Japanese cuisine is a hit with Sydney foodies, with many great establishments to choose from, but WAQU over in Crows Nest is a firm favourite among those seeking out an unusual fusion of French and Japanese cuisine. Blending delicate and traditional Japanese flavours with modern techniques, WAQU on Pacific Highway serves dishes whose flavours and textures are innovative, balanced, and deftly constructed using seasonal produce. WAQU’s exquisite degustation menus with matched wine are the best way to get acquainted with this Western-accented take contemporary Japanese – but make sure you book in advance, as this great restaurant is known to fill up quick.
Dimly-lit with contemporary Japanese-inspired decor, WAQU oozes style and sophistication making it the perfect location for a romantic date or special evening out in Sydney’s Crows Nest area. On the menu you’ll find modern dishes inspired by traditional Japanese recipes created using modern techniques, with more than a hint of French gastronomy. Going way beyond your usual Japanese restaurant’s offering, go for WAQU’s degustation and sample six or eight innovative courses. Ever-popular, bookings are essential for these menus.
Only some of the delicious options on offer at this chic eatery include truffle potato croquettes, kingfish carpaccio, Japanese fried chicken, and crispy-fried prawns with yuzu-citrus chilli aioli. Another great choice is the premium Wagyu beef steak, while the green tea mousse and caramel poached Fuji apple is a dessert guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth. For an unparalleled Japanese-French dining experience in Sydney’s Crows Nest, make a reservation for WAQU’s Pacific Highway restaurant without delay.