakase menus time and time again! 

Location: Level 8, Hilton Kuala Lumpur, 3, Jalan Stesen Sentral, 50470 Kuala Lumpur.

Operation Hour: Daily: 12:00pm – 2:30pm, 6:30pm – 10:30pm

9. Uroko Japanese Cuisine

TABLEAPP Weekly Reads - Top 10 Omakase in KL & PJ That Will Blow Your Mind

Located in the heartland of Section 17 in PJ, Uroko Japanese Cuisine is no stranger to Omakase dining. Forget about the menu, be adventurous and let the head chef design a full course meal featuring some of his finest creations using in-season ingredients for you. 

Location: 2nd Floor, 22-A-1, Jalan 17/54, 46400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor.

Operation Hour: Daily: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 6:00pm – 10:30pm

 

10. Hanaya @ Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur

TABLEAPP Weekly Reads - Top 10 Omakase in KL & PJ That Will Blow Your Mind

Featuring a sushi counter that is made by an over 350-years old cypress, Hanaya is one of those restaurants that must be in everyone’s bucket list! If that’s not impressive enough, the restaurant also uses a traditional icebox to maintain the exact temperature to protect the taste of fresh seafood. Not to mention, the head chef himself is a master at his craft. Are you ready to be amazed?

Location: Lobby Floor, Grand Millennium Kuala Lumpur, 160, Jalan Bukit Bintang, 55100 Kuala Lumpur.

Operation Hour: Tue – Sun: 11:30am – 2:30pm, 6:00pm – 10:30pm, Closed on Mondays

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