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Shoya Melbourne, Melbourne, AU-VIC

Shoya Melbourne

4.7
4.7
16 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 11 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, 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 - 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.
  • 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
  • Sushi Omakase Night 19 July 6pm at Sushi Counter

    $250.00 per person

    Prepaid

    19 July 2024 only
    "Savor a Night of 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
    Sushi Omakase Night 19 July 6pm at Sushi Counter photo

What 16 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

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

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

NoiseEnergetic

Loved For

  • Melbourne

    Best Ambience

  • Melbourne

    Good for business meals

  • Melbourne

    Good for business meals

  • Melbourne

    Healthy

  • Melbourne

    Japanese

  • City Centre

    Best Overall

  • City Centre

    Best Food

  • City Centre

    Best Ambience

  • City Centre

    Good for business meals

  • City Centre

    Good for business meals

  • City Centre

    Healthy

  • City Centre

    Good for special occasions

16 Reviews
  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 2 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Consistent, high quality, delicious food and attentive service which is always on point. Absolutely must visit if in Melbourne the versatile and extensive Franco-Japanese menu absolutely caters to all palates. Thank you for the amazing meal.

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  4. OpenTable Diner

    Adelaide

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 1 June 2024

    1. Overall 5
    2. Food 5
    3. Service 5
    4. Ambience 5
    Fresh authentic japanese cuisine with a touch of theatrical and artitist effects without a dent on your wallet I always pay a vist everytime i come to Melbourne.

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  5. OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 29 May 2024

    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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  6. OpenTable Diner

    London

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on 24 May 2024

    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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  7. OpenTable Diner

    Sydney

    120 reviews

    vip
    4.0

    120 reviews

    Dined on 23 May 2024

    1. Overall 4
    2. Food 4
    3. Service 4
    4. Ambience 5
    I think my previous dining experience for dinner was a bit more delightful than the lunch, which every diner was expected to leave within the time allocated. Food Waa definitely better during dinners. Perhaps a different chef works at night.

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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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FAQs

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

Shoya Melbourne is rated 4.7 stars by 16 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 11 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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