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Ross Street, Ashmore, Gold Coast, Queensland 4214, Australia
(07) 5597 8700
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Hours:
Wed - Sun 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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  • 22
    Excellent
  • 8
    Very good
  • 2
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  • 0
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Sensational Teppanyaki

Went on a business dinner with 7 attendees and had the full "Sakura" Teppanyaki set menu. The table had a great atmosphere, the chef was entertaining and the food was all spot on for taste and flavours. Excellent night had by all, highly recommend.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 17, 2015
Simon R
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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Perth, Western Australia, Australia
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23 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Went on a business dinner with 7 attendees and had the full "Sakura" Teppanyaki set menu. The table had a great atmosphere, the chef was entertaining and the food was all spot on for taste and flavours. Excellent night had by all, highly recommend.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

Thank you Chef Alex. We had a beautiful banquet which included prawns, salmon, Moreton bay bugs and the most tender beef. The rice was amazing too. We will be back!

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Brisbane, Australia
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We had a great time, our chef was engaging and made for a great experience. If you are staying at Royal Pines, it's worth a try.

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Carrara, Australia
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39 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

They have ala carte and teppanyaki....teppanyaki is the best... food is so fresh and delicious.. ask for Chef Alex

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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393 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 238 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Arakawa is a charming little Japanese teppanyaki restaurant in the rambling Royal pines complex. There are a multitude of long menu options available but we select a rather attenuated smaller selection. The meal begins with a warm salted green soy beans followed by – Seared prawns and scallops “suomono” style with sea flora, cucumber, shiso and toasted sesame. The next... More 

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Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Do not stay at Royal Pines without eating here. It is one of the better eating options they have. If you are in a large group, book a private dining room for the experience. Good fresh ingredients used, helpful staff and warm atmosphere.

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Benowa, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015 via mobile

Tempanki wasn't that great Seafood was over cooked Vegetables bland Sauces boring Fried rice was dried and to over cooked. The oil the chef used was horrible Our chef didn't entertain us He did a table before us and entertained them Cocktails were too strong Cocktails should have balance with flavours Balance of flavours failed in this resturant I found... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We recently had dinner at Arakawa and chose the teppanyaki option. We had such a fun night with an interactive chef who cooked us an absolutely delicious meal. We enjoyed watching our chef cook in front of us and interacting with the families at our group table. I recommend this restaurant to anyone wanting to try Japanese as they also... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We have stayed at the Royal Pines Resort countless times and never though to eat at the Japanese restuarant here. But this time around, we decided we would give it a go. We were going to book in for Tepanyaki but, having been disappointed so many times recently at various other restaurants, I just didn't have the heart to waste... More 

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Brighton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

We come to this restaurant over and over. we always chose the teppanyaki...it is fabulous. Love watching the cooking and the food is varied and first class

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ross Street, Ashmore, Gold Coast, Queensland 4214, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Gold Coast  >  Ashmore
  • Phone Number: (07) 5597 8700

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Sunday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

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