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Queen's Quarter
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82 Botanic Avenue, Belfast BT7 1JR, Northern Ireland
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Closed now
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Sun 1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Mon - Thu 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was the 4th time I've went to Sakura for a casual dinner and it's a great experience. Friendly and efficient staff, great quality sushi, nice sake. Not sure why they offer to serve it hot as I was never offered hit sake in Tokyo, but that's not a complaint. Would highly recommend the tempura mix and salt n chilli... More 

Thank MrTron
United Kingdom
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43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Called in on the off chance of getting a bite to eat before going to a gig and sat at the sushi bar as it was quite busy . Served immediately and sampled the mango prawn rolls which were tasty but slightly lukewarm . We both ordered duck... I had crispy mango duck in sauce £10.80 with chips £2.50 and... More 

Thank 2wrldwndrrs
Preston, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 18, 2016

It's been a few years since we visited Sakura, but I'm pleased to see that nothing much has changed.The sushi and sashimi platter was excellent although I would much prefer if they didn't include crab stick.Surely a piece of mackerel can't be that much dearer? Oddly the soy sauce on the table tasted distinctly sweet, but this was swiftly remedied... More 

Thank Julie M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016 via mobile

Helpful staff / very tasty food/ friendly atmosphere .... Quite authentic had the set menu good value and washed down with a white wine spritzer

Thank Joanne B
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 30, 2016

This restaurant is fantastic, the only place in Belfast to go for sushi. The staff are quick with orders, friendly and vey polite. You have the option to sit at the conveyor belt or at separate tables, and the menu have a huge variety of Japanese dishes. Being a sushi lover my wife and I ordered a sushi and sashimi... More 

Thank gingss
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 29, 2016 via mobile

I've always loved sushi from this place but today i went to get my lunch and I design to get take away instead of sitting in i just pick for sushi bar cuz is easier and only £2.10-2.20 after i paid my bill I realise that i got changed more! then i ask one of staff he said" oh for... More 

Thank Jade Y
sakura b, Owner at Sakura, responded to this review

The reason of why the sushi belt takeaway is a little bit more expensive compare to sit in because is under special offer for lunch time but it still cheaper than our takeaway menu pricing. Our policy is to ensure that sit in diner have the priority choices of sushi from the sushi belt. Customers may takeaway the sushi from... More 

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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Took my good lady for a late supper, they initially appeared very disappointed when she mentioned she was a coeliac, curbed enthusiasm would be an understatement ! I had chicken Teriyaki which was tasty, the chicken was a tad over processed and my wife had the only dish available that was GF, she like me, felt her dishy was tasty... More 

Thank Henry H
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I went here with my family for my husband's birthday. I ordered the crab in tempura, and let me say I was very impressed. With all the dishes the presentation is amazing, and personally the menu is lovely. There is also a belt filled with different types of sushi and deserts which is very nice. Though my only problem with... More 

Thank sophiemc99
Belfast, United Kingdom
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82 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

I have been trying to find somewhere good for sushi in Belfast after moving back from London and I think we have found it. We had a meal for two and ordered a sushi platter, mixed rolls, edamame (amazing), my wife ordered the steak in teriyaki sauce (although she did ask for a knife and fork we sort off expected... More 

Thank Johnny H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

Food good, service was good, but didn't,t really have an atmosphere as was very quiet only 2 people was at the rotating bar.

Thank Lynda C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
1:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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

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