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Wabi Sabi Garden

17 Wellington St | 17 Wellington Street, 3182, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
+61 3 9529 8505
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Overview
  • Excellent44%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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CUISINES
Japanese, Asian
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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17 Wellington St | 17 Wellington Street, 3182, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been here on a number of occasions and every time I have had a great experience. Lovely food and service. Chefs are dedicated and you can taste it.

Thank holidaysareforfun
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect combination of well prepared and delicious food, attentive and friendly service and pleasant environment. So often restaurants around Melbourne just don't reach that special level - wabi delivered. Especially enjoyed a fish dish (grilled black cod), cooked just the right amount and flavoured with...More

Thank WorldTraveller111555
Reviewed 16 January 2017

One of my favorite restaurants in Melbourne. Lunch time offers some great cheap eats. Food is authentic Japanese infusion with some not so traditional flavor combinations. Everything on the menu is simply amazing! Staff are Japanese (many Japanese restaurants are usually not staffed by Japanese)...More

Thank batnbunny
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Quick, efficient, fresh and delicious. What else would you expect from an amazing Japanese restaurant. Authentic food served with warm hospitality. The Salmon Sashimi was a particularly yummy stand out dish. If you like Japanese food, you MUST visit this place. At short notice they...More

Thank Dwayne C
Miki Y, Manager at Wabi Sabi Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We always try our best to make your birthday special. Hope we see you again soon😁 and a very happy birthday🎂

Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

We had a lovely evening last night with a few very interesting and delicious dishes. The serving staff are excellent and very helpful. The servings are a little small for me as I like big portions. When the staff noticed this some extra snacks arrived...More

Thank Skybirdmax
Miki Y, Manager at Wabi Sabi Garden, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We allways have a little something thats not on the menu. Hope you will visit us again soon 😁

Reviewed 13 October 2016

This is the third time I have been to the place, and it has never disappointing. The food is amazing and the staff are fantastic. The bonus is they cater for many food allergies, they even had an exclusive menu without garlic and onion.

Thank Luke R
Miki Y, Manager at Wabi Sabi Garden, responded to this review

Hi. Thank you for your repeat dinning with us. We believe that you should always enjoy a great meal regardless your dietary needs. Hope we will continue to provide you with a great dinning experience😉

Reviewed 11 September 2016

took my family for a birthday dinner, really cool place not pretentious really friendly staff everyone enjoyed the meal. decor is awesome

Thank Andrew Gary K
Miki Y, Manager at Wabi Sabi Garden, responded to this review

Thank you so much. Hope we see you agaim soon😉

Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My husband & I have dined here several times, and never been disappointed or left hungry.... Last weekend for Fathers Day (not open Sunday's, so we Opted for an early Saturday night meal instead), we took our two daughters along for a cultural dining experience....More

Thank Sara J
Miki Y, Manager at Wabi Sabi Garden, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind words. Im so pleased to hear you guys enjoyed yourselves. Im greatful your daughter loved our miso soup. Its only miso soup but we make it from stock to ensure no chemical gets in and the taste is...More

Reviewed 19 August 2016

My friend and I went here for my birthday and although I enjoyed the evening, the restaurant did not quite feel like the place for a celebration.The decor is unusual, done on a budget it seemed. Some of it was very effective with the "tree"...More

Thank Rosiegypsy
Miki Y, Manager at Wabi Sabi Garden, responded to this review

Thank you for your constructive review. It help us to be better. We have purchased a new air-conditioner and you will be comfortable the next time you visit👍 We will review our decorations as well.

Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Both the staff and food were excellent. The restaurant was very quiet when we were there. We had the miso blackened cod which was delicious. Also steamed veggies and a chicken dish. All fabulous. Definitely more expensive that the last few time I've visited (over...More

Thank ElizaM88
Miki Y, Manager at Wabi Sabi Garden, responded to this review

Hi. Grilled black cod is my favourite too! I hope you will try some of our new items next time😉

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$60
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Sunday
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
18:00 - 22:30
Saturday
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 17 Wellington St | 17 Wellington Street, 3182, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Greater Melbourne, Victoria, St Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria 3182, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Port Phillip  >  St Kilda
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9529 8505
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Description
A little taste of Tokyo right here in St.Kilda Melbourne. We provide fusion style Japanese food, just like something you will have in Japan. Wide selection of careful selected alcohol range will enhance your dinning experience. We aim to not only feed and satisfy your tastes but also your mind! Come and enjoy our ever changing arts on the wall before being served beautifully plated yummy dishes. All of our arts are by Japanese artist either local or in Japan. Bring a little Tokyo into your life! Lookind forward to your visit.