About

source responsibly. act respectfully. cook beautifully. live well

At Saké Jr, we’re taking Japanese influenced flavours and creating food that is not only simple, quick and delicious but also nutritious and nourishing so you can eat well and live well.

Our ethos is simple – Japanese food cooked beautifully and made fresh every day in our open kitchen.

We source responsibly using only quality ingredients, sourced locally and in season from farmers and growers we know and trust where possible.

We use sustainable recycled packaging to act respectfully to our environment to ensure the world is a more sustainable environment.

the menu

From 11 am each day, our versatile ‘build your own bowl’ puts you in charge. From the protein to the garnish, it’s all up to you. Short on time? Grab and go from our house-made noodle, sashimi or poke salads and a freshly brewed iced tea.

Come 4 pm ‘til late it’s all about our Japanese Fried Chicken. Add yuzu sesame or a sizeable dollop of Gochujang for a serious kick. Jr by Night also offers great bowls of ramen: a full-flavoured broth with noodles, strips of juicy protein, delicate wakame and a soft-cooked egg. Perfect washed down with an ice-cold beer, chilled saké or a Saké Jr cocktail. End the night on a sweet note with our house-made dessert; Yuzu Cheesecake!

a word from chef neil perry

“The level of skill and dedication to quality produce inherent in Japanese cuisine is something I have long admired. It is not unusual for decades to go into a chef’s training. They are taught to show the same attention to detail and respect for the most prized piece of tuna as they will a humble carrot. While the preparation of a dish is simple, it is precise, and usually involves only a handful of components, allowing each ingredient a voice. The result is clean, light and balanced dishes that manage to be both restrained and yet full of flavour. It is no surprise Japanese cooking is among the healthiest around the world.

As with all our endeavours, we are community and sustainability minded. From the ingredients we source and our waste management, right through to packaging and store design – we are proud to support the Rockpool Foundation and commit a portion of our turnover to those that need it most.

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