Gyuto translates as 'cow sword' but it is equally capable of most prep jobs in the kitchen.
At a glance
We have personally tested and reviewed this knife to give you an honest and personal opinion about it and this is how it rates.
The technical bits
- Blade length 216 mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total length 360 mm (Blade + Handle)
- Blade width 3 mm (Measured where blade enters handle)
- Blade height 45 mm Heel to spine
- Total weight 141 grams
- Blade Material Powder cutting edge, laminated in Stainless
- Hardness 62 HRC
- Style Japanese
- Handle Style Japanese
- Tang Style Half
- Left or right handed Both
- Type Gyuto
Our aim is to measure everything as accurately as possible but some specifications (such as hardness for example) are provided by the manufacturer and therefore should be used as a guide only.
What You Get
The knife comes in a red box with gold lettering. Inside there's a stepped cardboard interior with a sharpening instructions leaflet in Japanese. The blade is covered in a brown paper sheath.
What is a Gyuto knife?
Ranging from 180mm to 270mm the Gyuto (translates as "beef-sword") is a general purpose chef's knife that are typically quite tall at the heel and pointed towards the tip for precision work. Ideal choice for all round use.