Kenjin is an all-in-one restaurant, bar and nightclub that serves modern Japanese-inspired fare, colourful cocktails and a buzzing atmosphere in one package. The venue is divided into two key areas – a dining and bar space adorned with Japanese-inspired decor (think koi murals on the walls and decorative cherry blossom trees), vivid neon and cushy, intimate furnishings, and Kenjin After Dark, an adjacent nightclub boasting state-of-the-art lighting rigs, elevated booths, a private room for hire and a spacious dance-floor where guests can cut loose immediately after their meal on Friday and Saturday nights. Kenjin’s dining offering features a host of Japanese-style eats that are perfect for sharing amongst the squad, including charred edamame (coated with chilli, garlic and Kenjin’s signature seasoning), nori tacos, hibachi-grilled Mooloolaba prawns, gyoza, blackened eggplant with miso and zucchini, and sweet soy pork belly with spring onion, ginger and egg. The Japanese flavours continue with the bar’s beverage list, which includes signature cocktails likes the Kenjin yuzu spritz, lychee jalapeno margarita and pomegranate paloma, as well as a range of sake and umeshu. A worldly wine list offers drops from Australia, Italy, France and New Zealand, a tight list of draught and bottled beers offers local craft and imported brews.


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