Japanese restaurant to offer chef’s table sushi experience in Deansgate Square


A brand new Japanese restaurant has revealed it will open in Deansgate Square later this month.

called kitten, it will provide diners with a one-of-a-kind chef’s table sushi experience – giving sushi lovers a front-row seat to all the action.

Bringing modern Japanese gastronomy to the heart of the city, the menu will focus on high-end sushi, sashimi and grilled robata dishes, all served in an extremely glamorous setting featuring a 5-meter-tall Bonsai tree and bamboo walls. and elegant Venetian coatings.

The sushi bar will take center stage in the restaurant, while elsewhere, a semi-open kitchen will give diners the chance to catch dishes grilled on an enormous Robatayak grill.

Visitors will be able to watch the Kitten’s chefs prepare dishes from its raw menu, such as black and blue tuna with marinated kohlrabi and tuille calamari, and feast on an exquisite selection of quality grilled meats.

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Due to open in mid-June, this restaurant is expected to be one of the most visually arresting restaurants in town – with an impressive menu and sound crew.

The robata menu will include some of the best cuts of beef, including T-bone steaks, yakitori chicken, duck, pork and lamb dishes.

Fish lovers can enjoy a charcoal-grilled whole sea bass with ginger, sake-steamed clams and seaweed, or feast on blackened salmon with dashi-poached choi sum, kohlrabi, caviar and split shiso vinaigrette.

When it comes to veggies and vegans, dishes like crispy tofu, wild mushrooms, sweetcorn robata, heirloom tomatoes, and charcoal-seared eggplant offer brilliant plant-based alternatives.

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Kitten will also house a cocktail bar with classic yet inventive combinations enhanced with Japanese influences, crafted by Beverage Director Tim Herbert – formerly of Wood and Co.

Overall, the new venture has an enviable array of hospitality talent – bringing together chef Josh Gabrielides of Ivy Asia and sushi chef Daniel Zhou of Peter Street Kitchen to lead the kitchen.

As for the wider kitchen team, as a collective they also have the experience of Sticks and Sushi and other leading Pan-Asian restaurants across the country.

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On the weekends there will also be live entertainment with a mix of live acts, DJs and entertainment guaranteed to bring the party mood.

Kitten will open daily from midday to 11.30pm on weeknights and 12.30am on weekends, serving food and drink throughout, with al fresco dining in the square when Manchester’s notoriously unpredictable weather permits.

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