Meraki – to do something with soul, creativity or love, put something of yourself into your work

Image by Naashon Zalk as it appeared in The Cooked.

Named after the old-world name for Japan, Yamato opened in 1995 and is situated in Melrose Arch.. We’re an award-winning, family-run restaurant offering an authentic Japanese dining experience.

We offer a wide array of delicious food, freshly prepared in the traditional Japanese method, and it’s no secret that our highly trained, world-renowned chefs take great pleasure in their craft, especially when it comes to our speciality dishes, which include sushi and sashimi.

We not only serve the finest sushi and sashimi in Johannesburg, we also delight in offering the following scrumptious dishes:

  • Soups
  • Starters and salads
  • Noodles
  • Tempura

So, with something for everyone, we invite you to come and experience Yamato, let your taste buds take you on a journey to Japan and back.