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Ramen Ikkyu – Haymarket

Posted on November 3, 2013 by DL

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Tokyo Ramen (Shoyu) – $10.50

A while back DL and I heard about a new ramen establishment opening up in the heart of Sydney. Opened by Harunobu Inukai of Blancharu, Ramen Ikkyu has quietly infiltrated into the highly competitive ramen scene in Sydney. This time, the little shop took a page out of Gumshara and opted for the food court approach. Located in a corner of the Sussex Centre Food Court, this unassuming ramen shop produces a limited number of bowls each day on a focused and limited menu.

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I went back to basics and ordered the Tokyo Ramen with a shoyu base. The broth was light, well seasoned with a clear ginger taste and came with beautifully done pieces of chashu pork. The noodles were still springy and not mushy and overcooked.

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Seaweed Ramen – $13.00

DL ordered the Seaweed Ramen, which came heavily lined with mountains of seaweed. Lavish cuts of pork once again topped the bowl and were utterly divine.

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Here at Ikkyu you can also order a second serving of ramen for free if you wish to make the most out of your remaining broth. And why wouldn’t you?

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Personally one of the best parts of eating in a food court is simply having the option to mix and match your meals to your desire. Both DL and I are suckers for water spinach, Malaysian style. This is our obligatory victory plate.

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If you’re around the busy Haymarket district, perhaps on a night out at the Chinatown nightmarkets, drop by Ikkyu and enjoy one of Chef Harunobu’s delicious creations. You won’t regret it.

Ramen Ikkyu
Shop F1A
Sussex Centre Food Court
401 Sussex Street
Haymarket NSW
Tel: (02) 9281 0998
Ramen Ikkyu on Urbanspoon
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What Others Are Saying

  1. Helen (Grab Your Fork) November 4, 2013 at 12:19 AM

    How amazing is the pork belly here! And I agree about the abundance of choice at food courts – something for everyone!

  2. Helen (Grab Your Fork) November 4, 2013 at 12:20 AM

    How amazing is the pork belly here! And I agree about the abundance of choice at food courts – something for everyone!

  3. chocolatesuze November 4, 2013 at 2:21 PM

    i love that they give you free noodles in case you’re still hungry!

  4. Tina @ bitemeshowme November 5, 2013 at 7:21 AM

    it’s def up there as being one of my favourite ramen places. the pork cha shu is friggen out of this world! there’s so much to love about it.. really.

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