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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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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • 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 3 days ago via mobile

Wow, what an experience! We celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary last night and had the Chef's Omakase and enjoyed every second of it. What made our meal experience exceptional, though, is Katerina's thoughtfulness. She looked after us really well and it was so nice to...More

Thank Shiva F
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Has been a go to any time am in Sydney and have yet to be dissappointed. Half the table were first timers but am sure will become regulars. Thanks guys

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

First time - family visit, 5 of us shared several plates, mixture of small and large. Everything was delicious. Had a cocktail (the only disappointment of the evening, so much ice). Second time (with husband and a colleague) we had the 7 course set menu...More

Thank KiwiGs
Reviewed 1 week ago

We eat japanese, sushi and sashimi whenever we can around the world, and we love sake. This is a good restaurant but for the price, we couldn't rate it above 3. The sake is very expensive and the food was above average, though not even...More

Thank EatDrinknbMarried
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Chose this restaurant because of its reviews...7:30pm Sunday evening booking...wow they did not disappoint... initial greeting was very neat and professional...table service was 1st class.. drinks menu was reasonable... when i asked the waiter for menu suggestions he did not falter to deliver great options...service...More

Thank Craig T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a late booking but also had a great seat. Totally yummy food. Great service. Delicious meal and even a bag to take home the leftovers. YUM!!!!!

Thank Coates2014
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked Sake some months ago now to celebrate a special wedding anniversary. From the welcome we received on arrival through to when we left it was just an amazing experience. The quality of the food was definitely some of the best we have ever had...More

Thank stubbsp08
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to celebrate an occasion. Inviting staff and a wide range of meals to choose from. Price is a little on the high side though I suppose you get what you pay for.

Thank Nina M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food but overpriced and you feel rushed as they try to get as many people as possible squeezed in. Sat at the Chefs table and watched the preparation but not that much excitement from the chef. Have been to better Japanese in this respect...More

Thank G26_10
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very rarely do I feel like I paid so much for such little food. I really don't understand the load music.... which makes it nothing like an authentic Japanese restaurant. We had oysters to start. We were told we would get 8 oysters instead we...More

Thank Liv G
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.
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
USD 15 - USD 30
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 am
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:30 am
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
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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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