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Sakura

) #133 of 826 Restaurants in Belfast ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
82, Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JR, Northern Ireland
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good27%
  • Average11%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (139 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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LOCATION
82, Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JR, Northern Ireland
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1 - 10 of 309 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This place is highly recommended for its sushi. There is a conveyer belt with numerous types of sushi. The price is reasonable during lunch time offer. Environment is well decorated and pleasant to sit in. Unfortunately you will not get a smile from the staff.

Thank Darren Y
Reviewed 5 days ago

Beautiful authentic japanese food right in the heart of belfast, The sushi train is excellent with a vaired selection and you can order from a set menu as well. A lot cheaper than a well known chain in the city centre and also close to...More

Thank arkonite
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent restaurant would very highly recommend sakura staff very very friendly and helpful,as for the food it was first class and a wide selection to choose will be going back very soon

Thank Eamonn H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Impromptu visit - first time for two of the party of three. Great choices for all including vegetarians - good sized portions and totally relaxed atmosphere - no sense of being rushed on. Prices were mid ranged . Looking forward to going again.

Thank Edelpauley
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food was a little expensive but it was great. Just make sure to buy a parking ticket if you park on the same street since the ticket machine can be 100m away from your car. Recomend prawn tempura

Thank WEEB T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a lot better than we expected. The website didn't give much away and looked quite average for lunch but we went alongayway. They've got a conveyor belt that does all the sushi along the Yo Sushi lines. You can order lots from the...More

Thank Horatia S
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Showed to out seat straight away and drinks followed shortly after.... having never had Japanese food before I have to say I am hooked... we went for the four course meal (of which there was plenty to choose from) and everything from start to finish...More

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 8 June 2017

According with other reviews, this is really hit or miss. I went with my parents to celebrate the end of the exams. We got seated and handed our menus. Once the food came, my dad noticed a strange flavour in the rice, and it would...More

Thank Margarida P
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

The sushi is great. Lots of options. You can sit at the conveyor or pick off the menu. Service is good.

Thank Pip M
Reviewed 1 June 2017

So it's been several years since my last review. Honestly, this place is really great for a ma and pa shop. The wait staff, sushi chefs are very attentive in making sure that you get what you want. To be honest, I don't feel anything...More

2  Thank Sue W
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drjkeenan07
11 June 2016|
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Response from Jane B | Reviewed this property |
Have to say I agree with you there drjkeenan07... I've been going to Sakura you years and they've never been anything but helpful, friendly and accommodating. I do not know what Kate M has said but I find it hard to believe... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
13:00 - 22:30
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
13:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82, Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JR, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Queen's Quarter
  • Neighbourhood: Queen's Quarter
Description
Nestled in Belfast's bustling Botanic Avenue, Sakura Sushi restaurant brings a taste of Tokyo to the city streets of Northern Ireland. Named after Japan's national flower – the cherry blossom – this sweet and shiny sushi restaurant is split over two floors and filled with glazed walnut furniture, a feature floral wall, bright and bubbly background music and cute Japanese lanterns. On the ground floor you can sit at the sushi train and choose from a superb selection of fresh sushi and sashimi or meals such as the salt and chilli sea bass or the roasted pork with curry udon noodles, while upstairs offers a variety of flexible spaces with plush carpets and sliding doors that are perfect for private parties.
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