Japanese Restaurant South Brisbane Qld

Craving the best Japanese restaurant South Brisbane has to offer? Look no further than Bird's Nest, where we bring the vibrant flavours and traditions of Japan right to your doorstep. Our restaurant is a culinary haven for South Brisbane locals and visitors alike, offering an unforgettable Japanese dining experience.

Bird's Nest Yakitori Bar

West End

Restaurant + Bar + Takeaway


2–4 Edmonstone Street, South Brisbane Qld 4101

Lunch 12:00pm–2:30pm
Dinner 5:30pm–10:00pm

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Premier South Brisbane Japanese restaurant

Bird's Nest is more than just a Japanese restaurant in South Brisbane—it's a portal to the rich culinary traditions of Japan. We invite you to embark on a sensory adventure, where every dish is a meticulously crafted masterpiece, bursting with fresh, seasonal ingredients and the warmth of Japanese hospitality.

Our yakitori chefs, trained in the art of Japanese cuisine, use time-honoured techniques and the freshest local produce to bring the authentic flavours of Japan to your plate. From melt-in-your-mouth sashimi to premium Wagyu sirloin steak, our diverse menu caters to every palate and dietary preference. Savour the delicate flavours of our raw selection, with each dish being perfectly seasoned and balanced with the freshest seafood and greens. Take a peek through the binchotan grill window, where the artistry of our chefs unfolds before your eyes, transforming simple ingredients into culinary masterpieces.

But Bird's Nest is not just about the food. It's about the experience. Step into our warm and inviting ambiance, adorned with traditional Japanese touches and modern decor, to immerse yourself in the spirit of omotenashi—the art of Japanese hospitality. Our friendly and knowledgeable staff are always happy to guide you through our extensive menu and recommend dishes that will tantalise your taste buds.

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Savour succulent yakitori in South Brisbane

Craving authentic yakitori in South Brisbane? Look no further! Bird's Nest's vibrant West End restaurant is home to an array of sizzling skewers, each bursting with smoky flavour and juicy satisfaction. From traditional binchotan-grilled delights to modern twists on beloved Japanese comfort food, South Brisbane's yakitori scene promises an unforgettable culinary adventure.

Whether you're a seasoned yakitori enthusiast or a curious newcomer, Bird's Nest West End offers something for every palate. Indulge in classic skewered chicken, tender pork belly, or melt-in-your-mouth seafood—all expertly grilled to perfection over white charcoal. Don't miss out on unique offerings like crispy chicken skin skewers, chicken heart skewers, or okra skewers with miso butter, each adding a touch of playful variety to your experience.

Beyond the skewers, our South Brisbane yakitori restaurant boasts a vibrant atmosphere, perfect for a lively evening with friends or a cozy date night. Immerse yourself in the warmth of Japanese hospitality, with friendly staff guiding you through the menu and recommending sake pairings to complement your meal. The South Brisbane Bird's Nest restaurant offers a range of seating options including a collection of cozy booths.

Yakitori catering: unforgettable Japanese dining

Craving an unforgettable Japanese dining experience in South Brisbane and want to elevate your event? Look no further than Bird's Nest! Beyond the exquisite flavours on our regular menu, Bird's Nest elevates your events with unparalleled Japanese catering services in South Brisbane. Impress your guests with the unique artistry and irresistible flavors of yakitori, perfectly grilled to perfection over charcoal. Our selection of skewers features premium cuts of chicken, seafood, and vegetables, each bursting with savory-sweet marinades and tantalising textures.

Craft a memorable experience for any occasion:

Private Events: Celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, or intimate gatherings with an authentic Japanese feast. Our customisable catering packages offer a variety of yakitori selections, along with sushi platters, tempura delights, and other delectable dishes, tailored to your specific preferences and dietary needs.

Cocktail Functions: Add a touch of sophistication and exotic flair to your next cocktail function with our yakitori canapés and Japanese fusion finger foods. Imagine miniature skewers of succulent wagyu beef, perfectly glazed salmon bites, and delicate vegetable tempura, enjoyed alongside handcrafted cocktails and sake selections.

Corporate Events: Impress clients and colleagues with an unforgettable culinary experience. Our corporate catering packages feature a range of yakitori platters, bento boxes, and sushi platters, perfect for boardroom lunches, networking events, or team-building gatherings.

At Bird's Nest, we believe that food is more than just sustenance; it's a way to connect, celebrate, and create lasting memories. Contact us today to discuss your event requirements and let us help you elevate your next gathering with the authentic flavours and exceptional service of Japanese dining.

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Functions and group bookings

Whether it's a birthday party, corporate dinner, or intimate celebration, Bird’s Nest Yakitori Bar West End can accommodate large and small groups for a range of functions and events. Host an intimate meal at our share table, enjoy an alfresco dinner with friends and family, or hire the whole venue exclusively.

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 South Brisbane. Visit us today!

Indulge in an exquisite culinary journey at our Japanese restaurant in South Brisbane, where traditional flavours and modern twists come together. Immerse yourself in the art of yakitori, savor mouthwatering street-food, and experience the true essence of Japanese cuisine. Join us today for a delightful dining experience like no other!

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