A Review of Kisso Japanese Restaurant at the The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok

A Review of Kisso Japanese Restaurant at the The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok

We will be sharing our experience from tasting some of the most expensive menu items at the Kisso Japanese Restaurant. How tasty was it and was it really worth the price? Read on and we will tell you all about it.

Just so you know, the restaurant also features a buffet lunch on Saturdays and Sundays.

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Overview

Kisso Japanese Restaurant

Strong Points

  • High quality raw materials
  • Ambiance
  • Service
  • Ample parking space
  • A wide variety of menu items, with prices ranging from just a few hundred to several thousand baht per plate
  • 15% discount when paying with SCB, JCB, KTC, and KKC credit cards

Weak Points

  • Prices are higher than in other Japanese restaurants
  • The menu does not feature any illustrations of the food being served

Kisso Japanese Restaurant features authentic Japanese cuisine through the use of premium raw materials imported from Japan and prepared by chefs with over 20 years of experience.

The establishment is suitable for those who would like to experience a premium Japanese restaurant that takes Japanese food to the next level.

Buffet lunch is available on weekends. Absolutely worth it for diners with a big appetite and Japanese food lovers.

The menu and prices are available from the restaurant’s website; https://www.kissojapaneserestaurant.com

Ambiance

Kisso Japanese Restaurant at the The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok
Kisso Japanese Restaurant at the The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok
Kisso Japanese Restaurant at the The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok
Kisso Japanese Restaurant at the The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok
Kisso Japanese Restaurant at the The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok
Kisso Japanese Restaurant at the The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok
Kisso Japanese Restaurant at the The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok

Kisso Japanese Restaurant at the The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok.

Kisso Japanese Restaurant at the The Westin Grande Sukhumvit Hotel Bangkok

• A4 Australian Wagyu Tataki Beef
• Premium Tokusen Sashimi Moriawase 
• Premium Moriawase Matsu Sushi
• Mutsu no sumibi yaki (Shio)

Other Menu Items

Listed below, are some of the items that we sampled

Chef’s choice of three appetizers

Chef’s choice of three appetizers

370++ (436 baht net) – a small appetizer set consisting of a firm texture, slightly sweet and salty duck meat, lightly salted deep-fried small shrimp (should not be left for long as it may turn soft), and thick slices of Japanese eel served with vinegar soaked seaweed. Sweet and sour, refreshing.

The items in this menu will change from day to day.

A4 Australian Wagyu Tataki

A4 Australian Wagyu tataki

750++ (883 baht net) – The meat was not so fatty, but still soft and smooth on the tongue. with a slight beefy aroma. Perfect when paired with the yuzu-flavored ponzu sauce, which gave off a distinctive citrus scent. Personally, I like this dish very much.

Tokusen Sashimi Moriawase (Small)

Tokusen sashimi moriawase (small)

2,950++ (3,472 baht net) – Premium sashimi set, featuring large mouthful portions, which includes Hamachi Otoro, Japanese red snapper, salmon, tuna, sweet shrimp, and Japanese scallops. Full marks for the freshness and quality of the raw materials. Absolutely worth it.

However, from our observation, particularly the sweet shrimp, although its meat was definitely sweet but was also quite mucid, which may not be to some diners’ liking (I didn’t like it).

Moriawase Matsu Sushi

Sushi moriawase matsu
Sushi moriawase matsu

2,500++ (2,942 baht net) – A sushi set that consisted of soft plump rice grains, loosely molded, with a mild sour taste. More meat was given than the rice. Very satisfying, high-quality raw materials. There were some portions that I personally like in particular:

Uni topping
Smooth and creamy that melted in your mouth. Sweet and not bitter. No overwhelming smell of fish. The problem was that there was only one portion. Must decide who should get it.

Otoro topping
Smooth and creamy texture. Simply melts in your mouth.

Salmon Roe topping
Soft salmon roe with a light greasy taste. Not too salty. Gave off a slight aroma of the sea and seaweed. Very delicious.

Japanese Scallop topping
Mild lemon aroma, soft and thick fresh clams.

Squid topping
Firm and tender texture, not puffy at all.

Hamachi topping
Fresh fish. Sweet and fatty with a slightly sour taste of the rice.

Mutsu no sumibi yaki (Shio)

Mutsu no sumibi yaki (Shio)
Mutsu no sumibi yaki (Shio)

850++ (1,000 baht net) – Grilled snow fish, smooth texture, juicy, creamy, crispy skin, and slightly salty. A simple dish, but super delicious.

Tempura Moriawase

Tempura moriawase

390++ (459 baht net) – An assortment of tempura items, such as shrimp, squid, salmon, and pumpkin. The batter was deliciously crispy batter with a slight smell of frying oil.

The prawns were not so large, but not too small either. Fresh but not too tender. This dish should be finished quickly as it tends to wither when left for a while.

A4 Australian Wagyu Beef Shabu-Shabu

A4 Australian Wagyu Beef Shabu-Shabu
A4 Australian Wagyu Beef Shabu-Shabu
A4 Australian Wagyu Beef Shabu-Shabu

1,600++ (1,883 baht net) – Shabu Hot Pot Set with Australian Wagyu Beef. The soup was a bit mild but was flavored by the vegetables and meat when boiled for a while. To fully enjoy this dish, the meat should be blanched just enough for it to be cooked otherwise it may turn out to be too coarse.

Map, Opening Hours, Pricing

Kisso Japanese Restaurant

Map

• The Westin Grande Sukhumvit, Bangkok
• 259 Sukhumvit Rd, Khlong Toei Nuea Subdistrict, Watthana District, Bangkok 10110

Opening Hours

• Daily 12:00 – 14:30 hrs. and 18:00-22:30 hrs.
• Japanese Buffet Lunch; Saturdays and Sundays 12:00 – 14:30 hrs.

Pricing

• ฿฿ – ฿฿฿฿
• 15% discount when paying with SCB, JCB, KTC, and KKC credit cards

Contact

• Tel: +66 (0) 2 207 8130
• FB: https://www.facebook.com/kissobangkok
• Email: wh.bkkwi.kisso@marriott.com
• Menu is available at: https://www.kissojapaneserestaurant.com

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