18 Most Expensive Omakase in Sydney (+Kaiseki)

For those who love Japanese food, omakase is the ultimate dining experience. It’s a meal where you let the chef decide what to serve, and it’s often seen as a way to showcase the best of what a restaurant has to offer.

If you’re looking for an Omakase experience in Sydney, you’ll be spoilt for choice. Within 18 different restaurants, we’ve rounded up the most expensive Omakase experiences in Sydney, so you can pick and choose according to your budget.

Let’s go explore!

Yoshii’s Omakase

Ryuichi Yoshii is known as one of the best sushi chefs in Australia, he was one of the Nobu chefs who opened the now world-famous Nobu restaurant in Sydney. With expertise in omakase over 38 years across Japan and Australia, now he opened Yoshii’s Omakase for those who looking for an authentic and high-quality sushi experience.

His eponymous restaurant Yoshii’s is no exception. His omakase starts at $350 per person, with only 10 seats per day making it one of the priciest in Sydney but also one of the most memorable experiences you’ll have.

Also, you need to book on the first day of each month before the month you want to come because It’s always full.

If you want to downscale a bit, Nobu Sydney is also a good option to start your omakase journey, we will talk about it later in this post, but Yoshii’s Omakase is a step up from that and worth trying once in a lifetime.

Highlights:

  • Omakase course by Ryuichi Yoshii
  • Booking is essential and can only be made one month in advance.

Location: Crown Sydney, Level 2/1 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo NSW 2000

Price: $350 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://www.crownsydney.com.au/indulge/yoshii-omakase

Tetsuya’s

Tetsuya’s restaurant was featured in The World’s 50 Best Restaurants from 2002 to 2013. And Tetsuya Wakuda the owner of Tetsuya received honored by Japan Government with the Order of Japan’s Master of Cuisine in 2013.

Within the background of many accolades, Tetsuya’s omakase starts at $195 per person for 5-course and $295 per person for a full 8-course menu.

Sample menu for 5-course omakase:

  • NZ Snapper Sashimi, Pickled Fennel, Radish, and Cucumber
  • Confit of Tasmanian Ocean Trout with Salad of Apple and Witlof
  • Sand Whiting with Oyster Herb Emulsion, Watermelon Radish, and Daikon
  • Full Blooded Wagyu with Sesame Leaf, Shiso and Salted Plum, White Kombu
  • Blueberry Lavender Cheesecake

Sample menu for 8-course omakase:

  • NZ Snapper Sashimi, Pickled Fennel, Radish, and Cucumber
  • NZ Scampi with White Soy Dressing, Quinoa, Roasted Capsicum Sauce
  • Confit of Tasmanian Ocean Trout with Salad of Apple and Witlof
  • Sand Whiting with Oyster Herb Emulsion, Watermelon Radish, and Daikon
  • Bangalow Sweet Pork, Sugarloaf Cabbage, Black Garlic
  • Full Blooded Wagyu with Sesame Leaf, Shiso and Salted Plum, White Kombu
  • Champagne and White Peach
  • Blueberry Lavender Cheesecake

The omakase experience at Tetsuya’s is one that you’ll never forget. From the perfectly cooked seafood to the melt-in-your-mouth Wagyu beef, each dish is better than the last. The service is impeccable and the restaurant itself is beautiful, making it an all-around great experience.

For the Wine lover, Tetsuya’s also offered wine pairing for an additional $110 – $170 per person depending on the course, it will be a great combination to enjoy the fantastic omakase.

Highlights:

  • One of Australia’s most celebrated restaurants
  • Offers both 5- and 8-course omakase menus
  • Wine pairing is available

Address: 529 Kent Street, Sydney, NSW, 2000 (Will relocated to the new location in August 2023)

Price: $195 – $295 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://www.tetsuyas.com/

Kuon Omakase

Known for Tempura Kuon in the past, now Hideaki Fukada took Kuon to the next level with 4 different branches of omakase restaurants in Sydney.

Start with Kuon Omakase, 12-seats only, and will be the hardest to book because most of the time it’s fully booked, Price is $230 per person for a 20-course menu. Kuon Omakase presented omakase in zen philosophy on every dish, it’s not only about eating but also the whole experience, elegant, clean, and simple.

Kappo By Kuon, a new restaurant in the Kuon chain focus on the seasonal freshest seafood ingredients, and the dishes are more casual than Kuon, starting from $200 per person for a 15-course menu.

Irori By Kuon focused on traditional fire-driven Japanese cooking by using wood, and charcoal to grill or slow cook the dishes starting from $230 per person.

And the last one, Tempura Kuon still relocated to a new location and will open in late 2022 or early 2023, focusing on tempura and other fried dishes. The price for this branch is not yet determined.

Highlights:

  • Four different branches with a different focus each
  • The more casual option is available

Address: Shop 20/2-58 Little Hay St, Sydney NSW 2000

Price: $200 – $230 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://www.kuon.com.au/

Tobikiri Kappou

A small restaurant on Yeo Street, Neutral Bay. Tobikiri focus on Washoku, Japanese traditional cuisine called Kappou Omakase. For 6-seat only both are available for lunch and dinner with a choice of $120 or $200 per person for the set menu.

However, if you missed a book, the restaurant also has a menu for a la carte, also a delivery option for some dishes.

Highlights:

  • Kappou Omakase (First restaurant in Australia)
  • A la carte menu is available

Address: Shop 4/48 Yeo St, Neutral Bay NSW 2089, Australia

Price: $120 – $200 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://washokulovers.com/restaurants/tobikiri-kappou-omakase/

LuMi Dining

Fine dining experience for Italian and Japanese twist by Chef Federico Zanellato, the former 2 Michelin star chef. The restaurant offers a chef tasting degustation for $255 per person available for vegetarians.

Wine pairing is also available from $115 – $215 per person, and it’s a great choice to explore the beautiful harmony between food and wine.

It may take 40 days to book the restaurant, but it’s worth the wait, every dishes are both Instagramable and delicious.

Highlights:

  • Chef tasting degustation
  • Vegetarians option
  • Wine pairing is available

Address: 56 Pirrama Road Pyrmont, 2009 NSW

Price: $255 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://www.lumidining.com/

Besuto Sydney

Besuto offers an immersive and unique culinary experience that takes your taste buds on a tantalizing journey into the world of traditional and innovative Japanese culture and cuisine.

The elegant yet sultry connects all your senses as you indulge in exquisite dishes and savor every moment of your time here.

Besuto offers 18-course omakase for $210 per person, and 20-course for $230 per person, both are available for dinner only.

Highlights:

  • 18-course and 20-course omakase
  • The elegant and sultry atmosphere

Address: 6 Loftus Ln, Sydney NSW 2000

Price: $210 – $230 per person, not including tax, drinks

Information and Booking: https://besutosydney.com/

Bay Nine Omakase

An intimate experience for only 8 people at a time with a focus on the freshest seafood sourced daily, starting from $215 per person for 11-course at the sushi bar.

Bay Nine also offers an optional drink pairing whatever you need from, sake, wine, and cocktail with various options to choose from.

Bay Nine also have others course option based on seasonality, so it’s best to check their website for the updated menu.

Highlights:

  • Sourcing the freshest seafood daily
  • 11-course omakase at the sushi bar
  • Optional drink pairing

Address: Bay 9, 7-27 Circular Quay W, The Rocks NSW 2000

Price: $215 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://thevenuescollection.com.au/venues/baynine/

Hachioji

Located in Willoughby, Hachioji is a place for those who love fresh and rare seafood ingredients. You can enjoy chefs preparing sashimi and sushi in front of you, with only 8-seats available for dinner service.

The chef will also introduce you to the seasonal catch and explain how each fish should be eaten for full of 2 hours.

Hachioji only offers an omakase course for $150 – $220 per person, and the price may change based on the seasonality of the ingredients.

Highlights:

  • 8-seats available for dinner service
  • The chef will introduce you to the seasonal catch
  • Omakase course only

Address: 56-58 Frenchs Rd, Willoughby, AU-NSW 2068

Price: $150 – $250 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://www.hachiojiwilloughby.com.au/

Kisuke

Yusuke Morita head chef and owner of Kisuke, originally from Kochi brings you the best of both worlds with his 20++ years of experience in Japanese food with worked in Japanese restaurants all over London, Amsterdam, Japan, and Sydney to bring your best experience in Omakase.

Kisuke offers an omakase course for $200 per person with only 6-seats available at the counter.

Highlights:

  • 20++ years of experience in Japanese cuisine
  • Only 6-seats available at the counter

Address: 50 Llankelly Place Potts Point NSW 2011

Price: $200 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://www.kisukepottspoint.com/

Nobu Sydney

One of the most popular and well-known Japanese restaurants, Nobu Sydney is the perfect place to enjoy fresh seafood with a view of Sydney’s skyline.

Nobu offers a wide range of Japanese food but well narrows it down to omakase which is only available at the sushi bar, omakase course starts from $175 per person, while the a la carte option ranges depending on what you order.

Nobu Sydney is a great way to enjoy trained chefs by Nobu Matsuhisa himself and the stunning views of Sydney.

Highlights:

View of Sydney’s skyline

  • Omakase course only available at the sushi bar

Address: Crown Sydney, Level 2/1 Barangaroo Ave, Barangaroo NSW 2000

Price: $175 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://www.noburestaurants.com/sydney/

Sokyo

Rituals are important in Japan and Sokyo understands this, with its traditional Japanese style cuisine combined with the freshest seafood in the market, Sokyo is the perfect place to unwind and escape the hustle of the city.

Sokyo is an expert in using the finest Australian produce to take Japanese dining to the next level, by providing you with an omakase course starting from $300 per person.

With years of experience in the world of Omakase dining, the Sokyo team brings a wealth of knowledge and skill to the table. By starting their day at 5 am, they can source the very best produce from Sydney Fish Market for their exclusive, 6-seat multi-course dining experience.

Each dish is crafted with careful consideration and attention to detail, resulting in powerful flavors from start to finish.

In addition to traditional elements, Sokyo’s culinary creations are innovative and creative, featuring dishes such as scallop ravioli, smoked scampi, chutoro and otoro nigiri, and abalone with liver sauce.

This Omakase experience is true without compromise, offering diners an unrivaled gastronomic journey every time.

Highlights:

  • Sophisticated and traditional Japanese-style cuisine
  • Skillful culinary creations

Address: Level G, The Darling, The Star, 80 Pyrmont Street Pyrmont NSW 2009

Price: $300 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://www.star.com.au/sydney/eat-and-drink/signature-dining/sokyo

sushi e

An omakase and kaiseki experience while sitting in a marble bar with views of the kitchen, sushi e is a great place to try out something different.

Sushi e’s omakase course offers 2 options: Omakase starting at $250 per person or Chef tasting kaiseki style starting at $115 per person.

The omakase course is a modern Japanese dining experience that includes nigiri sushi, sashimi, and tempura, while the kaiseki style is more of a traditional multi-course meal that includes everything from appetizers to dessert.

With its unique setting and experience, sushi e is a great place for those who want to try out something new and different.

Highlights:

  • 2 omakase course options
  • Nigiri sushi, sashimi, and tempura
  • Unique setting and experience

Address: 252 George Street, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Price: $250 per person for omakase, $115 per person for kaiseki, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://merivale.com/venues/sushie/

Sushi Oe 鮨おおえ

Run by the head chef Toshihiko Oe, Sushi Oe is a traditional omakase sushi restaurant for 6-seats only.

Oe-san’s years of experience in sushi making is evident in the beautiful nigiri he handcrafts—from the marbled chu-toro (medium fatty tuna) to the delicate uni (sea urchin), each piece is a work of art.

With over 500 reservations made per month, it is recommended that you book your spot at least 2 months in advance.

Prices always change based on seasonality ingredients from $200 – $250 per person.

Highlight:

  • Run by the head chef Toshihiko Oe
  • Beautiful nigiri

Address: 476 Miller St, Cammeray NSW 2062

Price: $200 – $250 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://www.instagram.com/sushiooe/

Harada

As a chef with an impressive background, Chef Yoshi has gained valuable experience and inspiration working under the tutelage of one of the world’s top master chefs, Mr. Miura Hiroshi.

Chef Yoshi is known for his innovative and healthy cooking style, which incorporates only the finest ingredients from Japan and Sydney, as well as locally sourced herbs and other ingredients to create dishes that truly reflect the “terroir” of Sydney.

His creative flair and artistic presentation are sure to amaze every customer who dines in his restaurant.

Recently, Chef Yoshi has been focusing on creating unique dishes that pair perfectly with alcoholic beverages by using dehydrated vegetables, meat, and seafood to intensify their flavor.

This new challenge allows customers to get even more out of each meal, making Chef Yoshi’s culinary creations truly exceptional.

Omakase courses here are more affordable at $190 per person.

Highlights:

  • Innovative and healthy cooking style
  • Creative flair and artistic presentation

Dehydrated vegetables, meat, and seafood dishes

Address: Now temporarily closed.

Price: $190 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://www.harada.net.au/

Haco

Restaurant focus on tempura omakase which is a set menu of around 14 courses of tempura starting from $210 per person.

As one of the oldest, most refined, and most delicate styles of cooking in Japan, tempura has a long and storied history spanning back to the 16th century. Originating from the Muromachi period, this elegant dish was brought to Japan by Portuguese missionaries who transformed its technique into an art form that prized lightness, preservation, and purity.

Today, head chef Kensuke Yada invites you to explore his unique vision through our multi-faceted course of tempura dishes that highlight the best ingredients harvested from land, sky, and sea.

You will enjoy A5 Gyukatsu Sando, Sydney Rock Oysters, Lobster, Abalone, Foie Gras, Local fresh ingredients, and much more

Highlights:

  • Tempura Omakase
  • Local fresh ingredients

Address: 102/21 Alberta St, Sydney NSW 2000

Price: $210 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://hacosydney.com.au/

Raita Noda Chef’s Kitchen

Modern-style restaurant with a 10-course omakase that starts from $190 per person.

Raita Noda Chef’s Kitchen is dedicated to re-creating traditional Japanese cuisine for the modern, discerning diner.

Chef Noda believes in blending the best of Japanese traditions with modern culinary techniques to create innovative Japanese dishes that are sure to delight your senses.

Highlights:

  • 10-course omakase
  • Traditional Japanese cuisine, Modern culinary techniques

Address: Suite 1/222 Riley St, Surry Hills NSW 2010

Price: $190 per person, not including tax, drinks, gratuity

Information and Booking: https://www.raitanoda.com.au/

Sashimi Shinsengumi 刺身新鮮組

One of the best omakase in Crow’s nest, however, due to covid-19, they are only open for takeaway.

The sushi platter here starts from $155 per plate.

Information and Booking: https://www.facebook.com/SashimiShinsengumi

Ora

Ora is a Japanese restaurant that offers a modern take on one of Australia’s favorite cuisines. Executive Chef Nobuyuki Ura from hatted CBD restaurant sushi e oversees all three offerings, using fresh, seasonal ingredients to create deceptively simple dishes that showcase the best of Japanese cuisine.

With over 30 years of experience in the culinary world, Ura has perfected his craft through years of training and practice. After starting his apprenticeship at Meguro Gajoen, a small luxury hotel in Tokyo, he moved to Australia in 1989 and began serving Japanese cuisine here.

Since joining sushi e as executive chef in 2006, he has earned rave reviews from food critics for his upscale takes on traditional Japanese recipes.

At Ora, you can experience Ura’s passion for Japanese cooking first-hand. Whether you’re looking for an indulgent meal or a casual bite with friends, this restaurant will delight your taste buds with its innovative offerings and expert preparation.

Ora restaurant now open for a la carte, sushi, sashimi, rolls, nigiri, tempura and many more Japanese food.

Later this year, Ora will be launching a new omakase menu, which will be available for dinner only. The multi-course meal will showcase Ura’s skills as a sushi chef, and will feature some of the restaurant’s most popular dishes.

Highlights:

  • A la carte, sushi, sashimi, rolls, nigiri, tempura and many more Japanese food
  • Omakase menu (coming soon)

Address: 8–10 Danks St Waterloo NSW 2017

Price: Varies depending on what you order

Information and Booking: https://orasyd.com/

Omakase might sound expensive, but it’s a great value for the quality of food you get. If you’re looking to splurge on a special occasion, these are some of the best omakase in Sydney.

Share your love
HappySpicyHour Team
HappySpicyHour Team

The HappySpicyHour Team is on a mission to make the world a happier place, one spicy dinner at a time. We're passionate about food and culture around the world and our favorite dinner is always a spicy one.

Whether we're exploring new flavors or enjoying an omakase feast, we love bringing people together over great food. Join our journey to discover the best of cuisine – and have some fun along the way!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *