Japanese restaurant Fortitude Valley Qld

In search of the most captivating Japanese restaurant Fortitude Valley boasts? Look no further than Bird's Nest, your haven for authentic cuisine and immersive experiences. We transport you to the vibrant landscapes of Japan through our diverse menu, warm atmosphere, and impeccable service. Whether you're a seasoned foodie or a curious explorer, Bird's Nest promises an unforgettable culinary adventure.

Bird's Nest Yakitori Bar

Fortitude Valley

Restaurant + Bar + Takeaway


Shop 4, 702 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley Qld 4006

Sunday to Thursday
Lunch 12:00pm–2:30pm
Dinner 6:00pm–10:00pm

Friday and Saturday
Lunch 12:00pm–2:30pm
Dinner 6:00pm–11:30pm

On-street parking, or one free parking ticket if you spend over $150 between 6:00pm and 11:30pm


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Your ultimate Japanese restaurant Fortitude Valley experience

At Bird's Nest, we redefine the Japanese restaurant Fortitude Valley experience with our dedication to the art of yakitori. We meticulously skewer and grill premium cuts of chicken, vegetables, and seafood over binchotan charcoal, infusing each bite with smoky umami and chargrilled perfection. Our extensive menu goes beyond skewers, offering an array of delectable Japanese dishes, allowing you to embark on a delicious journey through the various facets of Japanese cuisine.

But your Yakitori journey doesn't end there! Explore more than just the classics like negima and tsukune—delve into unique offerings like chicken skin or hearts, each a delicious testament to our chefs' mastery of this culinary art form. Complement your skewer symphony with delectable Japanese sides like gyoza, edamame, and refreshing greens, creating a well-rounded and satisfying meal.

Forget the ordinary and embrace the extraordinary at Bird's Nest. Our warm and inviting space, adorned with authentic Japanese décor, transports you to the heart of Japan. Immerse yourself in the friendly service and let us guide you on a delicious journey through the diverse flavours of Japanese cuisine. Book your table today and experience the magic of yakitori in Fortitude Valley—your taste buds and soul will thank you.


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Yakitori Fortitude Valley: where exquisite meets authentic

At Bird's Nest, we elevate the art of yakitori to new heights, setting us apart as the premier yakitori Fortitude Valley destination. Our skilled chefs use only the freshest, high-quality ingredients, sourced from local purveyors whenever possible. Each skewer is meticulously crafted, showcasing unique flavour combinations and cooking techniques. From juicy chicken yakitori glazed in our house-made tare sauce to perfectly grilled shiitake mushrooms and succulent seafood options, every bite is a delicious adventure. Beyond skewers, explore our diverse menu, featuring classic Japanese hotate crudo, sashimi, flavourful rice dishes, comforting yakisoba dishes, and more.

What truly sets Bird's Nest apart is our unwavering commitment to authenticity. We source the finest ingredients, from premium chicken cuts to fresh vegetables, and use traditional techniques passed down through generations. Our chefs are passionate about the art of yakitori, and their dedication shines through in every skewer. They are not just grill masters; they're artists and storytellers, weaving their passion and dedication into every piece they create. But don't just take our word for it. Experience the difference firsthand. Step into our warm and inviting space, adorned with authentic Japanese décor, and let our friendly service guide you on a delicious journey.

Japanese dining Fortitude Valley: a feast for the senses

Forget a simple meal; at Bird's Nest, prepare to embark on a journey to the heart of Japan. From the moment you step inside our welcoming space, your senses will be captivated. Breathe in the aroma of sizzling yakitori infused with smokey notes of binchotan charcoal. Feast your eyes on the delicate artistry of hand-made skewers, each stick a masterpiece in grilling. Let the warm ambiance wash over you, with soft lighting, music, and the gentle hum of happy diners.

Your experience doesn't end there. Our passionate staff is dedicated to your comfort and delight. They'll guide you through the menu, explaining the intricacies of each dish and offering personalised recommendations based on your preferences. Whether you're a seasoned Japanese food enthusiast or a curious newcomer, they'll ensure you discover flavours that tantalise your taste buds.

Bird's Nest is more than just a restaurant; it's a haven for:

  • Romantic celebrations: dim the lights, order a bottle of sake, and let the magic of Japanese cuisine set the mood for an unforgettable evening.
  • Lively gatherings with friends: share plates of yakitori, laughter, and stories in a vibrant atmosphere that encourages connection.
  • Solo culinary escapes: treat yourself to a moment of peace and indulgence, savouring the delicate flavours and immersing yourself in the calming ambiance.
  • An introduction to Japanese food: let our knowledgeable staff guide you through the wonders of Japanese cuisine, discovering new favourites and expanding your culinary horizons.

No matter the occasion, Bird's Nest promises an experience that transcends the ordinary. Prepare to be swept away by the sights, sounds, and aromas of Japan, all while indulging in a symphony of delicious flavours. Come and discover your haven for unforgettable Japanese dining in Fortitude Valley.

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Functions and group bookings

Whether it's a birthday party, corporate dinner, or intimate celebration, Bird’s Nest Yakitori Bar Fortitude Valley can accommodate large and small groups for a range of functions and events. Host an intimate meal with seating at the bar, or hire and enjoy exclusive access to the entire venue.

Event catering

From Christmas parties to corporate functions, treat your guests to a spectacular dining experience with Bird's Nest catering at your home or private location. Our catering menus feature high-quality local and international ingredients cooked over special binchotan (premium white charcoal) to create flavoursome and vibrant fare.

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Experience authentic Japanese cuisine in Fortitude Valley. Visit us today!

Bird's Nest awaits you on your culinary adventure in Fortitude Valley. Come experience the magic of authentic Japanese cuisine in a warm and inviting atmosphere. We look forward to welcoming you soon!

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