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Sake Restaurant & Bar

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Japanese, Sushi, Asian
100 St Kilda Rd | Hamer Hall, Arts Centre, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
+61 3 8687 0775
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good33%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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100 St Kilda Rd | Hamer Hall, Arts Centre, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Good service. Great food. Nice view ! Nothing to complain !!! Worth a visit. Highly recommend. Im very enjoying it !

Thank Trang D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have been to Sake on many occasions and it never disappoints. We had a variety of entrees and main dishes. The dumplings were great. The fish tempura and vegetable tempura were light and tasty as was the beef dish. We finished with green tea...More

Thank Garry632015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located by the Yarra river under Hamer Hall, this place is a gem. Delicate flavours, exquisite presentation, discreet mood in the room. The oyster starter was art on the palate, sashimi - delicate, tempura - crisp & light....... Finished off with chocolate 'nemesis', art on...More

Thank John S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place for a great meal during Autumn, lights on the river, people strolling by and a very good menu and drinks list to choose from. A great ambience and a delight for fine Japanese cuisine.

Thank GLW1941
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The waitress was attentive and took time to explain the dishes. The tempuras were good and so were the desserts.

Thank Karjanmed
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and food was amazing ! We thought we would stop by for a pre show dinner and i am so glad we did! The food came quickly knowing we only had a short time to eat. I highly recommend the duck and ginger...More

Thank miranda t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Arrived at Sake at 5 past 12 for a 12MD booking, to find the restaurant still not open and the staff still having their pre-service meeting. They weren't particularly pleased when we made our way in, and asked us to wait outside. Not a good...More

Thank Elspeth M
RockpoolDiningGroup, General Manager at Sake Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Elspeth M, Thank you for taking the time to share this feedback. We are sincerely sorry to hear that you felt let down by your recent experience at Sake Hamer Hall. We would very much appreciate the opportunity to discuss your experience further and...More

Reviewed 16 March 2018

According to the Good Food Guide this is a one hat restaurant. We were seated at the sushi counter but a terribly noisy party in a private room behind cause us to move to a more quiet table. Only average food (for exactly the same...More

RockpoolDiningGroup, Brand Team at Sake Restaurant & Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Javier, Thank you for taking the time to feedback on your experience at Sake Restaurant & Bar. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your visit and would like to discuss this with you further. Could you please reach out to...More

Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

This is the third Sake restaurant that we have visited and this is one of my wife's favourite. The service was excellent and sitting by the Yarra while you eat was a great atmosphere. The food was yet again flavoursome and diverse. It fails to...More

Thank David C
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Visited Sake on Saturday evening to celebrate a friend's birthday. The restaurant has a nice feel to it, and with the carefully placed mirror wall everyone at the tables running transverse along the dining room has views of the river, the station, the bridge and...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15 - US$ 31
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, View, Romantic, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 St Kilda Rd | Hamer Hall, Arts Centre, Melbourne, Victoria 3004, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne
  • Phone Number: +61 3 8687 0775
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Situated alongside the breathtaking Yarra River, Sake Restaurant & Bar Hamer Hall has cemented its long-standing reputation as the most-loved and celebrated Melbourne Japanese Restaurant. With an outdoor, riverfront dining area and a variety of unique venue spaces housed over two levels, this Melbourne Japanese restaurant brings you the ultimate dining and events venue located just below the Arts Centre Melbourne's Hamer Hall. You are invited to revel in Executive Chef Wayne Brown's innovative and ever-changing menu and to indulge in mouth-watering dishes that combine the very best of modern and classic Japanese, served with a cool nod to the much-loved local Melbourne flavours. All dishes are accompanied by an extensive cocktail, wine and unique sake menu designed to enhance flavours and ensure your dining experience is unforgettable. If you're looking to entertain or just looking to impress, there are a variety of unique private dining options available for all your entertaining, partying or corporate event needs. You can indulge in the unforgettable fresh, modern cuisine, served up by our dynamic team in the premier Melbourne Japanese Restaurant located right in the heart of the city's vibrant cultural precinct.
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