OPENING HOURS

Lunch

Tuesday to Friday 12pm to 2:00pm

Dinner

Tuesday to Saturday 6pm to late

REVIEWS & AWARDS

The Age Good Food Guide
One chef’s Hat.
2015 / 2014 / 2013 / 2012 / 2011 / 2010 / 2009 / 2008

2012 The Australian Good Food and Travel Guide – One Chef’s Hat
2013 The Australian Good Food and Travel Guide – One Chef’s Hat
2014 The Australian Good Food and Travel Guide – One Chef’s Hat
2015 The Australian Good Food and Travel Guide – One Chef’s Hat

Tempura Hajime received a Chef’s hat award from The Australian Good Food and Travel Guide.

Gault & Millau
2016 – 2 Chef Hats
“Born in Osaka and with two decades of experience, Shigeo Yoshihara brings a touch of authentic Japan to Melbourne…taking the freshest of produce and cooking it to perfection right before your eyes.”

Facebook Reviews

Chef – Shigeo Yoshihara

Tempura Hajime’s Owner chef Shigeo has been a chef for over 20 years. He started in his home town of Osaka, Japan in 1994. Since moving to Melbourne in 2004. Shigeo worked as the chef at the acclaimed CBD Japanese restaurant Kenzan. In 2009 he started the ownership and chef’s role at the much awarded Tempura Hajime.

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60 Park Street South Melbourne VIC 3205