MIYUKI – BRUSSELS, BELGIUM

Tuck into unusual treats like breaded-pork sushi and soy sauce-sautéed chicken nigiri at this family friendly, contemporary restaurant. There’s also more conventional off erings like Japanese omelette, cucumber rolls, mini-sushi and plenty of mixed platters.

SUSHI PLATTER WITH A GLASS OF WINE, ABOUT €25. 68 BOULEVARD GENERAL JACQUES, TEL: +32 (0)2 6467953, www.RESTAURANT-MIYUKI.BE

SUSHI+SOUL – MUNICH, GERMANY

This achingly hip Japanese eatery serves sensational sushi to a soulful soundtrack. There’s a great selection of “moriawase” (chef’s platters), and individual nigiri, maki and inside-out rolls. Sample flavours like minced tuna belly with spring onion, or palm hearts and chilli mayonnaise. The notable drinks list includes speciality sushi wines, sake and whiskies.

SUSHI PLATTER WITH A GLASS OF WINE, ABOUT €25. 71 KLENZESTRASSE, TEL: +49 (0)89201 0992, www.SUSHI-SOUL.DE

SUMOSAN – LONDON, UK

Celebrity favourite Sumosan may be eight years old, but that doesn’t stop it serving some of the best Japanese cuisine in the capital – from black cod to teppanyaki and Wagyu beef. Devour imaginative sushi rolls such as tuna with white-truffle sauce, and tiradito four-type sashimi like seabass with yuzo and garlic, and be sure to order some of their finest sake.

SUSHI & SASHIMI SET WITH SAKE, ABOUT £66 (€78). 26 ALBEMARLE STREET, TEL: +44 (0)20 7495 5999, www.SUMOSAN.COM

EDO SUSHI – KRAKOW, POLAND

Located in the historic and up-and- coming gastronomic district of Kazimierz, Edo is designed austerely with low tables and even floor seating in the tatami room. Sample traditional yet imaginative sushi varieties, such as nigiri flavoured with sake, aburaage (seasoned tofu sheets), and sticky fermented soya beans guaranteed to produce a Marmite-like response.

SUSHI SET WITH A GLASS OF SAKE, ABOUT 50PLN (€12). 3 UL. BOZEGO CIALA, TEL: +48 (0)12422 2424, www.EDOSUSHI.PL