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Ume Japanese - CLOSED

478 Bourke St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
+61 2 9380 7333
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“sukiyaki” (5 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
478 Bourke St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
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Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

We went to this restaurant for a vhange from the usuals. We were very pleasantly satisfied. We decuded to have the degustation tasting menu with matching sake and Japanese wines. We started with our traditional glass of Australian sparkling blanc de blanc before the menu....More

Thank John L
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

I expected more for 1 hat restaurant. I am a big fan of Japanese I can say the quality of food is lower than standard. The way they cook or its taste were excellent but the freshness was been questioned??? Sashimi kingfish from frozen is...More

1  Thank Iping14
Reviewed 16 June 2016

We had the seven-course set menu. All the courses are excellent. Services are attentive and promptly

Thank Couple_travellers54
Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

We came here for dinner on a Wednesday night. Nice small restaurant serving slightly different Japanese dishes. Lots of couples here celebrating occasions - and a good bar across the street to enjoy a pre or post drink too. Sparkling sake was certainly different!

Thank nicole t
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

Mean is the word my wife and I both thought of as we finished our meals. The dishes are ok, not innovative as we were led to believe, but somewhat traditional. Our main complaint is the sizes of each dish was amazingly small. I had...More

2  Thank Anak_Johor
Kerby C, Owner at Ume Japanese, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2016

Hello Anak. i never said my food was innovative. i put my interpretation on traditional Japanese dishes. Most people say its too much food. i understand some people have very large appetites. thats why there is multiple options to add extra courses. Plus i offer...More

Reviewed 24 April 2016

Buried in the depths of Surry Hills, this restaurant was an unexpected delight. I'm a fan of Japanese cuisine, but its really nice to enjoy modern application of traditional Japanese favours. We selected the 5 course menu and probably should have chosen the 7 course...More

Thank Shaun T
Reviewed 20 April 2016

Normally I'm not a big fan of Japanese food but thought I should give this place a try after reading the menu online, I was quite intrigued. I was definitely pleasantly surprised. Ordered the 7 course degustation menu and all the courses were delicious, beautifully...More

Thank Avidtravelfoodie
Reviewed 15 March 2016

Amazing food and absolutely reasonable in prices. Service was top notch and efficient. Parking is difficult and I think they know it due to its location. We were one hour late and they didn't even blink an eye lid :) Very professional and accomodating. I...More

Thank Doumomo
Reviewed 10 February 2016

Our son took us here to celebrate my wife's birthday. Ordered 6 dishes from a la carte menu and every dish was freshly prepared, creatively cooked and presented beautifully. Our waiter explained every ingredient when placing the dish at the table. Yes, it is somewhat...More

Thank mikeandcheryl2013
Reviewed 1 February 2016

Booked on Saturday at 1pm for dinner after no luck with four other hatted restaurants in town. Require to give bank card details for reservation. Surry hills can be difficult for parking but we had no issues on Saturday night. Romantic anniversary dinner for two....More

Thank markmik
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Restaurant Details

Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
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12:00 - 14:30
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 478 Bourke St | Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales 2010, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > Surry Hills
  • Neighbourhood: Surry Hills
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9380 7333
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