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Shimbashi Soba & Sake Bar

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by Meiri S (subscribe)
I'm a freelance writer. My passions are Art, Dining out, and quirky things. I enjoy uncovering hidden in plain sight gems.
Published November 29th 2017
This place is inspired. I had walked past a few times before going in. It is always busy. It is located on Bourke Street, towards the Paris end.

Shimbashi Menu
Shimbashi Menu


The sun was streaming outside and I figured it was time to try. I had the Sashimi Salad special with salmon and ugg. It had umami. It came to the table promptly, quickly and without fuss. All the right condiments were on the table to add extra zing if required.

Sashimi Salad
Shimbashi Sashimi Salad


The gentleman opposite me was eating soba noodles. I asked him how they were and he said that they were the best he's eaten since being in Japan. He went on to tell me that he is a regular. They are quite famous for their soba noodle dishes. Every table was full. (I took the photo after people had left!)

Shimbashi Soba Tables
Shimbashi Soba Liverpool St Melbourne


It was quick and easy to pay. The menu is short and cheap. If it's not already on Melbourne Cheap Eats guide, it should be.
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Why? Spectacular Soba, Noodles, Sashimi, Sushi
When: LUNCH Mon - Sun 11:30-15:00 (last order 14:30) DINNER Mon - Sun 17:30-22:00 (last order 21:30)
Phone: 61 (03) 9654 6727
Where: 17 Liverpool Street, Melbourne 3000, Victoria, Australia
Cost: $5-$30
Your Comment
Sounds like a nice place
by Jay Johnson (score: 3|1368) 689 days ago
Well done Meiri on writing 50 articles!
by May Cross (score: 3|5384) 689 days ago
It is excellent.
by Meiri S (score: 1|88) 689 days ago
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