Sakura Sake

open
155 James Street
Northbridge, 6003 WA
08 9227 6352


Opening Hours

SUN 5:30pm - 12:00am
MON 5:30pm - 12:00am
TUE 5:30pm - 12:00am
WED 5:30pm - 12:00am
THU 5:30pm - 12:00am
FRI 5:30pm - late
SAT 5:30pm - late

The Details

Cuisine
  • Japanese
Need to Know
  • Good for Groups
  • Great for Dates
Serving
  • Dinner
  • Late Night

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The Verdict

For some of Perth’s best Japanese eats to dig your chopsticks into, head to Sakura Sake in Northbridge.

Tucked behind a row of cherry blossom trees and delicate lattice awnings on James Street, Sakura Sake is decked out in a modern Japanese style with exposed brick, wood panelling, paper walls and comfy booth-style seating—there’s even a big cherry blossom tree inside.

Once you’ve planted yourself in one of the booths, ordering your meal is as easy as selecting what you want on the iPad at your table. Before you know it bowls of steaming ramen will be making their way to your table ready for you to slurp up. Welcome to the future.

You certainly won’t go hungry here, with the menu divided into sushi, izakaya, nigiri, aburi, bento, donburi, noodle dishes and salads. Drinks wise, there are over 20 different kinds of sake to choose from (they even have a sake trolley), as well as wine (including Japanese plum wine), cocktails and Japanese tap beers.

When it comes to sushi, nigiri and aburi, our top picks include the Sakura boat platter (sashimi served on a boat, does life get any freakin’ better than this?), the signature aburi platter (the salmon is so fresh and delicious) and the dragon roll (soft shell crab and avocado addicts will love this one).

Sakura Sake’s nabe and noodle dishes are incredible too. The soy beef nabe is exactly the kind of soupy dish you want when you’re feeling a little under the weather, filled with veggies and thinly sliced beef, and don’t even get us started on the gyoza ramen.

Everyone loves a bento box and the teriyaki salmon is the real winner here, and a pot of green tea or bowl of miso never goes astray.

With top notch service, some of the prettiest dishes and the best Japanese eats this side of Tokyo, make a booking at Sakura Sake now, you won’t regret it!

Image credit: Louise Coghill


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