Acclaimed Melbourne restaurant, Ishizuka showcases the rarefied world of Japanese haute cuisine, kaiseki, a Japanese art form practised only by the most experienced culinary masters. Distinguished by a reverence for the authentic flavours derived from fresh, seasonal produce, the restaurant’s approach balances taste and texture with expert precision. With a changing seasonal menu, the diner’s discovery of flavours over a series of courses is complemented by a tremendous sense of theatre.
The 16-seat restaurant within a subterranean space on Melbourne’s Bourke Street serves a nightly set menu of up to 11 courses showcasing the honesty, integrity and exquisite beauty of Japanese ingredients. Opening hours: Wednesday to Sunday 6pm till late, Monday and Tuesday closed. Price: $235pp, wine matching starting from an additional $120pp. Bookings via firstname.lastname@example.org.
B01/139 Bourke Street, Melbourne 3000
Tel: +613 8594 0895
Images courtesy of Ishizuka