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Queen's Quarter
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82, Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JR, Northern Ireland
12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 13:00 - 22:30
Mon - Thu 12:00 - 22:30
Fri 12:00 - 23:00
Sat 13:00 - 23:00
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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Not a bad experience, go here all the time for a raw fish binge. Only negative was when the male server tried to make us pay for not just our bill but the bill of the lady beside us. An error I will overlook. Salmon sushi was great and the eel was delicious.

Thank Andrew C
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is not a full review of this Japanese rest - both my wife and I ordered udon noodles with vegetables. It was a good meal on a cold evening. We did not try the sushi, which goes around the counter on a conveyor belt.

Thank John F
Antrim, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
124 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Always love to go here (often) for the Tempura of Prawn and the Edename Beans. However guys it's over. Never in my life (i.e. Yesterday) have I experienced such dour staff! No interaction whatsoever and do not suggest it's a language thing - hospitality industry means just that ! Being hospitable ! I suggest owners get real and do some... More 

Thank Fair_Foodie
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is always great in Sakura but what really sets it apart in my mind is the staff - they are extremely attentive, friendly and happy to recommend dishes to those who are new to sushi.

Thank Sarah M
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Great food, great service and good atmosphere. It is a little pricey but you get what you pay for. We love going here.

Thank John A
Belfast, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 December 2016

My boyfriend, sister and I regularly eat here. It has the BEST sushi in Belfast by far... Yo Sushi who?? The staff are friendly, the food is delicious and the service is quick! Great for lunch and dinner!

Thank Honest B
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11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

I have enjoyed this restaurant best using the upper floors in group events and ordering anything else than sushi. When I ordered sushi the rice was poorly prepared. It tasted just like normal rice, no vinegar.

Thank VictorHan
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20 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Visited just for a quick light dinner at late hours (just before closing) very satisfied with the staff, and with the food as well! Tried two type of soups, 4 different hand roles, they were all delicious! Would visit anytime again!

Thank Szilárd L
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

Regularly visit Sakura for lunch and dinner (not always in the same day). The food here is lovely for either meal. For lunch I regularly choose from the reasonably priced lunch menu and get the Japanese dumplings for started and the chicken strip fried Udon for main. You can also pick some sushi trays from the sushi train while you... More 

Thank Stephen M
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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271 reviews
168 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

We love to visit Sakura when we're in the area. The sushi train is great, I love the salmon nigiri and maki. There is lots to try from the sushi train. Their hot food is great too - we've tried the honey chilli chicken and teriyaki beef, both which are great. The lunch menu during the week is good -... More 

Thank kfizz-jay

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
13:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?