Japanese Cuisine. American Palate. International Appeal
May 2017, Dubai UAE: The much anticipated, stylish Japanese restaurant Katsuya by Starck has just opened doors at a new waterfront location in Madinat Jumeirah. Featuring the dynamic pairing of Master Chef Katsuya Uechi and design impresario Philippe Starck, Katsuya by Starck is truly a feast for the senses. With specialty cocktails, delectable Robata grills, unique rolls and spectacular sushi and sashimi platters, Chef Uechi skillfully translates Japanese flavors for the American palate.
A full-service, upscale casual restaurant, Katsuya boasts of an extraordinary Japanese dining experience, distinguished by a team of highly creative chefs and premier mixologists who pride themselves in delivering a unique experience each time.
Embark on a culinary journey with Katsuya’s impeccable offering, from its 4 master kitchens: the Sushi Kitchen, the Hot Kitchen, the Robata Grill, and the Liquid Kitchen (Bar). Try their popular signatures including the Crispy Rice with Spicy Tuna, Yellowtail Sashimi with Jalapeno, Miso-marinated Black Cod, or Wagyu Filet with Foie Gras. Complete your meal with one of the classic cocktails prepared by Katsuya’s skilled mixologists, such as the Burning Mandarin that is part spicy part sweet, or the Watermelon Cucumber Mojito that will keep you coming back for more!
Located in the spectacular Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel with stunning sea views of Dubai’s iconic landmark, the Burj Al Arab, Katsuya by Starck is a slick addition to the city’s vibrant dining and nightlife scene. Guests can choose to be seated outdoors, adjacent to the one-of-a-kind Turtle Lagoon, indoors at the sushi bar, or in the ultra-modern bar and restaurant area where they will be looked after by Katsuya’s friendly staff. The interiors of the restaurant are sophisticated yet comfortable, featuring a large, family-style dining area with gleaming white tables and warm cozy couches. The walls are adorned with oversized backlit photographs of a Japanese Geisha, which add a whimsical visual note to the dining experience. Design icon Philippe Starck’s aesthetic merges the aspirational with the approachable, creating a trendy, and inviting atmosphere.
Whether you’re looking for a quick drink or an elaborate affair, Katsuya by Starck promises you an unforgettable experience!
“We’re proud of Katsuya’s longevity as a brand and our ability to enhance our portfolio on an international scale,” states Sam Nazarian, Founder and CEO of leading hospitality group sbe. “With the success of the Katsuya openings in Kuwait at Avenues Mall and Arabella, it was a natural decision to continue to grow our footprint in the Middle East. We’re excited to enter Dubai’s influential dining scene.”
Location: Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah
Timings: 7 days a week – 12 PM to 1 AM
Social Media: @katsuyauae