Order them as an appetiser to share or enjoy them as your main course; the Robata grilled chicken wings with Santoku’s BBQ sauce are a fiery delight
Santoku’s slow cooked beef fillet is delicately enhanced with spicy den miso and panzu for an explosion of complex flavours.
Santoku’s Chicken Karange is the Japanese version of traditional fried chicken, deliciously flavoured with soy ginger and garlic.
Despite some stiff competition, not least of all from the same group in the form of Urban Grill, Santoku remains Ghana’s best restaurant, if not West Africa’s (wealthy people from Lagos have been known to fly over for dinner). It’s a world-class experience with the best staff and a blend of well-executed and inventive Japanese dishes that go well beyond the sushi and sashimi dishes (although these are fabulous). It was originally set up by a Nobu London executive chef and it’s stayed along these lines. Highlights include slow-cooked beef fillet with spicy den miso and ponzu and smoked whisky-marinated beef Kushiyaki with Jaku sauce and black garlic. Wow. It’s not cheap, but the lunchtime set meals offer a pretty good deal. Santoku also serves some of the best cocktails in town, including ‘saketinis’, best enjoyed on their new, supercool terrace. There’s a private dining room that seats up to 20 people.
|Venue name:||Santoku Restaurant & Bar||Contact:|
Ground Floor, Azure, Villagio Vista
Tetteh Quarshie Interchange
Near African Regent
|Opening hours:||Open noon-14.30pm, 6.30-9.45pm Mon-Wed (6-11pm bar); noon-14.30pm, 6.30-10.45pm Thu-Sat (6pm-midnight bar).|
|Price:||Main courses GH¢55-100. Credit MC, V.|
Average User Rating
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Definately the most complete dinning experience I have encountered so far. The place is contemporary and chic, albeit with an odd choice of music, and the sushi is fresh, original and Well served. They keep a light dresscode, which I pray they maintain. The entire setting of an exclusive restaurant is complimented when guests also make an efford.