Sakura, The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa

Address: Bangla Sahib Road, New Delhi 110001
Telephone:+91 11 42500200
Email:[email protected]
Lunch: 12:00 PM-2:30 PM
Dinner: 6:00 PM-11:00 PM

About the Restaurant

Sakura, India's first Japanese restaurant is decorated in a contemporary Japanese manner, creating a visual effect of serenity and relaxation. This award-winning fine-dining restaurant with its three elegant private dining rooms, offers the best of Japanese cuisine - prepared from the freshest food flown in from Japan. The ultimate expression of flavour, that’s the focus at Sakura’s Japanese Kitchen. Japanese cuisine has always been an enigma wrapped in layers of mystery -- the more you uncover, the more there is waiting to be discovered. Here, at Sakura, guests can unravel their own part of the enigma to relish exquisite Japanese food, lovingly prepared by celebrated Japanese Master Chef, as it was always meant to beExotic flavours from the finest and rarest ingredients get enhanced with the most impressive repertoire of Japanese Sakes. Visually stunning Sushi Bar treats guests to the best of Japanese gastronomic delights. The artistic integrity of this world-class Japanese restaurant ensures the guests of a spiritual and a purifying experience indulging all senses and providing them with a complete Sensuous Pleasure. Highly reviewed and greatly loved by its patrons, Sakura remains unrivaled for expertly executed Japanese fare this side of Tokyo. Come and explore the unmatched dining experience at Sakura.

Chef Tetsu Akahira

Chef Tetsu Akahira, a well travelled chef, is the Master Chef at Sakura, The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa, New Delhi and Time Tower Gurgaon.  

High-end Japanese cuisine and chef Tetsu are synonymous with each other.

Chef Tetsu belongs to Shizuoka province in Japan and started his career at Tomikyu a restaurant with Sushi as a specialty, in Hiratsuka city in Japan. After working for five years at Tomikyu, he moved to International hotel Nikko, Japan as second chef and worked there for another five years. Later he moved to countries like US, Australia, Egypt, Hong Kong and Bangkok. He came to India in 2010, and has since then been associated with Sakura. According to him, "The Indian hotel industry is the second largest hotel industry in Asia-Pacific region after China. The fast growth of the Indian hotel industry gives vast opportunities to hospitality professionals like him to show the talent and culinary skills."

With more than 40 years of solid experience Chef Tetsu believes that innovation is the most important thing in a menu. He likes to experiment with traditional Japanese dishes and tries to innovate as much as he can.

Besides being an authority on Japanese food, Chef Tetsu loves to play golf and read interesting books in his leisure time.

Chef Rajnish will be available in the absence of Chef Tetsu Akahira...

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