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$75 -- Smokeless Japanese Grille Feast for 2, Reg. $160

Sold out - This deal was published Apr 17, 2013 and sold out Apr 25, 2013.
By Travelzoo Staff
Experience a Japanese smokeless grille feast at wagyu beef specialist Takumi Japanese restaurant, and pay just $75 for two people. A saving of 53%, sample prime beef and seafood plus receive a flask of sake to share and a Japanese tea each.

Why we love it

  • Pay just $75 for two people to experience a Japanese smokeless grille feast at Takumi Japanese restaurant
  • This offer saves you 53% and includes a flask of sake and a Japanese tea each
  • Alternatively, pay $149 for four people (reg. $320); groups with uneven numbers can pay $50 per person direct to the restaurant
  • The set menu features the Takumi special of sliced wagyu eye fillet, salmon carpaccio, 200g of wagyu beef each, sake and more
  • Takumi, meaning ‘connoisseur’ in Japanese, specialises in only the highest quality wagyu beef, and the cooking style ‘sumibi yakiniku’ is carried out on smokeless table top grilles
  • A finalist in the 2012 Savour Australia Restaurant and Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence, the restaurant is well reviewed by food critics and diners alike
  • Valid for lunch from Monday to Friday and dinner seven days a week

When

Apr 18, 2013 - Jul 18, 2013

Where

Takumi
32 Bourke Street
Melbourne, 3000
(See Map)
Tel: takumitravelzoo@gmail.com

What's included

  • Alternatively, pay $149 for four people to dine. If your group has uneven numbers, pay just $50 per person direct to the restaurant for extra guests.
  • Located in the Melbourne CBD, Takumi features attentive service and only the highest quality ingredients.
  • Feast on a set menu including the following:
  • -Edamame
  • -Takumi special (thinly sliced wagyu eye fillet topped with onion citrus dressing)
  • -Salmon carpaccio
  • -200 grams of wagyu beef (per person)
  • -Squid
  • -Miso soup
  • -Steamed rice
  • -Mixed salad
  • -Flask of sake
  • -Japanese tea
  • During this interactive dining experience, you’ll cook the thinly sliced wagyu beef on a charcoal grille on your table. The grille features quiet vents that suck out the smoke, making it ‘smokeless’.
  • Takumi, meaning 'connoisseur' in Japanese, was a finalist in the 2012 Savour Australia Restaurant and Catering HOSTPLUS Awards for Excellence, and renowned food critic Matt Preston praised its food in The Age, saying 'it's the best Australian wagyu I've tried'.

The fine print

Vouchers can be redeemed for lunch from 12pm to 2pm from Monday to Friday and for dinner from 6pm to 8pm or from 8pm to 10pm seven days a week until 18 July, 2013. Bookings are essential by email only, subject to availability and should be made by 18 June. No phone bookings will be taken. Quote your voucher number at time of booking.

Blackout dates: Public holidays; Mother's Day. You can buy multiple vouchers. Maximum two vouchers per table. Cannot be combined with any other offer or promotion. This offer is not refundable. No cash value or cash back. Voucher must be presented on arrival and used in one visit. No shows or cancellation with less than 48 hours' notice will forfeit the voucher. Must be over 18 years of age to consume alcohol.

$75   $160
53% off | 94 bought
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96% Enjoyed Takumi
96% (28 ratings)
Sold out at
23:59 on Apr 25
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96% Enjoyed Takumi
(28 ratings)
4.4
Ambiance/Atmosphere
4.6
Quality of Service
Enjoyed Most Other Comments

The food was fantastic, table service good and the restaurant comfortable. We bought the voucher as an opportunity to 'check out' Takumi as a family, having regularly enjoyed this style of restaurant overseas. We were impressed enough to make it a regular destination. However, on departure we were largely ignored and concluded that as 'voucher users' we were not valued customers. Such a pity, as I would have thought Takumi could use the opportunity to impress and generate repeat business.

Jul 07, 2013 Sylvia Australia

Nao is a great host.

Jun 23, 2013 Julius Australia

Drink Service was slow and it was hard to attract waitresses, who could speak none or hardly any english. The main course follows way too fast after the entree, you still have your entree on the table and they just pile all the mains all around you. You cook yourself so the table is way too full of food waiting to be eaten or cooked. If they just gave u a chance to finish entree that would be much better. Neil.

Jun 11, 2013 neil Australia

I really like the concept and execution. And for people who have bought a voucher the staff could assist by explaining how the experience will work e.g. selection of starters, then the grill. But staff did explain what each dish was when it arrived and responded adequately to questions. Thought the sauces needed more 'interest' as the flavours were quite bland .. had to ask for some wasabi to add zing and even that was very mild compared with the one I buy here at Woolworths. Have lived and eaten in Japan and this food seemed less authentic in flavours - perhaps to cater for the Australian palate. Salmon served as entrée was not very tasty.

Jun 07, 2013 Judi Australia

Great meal and service. Will recommend this restaurant to people

Jun 01, 2013 Daniel Australia

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32 Bourke Street
Melbourne, 3000
Tel: takumitravelzoo@gmail.com

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