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Sakura

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Queen's Quarter
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82, Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JR, Northern Ireland
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5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Tue 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations

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  • 115
    Excellent
  • 59
    Very good
  • 24
    Average
  • 20
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely Japanese Food

I visited Sakura, a Japanese restaurant located in Botanic Avenue over the weekend. This was only my second visit and since starting a vegetarian lifestyle this year I wanted to find out how their food fared for vegetarians. Being a sushi bar the vegetarian options did initially appear a little... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
CiaraSlevin
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
  • Romantic
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  • French first
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  • Japanese first
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English first
northern ireland
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61 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

My daughter took me as a surprise today to Sakura as she has been many times before,what a lovely lovely meal,I can't get over it such a lovely change from all the normal food,quickly served and really fresh food.Fantastic is all I need to say,can't wait to get back

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Sushi is very good, staff are lovely and helpful. Lots of choice on all of the menus, so I'll be back soon.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

I use to eat at this sushi restaurant when i visit belfast but tried yo sushi since it has been open and i have to say this is far better. Even tho its not as nice as the sushi i had in japan this is by far the closet you can get in belfast.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I visited Sakura, a Japanese restaurant located in Botanic Avenue over the weekend. This was only my second visit and since starting a vegetarian lifestyle this year I wanted to find out how their food fared for vegetarians. Being a sushi bar the vegetarian options did initially appear a little limited and sadly Sakura do not have a separate, dedicated... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Came here with friends for dinner. Instead of ordering for each person, we ordered sushi, chicken stew, noodle, curry rice and fish to share. Frankly, two to three main courses were enough for three people. Food was ok, but I think the interesting part is the rail. :-) Btw, tried their homemade sesame ice cream, that's really worth to try!... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Although a sushi lover, I'd never been to Sakura before. Friend and I perched at the conveyor belt and picked off our eats, although you can be seated at tables and simply order sushi from the menu. Although we were able to also order from the menu. The Japanese Green Tea we chose was really delicate and refreshing. Yoshiaki Shiraishi,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

A disappointing experience - hurried and too many members of staff trying to get a drinks order from us before we had even opened menus. I'm not sure if it is lack of communication or company policy - but the end result was that we felt pressure to oder quickly and more, and I am unlikely to go back in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

There's a limited part of the Japanese cuisine that I like which does not intersect with Sushi. I ordered a teriyaki dish which I found very tasty. Thus, a good place to go if you like sushi, but others in your party do not.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Great little Japanese restaurant on botanic avenue.Has a great selection of sushi and hot dishes and even has a sushi train in the downstairs area.Cocktails and desserts are decent too.

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Dromore, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

Had the pleasure off trying Sushi for the first time with a good friend who loves Sushi. Being their first time in Belfast they asked me if there was any sushi restaurants in Belfast and thankfully Sakura came up first in Google. We were not disappointed. Good prices and tasted really good. Staff were really helpful & friendly which added... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 82, Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JR, Northern Ireland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Northern Ireland  >  Belfast>  > Queen's Quarter
  • Neighborhood: Queen's Quarter

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Large groups, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Monday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?