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Shoya Melbourne, Melbourne, AU-VIC

Shoya Melbourne

4.8
4.8
11 Reviews
$101 and over
Japanese
Founded in 2003 by Chef Shigeo Nonaka, Shoya Nouvelle Wafu Cuisine proudly holds the title of Best Japanese Restaurant in Melbourne for 7 years in a row. We are a "One Hat Awarded" Japanese Fine Dinning Experience by the Age Good Food Guide.

Our dishes are prepared with century-old Japanese techniques with contemporary western influence for the purest and delicate flavors and crafted with the highest quality ingredients sourced from Japan, locally, and globally, ensuring a unique culinary journey you cannot find else where.

Choose from our offerings: Omakase Courses, à la Carte, and premium Special Lunch Sets, all accompanied by an extensive selection of traditional alcoholic Japanese drinks. Stay tuned for upcoming menu updates and events as we continue to elevate your dining experience.

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2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 16 times today
Experiences are available.

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Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    $101 and over
  • Cuisines
    Japanese, Creative Japanese, Washoku
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Wed–Sun 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Dinner Wed–Sun 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Phone number
    (03) 9650 0848
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Executive Chef
    Shigeo Nonaka / Paul Mingi
  • Area
    Melbourne CBD
  • Cross Street
    Bourke St and Little Bourke Street (Melb Chinatown)
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Public Transit
    CBD Access
  • Additional
    Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Takeaway, Vegan, Wine

Experiences

  • Pre-Theatre: Wagyu & Seafood 7-Kaiseki (懐石)

    $75.00 per person

    Prepaid

    19 Apr - 2 June 2024
    Pre-order (before 5:30pm) ONLY Seating available from 6pm (latest entry by 6:15pm) until 7:20pm - Petit Rare Salmon Steak Lightly seared Tasmanian salmon with smooth Wasabi cream, avocado and seaweed -Golden Perch Lightly grilled Miso flavoured perch, Kabosu mousse, duck liver and sun-dried mullet roe - Crab Cream Croquette Smooth crab-butter infused Hokkaido crab béchamel crumbed with rice flour - Assortment of Sashimi - Tempura assortment of prawn, fish and seasonal vegetable - Wagyu Beef Steak Eye fillet steak (MS 9) Black truffle, Enoki and shiitake Miso sauce served with grilled vegetable and truffle mashed potato -Chef’s Dessert *Please notify our staff for any special dietary requirements upon pre-ordering.
  • Shoya Function Menu For Parties 10+

    $100.00 per person

    Multiple dates available
    Demi soup of the day Small soup to start the course Cured Salmon Fresh Tasmanian salmon topped with salmon caviar and smooth Wasabi cream Golden Perch Lightly grilled Miso marinated fish, Kabosu mousse, duck liver and sun-dried mullet roe Tuna Tartar Tuna marinated in sweet soy sauce with poppy seeds wrapped in seaweed with avocado Topped with salmon caviar, wasabi cream and Yuzu coulis Assortment of Sashimi Carefully selected and arranged by our chef to delight your eyes and mouth Tempura Moriawase Assortment of prawn, fish and seasonal vegetable Tempura Served with green tea salt Wagyu Beef Steak Eye fillet steak (MS9) Black truffle Japanese mushroom Miso sauce served with grilled vegetable and truffle mashed potato Chef’s Dessert
    Shoya Function Menu For Parties 10+ photo
  • Sake Sommelie Night 13 June 6pm at Sushi Counter

    $250.00 per person

    Prepaid

    13 June 2024 only
    "Savor a Night of Sake & Sushi Omakase! Join our Sake Sommelier for an exclusive showcase of 'Born梵' and '七賢 shichiken' Sake Series. Immerse yourself in a Sushi Omakase experience at the counter (9pc) and relish our 8-course menu featuring Shoya's chef specials: 1.Yuzu Jelly Snapper Soup 2.Petit Rare Salmon Steak - Tasmanian salmon, gently seared with avocado and seaweed 3.Golden Perch - Lightly grilled miso-flavored perch, Kabosumousse, duck liver, and sun-dried mullet roe 4.Crab Cream Croquette 5.Truffle Hatching Ocean Egg - Scampi Dashi egg custard with truffle sauce, scampi oil, and prawn Tempura 6.Assortment of Sashimi 7.Hokkaido Crab - King crab leg turned into tempura, served with green tea salt. 8.Omakase Sushi 9.Dessert
    Sake Sommelie Night 13 June 6pm at Sushi Counter photo

What 11 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.8
4.8 based on recent ratings
  • 4.8Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.9Ambience
  • 4.6Value

NoiseEnergetic

11 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 1 day ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    10/10 overall experience - amazing food, chill ambient, and friendly staff, especially to the chef at the counter! Highly recommend

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined 6 days ago

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Loved our special experience there. Best Japanese food we have had in Australia

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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 18 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Sushi was freshly made The environment was lovely and peaceful Food was amazing

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Singapore

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 12 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Food and service was exceptional! Made sure we were well taken care of. Even to the small detail such as always making sure our cup of water was filled. Definitely will be back.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 4 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Are there many restaurants that keep everything unchanged, including main chef, menu, layout…? Shoya is the one! More than ten years I have been having meals here. Deeply impressed by their integrity and passion to the quality of their cuisine.

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  6. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 May 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Had a great experience at Shoya. The omakase menu was a fantastic way to enjoy many of Shoya's signature dishes. Unlike other restaurants, each person can choose a different omakase menu. Each dish was well presented and delicious, and dietary concerns were addressed in the beginning to make the overall experience less daunting (for allergy affected diners) and enjoyable. The professional and attentive staff were very patient in explaining all the dishes. The ambience was very nice, clean, uncluttered and soft music which suited the experience. The price is on the expensive side but well worth it. Overall, a great experience and an underrated restaurant.

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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 28 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Authentic, quality Japanese cuisine; great service and friendly staff.

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  8. PoojaG

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 20 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 4
    3 adults and 1 Child. We started with chicken karage, demi soup, tempura moriawase, crab green team salt, crab cream croquette. For mains we had tofu steak, sous vide salmon, wagyu beef steak and duck salad. Duck salad felt different from last times but was still good. Feedback- everything was excellent as always.

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  9. JW1233456789

    London

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 5 April 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 1
    4. Ambience 4
    Disappointing first experience at Shoya. Service was awfully slow, we ordered the special 5-course beef shabu shabu for two people. It took approx 30mins to receive our for entree then another 30mins for our sashimi and sushi. Two waiter served our area, but did not initiate to follow up. We had ordered warm sake for pairing but unfortunately we had finished our sake by the time entree arrived. It was also odd another table which arrived after us had earlier meal service of same sushi and sashimi. Also note it was evident one waiter lacked experience and professionalism, over hearing his instruction for other table to cook shabu shabu as "wait for the water to bubble and yeah you add in". Lack knowledge of food description, he also pronounced the sum of total bill out which I found unprofessional (could be a personal preference).

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  10. VanessaG

    Melbourne

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 3 April 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Always a warm welcome, impeccable service and top quality food, generous servings

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FAQs

Shoya Melbourne offers takeout which you can order by calling the restaurant at (03) 9650 0848.

Shoya Melbourne is rated 4.8 stars by 11 OpenTable diners.

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

Make a booking

2 people

7:00 pm


Booked 16 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Google Map for Shoya Melbourne

25 Market Ln, Melbourne, AU-VIC 3000

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Cross Street
    Bourke St and Little Bourke Street (Melb Chinatown)
  • Area
    Melbourne CBD
  • Hours of Operation
    Lunch Wed–Sun 12:00 pm–1:30 pm Dinner Wed–Sun 6:00 pm–9:00 pm
  • Price
    $101 and over
  • Cuisines
    Japanese, Creative Japanese, Washoku
  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Dress Code
    Casual Dress
  • Parking Details
    None
  • Public Transit
    CBD Access
  • Payment Options
    AMEX, JCB, Mastercard, Visa
  • Executive Chef
    Shigeo Nonaka / Paul Mingi
  • Additional
    Beer, Chef's Table, Cocktails, Counter Seating, Gluten-free Options, Non-Smoking, Takeaway, Vegan, Wine
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