Saké Restaurant & Bar Flinders Lane

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At Saké Restaurant and Bar, contemporary Japanese cuisine is served up in five of Australia’s most iconic destinations. With hiramasa kingfish  paired with soy dressing and lime & jalapeno kosho, tempura in the form of sustainable snapper, and incredible desserts, Saké brings a distinct, unique spin to tried and tested Japanese flavours, cementing its...

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At Saké Restaurant and Bar, contemporary Japanese cuisine is served up in five of Australia’s most iconic destinations. With hiramasa kingfish  paired with soy dressing and lime & jalapeno kosho, tempura in the form of sustainable snapper, and incredible desserts, Saké brings a distinct, unique spin to tried and tested Japanese flavours, cementing its reputation as one of Australia’s best Japanese restaurants. Treat yourself to a dynamic culinary experience straight from Saké’s top Executive Chefs who bring the dynamic and innovative Japanese culture to life through their mouthwatering creations. Alongside our innovative flavour combinations, the Saké team provide guests with the opportunity to enjoy the very best in contemporary Japanese cuisine with world class service.

Features & Facilities

Facilities

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Event Guidelines

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Catering Options

Bar Tab
Gluten Free
Vegetarian / Vegan
Liquor Licence
Restaurant On Site

Frequently Asked Questions

Saké Restaurant & Bar Flinders Lane is open 7 days a week.

Mon-Wed: 12 - 3pm, 5 - 10pm
Thurs-Sat: 12 - 3pm, 5 - 11pm
Sunday: 5 - 10pm

Kindly note, our kitchen closes between lunch and dinner service.
At Saké Restaurant and Bar Flinders Lane we offer Neil Perry's contemporary twist on Japanese cuisine. With hiramasa kingfish paired with soy dressing and lime & jalapeno kosho, tempura in the form of sustainable snapper, and incredible desserts, Saké brings a distinct, unique spin to tried and tested Japanese flavours, cementing its reputation as one of Australia's best Japanese restaurants.
Yes, Saké Flinders Lane is available for exclusive hire. Exclusively our venue can accommodate up to 150 guests seated and 250 guests cocktail style.
Saké Restaurant & Bar Flinders Lane has 2 private dining rooms available plus our semi-private Basement downstairs.

Matsu No Ma:
Our private dining room, Matsu No Ma can accommodate a maximum of 16 guests seated.

Kiku No Ma:
Our private dining room, Kiku No Ma is our largest private dining room accommodating up to 18 guests seated.

The Basement:
The Basement located downstairs accommodates up to 60 guests seated or up to 130 guests cocktail style.
Yes, our menu can accommodate a wide range of dietary requirements such as vegetarian, vegan and gluten free. Please specify dietary requirements when enquiring.
We are a fully licensed restaurant, therefore we do not allow BYO.
Yes, a set menu is required for any Event at Saké Restaurant & Bar Flinders Lane. We offer 2 set menus, the Take No Hana at $98pp and the Chef's Omakase for $110pp. Both menus offer 8 beautiful courses displaying Saké's contemporary flair for Japanese cuisine. For cocktail style events we do offer a stunning Canape menu.
A set menu is implemented to ensure the highest quality of food and service for larger parties.
Yes, for events at Saké Flinders Lane both beverages on consumption and beverage packages are available. We recommend pre-selecting a range of beverages from our extensive beverage list featuring an array of Japan's finest saké. Our standard recommendation is:
1 x Sparkling/ Champagne
2 x White Wine
2 x Red Wine
3 x Beers
Yes, Saké Flinders Lane offers a versatile, contemporary space which can host both a wedding ceremony and/or reception.
Yes, you may. Additonally, the Rockpool Dining Group Events Team can provide you with contacts to assist you with visually styling your event. Kindly note all decorations excluding floral arrangements are restricted to exclusive events only.

Please note we do not allow glitter, confetti or any decorations of offence.
Yes, Saké Flinders Lane is a child-friendly venue. We can provide highchairs for your little ones, kindly note that all minors must be accompanied by their legal parent or guardian.
Unfortunately, Saké Restaurant & Bar Flinders Lane does not have disabled access.
You are able to bring in your own cake. Please note, should you wish to provide your own cake, a cakeage fee will apply.
Our contemporary, fine dining venue calls for a smart/casual dress code. We kindly ask for no offensive slogans or logos.
We are able to hold group bookings and private dining spaces for a maximum of 24 hours as it is a live booking system. For larger events please speak to one of our Event Managers - this is dependent on other incoming enquiries and the timeframe of the event.
At Saké Flinders Lane we do have an onsite TV screen on a movable stand. This can be used in both Kiku No Ma and our Main Dining Room. Furthermore, we have teamed up with a professional third party supplier who are able to deliver every AV need for your event. Please note, AV may only be used in private spaces or when the venue has been hired exclusively.
A room hire fee is subject to the venue and is event specific. A room hire fee and/or minimum spends will be provided upon quoting.
A minimum spend is the amount that must be met on food and beverage purchases. It includes staffing costs. If, at the conclusion of your Event the minimum spend has not been met, the final bill will be rounded up to reach this amount accordingly. The deficit is payable on the day of and immediately after the conclusion of the Event, by cash or credit card. Additional costs such as Service Charge, theming, security, AV etc is not included in the minimum spend.
A Service Charge is applicable on all groups of 10 guests or above.
Due to our central location on one of Melbourne's most renowned laneways, we do not offer onsite parking. However, the closest car parks are located on:
Le Garage - 114 Flinders Lane
Secure Parking - 522 Flinders Lane Car Park
Secure parking - 12/20 Flinders Lane Car Park
Wilson parking - 32 Flinders Lane
We are located just 10 minutes walk from Flinders Street Station enabling easy access by train, tram and bus into Melbourne's City Centre.
Yes, a 15% public holiday surcharge applies across all Rockpool Dining Group venues.
Yes, Saké Flinders Lane accepts all credit cards: AMEX, Visa, Mastercard and Diners.
As per Qantas' Terms & Conditions, clients who are Qantas Frequent Flyer members are not eligible to earn, or redeem points for function, event, large groups and private dining room bookings.

Event Rooms

Matsu No Ma

Min 6 people, Max 35 people

Kiku No Ma

Min 6 people, Max 18 people

Laneway Terrace

Min 8 people, Max 45 people

The Basement

Min 40 people, Max 130 people

Main Dining Room

Min 15 people, Max 130 people

Exclusive Use

Min 40 people, Max 250 people

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Matsu No Ma
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16
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35
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Kiku No Ma
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18
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Laneway Terrace
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26
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45
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The Basement
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60
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130
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Main Dining Room
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75
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130
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Exclusive Use
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150
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250
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Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Matsu No Ma
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16
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35
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Kiku No Ma
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18
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Laneway Terrace
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26
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45
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The Basement
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60
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130
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Main Dining Room
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75
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130
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Exclusive Use
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150
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250
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