Japanese in Nyhavn & the Royal Quarter

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One of Copenhagen's lesser-known talents, chef Taka Nishimura (formerly of Nobu in Melbourne) turns raw Nordic ingredients into obscenely fresh, arresting Japanese morsels. The evening ‘Chef’s Choice’ set sushi menu (398kr) offers a satisfying window into the kitchen's prowess, though cashed-up foodies should seriously consider the eight-course tour de force.