On Brunswick Street in the heart of Fitzroy, Malaysian specialities and Japanese favourites exist side by side in harmony on 888 Sakura’s lengthy menu of options. Open seven days a week, this unique Asian restaurant is a reliable choice for lunch, dinner and snacking at any time of the day. The food is always made fresh to order, and includes an array of healthy vegetarian options for diners with dietary restrictions, so bring along the whole crew to this Melbourne eatery.
Taking (half of) its name from the Japanese cherry blossoms so revered for their beauty and symbolic value, 888 Sakura serves two very different cuisines, both done equally well, from the restaurant’s comfortable premises on Brunswick Street in the heart of Melbourne’s Fitzroy. The interior decoration clearly takes inspiration from both Malaysian and Japanese design elements, and merges them together to create an ambience that’s relaxing, harmonious and beautiful.
888 Sakura serves up incredibly delicious cuisine, and best of all, it’s all made from scratch from the very best ingredients. Go Japanese with entrees like edamame, crab claws, and gyutan a specialty of seasoned ox tongue with ponzu sauce, or a miso soup. Try one of the Malaysian mains like the braised beef with ginger and spring onion, the coffee chicken wings (yes, chicken wings in a coffee-based sauce) and the sweet and sour pork slices, or enjoy Japanese delights like salmon don or sizzling beef steak with a special tomato sauce. Enjoy the best of two great Asian cuisines at 888 Sakura in Melbourne’s Fitzroy, just make sure to book in advance!