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The Bonsai

30 Roe Street, Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia
+61 8 9227 5756
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“chicken salad” (10 reviews)
“crab claws” (3 reviews)
“sashimi” (5 reviews)
Japanese, Asian, Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 Roe Street, Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia
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11 - 20 of 101 reviews

Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

The owner/manager here is warm and welcoming, making patronage easy and pleasing. After recommending some options I opted for the vegetarian sushi and seared scallops accompanied by Sapporo on tap. I arrived early and was given a private seating area as a solo traveller on...More

Thank NQPsych2U
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

We discovered this gem during festival season in Perth and went back many times. As a friend said, I want to eat everything on this menu. Japanese with a modern take. The flavors and presentation are wonderful and you won't need to take out a...More

Thank Joy C
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Found this on the Entertainment card and decided to try it as it was close to the rooftop cinema. Very happy with our choice as the food was very good and the beer cold.

Thank TippOz
Reviewed 5 March 2018

Quiet, clean and cute are the surrounds and atmosphere. The staff are polite and friendly. The $49 tasting plate is well thought out and very tasty! Nice place, nice staff, nice atmosphere and GREAT food.

Thank ADT071
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

We were recommended this restaurant by a chef at the motel we were staying at. This place was amazing! The staff were friendly and welcoming, and the food was beyond sensational. We could fault nothing and discovered amazingly delicious Jelly Peach Sparkling Sake. We will...More

Thank TJ E
Reviewed 14 January 2018

The atmosphere of the restaurant was fine, quiet, the food and the service was outstanding. Each course we were served was explained to us by the maître d who also gave recommendations for following courses. A highlight was the wagyu beef. Sensational. Wonderful flavours for...More

Thank EdMac77
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

My wife loves this place. It is tapas style Japanese and a little different in my experience. Good authentic beers and food is good. Worth a visit.

Thank Mark L
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Have been here several times over the years the food is excellent but not cheap the chicken salad is awesome and the service adequate but One thing they should allow is BYO any night even if they charge a premium for it because wine list...More

Thank Robert M
Reviewed 13 October 2017

We have been here quite a few times since they first opened and always enjoyed ourselves. The staff is really helpful if you aren't sure about the 'modern' Japanese food. We found the quality to be exceptional & consistent (been here a dozen times or...More

Thank Andrew P
Reviewed 21 August 2017

Bonsai is a bit different from your standard approach to Japanese dining - this place works the entrees on a share plate style, and only the main course is individual. This optimises engaging with the banquet choices (3 of) which works out cheaper than if...More

Thank John C
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Roe Street, Northbridge, Perth, Western Australia 6003, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Western Australia  >  Greater Perth  >  Perth
  • Phone Number: +61 8 9227 5756
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