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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
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (6 reviews)
“wagyu beef” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
12:00 PM - 3:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
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 15 August 2017 via mobile

Not only is the food yummy but the staff and chef are super supportive about dietary requirements. Whole menu can be made flexible based on wheat, dairy or gluten free which was so refreshing. Highly recommend.

Thank Nicole F
Reviewed 11 May 2017 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 5 May 2017

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 17 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 26 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 reviewResponded 28 November 2016

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 22 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 reviewResponded 28 November 2016

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 14 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 reviewResponded 28 November 2016

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 reviewResponded 28 November 2016

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

Reviewed 9 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 reviewResponded 28 November 2016

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 20 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 reviewResponded 28 November 2016

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.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$20 - US$60
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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
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.
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