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Japanese Restaurants

Top 10 Best Japanese Restaurants in Kuala Lumpur

The best Japanese restaurants in Kuala Lumpur offer an authentic and memorable culinary experience that is sure to delight any fan of Japanese cuisine. From sushi and sashimi to teppanyaki and tempura, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Here are our top 10 picks for the best Japanese restaurants in Kuala Lumpur.

Japanese Restaurants

#1 – Nobu Kuala Lumpur

Introduction: Nobu, the iconic Japanese restaurant that started as a request from legendary actor Robert De Niro to Chef Nobu Matsuhisa to bring his now-famed cuisine to New York in 1994, has expanded to include 46 restaurants around the world – Malibu, Lana’i, Hong Kong, Monte Carlo and Dubai among them – with openings on the horizon in Houston, Newport Beach, Washington DC and beyond. There are also Nobu Hotels opening worldwide to give Nobu fans a hospitality experience like no other. Nobu Hotel Caesars Palace, Nobu Hotel City of Dreams (in Manila), and Nobu Hotel Miami Beach are now open with additional openings on the horizon in London, Los Cabos, Riyadh and other thrilling destinations around the globe.


  • Lunch Menu
    • Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna or Snow Crab RM45
    • Toro Tartare with Caviar RM120
  • High Tea Menu
    • Signature High – Tea Set RM 118 ++ (per person)
    • Premium High – Tea Set RM 148 ++ (per person)
  • Dinner Menu
    • Kelp Salad with Tosazu RM40
    • Lobster Salad with Spicy Lemon Dressing RM145

Location:  L4A-05, Level 4A Shoppes at Four Seasons Place Kuala Lumpur No, 145, Jln Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +60 3 2380 0028

Website: Website Link Here

#2 – Iki Omakase

Introduction: Nestled in the heart of Kuala Lumpur right beside Bukit Bintang, π‘°π’Œπ’Š-π‘Άπ’Žπ’‚π’Œπ’‚π’”π’† π‘³π’π’–π’π’ˆπ’† promises innovative fresh sushi & omakase, great drinks, even better company.

Different spaces for a range of dining experiences, seated at the counter if you’re there for #omakase, in the lounge if you’re winding down with drinks.

Better yet, hop from room to room as you go through the various concepts that π‘°π’Œπ’Š π‘³π’π’–π’π’ˆπ’† has to offerβ€”the choice is completely yours.


  • Wagyu Set Lunch RM238++
  • Sushi Lunch RM288++
  • Youya Omakase RM 368++
  • Noburu Omakase RM668++
  • Rozu Omakase RM980++
  • Chef Special Omakase RM1280++

Location: 16, Jalan Kamuning, Off Jalan Imbi 55100 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +6012-8855184 (Reservation)

Website: Website Link Here

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#3 – Sushi Hara


Just Like In Japan.

Experience Japan in Kuala Lumpur like never before, only with the best quality of ingredients.


  • Lunch Menu:
    • Sushi Course RM 268++
    • Sushi Sashimi Course RM 398++
    • Hara Omakase RM 468++
  • Dinner Menu:
    • Sushi Course RM 468++
    • Hara Omakase RM 628++
    • Sushi Kaiseki Omakase RM 888++
    • Chef’s Special Omakase RM 1200++

Location: The Linc KL, Jalan Tun Razak. 2-12 & 2-13, Level 2, The Linc, No. 360, Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia 50400

Contact: +60 17 821 5556

Website: Website Link Here

#4 – Yugo Desa Sri Hartamas

Introduction: Fusion Japanese styled meals, pork free. Setting you up in a fine dine atmosphere without damaging your pocket.


  • Customised Premium Sushi Box RM 388
  • Engawa & Beef Box RM 138
  • Premium Temaki Box RM 128
  • Premium Yugo Box RM 480

Location: 12, Ground Floor, Jalan 27/70a, Desa Sri Hartamas, 50480 Kuala Lumpur,

Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +65 019-322 6063

Website: Website Link Here

#5 – Musu KL

Introduction: MΕ«su KL is an ideal place where diners can enjoy delicious dishes in a casual and relaxed atmosphere that will surely deliver a memorable dining experience and gastronomic indulgence.


  • Gyudon RM 34
  • Wagyu Don RM 122
  • Wagyu M3 RM 162
  • Ikura Gunkan RM 32
  • Soba with Shrimp Tempura RM 34

Location: 1, Jalan Sri Hartamas 7, Jalan Taman Sri Hartamas, 50480, Kuala Lumpur, wilayah persekutuan, Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +60 166591079

Website: Website Link Here

#6 – Taka Izakaya


The philosophy behind TAKA Izakaya is to bring a timeless culinary experience serving genuine Japanese and Izakaya-style cuisines. Just like the Taka brand logo, the hawk aims to revolutionise the nouvelle interpretation of Japanese Izakaya dining.

The founders of Taka, passionate about Japanese gourmet as well as Japanese culture, are dedicated to modernizing Izakaya, the traditional Japanese gastropub, into a stylish yet instagramable-dining experience, exclusively tailored to Malaysian millennials.

Taka puts a high priority on maintaining excellent quality by implementing a strict Quality Control System, from raw ingredients to unique plating and not to mention the meticulously designed interior concept that is absolutely inviting.


  • Unadon RM 56
  • Daily Sashimi Teshoku RM 45
  • TAKA Jigoku Spicy Ramen RM 52
  • Chef Premium Sashimi Selection 7 kinds RM 268
  • Pork Katsu / Chicken / Seafood Furai Mozzarella Curry Don RM 37

Location: B-G-16 Plaza Arkadia, No.3 Jalan Intisari Perdana, Desa Parkcity 52200 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Contact: +60 126802773

Website: Website Link Here


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#7 – Ishin Japanese Dining

Introduction: “Ishin’s interior design and lighting will set the mood right to get you started on an exquisite Japanese culinary journey.”

Situated within the metropolitan area of Kuala Lumpur, Ishin is a fine dining Japanese restaurant that serves genuine Japanese and Kaiseki style cuisines.

From the moment you step through Ishin’s doorway, you’ll experience a warm and cozy ambience as Ishin’s interior design and lighting will set the mood right to get you started on an exquisite Japanese culinary journey.

Ishin’s oval sushi counter is also one of Malaysia’s biggest counters that gives you first-hand experience to witness the chefs’ meal preparations and it also encourages face-to-face interaction with the chefs.

Private rooms and Tatami seating are also available giving you flexibility to host private events and corporate functions in a comfortable setting where free valet services are also extended to dinner guests as an added convenience.


  • Sakura Soba RM 32
  • Hokkaido Uni Sashimi RM 61
  • Hokkaido King Crab Miso Nabe RM 128
  • Kinmedai Sakamushi RM 78
  • Kagoshima Wagyu Saikoro Steak RM 280

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

Contact: +60 3 7980 8228

Website: Website Link Here


#8 – Kampachi Pavilion


For nearly 50 years, the award-winning Kampachi has been acknowledged to be Kuala Lumpur’s leading Japanese restaurant. We serve the finest air-flown sashimi from the famed Tsukiji market in Tokyo. Their Ginza-trained master chefs are also very passionate about each plate they serve to ensure guests get a taste of an absolutely authentic dining experience.

Their culinary journey has been humbly graced by the presence of royalty, heads of state and celebrities and it remains today, a favourite dining destination of many. Since their initial restaurant opening at EQ Kuala Lumpur, the Kampachi has added four other standalone restaurants located at Pavilion and Plaza33.


  • Kampachi Sushi Boxes
  • Kampachi Sushi Omakase
  • Kappou Dining
  • Daifuku

Location: Menara Dion #27-03, 27 Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia

Contact:  +60 3 2275 7847

Website: Website Link Here

#9 – Sushi Hibiki

Introduction: Sushi Hibiki is a cozy sushi restaurant in the heart of Kuala Lumpur. Using the finest ingredients from Japan, Sushi Hibiki serves a pleasant dining experience provided by supreme dishes, a modern atmosphere, and personalised service.


  • Iki Course ( Short Premium Omakase) RM 580++
  • Miyabi Course (Signature Premium Omakase) RM 750++
  • Kiwami Course (Chef’s Special Omakase) RM 980++
  • Special Hibiki Course (Chef’s Premium Omakase) RM 1280++ Onwards

Location: G7(A), Ground Floor, Four Seasons Place, 145, Jalan Ampang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 50450

Contact: +60 3-2383 0272

Website: Website Link Here

#10 – Zipangu


Serving only the best ingredients, you can count on Zipangu for an authentic Japanese dining experience in a zen-like setting.

Transport yourself to Japan with premium sushi and sashimi, as well as a myriad of selections that can be prepared grilled, Teppanyaki style or if you’re looking for something hearty, hot pot and bento box sets will surely hit the spot.


  • Teppanyaki Beef Steak RM 148
  • Grilled Unagi Rice Bento Set RM 138
  • Zipangu Signature Dinner Set RM 258
  • Zipangu “Omakase” Set RM 688

Location: Level 1,11 Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur

Contact: +60 3 2074 3900

Website: Website Link Here

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