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Japanese, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Dinner, After-hours
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Reviewed 28 March 2021 via mobile

Friends booked us in dinner (they are locals). On arrival we were taken aback by the dated decor and the heat (which is obviously somewhat expected but it was stifling and it wasn't an especially hot evening). We all chose different meats/fish. Very disappointing to...find the "pork belly" was just bacon. The meats chosen were bland to say the least and I have suspicion that the chicken wasn't well cooked, despite it being prepared in front of us. We all only had 1 drink each and even though our used dishes were taken away quickly there wasnt a single offer to order more drinks. The whole dinner was done and dusted within an hour easily, which is a shame given that it was a Saturday evening without the kids. None of us were particularly full or satisfied, in fact we all just felt very oily.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 25 March 2021 via mobile

I was expecting fantastic food from the high ratings of this place but found it very average especially for the price. The day core is very dated. The best part of this restaurant is having your food cooked right in front of you.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 27 August 2020

Service was good and people were friendly. While not quite up with Daikoku, they were close. Food was great and was at a level of what you should expect from a Teppanyaki Restaurant. Ventilation could be improved, but overall I would return for another meal...here.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 10 February 2020 via mobile

After reading the reviews, we decided to give them a go. They did not meet our expectations. Staff not friendly, extractor fans not working properly. The food was dull/plain thus no taste.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 3 July 2019 via mobile

We were the to celebrate our twin sons 17th birthday. The experience of watching your food being cooked in front of was great. Our boys enjoyed the meal,especially when they got a free desert each and Happy Birthday scrolled in salt on the hot plate....Excellent food! Excellent service!More

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 7 April 2019

We had no idea what to expect when we arrived and were placed on a table with another couple facing the wall...it did not seem very customer-friendly. But after we had made our orders, the performance started. The sweetest Japanese waiter created the dishes we...had ordered in front of us on a hot plate, a display of flair, dexterity and thrills...and large flames! It was an amazing show, slightly embarrassing being in such close proximity, but memorable and worth a detour to witness. The resulting food was pretty good too.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 20 February 2019 via mobile

We ordered the Takao special, there was steak(cooked to your liking) prawns, scallops, chicken, rice, miso soup and salad. There was only my partner and I in for dinner and at the hot plate with our own chef who was friendly and cooked everything well....Food was yummy and staff were friendly. We’ve been here before and will be back. Good food and great value for money.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 5 February 2019

Japanese is my favourite cuisine so I was looking forward to trying a new to me restaurant. The restaurant was not too busy. service was fast and we had the chef cooking just for us. My husband and I both had combination teppanyaki and it...was good but not the best Ive had but Im pleased to have tried somewhere new.More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 16 January 2019

This restaurant is upstairs and we have visited it several times. The food is fresh and if you are at a cooking table cooked in front of you. There are two large cooking tables seating about 10 or twelve people. There are other tables as...well. The menu is extensive ranging from seafood to beef and chicken. The service is prompt and very friendly. A highlight for our grand children is the way the chef can write upsidown with the salt shaker - for example Happy Birthday is written so the guests can read it. It is essential to book.More

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

We came here as a group of 6 to celebrate a graduation. We ordered the Takao Special which had a mix of seafood and meat. Every item served was delicious, from the salad at the beginning of the meal to the beef at the end....We were served by a friendly waitress throughout our meal who was prompt to get us drinks and what we wanted. I sat at the corner of the table right near the entrance, it got quite warm but the fumes from the cooking went to the other side of the table so i think the side we sat on was the better pick for that table. It was an entertaining experience but i did not leave the restaurant as full as i expected. We will definitely be back for another teppanyaki experience in the future.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Teppanyaki Takao is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4.5