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Frequently Asked Questions

The Japanese Food

What is sushi?

Sushi combines seafood or vegetables with flavoured rice.

What is sashimi?

Sashimi are raw slices of fish. Here in Musashi our most common Sashimi is Salmon, Tuna.

What is maki?

Maki is sushi made by rolling certain ingredients in seaweed. Maki sushi is generally wrapped in nori (seaweed) and is usually cut into six or eight pieces, which constitutes a single roll order.

What is Ura Maki?

Ura Maki is an inside out maki (rice outside, seaweed inside) usually called an iside out roll.The filling is in the centre surrounded by nori, then a layer of rice, and optionally an outside coating of some ingredients such as roe or toasted sesame seeds. One of our favourites is the Ura Maki combo with Salmon Salad, Tuna Salad and California roll.

What is nigiri?

Nigiri is rice with a topping, it is hand-formed by gently squeezing the ingredients together.

What is Gunkan?

A thin piece of Nori is wrapped around a ball of rice in order to hold the topping in place.

What is Temaki?

Temaki is a hand roll, made by placing ingredients on a sheet of seaweed and then shaping it into a cone.

What is Chirashi?

Chirashi contains a variety of fish, omelette and tofu ‘scattered’ over a bowl of rice.

General Questions

I have a food allergy, where can I find more information?

All our food is labelled with our coloured allergens symbols. By placing your mouse on it, it will tell you which allergen it is.


I am vegetarian, can I still eat sushi?

Yes, we do offer many vegetarian options in our sushi, hot sides and hot dishes sections.

Is your chicken and beef Irish?

Yes, all of our chicken and beef used in our restaurants are Irish.

Will I get chopsticks with my order?

Yes, all our orders will receive napkins and chopsticks.

What comes with the Sushi?

All our sushi is served with wasabi, ginger and soy sauce. Except the Sashimi, which does not contain ginger.

How long is delivery?

Delivery time is around 1 hour.

I want to ask a few questions, what do I do?

If you are uncertain or need more information, you can ring the restaurant and speak to our staff.

Can I make an order for a party I am organizing?

Yes, you can make any order ahead, please ring the restaurant and speak to our staff.