Saturday, November 12, 2016

Takumi Craft Bar @ Isetan The Japan Store

Takumi seeks to spirit us away with a distinctive diversity of Japanese wine, beer & whisky, available for retail purchases or to imbibe at this gleaming bar on Isetan The Japan Store's food market level. Stop by to sip on enjoyably easy-drinking glasses of vintages from Yamanashi's Chateau Katsunuma, Tottori's Hojyo Winery & Kyoto's Tamba Wine (RM30-RM43). For a refreshing experience, the Hokkaido Melon Wine (RM28) conveys a mellow fruitiness that may transport your senses to a lush, cool-climate orchard. Craft beers are offered on draught at the bar, including through a tasting flight of three kinds for RM50.

The bar opens up cans of gingered Pacific saury, Habanero sardines, wine-steamed mussels, smoked octopus, salt-roasted top shells & lemon peppered oysters (RM12.90-RM40.90) for drinkers who need a bite. Alternatively, scour the mall's market for sashimi or steamed Japanese sweet potatoes to devour here; only food purchased within Isetan The Japan Store can be consumed at Takumi. Also note that a minimum order of one drink per seat applies at the bar.

Takumi Craftbar
The Market, Isetan The Japan Store, Lot 10, Bukit Bintang, Kuala Lumpur.

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6 comments:

  1. Now, these canned food are worth devouring...and I love, love, love Japanese sweet potatoes! ;)

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    1. Contact.ewew: sounds like you definitely should check out the food hall here! :)

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  2. We were thinking to the food hall yesterday, but I OT till too late. :(

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    1. CK: oh no ... OT is bad ... especially since isetan closes at 9pm!

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  3. I wonder if the construction in that area is completed. Used to stay around there every time I went to KL but stopped when it became such a mess. Easy to get around those places there and I sure would want to check this place out should I be staying in the vicinity again.

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    1. Suituapui: there's still loads of renovations at jalan bukit bintang - pretty never-ending. it's a central area to stay at for a visit, but yeah, quite congested, especially with all the roadworks ;)

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