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Ocha

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3 Church St | Near Corner of Barkers Road, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
3 98536002
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12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Tue - Fri 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Had hakkaido scallop.miso soup. kingfish sashimi was the highlight. Misoyaki duck&Wasabi eyefillet are larger plates but just in small sliced squares like sushimi.food is freshly made and each dish is a small taste of modern japanese.environment and service was good.expensive eat out and if u go hungry you will leave just feeling right but most likely eating again after 3... More 

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Thank Aris T
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Expensive but worth it. The food is amazing, the freshest Japanese I've ever had, it's second to none. The service could have been a little bit better, slow between courses, and had the get up and ask to order drinks. But the place was full, so maybe some extra staff on busy nights might be a good idea.

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Thank Ky J
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, let me tell you this, the food here is fantastic. I love the food here even though it's not cheap. In Melbourne where you can have a decent meal for $60 person, here you can easily pay $100-150++ per person just for the food. I didn't come here for a cheap meal so set that aside but when things... More 

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Thank Natilda
Melbourne
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It hurts to score Ocha only three stars when the food is so terrific. Sadly, the rest of the dining experience is not up to the standard of the food. The dining room is all hard surfaces, and the tables are quite closely spaced. The room is separated into two spaces by a gauze curtain, which makes the individual areas... More 

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Thank ebuis
Denpasar, Indonesia
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155 reviews
101 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2016 via mobile

This cozy restaurant located in hawthorn is really tasty. Staff attentive, food is delicious. It s a bit expensive but most real Japanese restaurants are in town. It s definitely worth a visit. Make sure to book on weekends as it s quite busy. Been here several times, anyways great food. Great presentation. Great ambience.

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Thank jedoanuta j
Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Had a business lunch here on a Thursday. Place was fairly busy but not full; three empty tables near door. Food was very good although portions were small, so you need to order plenty of dishes. This is easy as the menu is quite extensive but the price ramps up quickly. The only negative is that the service was quite... More 

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Thank Holidays4Evermore
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

We have been there several times in the past 10 years, including when they were in their previous North Kew location. Great for a special occasion as they are quite pricy. Food is very good.

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Thank Poolo J
Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

First time to "Ocha" last Saturday evening with family the atmosphere and food was brilliant! The dumpling's, prawn ball's and eggplant in miso were wonderful as share plates prior to main's. The salmon and eye fillet superb! Then came the sweets which were amazing! The menu takes a bit to navigate good to have a look on line before you... More 

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Thank weideman67
Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Great flavours and range of food. Enjoyed each item, very delicious. Early sitting was fine, we actually ate until 8pm and felt no pressure to leave. Staff were friendly. Not far from city

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Thank testadurra
Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2016 via mobile

Have been several times most recently last night for daughters birthday. Very busy restaurant so on a Saturday night you are given a sitting time and told you need to be out in one hour and 45 minutes. That would be fine if the service was prompt and efficient. Our daughters ordered cocktails. They were 45 minutes in the making... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
6:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Church St | Near Corner of Barkers Road, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Hawthorn
  • Phone Number: 3 98536002

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