An excellent value all rounder and one we'd recommend as a good first Japanese knife or addition to an existing collection.
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 185 mm (Measurement of the cutting edge)
- Total length 331 mm (Blade + Handle)
- Total weight 125 grams
- Blade Material Stainless cutting edge, laminated in Stainless
- Hardness 60 HRC
- Style Japanese
- Handle Style Japanese
- Tang Style Half
- Type Santoku
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
A textured lilac box, lined with navy blue card. Each knife is enclosed in a clear plastic cover to keep it protected.
What is a Santoku knife?
Looking like a small chef's knife, the Santoku (san-too-koo) is a Japanese knife used for chopping vegetables and meats. It's possible it might become your new favourite knife.
You can read more about Santoku knives if we've got you interested in them.
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