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Tetsuya's signature dish, Confit of Tasmanian Ocean Trout

Tetsuya's is a restaurant in Sydney, Australia, owned and operated by Tetsuya Wakuda. Tetsuya's cuisine is based on Australian, Japanese cuisine and classic French cuisine, and makes use of Australian ingredients including Tasmanian Ocean Trout, which forms its signature dish.


Tetsuya's is housed in the former Suntory building in the centre of Sydney, which accounts for its Japanese design. This is the second restaurant under the same name, its predecessor in the late 1980s and into the 1990s having been in a terrace house of a style typical of the Sydney inner-western suburb of Rozelle. It is located on 529 Kent Street, Sydney.

Style of Cuisine[edit]

Tetsuya's serves a set ten course degustation menu. [1] Its famed signature dish, the Confit of Petuna Ocean Trout is widely though of as the world's most photographed dish. The late legendary American chef Charlie Trotter said "Tetsuya is part of an elite group of international chefs that has influenced other chefs through their personal styles and unique approaches to food. His culinary philosophy centres on pure, clean flavours that are decisive, yet completely refined. His amazing technique, Asian heritage, sincere humility, worldwide travels and insatiable curiosity combine to create incredible, soulful dishes that exude passion in every bite."


  • Restaurant S.Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants in 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
  • Restaurant of the Year and Best Fine Dining at the Restaurant & Catering Association Awards 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013.
  • It was named The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide's Restaurant of the Year for 2007.
  • The Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide awarded it the highest possible achievement every year from 1992 until 2009; in 2010 it dropped to two hats out of three.[2]

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Coordinates: 33°52′31″S 151°12′18″E / 33.8751768°S 151.2049681°E / -33.8751768; 151.2049681