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“A great taste experience”
Review of Shiro Izakaya - CLOSED

Shiro Izakaya
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Japanese, Asian, Sushi
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Restaurant details
Good for: Groups
Dining options: Lunch, After-hours, Dinner, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Melbourne, Australia
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116 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
“A great taste experience”
Reviewed 4 September 2013

A modern take on a great cooking style in picturesque surroundings. This is not a traditional Japanese meal, so do not be surprised with some of the interpretations of dishes, but the results are still very tasty. If you are looking for a solid traditional meal, then you should skip this one. The attention to details and service is wonderful, with split level seating downstairs taking in the views of the landscaped city park outside. Very nice indeed.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank TimTheHermit
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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Indonesian first
  • Japanese first
  • Any
English first
Melbourne, Australia
Level Contributor
76 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
“Ok,but better, cheaper places around”
Reviewed 16 August 2013

$900 for 6 of us..... The prison style seating, the waitress who couldn't speak up above the noise, the noise, the price, the......

If the company is paying maybe this place is ok, but out of my pocket... Matsuri here I come

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Peter C
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Perth, Australia
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82 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
“Better Class Japanese Restaurant”
Reviewed 7 August 2013

We dined here early before going to the theatre. We ordered a selection of dishes including Prawn tempura, Salmon Nigiri, Tuna Sashimi & Vegetable Kushiyaki. All were excellent however the Sashimi was the standout.

The restaurant has a great look and an interesting location.

We ordered two glasses of wine which were too expensive for what they were.

The service was OK but we had communication problems with our waitress due to her poor English.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank janice000
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Perth, Australia
2 reviews
“Good food small serve”
Reviewed 7 July 2013 via mobile

Being turned away by Jaimie's 2.5 hour waiting list, we opted to shiro which offered us a bench table as we didn't book for table. We were happily seated.

We can't afford the pricy food so we shared 3 entres and 2 mains, yet not filling. The Hakkaisan sake was served warm and great but have to ask for reheating afterwards for later.

The smoked salmon salad was beautiful, as well as the teppanyaki salmon scallops. But for guys like us we need more calories then what they could offer. So we left with half-filled stomach and looked for desserts somewhere else.

Visited July 2013
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Thank Tak Y
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Dublin
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69 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Glass box of tasty food”
Reviewed 27 June 2013

Our first visit to a Japanese restaurant. This is an upmarket spot in a modern block in the city with great views of the skyline at night. The food was amazing. Lovely for a special treat.

Visited June 2013
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Thank dittany
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