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Our Latest Great Place To Eat - MIZU Modern Japanese Cuisine

Tuesday 31 October 2023

We've got lots of casual places around Ireland now doing sushi, teriyaki and noodles galore, but my memories of Japanese restaurants go back to the opening of Ayumi Ya, which was originally in Blackrock, before being in Wicklow Street behind Brown Thomas. I’d gone on the first night with two girlfriends, without a clue about Japanese food, and being very expensive to us at the time, we ordered one portion of tempura prawns and a couple of side dishes – and were consequently starving.

Mizu specializes in modern Japanese cuisine and is owned by Eddie Chok Fong Ong and his wife Jenny Yi Liu who are highly experienced restaurateurs when it comes to Asian, South East Asian, and indeed French cuisine. The space is lavishly decorated, with a long table centering the room, cherry trees, and happy thoughts abounding. The menu is extensive with every type of sushi you could think of plus selection plates, a la carte mains and a 10 course Omakase Menu which includes a 10oz Wagyu steak.

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