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Sakura

82, Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JR, Northern Ireland (Queen's Quarter)
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Ranked #123 of 758 Restaurants in Belfast
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Hours:
Sun - Tue 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Cuisines: Japanese
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Neighborhood: Queen's Quarter
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Belfast
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014 NEW

We love Sakura so much it's like we're addicted to it like !! It's great for lunch becos they do soup noodle deal for £5.50! And good size portion too! We love eating sushi too at lunch time but sometime it can be quite crazy becos we love it so much n our bill ends up very expensive ! Lol... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Sakura is a great little restaurant to drop in for a bite or stay for a full meal. The food is excellent as is the service, great non-alcoholic cocktails, would recommend to anyone who likes Japanese food.

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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We ate here because it was two blocks from our hotel and we absolutely LOVE sushi. We have sushi at least 3-4 times a month and on our 3rd day in Ireland wanted a fix. We sat at the sushi bar, which was my preference, and received mediocre, less than friendly service. Through my extensive experience with sushi restaurants however,... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

We visited Sakura with little expectation as we live in an area of London with a massive Japanese community and amazing food but my my were we surprised. We were greeted and seated immediately without a reservation. The conveyor belt had a good supply of sushi but we chose to order directly from the menu. We ordered a large selection... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

Party of 3 with no reservation, seated pretty much immediately by a morose greeter but had to wait a few minutes for menus?? (odd) Service was slow but polite. It was almost like they were avoiding taking our orders at times. To start, Ordered salmon roe, crab roe sushi which were average, the salmon roe didn't taste as fresh as... More

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York, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I went here in August (table of 4, all adults), and the experience was a bit of a let-down to be honest. The staff were a bit rude and not very welcoming, you could tell they just wanted the money and for you to bugger-off home. The food was sub-standard, we had: Deluxe sashimi (too much for one person, pretty... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I love Japanese food so when we accidentally drove past on our way to the Botanic Garden I knew where we will be having lunch and I wasnt disappointed! Authentic Japanese food, delicious, good price and plenty to choose from! My entire family loved it.

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

It was my first time to this restaurant and I was pleasantly (!) surprised at how realistically priced the menu was. The miso soup was the best I've had in a long time and the sushi was fresh and tasty. The next time I go, I'll try out the sushi train which was buzzing with activity, The only minor flaw... More

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Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

This is a small but very good restaurant near the city centre. I had the prawn teriyaki which was excellent and then some sashimi which was raw fish with a dipping sauce. It was all very tasty. A glass of wine was £3.45. Excellent place for good food at relatively low cost. The staff are all very friendly too.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014 via mobile

I always go to Sakura for lunch couldn't count how many times I've been love it ... I always order a sashimi plater Deluxe ,edamame beans ,green tea and I sit at the sushi Train and get totally carried away ...it's my guilty pleasure .. I would love to go in the evening with friends but I don't think It... More

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