About Us

MUSU is a captivating Japanese restaurant nestled in the vibrant heart of Manchester City Centre.

Immerse yourself in the exciting world of Land of the Rising Sun, our truly unique tasting menu that showcases the artistry and finesse of four Japanese cooking techniques. Each dish tells a story, with a blend of flavours, textures, and seasonal ingredients sourced from near and far. Upgrade your tasting menu with our wine pairings for the ultimate experience.

For those seeking a more personalised dining experience, our dedicated Omakase counter awaits. Here, our talented sushi chefs will guide you through a bespoke experience, creating sushi and sashimi dishes that reflect their expertise and your preferences.

Before or after your meal, we invite you to unwind in our stylish bar and cocktail lounge. Our skilled mixologists will craft a beverage tailored to your taste. Whether it’s a classic elegantly prepared cocktail or an innovative creation that pushes the boundaries of flavour, our team will prepare drinks that will leave a lasting impression.

At MUSU, we create a warm and inviting ambiance, where every visit feels like a celebration of Japanese culture and culinary artistry.

Mike Shaw


Michael Shaw is our Chef Patron of MUSU, a contemporary Japanese restaurant located in Manchester. With a career spanning some of the world’s top culinary establishments, Michael has brought his extensive experience to MUSU, transforming it into a pinnacle of fine dining and immersive experiences. His journey includes notable stints at prestigious venues such as Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons, Gordon Ramsay’s Aubergine, and Richard Neat’s restaurant in Cannes.

At MUSU, Michael showcases his deep passion for Japanese cuisine through meticulously crafted dishes that highlight precision, skill, and vibrant flavours. Our restaurant features a variety of dining options, including an intimate Omakase sushi counter, a Sushi à la carte menu, and elaborate ‘Land of the Rising Sun’ tasting menus, designed to cater to a range of tastes and dining experiences.

Michael commitment to quality is evident in his careful selection of ingredients and his innovative approach to traditional Japanese cooking. His leadership at MUSU not only highlights his culinary expertise but also his dedication to creating an exceptional dining atmosphere that reflects both the tradition and modernity of Japanese gastronomy.

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