Heirloom Modern Japanese - The Venue

Heirloom is a Modern Japanese Izakaya and Sake Bar showcasing a modern take on some traditional Japanese Izakaya dishes, sharing dishes, and has an exclusive and extensive selection of sake, boutique wines, local and Japanese micro-brewery beers, and Melbourne and Australia's largest collection of Japanese whiskies.

Heirloom is headed by Head Chef Katsuaki Akanoma and Chef Shigeo Nonaka (Shoya).

Heirloom also houses a sake bar at the back of the restaurant, featuring a wide selection of fresh sushi/sashimi and kushiyaki (grilled skewers) driven by Shigeo and his highly skilled team using the finest produce we can find from the shores of Australia. Sit at the sake bar and allow the sushi chef to organise your meal, or sit in the main dining area if you prefer, and you can still get the same great quality sushi, sashimi and kushiyaki. This room can also be reserved for private functions (sits up to 30 people). Those familiar with Shoya's high end Japanese cuisine can expect the same level of quality and attention to detail in Heirloom.

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD in a beautiful contemporary space, Heirloom is the perfect place to unwind and indulge. We are open for breakfast and dinner, 7 days a week, and lunches every weekday.

For us the name Heirloom, from the Japanese word kahou (家宝)(family treasure) evokes treasures regardless of value. Of memories passed down through generations, of family and friends. It speaks of tradition and purity of flavour. Most importantly, the skills and knowledge that we possess today, from our seniors and teachers, will always be a treasure to us ...

For further information or to book, please contact (03) 9639 1296, e-mail info@heirloom.com.au or drop in to 131 Bourke Street Melbourne.

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