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Shobosho, Adelaide, AU-SA

Shobosho

4.5
4.5
1921 Reviews
$41 to $100
Asian
At Shōbōsho we blend smoke, steam, and fire. The ancient tradition of Japanese yakitori is combined with the finesse, skill & texture of all that is raw, cured, pickled, and fermented.
Shōbōsho is the sister restaurant to ShoSho in Hyde Park, Adelaide.

Please note that Shōbōsho is a fully vaccinated venue from Tuesday 28th December.
Proof of vaccination will be required upon entry.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Additional information

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Cuisines

    Asian, Barbecue, Japanese

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 12:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (08) 8366 2224

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Executive Chef

    Adam Liston

  • Private party contact

    eat@shobosho.com.au: (08) 8366 2224

  • Area

    Adelaide City Center

  • Cross Street

    Between Hindley and Currie Streets

  • Parking Details

    Limited street parking is available on Hindley and Currie Streets. The nearest car parking facility is UPark at Topham Mall, 52 - 54 Waymouth Street. Please visit www.http://upark.com.au/locations/topham/ for pricing.

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

What 1,921 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.6Food
  • 4.4Service
  • 4.4Ambience
  • 4.2Value

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  • Adelaide

    Fit for Foodies

  • Adelaide

    Hot Spot

  • Adelaide

    Notable Wine List

  • Adelaide

    Outdoor Eating

  • Adelaide

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • Adelaide

    Most Booked

  • Central

    Fit for Foodies

  • Central

    Hot Spot

  • Central

    Notable Wine List

  • Central

    Vibrant Bar Scene

  • Central

    Most Booked

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  1. JB

    JamesB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Best food, brilliant service and amazing experience We sat outside but was still nice and warm and we were taken care of very well 😊
  2. S

    Stacey

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely delicious!! My partner thoroughly enjoyed his meals. I however am vegan, and was so nice to have options that tasted absolutely amazing!
  3. RR

    RodneyR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    First time and will be back. Great food with Japanese themes. Excellent service.
  4. JH

    JohnH

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 2 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Our first visit and the food was amazing matched by the personal service we received from the friendly and attentive staff, with a special mention to Bella who made us feel right at home. Wanting to try so many dishes we did over-order however we'll know better next time. Love the place and we will definitely be back for more.
  5. CP

    CharlotteP

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    How have I not come here sooner. Sat at the bar and witnessed the organised chaos display put on by the chefs. Very entertaining! The food was delicious and service was great! Definitely will be back
  6. SM

    SuzieMeg

    Brisbane

    7 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    7 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall4food5service2ambience4
    Superb food but let down by amateurish service - really enjoyed the innovative fusion of Japanese and Chinese food
  7. AM

    AndyMarkelleChaw

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Overall it’s a very pleasant and nice visit. Happy for everything, chef are nice and waiter are great. Wagyu Strip-loin could have been better. Definitely coming back again soon
  8. AT

    AlecT

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall1food1service2ambience2
    I was expecting something special as this restaurant has been mooted as one of the best in the city. Service was slow which was quite annoying when there were 5 staff standing around talking. The food was really salty and oily. All of it. I was really looking forward to a contemporary Japanese experience but all I got was junk suitable for late night drunks. Never again.
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Adelaide

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had great food and the service was excellent. Loved the atmosphere -great to see it so alive on a Tuesday night
  10. KM

    KymM

    Adelaide

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 4 days ago

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Birthday celebration The charred leek was burnt and inedible the salad was dry boring and inedible
  11. EK

    EmmaKate

    Adelaide

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    overall3food3service3ambience4
    The food was alright but not particularly amazing. The soba noodles weren't very nice as they were just cold noodles with a lot of mushroom.
  12. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food and wines coupled with fantastic service!
  13. CB

    ClioB

    Adelaide

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Shobosho has a fun, comforting and intimate ambience. The staff are welcoming and friendly, the drinks are fun and the food is outstanding and they cater to all dietary requirements. I would recommend shobosho for any special occasion and we will be returning soon!
  14. S

    Siobhan

    Adelaide

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall3food2service4ambience5
    Feed me menu - dishes were all very similar flavour with not much variety in taste and the food was overall disappointing especially for the price. Good service and nice atmosphere
  15. MD

    MichaelD

    Adelaide

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Early pre-show birthday dinner for 2. Service was charming & efficient, food amazing.
  16. L

    Leah

    Adelaide

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined 7 days ago

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Always phenomenal food, can never fault any aspect of the meal or service. Returned here many times.
  17. C

    Cara

    Exclusive

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 4 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely a must when in Adelaide. They were so accommodating when they realised I was 40 weeks pregnant and sitting on a stool they moved us, not that I was bothered by the stool. Food was out of this world and the strip loin was the best we have ever eaten. Knowledge of sake for my novice husband who was treated by the experts was 10 out of 10. Hard pressed to beat this restaurant of my favourite now.
  18. GB

    GrahamB

    Berkshire

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 3 August 2022

    overall3food3service4ambience2
    Loud trendy restaurant. interesting fusion food but sadly due to food sensitivities could not enjoy the menu. Not the place if you are looking for a quiet traditional japanese restaurant. Helpful staff.
  19. AJ

    AmJaCo

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Delicious! Warm, friendly, exciting. A truly sumptuous evening.
  20. AW

    AndrewW

    Adelaide

    2 reviews

    3.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 1 August 2022

    overall3food2service4ambience3
    We had a lovely time at Shobosho. Look out for the set menu being a requirement even on small groups of six.
  21. TD

    TerraDax

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 August 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely delicious food, excellent service and great atmosphere. Look forward to going back and trying other dishes.
  22. MR

    MariaR

    Adelaide

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 August 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience5
    Always good. Love shobosho have bee going here since it opened. Love that’s it’s open on a Monday. Potsticker pork and cabbage dumplings are a must as is the Katsu Sando. Delicious!
  23. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Adelaide

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 31 July 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Wonderful meal. I would highly recommend this place.
  24. JO

    JOELF

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Amazing food, ambience and experience. So many dishes to choose from, need to spend a bit to get a good spread of their talents
  25. MR

    MarkR

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 30 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great food and great atmosphere, really enjoyed sitting at the bar added to the atmosphere
  26. W

    Wesley

    Adelaide

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 July 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    Food is really good. A bit smoky inside because of the barbeque grilling. but overall, everything is good.
  27. JA

    JaneA

    Sydney

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 29 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We had a fantastic meal, coupled with delicious sake. Our waitress, Bella, absolutely made the evening - offering tasting and advice on drinks and the meal to ensure we had a good time. Thanks Bella!
  28. N

    Nathan

    Adelaide

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 July 2022

    overall3food4service3ambience3
    Food was good bit pricey, cocktails were average and overpriced
  29. TH

    ToryH

    Perth

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 July 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience5
    Everything was fantastic only bit of tweaking required would be to get your drink before the any food rather than after.
  30. R

    Robert

    Melbourne

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 July 2022

    overall2food2service2ambience3
    - Food was well presented but taste was bland generally - We spent almost $100 for meal of 2 and 1 small kid. Definitely not the best value for money. We will spend this for good food, but not foodcourt meal nicely presented to us - Service was odd, we came for ramen and we have to sit at different place for ramen. This is a business problem, not a customer problem. Sort service, be customer centric. As customer we want to have the freedom to pick anything from the menu and be served well - Manager served and didn't really have good customer service to get back to us
  31. CM

    CraigM

    Adelaide

    4 reviews

    4.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 27 July 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    The music is too loud, and not my style, though it's worth it for the food.
  32. PN

    PeiN

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 27 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    superb food and service! Will definitely be back to try other dishes!
  33. RB

    RosB

    Adelaide

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 26 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent as always - previously we have always had the 'Feed Me' menu but this time we made our own many sharing choices - so tried some different options, all of which were excellent!
  34. G

    Guest

    Sydney

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on 26 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Fabulous food, great service and overall fantastic experience. I would definitely go there again.
  35. SR

    SueR

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 26 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We love having lunch at Shobosho. The food, service and wine list is awesome.
  36. MH

    MatthewH

    Adelaide

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 July 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Great venue, friendly efficient service, good value, will be back.
  37. SM

    SaraM

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 July 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Absolutely love shobosho! Delicious food and the ambience is lovely too
  38. G

    Garry

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 July 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    Fresh, delicious, simple clean, the food and the decor
  39. AH

    AlexH

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 July 2022

    overall5food5service4ambience4
    We tried a variety of their meals and enjoyed every single one. Their servers were super helpful in helping with what to try. Overall, it was a great experience and we would definitely be going back!
  40. WO

    WendyO

    London

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on 23 July 2022

    overall4food5service5ambience4
    Food and service were exceptional. Music was way too loud, couldn’t hear what my fellow diners were saying or what the waitress was saying. They did turn it down after a couple of requests. Uncomfortable stools to sit on. Overall though was worth it. I’ll go again.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitising

    • Surfaces sanitised between seatings
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Sanitiser or wipes provided for customers
    • Contactless payment available
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace
    • Staff is vaccinated

FAQs

Shobosho is rated 4.5 stars by 1921 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 pm


Google Map for Shobosho

17 Leigh Street, Adelaide, AU-SA 5000

Additional information

  • Cross Street

    Between Hindley and Currie Streets

  • Area

    Adelaide City Center

  • Hours of Operation

    Daily 12:00 pm–10:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Asian, Barbecue, Japanese

  • Dining style

    Casual Dining

  • Dress Code

    Casual Dress

  • Parking Details

    Limited street parking is available on Hindley and Currie Streets. The nearest car parking facility is UPark at Topham Mall, 52 - 54 Waymouth Street. Please visit www.http://upark.com.au/locations/topham/ for pricing.

  • Payment Options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive Chef

    Adam Liston

  • Additional

    Banquet, Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Corkage Fee, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, Late Night, Non-Smoking, Patio/Outdoor Dining, Wine

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