Three Japanese
Japanese
  • 38 Waterloo Crescent,
    Battery Point,
    Hobart, TAS
  • (03) 6231 8035,
    www.threejapanese.com.au/
  • Lunch Wed-Sat 11.30am-2.30pm

    dinner Wed-Sun 5.30pm-9.30pm

     

Three Japanese
-42.890177,147.333374

In new Battery Point digs, this Hobart gem stands out from the conveyor-belt monotony of the competition. The three Japanese friends behind the project are passionate about their cuisine and culture, and fastidious about the ingredients. Stunning sashimi plates owe much to the chef's insistence on the freshest catch from the few local fishermen employing the iki-jime method. Fried chicken is super light and juicy, while perfectly rendered pork belly melts amid the sweet, sautéed-onion flavours of tonkatsu sauce. Vegetables are similarly respected, with eggplant halves grilled to a golden hue and imbued with smoky, piquant flavours. For dessert, the creaminess and intensity of green-tea ice-cream is tough to match, while a light-as-afeather chiffon cake soaked in green tea and coated in mascarpone might be considered Japan's answer to tiramisù. The drink selection is modest but far from boring, with decent sake available by the bottle or glass. 


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At a glance

  • Wine:
  • One glass
  • Price:
  • E $12-$15

    M $17-$28

    D $12-$16

     

  • Feature:
  • Licensed
    Vegetarian
    Outdoor dining
    Impressive Wine List
  • Cards:
  • American Express
    Eftpos
    MasterCard
    Visa
  • Bookings:
  • Bookings recommended
  • Chef:
  • Ken Hirai

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