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3 Church St | Near Corner of Barkers Road, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
+61 3 9853 6002
Tue - Fri 12:00 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Brisbane, Australia
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Attending with work colleagues, service was attentive, food was fantastic and wine lists were thorough. Highly recommended.

Thank MPbrisban
Melbourne, Australia
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223 reviews
139 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 185 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

The food is good at Ocha. It is a good reason to go to this restaurant. There are some good wines too, although the mark-up is a bit on the high side. Unfortunately, our experience with the service spoiled what otherwise would have been an enjoyable lunch. The glass of wine came promptly. That was good. We ordered two entrees... More 

Thank FunTimes030
Melbourne, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We have been to Ocha before and the food has always been good. Tonight was no exception but we won't be going again. Our two daughters took us out for their mothers birthday. They are both students so an expensive restaurant like this is a big deal for them. We ordered a bottle of champagne ($60 cheapest) for the 3... More 

1 Thank 255toucan
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66 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Had date night here with hubby. The food was very nice. No complaints. Meals came out well paced and very fresh. Service was good overall. Pricing was a little higher than average Japanese dinner. My only complaint is how they squash you into the restaurant. I felt like I knew the people on the tables next to me by the... More 

Thank Carms62
Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2016

I walked into this place and was straightaway impressed by it's sophisticated ambience. When we were ready to order, I advised the Waiter of my order, confirmed there was no shellfish in the sushi I had selected and further advised him of my shellfish allergy. Mid-way through eating the sushi roll, I felt tingles on my tongue and lips and... More 

Thank Sara_Gah
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016

The service was appalling. We waited for our food for over an hour (not exaggerating) and there was no apology as if this was normal. Asked one staff member when we will be served and she just ignored me and went straight to another customer. Felt so worthless and insulted. Food was average, and over priced too but 1.5 hour... More 

Thank briangilmour7
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143 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Went with friends and shared plates of goodies on offer.We had excellent scallops,wagyu beef and venison carpaccio along with prawn balls, calamari and a dessert taste each (green tea pavlova and toffee pudding). Could not fault anything. Service was attentive and unobtrusive. The food arrived promptly and was well presented. A great night out..no wonder it was almost full on... More 

Thank europhileAustralia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Had hakkaido scallop.miso soup. kingfish sashimi was the highlight. Misoyaki duck&Wasabi eyefillet are larger plates but just in small sliced squares like sushimi.food is freshly made and each dish is a small taste of modern japanese.environment and service was good.expensive eat out and if u go hungry you will leave just feeling right but most likely eating again after 3... More 

Thank Aris T
Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Expensive but worth it. The food is amazing, the freshest Japanese I've ever had, it's second to none. The service could have been a little bit better, slow between courses, and had the get up and ask to order drinks. But the place was full, so maybe some extra staff on busy nights might be a good idea.

Thank Ky J
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

First, let me tell you this, the food here is fantastic. I love the food here even though it's not cheap. In Melbourne where you can have a decent meal for $60 person, here you can easily pay $100-150++ per person just for the food. I didn't come here for a cheap meal so set that aside but when things... More 

Thank Natilda

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 14:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Church St | Near Corner of Barkers Road, Hawthorn, Boroondara, Victoria 3122, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Boroondara  >  Hawthorn
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9853 6002

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?