Gonpachi Nishi-Azabu is famous for it was the location of former-US President Bush and former-Prime Minister Koizumi’s Izakaya Summit. The famous setting for its scene in Quentin Tarantino’s 2004 film Kill Bill. The nostalgic atmosphere of the restaurant takes you back to a Japan of a bygone era.
Wood theme is running throughout the space, as in the original Gonpachi in Tokyo. Long beams are crafted to create a unique canopy style design inside the venue, as well as out on the terrace. Upstairs offers a birds-eye view of the entire restaurant from a mezzanine floor. The place is decorated with soft white lamps offering a warm glow in the evening, while large sliding doors allow natural light to pour in in the daytime.
Famous Japanese restaurant Gonpachi has launched its first outlet outside of its homeland in Dubai. Officially opened in Business Bay area at the Boulevard Al Habtoor City. The restaurant serves authentic Japanese cuisine including fresh kushi-style grilled skewers, sushi and tempura. Enjoy your weekends at Gonpachi Dubai with a Matsuri-style brunch starting Friday, 5th of February. Diners get to take their pick from a selection of Japanese culinary favourites curated by their skilled Japanese Chefs. Right from a mouth-watering assortment of starters, to a delicious array of mains and selection of desserts – the Matsuri Brunch will take your taste buds on fire. Gonpachi Dubai serves grilled skewers, tempura, and more. These are popular amongst both Japanese and foreign customers alike.
The popular restaurant brand has seven outlets in Japan. Urban legend has it that film director Quentin Tarantino had a meal and inspired by the interior of the restaurant that decided to pick it for the bloody ‘The Bride VS Gogo Yubari.’ The restaurant is now open from midday and offers a business lunch featuring the likes of tuna tataki, popcorn shrimp, karaage, sushi, black cod, unagi meshi, and a selection of desserts.
The spacious restaurant features plenty of seating, including an expansive outdoor terrace hidden from street view. A neutral colour palette is sophisticated with shades of green and red. The trendy location is simple yet elegant – Gonpachi Dubai instantly gives a traditional Japanese experience with its “nostalgic atmosphere”. The team plans to “bring you back to a Japan of a bygone era,” as mentioned on its company website.
Gonpachi Dubai is one of the first big restaurant openings in Dubai in 2021.
Daily: 12:00 – 24:00
Business Lunch: 14:00 – 16:00
Al Habtoor City Boulevard
Sheikh Zayed Road
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 54 791 3321
Photo courtesy: https://www.gonpachidubai.ae/
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