Saké The Rocks: Sydney CBD's Iconic Japanese Restaurant

12 Argyle St, The Rocks NSW 2000

Immerse Yourself in an Authentic Taste of Japan at Saké Restaurant & Bar

The iconic flagship of the Saké Restaurant & Bar fleet is housed in an elegant, split-level heritage building in The Rocks, with original sandstone features and a stylish crowd-pleasing ambience. Accents of Japanese design are present in a beautiful wall of bright-coloured sake barrels, and eye-catching, whole-of-wall artwork featuring an enchanting Japanese, tattooed girl. As serene as it is vivacious, Saké Restaurant & Bar The Rocks has a loyal following and a deep-rooted reputation that continues to attract first-time diners and gastronomic adventurers.

Inside the Luxurious Private Dining Rooms in Sydney

A 30-seat private dining room and two smaller semi-private rooms, a communal banquet dining area, casual bar-side tables and kaunta seki, or counter seating, overlooking the sushi bar offer versatile spaces for group events and gatherings.

Opening Hours

Lunch Hours

Savour a delightful lunch in The Rocks, and enjoy exquisite Japanese flavours next to the iconic views of Sydney Harbour Bridge and the Opera House at Circular Quay.

Monday to Sunday 12pm – 3pm

Dinner Hours

Plan your visit to savour an authentic Japanese dinner in the renowned area of Sydney.

Monday to Thursday 5.30pm – 9pm

Friday & Saturday 5.30pm – 10pm

Sunday 5.30pm – 9pm

Saké Hour

Join us for Happy Hour at Saké in The Rocks, Sydney CBD. Indulge in expertly crafted cocktails, wine and premium sake selections just steps away from Circular Quay’s iconic skyline.


Phone: +61 2 9259 5656


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The Ultimate Japanese Cuisine Experience at the Rocks

Discover an exquisite blend of traditional and modern flavours at our authentic Japanese restaurant. Whether you’re seated in our private dining room, enjoying the vibrant atmosphere of our communal banquet area, or savouring sushi at the counter, you’ll find the perfect setting for an unforgettable Circular Quay dining experience here.



We accept all major credit cards (including UnionPay) and Eftpos. Credit cards incur a processing fee of 1.7%.  American Express credit card incurs a processing fee of 2.7%. Debit card and EFTPOS cards incur a processing fee of 0.95%. ‘Tap and Go’ incurs debit/credit card fee.  External payment Apps incur additional fees.  10% discretionary service charge applies to all groups of 6+.  10% surcharge applies on Sundays, 15% on public holidays. 5% service fee applies Monday to Saturday. We accept Good Food Gift Cards & Gourmet Traveller Gift Cards.

About Our Japanese Menus

To be the best sushi restaurant in Sydney, our premium produce and precise Japanese craftsmanship underscore menus that are designed to be shared and impossible not to enjoy. Super-fresh, sustainable seafood, including MSC-certified whole Bluefin tuna, Hiramasa kingfish and Glacier 51 Toothfish, is sliced and diced by meticulous sushi masters into made-to-order delicate sushi and sashimi, intricate starters and main courses, and exquisite desserts. Centuries-old, Japanese robata grilling is another central element of each menu, delivering sensational, charcoal-smoky flavours to everything from responsibly sourced meats and seafood, to the humble, locally sourced vegetable.


Menu options include à la carte and banquet menus, as well as the revered style of Omakase dining, where guests leave themselves entirely in the expert hands of the Chef.


Group Dining

Stylish yet informal, spacious yet intimate by design,  Saké Restaurant & Bar The Rocks boasts a range of beautiful spaces for functions and group occasions. From breathtaking whole-of-venue events, to casual bar-side gatherings, and private dining room banquets, our Saké The Rocks teams are experts at curating Japanese-inspired soirees of all sizes.

Japanese Food Takeaway & Sushi Delivery

Order a super-fusion fix from Saké The Rocks via Uber Eats and have beautiful Japanese food delivered to your door, or pick up your order from the restaurant.


Love our Sushi and Sashimi?

Our Japanese catering platters are the perfect option for those who want to enjoy a little bit of everything, including sushi and sashimi. All our platters are available exclusively for pick-up via our website. Simply order via the form for same-day or future pick-up.

Sushi and sashimi catering platters are available for pick up, with 24 hours’ notice. View our catering menu. Place an order or send an enquiry to: Pick up from 12 Argyle Street, The Rocks, Sydney.

Visit Saké Restaurant & Bar for an Omakase Dining Experience Like No Other

We showcase to you the #1 authentic Japanese restaurant in The Rocks. Indulge in our meticulously crafted dishes, enjoy the vibrant atmosphere, and experience the pinnacle of Circular Quay dining. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply seeking an unforgettable meal, our diverse menu and exceptional service promise a dining experience that will exceed your expectations. And you don’t need to leave town to find the best Japanese restaurant in Sydney, CBD. Join us and savour the true essence of Japanese cuisine.