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Sake Restaurant & Bar

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Level 1, 45 Eagle Street | Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
+61 7 3015 0557
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12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:00
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 15:00
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:30
Fri - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

So my hubby and i decided to have a luxurious dinner to celebrate and after ordering we thought with their expensive prices the food must be delicious only to find out their chicken karage looked and tasted like a streetfood fried chicken. I am an avid japanese food fan. An asian that is used to having japanese meals worldwide. This... More 

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Thank Angelina G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

I had an unexpected dinner here after my reservation with another place fell through, and I have to say I was very impressed. There didn't seem to be any room for my friend and I on a bustling Saturday night, but the lovely hostess was able to put us outside under a fairy light tree in the bar. Our waitress,... More 

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Thank LottieRoss
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Tried Sake for the first time tonight and was very impressed! Our waiter was outstanding, sorting us out with a table despite not booking and catering for a few odd requests by members of our group happily. The food was delicious - I couldn't fault it. Will be back in the near future!

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Thank FERGUJ10
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

My friends and I visited for a restaurant crawl along Eagle Street Pier. We were served by Steven who provided exceptional customer service. His friendliness was by far the best we experienced all night. A few restaurants would not accept us as we were only going to order entrees however, Steven welcomed us and was very interested to hear about... More 

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Thank jessijayyy
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

If you have a small group and enjoy great food, don't you dare miss this brilliant venue! We JUST finished our meal there, and the beautiful fresh dishes, coupled with excellent service from Steven, ensured that we'll be back many times into the future!

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Thank RoyK12345
Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2016

A really nice experience. Busy, but that makes it extra special. We had more of a grazing menu, we just had plates of tasty Japanese food delivered until we could eat no more. Great!

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Thank PetefromKooralbyn
Brisbane Queensland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

Enjoyed a celebration dinner at this nicely located restaurant. The hospitality provided was excellent by our waitresses. Very keen to satisfy our every need. The tastes available on the menu are superb but be prepared to pay quite a lot for what you get. The servings are by no means large, meaning you need to order quite a few different... More 

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Thank PJS1958
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

This place is amazing! Make sure you call ahead to find out when the Patagonian Toothfish is in season as it's devine! The service is outstanding, I have 13 years experience, training people to gain customer service skills and these guys have hit the mark, if not exceeded. We have brought my mother, who does not like to eat anything... More 

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Thank Kevin E
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We've been to Sake a few times and are always very satisfied with the quality of ingredients and preparation. They serve a modern take on traditional Japanese dishes with a beautiful refined setting. Be prepared to leave with an empty wallet, as these delicious servings of small dishes add up.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

We recently had Sunday lunch at Sake. Nice location overlooking Eagle Street Pier and the river. The food was very good, however the service, although friendly, was a tad lacking as we were left sitting without menus for quite some time when first seated. Be aware the wine list is quite expensive.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$15 - US$31
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, View, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Level 1, 45 Eagle Street | Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane, Queensland 4000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Brisbane Region  >  Brisbane
  • Phone Number: +61 7 3015 0557
Description
Housed at the iconic Eagle Street Pier, Brisbane Japanese restaurant Sake is a chic designer space overlooking the buzzing Brisbane River.
Served by the venue's dynamic team, let yourself be treated to the unparalleled atmosphere and innovative cuisine that has earned Sake Restaurant & Bar its reputation as the best Brisbane Japanese restaurant.
Revel in the innovative menu by Head Chef Daiseke and Executive Chef Shaun Presland, who draw on traditional Japanese training and passion for unique local flavours to prepare some of Brisbane's most celebrated culinary creations.
Awarded a Queensland Good Food Guide Chef's Hat every year since opening, Sake Restaurant & Bar has consistently remained the premier Brisbane Japanese restaurant. Strategically matched with an extensive sake, cocktail and wine menu, Sake Restaurant & Bar Eagle Street Pier aims to continually surprise and delight you with its dynamic, evolving menu.
A variety of enticing dining options are available for you to choose from, whether entertaining, partying or simply looking to impress.
With five private dining rooms, a communal banquet dining area, traditional Japanese sunken tables and a sushi bar, Sake Restaurant & Bar can cater to every intimate or elaborate dining need.

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