The Chef's Table - Kuro Kisume

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63 reviews
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  • Good for a Date
The Chef’s Table. 12 exclusive seats, one ultimate experience.

Put yourself in the hands of our master chef and experience our take on Omakase. A creative and intimate journey built on seasonality, drawing on Australia’s rich natural produce from land to sea.

The Chef’s Table seats up to 12 guests. The multi course Omakase menu is priced at $195 per person, with optional beverage pairings available.

The Chef’s Table is a communal dining experience, for exclusive bookings please contact events@kisume.com.au
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LN
1 review
Dined 5 days ago
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Top notch food and presentation at the Chef's Table. Money well spent for the high quality and level of creativity served by the Chef.
Great experience for any special occassion.

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KC
1 review
Dined on 12 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Simply the best omakase I have ever experienced. The food was to die for. Exquisite. And the chef was fun and entertaining.

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OT
5 reviews
Dined on 8 February 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Food was good and creative. However , it’s not traditional Japanese dishes. If you expect to have traditional Omakase (chef’s choices), you may be disappointed. Knowing it’s more like creative/fusion dishes as your expectations, you’d enjoy it.

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B
1 review
Dined on 5 February 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Took my boyfriend here for chef's table, we were very satisfied and happy with the overall experience. The food was amazing, presentation was outstanding and service was considerate and professional. We discussed coming back again and do plan to. Thank you so much for this experience. It made our night

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OT
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a great night with staff being very accomodating and topping it off with some tasty food

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IC
1 review
Dined on 18 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Creative dishes with excellent fresh + seasonal ingredients, great interaction with the che fand a fun experience overall

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JR
1 review
Dined on 5 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Beautiful quiet ambience with outstanding Japanese cuisine. Highly recommend

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RK
1 review
Dined on 4 January 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

What an experience! The food was unbelievable. 19 courses of the most spectacular ingredients I have ever had. Definitely a must do.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 31 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

It was great!

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AB
1 review
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Delightful Omakase experience brought to life by a charming and creative chef.

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JD
8 reviews
Dined on 29 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was exceptional as was the service. It was also a surprisingly relaxed and enjoyable to share the table with others and watch the master chef in action. I’d highly recommend.

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C
1 review
Dined on 27 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had birthday dinner here, was great! first time having omakase
$195 pp is definitely worth it, the chef table downstairs looks really good too, would go back to try

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PS
1 review
Dined on 21 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We did the chefs table at Kisume and it was just awesome! The food was outstanding and the atmosphere was lovely. The whole experience was stunning. The wagu beef and foie gras was out of this world!!

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JL
1 review
Dined on 8 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

It was a beautiful experience. Every piece of sushi was lovingly made. I liked the innovative take. Some purists might frown on it, but this makes it special to Melbourne.

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NL
2 reviews
Dined on 7 December 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Girlfriend found this place on both Social Media and through adverts and such. We went while on a short weekend to Melbourne, and I will say, that the Omakase that they provide is amazing. The food on the night was a 19 course menu, each meal tasting unique from one another. All the food served on the night was prepared and made to eat in front of us. A very friendly as well as a very knowledgeable chef, providing an explanation for each meal prepared for us.

If you are after a fun dining experience with some fantastic Japanese Omakase, this is definitely the place to book and try out. The price for the dining experience was dear but I would say, the experience, the company as well as the great food is worth every cent.

I highly recommend this to those who are interested in a good Omakase experience and want to have a good evening out with partners/friends.

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PM
1 review
Dined on 30 November 2018
Overall 3Food 3Service 4Ambience 4

Food was good, however there were simply too many sushi dishes. Something like 13-15 of the total 19 dishes were sushi. Receiving hot or fried dishes were a godsend but then after straight back into the sushi.
Also too much wasabi was used, overpowering the flavors of the dish and it was used on at least half of all meals.
Too much used on singular dishes and overall throughout the night as a whole

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JL
2 reviews
Dined on 24 November 2018
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous venue and a great experience. We did the chefs table with matching wines and it was all lovely. My only caveat would be to be aware that there’s a lot of sushi. I think we worked out that 14 of the 19 courses were sushi, had there been a bit more variety eg there was a broth and a small tart, I’d have given 5 stars across the board

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G
1 review
Dined on 23 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

ONE OF THE BEST FOOD EXPERIENCES I HAVE HAD! tHE QUALITY WAS AMAZING AND THE SERVICE WAS TOO. tHE ONLY COMMENTS I WILL MAKE IS THAT THE THEATRE THAT IS SHOWN IN THE INSTAGRAM VIDEOS WAS A BIT DIFFERENT TO THE ACTUAL THEATRE OF THE NIGHT. BUT NOT IN A BAD WEAY...

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MD
1 review
Dined on 10 November 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

We were blown away by the food presentation and taste

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TQ
2 reviews
Dined on 27 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Ate at the Chef's Table, omakase style. Was SUPER impressed by every single item. Mind blown. Would definitely recommend to anyone that loves Japanese cuisine to try this place. I've eaten at many 3 and 2 hat restaurants and this place takes number 1 on my list

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C
16 reviews
Dined on 12 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

There was a slight delay of 30 minutes before we were seated, however, once the Chef’s Table experience started, it was outstanding. The chef’s creativity really shines through.

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MS
1 review
Dined on 11 October 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Exceptional food coupled with exceptional service. I would highly recommend, it is worth the hefty price tag.

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EH
1 review
Dined on 28 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We absolutely loved the Chef’s Table experience! Amazing meal, amazing night. Worth every penny!

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T
1 review
Dined on 7 September 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Had a great experience. From service to food, everything was amazing. The only thing was we were celebrating our friend’s birthday and would be great if restaurant can organise a birthday celebration like wrtie a msg on the dessert plate and etc to be more memorable. Apart from that, everything was enjoyable.

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SH
1 review
Dined on 10 August 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Outstanding. Highly recommended. Joshua was great. Thank you for such a wonderful experience and delicious food

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CC
3 reviews
Dined on 13 July 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

The concept was excellent as was the interaction with the head chef who prepared the food in fron of us.
The food was spectacular with a heavy emhasis on seafood that night.
The matching wine and/or sake was excellent (just misisng a big red).
The seating was a bit of fun with some interaction with other guests.

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AL
1 review
Dined on 26 June 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The evening consists of 19 delectable courses served by an entertaining chef to a private room of 12 guests over 3 hours. The food was creative, perfectly balanced, beautifully presented and will transcend you to culinary heaven. The Chef’s Table at Kisume has become my favourite restaurant and I will definitely be back multiple times!

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DG
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Simply stunning, the food and the service was sensational. Thank you

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PY
1 review
Dined on 26 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 3

Nice presentation of food by the chef in front of your eyes. Ingredients were careful plan to bring out its best flavour. Funky fusion Japanese meals full of surprises. Used quite a lot of local produce which is nice. Funny chef Lee continue to entertain his guess while preparing the dishes. Good option of wine and sake pairing . Reasonable price for wine pairing.

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GO
1 review
Dined on 18 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a brilliant time - excellent food, great service, great ambience.

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AW
1 review
Dined on 12 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The chef's food was amazing but also his interaction with the guest was enjoyable as well. Top food, great ambience, excellent service. Defiantly would be coming back.

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OT
1 review
Dined on 9 May 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Felt like we went on a trip to Japan! Exquisite dining experience

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SS
1 review
Dined on 21 April 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

The food was fantastic and the service was just as good

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OT
3 reviews
Dined on 17 April 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

We loved our experience at The Table at Kuro Kisume. The chef was very personable and created a relaxed atmosphere. He prepared some really beautiful dishes and added theatre to many of the courses which added excitement. The food was all absolutely delicious, we loved every dish. The sommelier Kieran was excellent too. We was professional and knowledgeable and was very attentive and friendly. Maybe just slightly overpriced but only in comparison to other places like Attica. Needless to say we did really love Kisume though and would highly recommend it.

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JT
1 review
Dined on 30 March 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Chef was great and super friendly
Had great banter and service staff also excellent

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SS
2 reviews
Dined on 30 March 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

One of the best experiences that I have had at a Chef's Table. The food and wine list was amazing

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PM
11 reviews
Dined on 7 March 2018
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

This is an amazing restaurant the philosophy of food is refreshing and definitely hits the mark.

My only criticism is that the service in the Chablis Bar was slow and made one feel a little uncomfortable.

However once at the chefs table everything was perfect.

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MD
2 reviews
Dined on 24 February 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

OMG the beef and desserts were out of this world epic!!!

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AT
1 review
Dined on 8 February 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Kuro Kisume's The Table was a fantastic experience. The set up, the food, the chef and the ambiance were all top notch. One of the best dining experiences I have had. Although more on the pricier side, the food did not disappoint and everyone has left content and satisfied.

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JC
1 review
Dined on 6 February 2018
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Complete different experience to Minimishima however still retain some traditions of the Kaiseki idiom. Chef is highly knowledgeable in all the ingredients and methods used for cooking and not afraid to share them when asked.

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