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“Wonderful eating experience at Mikis”
Review of Mikis Open Kitchen

Mikis Open Kitchen
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$24 - US$56
Cuisines: Fusion
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Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Miki's Open Kitchen is tempura dining restaurant in Margaret River that features an open kitchen where guests can comfortably sit around the counter and watch Miki and his team prepare amazing dishes, located at the back of the arcade behind Cafe 131, with a great local wine list Japanese beer and sake, be sure to make a booking as we are only a small restaurant. Open dinner service only Tuesday - Saturday from 6pm
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Don't miss this amazing Japanese eating experience. We had the degustation menu which was fabulous. Very generous servings and a huge variety if dishes all cooked in front of you at the bar. Seating was either at tables or the bar around the kitchen. Staff were really friendly. Good value for money. Bookings required and you can see why! This is a winner!

1  Thank Jan D
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

We went to Mikis during our recent visit to Margaret River. We had the set menu which was really excellent and superb value. The service is well paced and it is fun watching your meal being prepared. I would certainly recommend this restaurant if you are in the area and are looking something a bit special

1  Thank Allen111
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Reviewed 8 May 2014

You need to book as Miki's is so popular, and we were given a choice of 2 sittings and went for the 6.20 slot, we had to be out in 2 hours. Even on a wet Wednesday night there were no empty tables. It was marvellous watching Miki at work preparing food, and he was happy to explain to us as he went along. We chose the trust menu for $55, as did pretty much everyone there. You get 6 (very small) courses, which are absolutely beautifully presented, and taste superb. With drinks we paid $80 a head. We left feeling glad we had had the experience of this unique restaurant, and also wishing perhaps that the portions were very slightly more generous. Overall I think it is a great addition to dining options in M River and judging by its popularity lots of others do too.

1  Thank Juliette W
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Reviewed 29 April 2014

Miki's was highly recommended by our hosts and it was so nice to be able to have light Japanese food after a week of great wines and heavier meals... or so we thought...
Service was pleasant but not overly warm , the sittings were a strict in by 6.30pm and out by 8.30pm even though they had available spots around the counter. Many reviews said the counter was the way to go but although it was interesting, none of the chefs were inclined to make eye contact or chat with you if you sit at the far end of the counter.

We had the degustation because we were not sure what would be interesting dishes to try, the wait staff was not forthcoming with suggestions and almost seemed relieved we were doing degustation!

To our surprise although it was mostly lightly battered ALL the degustation offerings were deep fried with the exception of the kingfish sashimi. It's was quite a disappointment because we were expecting a lighter more elegant meal that is typically Japanese.

However the flavours were excellent and the fried rice served with the fried fish made it a hearty meal. Wines were cellar door prices which was a very nice surprise.

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Reviewed 28 April 2014

A friend had highly recommended Miki's so we wen in Feb (first time) and then a couple of weeks ago and it was fabulous both times. Both times we and our friends sat around the kitchen which is great to watch the goings on and ordered the "Trust" degustation - highly recommend that if you're unsure about what to order (as we were). So glad that they decided to set this restaurant up in Margs - only hope they stay here for a long time to come!
We've promised ourselves that next time we'll order off the menu - can't wait to go again.

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