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Shoya Melbourne, Melbourne, AU-VIC

Shoya Melbourne

4.6
4.6
24 Reviews
$101 and over
Japanese
  • Good for special occasions
  • Good for business meals
  • Healthy
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 17 times today
Experiences are available.

Order delivery or takeout

Dining areas

Additional information

  • Dining style
    Fine Dining
  • Price
    $101 and over
  • Cuisines
    Japanese, Creative Japanese, Asian
  • 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 - 31 July 2024
    Pre-order (before 5:30pm) ONLY Seating available at 6pm (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.
  • M.Chapoutier Wine Night 8 Aug 6pm at Sushi Counter

    $250.00 per person

    Prepaid

    8 Aug 2024 only
    "Savor a Night of M.Chapoutier's Wines & Sushi Omakase! 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
  • M.Chapoutier Wine Night 8 Aug 6pm at Table

    $220.00 per person

    Prepaid

    8 Aug 2024 only
    "Savor a Night of M.Chapoutier's Wines & Degustation Omakase! Immerse yourself in a Omakase experience at the table and relish our 10-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 Tempura, served with green tea salt 8.Sous vide salmon smoked in apple wood with Sansho Teriyaki sauce 9.Wagyu eye fillet steak (MS 9) 10.Dessert

What 24 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

4.6
4.6 based on recent ratings
  • 4.7Food
  • 4.7Service
  • 4.7Ambience
  • 4.4Value

NoiseEnergetic

Loved For

  • Melbourne

    Good for business meals

  • Melbourne

    Good for business meals

  • Melbourne

    Japanese

  • City Centre

    Best Ambience

  • City Centre

    Best Value

  • City Centre

    Good for business meals

  • City Centre

    Good for business meals

  • City Centre

    Healthy

  • City Centre

    Good for special occasions

24 Reviews
  1. OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    3 reviews

    4.0

    3 reviews

    Dined 3 days ago

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Good food and service. However, did not expecting the special sushi cost us $32 per one piece. It’s a bit overpriced!!

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  2. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined 7 days ago

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 3
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 3
    The food , I think was overpriced and some courses lacked flavour. The desert cake was dry. For a lunch costing around 550$ for 2 (including a bottle of wine) I had higher expectations. I was pretty disgusted that my plate had finger nail size chips around the edge. The service was good.

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  3. ChristopherJ

    Tasmania

    5 reviews

    4.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on 13 July 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Excellent service and fabulous food. A bit pricy but a definite return to.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    2.0

    1 review

    Dined on 11 July 2024

    1. Overall 2
    2. Food 1
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 4
    Very low quality fish specially kingfish tunna and tuna bellly

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 6 July 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Second time at Shoya and it did not disappoint. The service and food are both brilliant

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  6. kerryC

    Melbourne

    10 reviews

    5.0

    10 reviews

    Dined on 3 July 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We had the Chef's 'New Age' Omakase Degustation. Every dish was delicious and presented in a beautiful Japanese minimalist look. I would highly recommend this high quality Japanese restaurant.

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  7. ALYC

    London

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 28 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    We got the ume and matsu lunch set menu, which were fantastic value for money. Food was tasty. Service was fast and excellent. Would definitely eat here again

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  8. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 14 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Shoya delivers on freshness, portion sizes and taste of food, with quality service. The ambience is quiet and well decorated.

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  9. OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    4 reviews

    5.0

    4 reviews

    Dined on 13 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Delicious food. Authentic and great service. We have an enjoyable night with friends from overseas.

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  10. OpenTable Diner

    Victoria

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on 8 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Awesome dining experience. We will be back for sure.

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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 4.6 stars by 24 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 17 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, Asian
  • 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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