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Sake Restaurant & Bar

12 Argyle St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
+61 2 9259 5656
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good28%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
12 Argyle St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Wow.....cant pick our favourite dish, although the pop corn shrimp & Wagu beef were sensational, my impression is if i came and ordered another 5 different dishes i'd be writing the same review. Definately returning and recomending.

Thank Steve V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally amazing lunch, in fantastic surroundings and you must try the dragons egg for dessert, this was stunning

Thank pupswife
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been to Saki at least half a dozen times - always enjoyed the food and atmosphere. On my last visit, despite holding a reservation (and being on time) the staff tried to put (my daughter and I) on a communal table. I objected and...More

2  Thank Mark J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed the set for lunch, included many of the classics on the menu and it really was tasty. Beautiful decor and atmosphere, will come back again.

Thank CNewing
Reviewed 1 week ago

Perhaps we had high expectations, but this ended up being one of the most irritating and unsatisfying meals of the year. The venue itself has a fusion dark wood charm. The food however is somewhat variable: the hiramase kingfish is recommended, while the tempura were...More

1  Thank Josh W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Always a loud, vibrant and backed place to go. Make sure you book in advance. Popcorn shrimp is great as is the house sake. Third time here and will be back.

Thank Harrisongrierson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend booked Sake at The Rocks, for my birthday dinner celebration before i flew to Sydney. We have ordered 8 course of funtastic food.. And all is yummy and delicious. Highly recommended! Definitely i'll be back again.. 👍👍

Thank Richard W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Believe it or not im walking on air, love that song, LOVE LOVE LOVE. SIDETRACKED. Orderer two dishes the first 1 i loved, the 2nd dish, how to find the words. It wasnt poetry. Hahaha crack myself up with that one. Funny. Model of the...More

Thank HOWwilliknow123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Having read rave reviews of Sake, we had high expectations... especially given Sake os part of the Neil Perry holdings. However it was a very rushed experience with the staff being lovely but pushing you along constantly. The fish was not lovingly prepared and the...More

1  Thank mlong77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have dined in Sake Brisbane as well and the food at The Rocks was just as good. We had a fixed menu as part of the Vivid promotion and all the courses were excellent. Also had the matching sake set which complemented the meal....More

Thank PeteC166a
The Rocks
The first residents of the Rocks were convicts and
sailors from the old nation. As the oldest
neighbourhood in the city, the area's cobblestone
streets host more than 100 heritage sites and
buildings, including the oldest house in Sydney,
Camden Cottage, which was built in 1816. Taste a “midi
“ or a “schooner” of beer and dine “al fresco” on the
waterfront at some of the oldest pubs in Sydney. The
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14 January 2017|
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Response from SirLunchelot | Reviewed this property |
Hi it's smart casual.
hi, just wondering does this place do BYO? thanks!
8 November 2015|
Response from Jasmin A | Property representative |
Good afternoon, no we don't do BYO but we have quite an extensive wine list on offer. Thank you
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$15 - US$30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
17:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 15:00
17:30 - 11:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Argyle St | The Rocks, Sydney, New South Wales 2000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Sydney>  > The Rocks
  • Neighbourhood: The Rocks
  • Phone Number: +61 2 9259 5656
  • E-mail
Set within an impressive designer space in the historic Argyle Precinct at The Rocks, Saké Restaurant & Bar serves up contemporary Japanese fare created by sushi master Shimpei Hatanaka, who draws on authentic Japanese training to present an outstanding mix of new-style sushi and classic dishes.Shimpei's menu changes with the seasons and is perfectly matched to a premium range of imported sakes, allowing guests to gain greater insight into the age-old Japanese tradition of delicately balancing flavours. Awarded with a coveted Sydney Morning Herald Good Food Guide Chef's Hat each year since opening, Saké is sure to exceed your expectations. Call in for cocktails, pull up a seat at the sushi bar or settle in with friends for the evening and savour the experience!
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