RAKU, the traditional Japanese style restaurant and bar with a twist, is the definition of an authentic and endearing dining experience. Located in the heart of the city on Bunda Street, it’s the most accessible venue for the best and most incredibly fresh Japanese cuisine in Canberra. Fit with Japanese bamboo ceiling interiors and a generous bar area, you can watch the chef’s prepare your meal with traditional Japanese cooking method ‘Robatayaki’, or sit in a private booth for a taste of Japanese cultural dining in a modern Australian setting.
The selection of dishes RAKU offers is undeniably extensive and all but the best quality and freshness one can get. RAKU sources their produce from Japan, Australia and throughout the world to receive the best quality fish and meat possible, which the chef selects, on a daily basis and the drinks menu matches that high quality of the food. Representative of Japanese culture, everything from the interior booths to the plates the dishes are served on, are imported and hand-made from Japan to give the restaurant that authentic and genuine feeling.
The whole dining and bar experience plays with your emotions from the textures, tastes and colours of the food, to the lighting and ambience of the restaurant. Incorporating the old world with the new world of Japan is what RAKU achieves for their customers as well as leaving them with a fresh and delectable dining experience to walk away with.