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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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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
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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Preston, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 

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Thank Julie M
Belfast, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

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Thank Joanne B
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 

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Thank gingss
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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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 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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 

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Thank Henry H
Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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 

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Thank sophiemc99
Belfast, United Kingdom
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77 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars 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 

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Thank Johnny H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars 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.

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Thank Lynda C
Woking, Surrey
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267 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

Sakura may be some people's idea of a typical Japanese restaurant as it features a long counter with small plates circulating that you can pick, if you fancy or are in a hurry, especially at lunchtimes. But it also features a full menu with some choices I'd not seen before (I had to ask a neighbouring diner what he had... More 

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Thank CesmeTraveller
Ireland
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5 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2016

The service was good. We had the mixed tempura for £8.50 as one of our dishes. The batter was very heavy, not light and crispy as it should be. One of the pieces was a whole half of a red pepper, just too large of a piece. The entire piece of crab stick (processed seafood) on the sushi rice, looked... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery, Reservations, Highchairs Available
Good for
Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
1:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
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?