UME JAPANESE RESTAURANT
Sydney, NSW

2014 SMH Good Food Guide Awards - One Chef Hat
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Crown Street, Ume is modern Japanese eatery owned and run by Tetsuya-trained Chef Kerby Craig and his wife Hiroko Muranishi. Expect food that's high on drama; delicate morsels of the freshest ingredients arranged skillfully on a plate. In line with Japanese tradition, sushi is served at the end of the meal or guests with a sweet tooth can sample the neo-classical desserts on offer.
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Opening Times
 MTWTFSS
Lunch
Dinner
Address:

478 Bourke Street
Suburb:
Surry Hills
Contact:
Tel: +61 2 9380 7333
Cuisine:
Asian, Japanese
Price Range:
$$$$ ~ $$$$
$$$$ = Mains under $20
$$$$ = Mains $20 - $30
$$$$ = Mains $30 - $40
$$$$ = Mains over $40
License:
Fully Licensed (no BYO)
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DETAILS
Set in a quiet, tree-lined stretch of Bourke Street, Ume is a zen, sophisticated space, yet relaxed enough for a fun dinner out with friends. Clean lines break up the floor, with a bar down the left adjoining the open kitchen. Small tables line the right hand wall and lead to another room with tables for bigger groups. A pink cherry blossom mural adds a pretty pop of colour.

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FUNCTION MENU
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Award Winning / Hatted
Awards
SMH Good Food Guide Awards - 2015
One Chef Hat
SMH Good Food Guide Awards - 2014
One Chef Hat
478 Bourke Street
Surry Hills NSW 2012
On Bourke Street, Surry Hills, walking distance from Crown Street and Foveux.
CHEF RECOMMENDATIONS
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Barnaby - 17/09/2014
This old butcher shop is now a fabulous restaurant. Small, cosy and you can hear your own conversation plus simply stunning food. Seared salmon with fish roe, corriander seed with miso, mirin and Yuzu - was so light and interesting. This was followed by Shiki no Salad - and in place of the usual cauliflower we had crisp roasted brussel sprouts, the slimmest of heirloom carrots and parsnips - all drizzled with a soy and ginger dressing. It's hard to slurp the remaining sauce with chop sticks - but a spoon soon satisfied that need. The baked eqgplant with roasted hazelnuts - was just cheek and lip smacking good - sticky and sweet. The he heaviest dish of the night was Riverina Lamb - small charred chunks of juice laden lamb in sauce of wasabi pea with Yaki Nori. We had done well and fully deserved our dessert of Sweet potato ice cream - with crunchy crumbs and a fine dice of mango and freeze dried raspberries. A terrific dining experience in every way.
MR Food - 4/04/2014
Small, cosy and you can hear your own conversation. Stunning food. Seared salmon with fish roe, corriander seed with miso, mirin and Yuzu, followed by Shiki no Salad - and in place of the usual cauliflower we had crisp roasted brussel sprouts, the slimmest of heirloom carrots and parsnips, drizzled with a soy and ginger dressing. The baked eqgplant with roasted hazelnuts - sticky and sweet. The heaviest dish of the night was Riverina Lamb - small charred chunks of juice laden lamb in sauce of wasabi pea with Yaki Nori. We deserved our dessert of Sweet potato ice cream - with crunchy crumbs and a fine dice of mango and freeze dried raspberries. A terrific dining experience in every way.
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