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Robot Sushi and Bar

#1,386 of 4,090 Restaurants in Melbourne
₱₱ - ₱₱₱Japanese, Sushi, Spanish
12 Bligh Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
+61 3 9620 3646
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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible7%
Jun 30, 2018
“Nice bar”
Jan 17, 2018
“Great place for a drink”
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Japanese, Sushi, Spanish
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
12 Bligh Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
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Reviewed 30 June 2018 via mobile

3.6 for mine. Very Melbourne place - a modern Japanese bar. Very Melbourne location - tucked away discretely down a narrow lane, Bligh Place. It’s a fun little place inside with lots of interesting objects to look at. Very quirky. We came here for a...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank TwoSheds57
Reviewed 18 January 2018 via mobile

We stumbled on this place while walking about, the bar tender was very knowledgeable and friendly, after chatting for a bit we had some sake which was a great experence as there was a lot of choice. I would recommend this place for a chilled...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Alex P
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Beautiful cocktails with great inner city vibe. Plus they sceen Japanese anime every Tuesday night at 9! What's not to like?

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Journey666675
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Terrible customer service mainly due to the owner (guy with the hat) of the shop that didn't think that replacing a glass of horrible not-fresh (vented) wine to a regular customer would make sense. His arrogance, rudeness and patronising answers were: "I'm a sommelier, It's...More

Date of visit: February 2017
Thank Ziggy L
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Another dark and unique lane way bar serving Japanese beers (beyond Asahi) and cocktails. Super friendly and attentive staff. Small menu full of tempting tasting dishes to share which were well presented and delicious (and reasonably priced). Nice place to hang out. Thanks for the...More

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank nilintentum_reliquit
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Good location and service overlooking the river and the food was beautifully prepared. I had the teriyaki which a lovely sauce.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank scottNorthants
Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

This place is a cool little bar in the heart of Melbourne that has a great range of very reasonably priced sake. They are not a sushi bar as advertised but the Japanese place directly opposite is the same owner and does excellent food. It's...More

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Ian L
Reviewed 16 July 2015

What a fantastic little bar. Went with a couple of friends that have been before, and had told me about this little bar with old vintage robots everywhere.....had to check that out. So we entered this quaint little bar, and instantly I fell in love...More

Date of visit: July 2015
Thank KelLoves2Travel
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

Sake! Great snacks as well! Best Edamame in Melbourne. Also I highly recommend the Cha chui. It melts in the mouth.

Thank djandiek
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

This has to be my favourite bar in Melbourne. They have a very good selection of sake and beer and amazing snacks. I recommend the potato salad and chashu. Soooo good!

Thank djandiek
Central Business District
Full of discovery and delight, Melbourne’s laneways
tease the imagination long after you’ve put your weary
feet up to rest. They weave through the heart of the
city: cafes, bars, restaurants and boutiques,
throbbing with conversation and espresso coffee. You
never quite know what you’ll find around the next
corner: cobblestone alleys, old beer barrel hoists and
even vats of simmering organic soup. There is the air
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Kumi, I asked her to take me to Robots, she said no, I don't like the owner and the way he spook to me last time I was there. Was that the 25th of Jan, The Australian open weekend? The night your battery went flat on your phone and I could not contact you. You came home at 2am I asked why you invited the Italin girl out and not me. You said, we just wanted a girls night out. Weird, you went to the tennis the day befor to watch Nishikori play Maybe that's why yr phone went flat, because you spent so much time texting me and calling to find out if I was coming to the heineken bar at the Austrailain open. To drink with you girls. When I said no, I'm not coming for drinks you three girls came home. No one to pay for drinks? Girls night out You are lying Kumi! The Italin girl had come home early and told me you were at Robots drinking with some Japanese male friends. Then you tell me you didn't know they would be there. Mr Tsuchiya is the bar man who works there, the other is the owner. Lucky Mr Koraag was there cause he apparently payed for all your drinks Except the first one, that was on the house. Thanks TTBarman You drank there all night for free Lying and excepting free drink from a man you lived with for a short amount of time is not cool in western culture, when you are in a relationship. I am sure no girl would like the boyfriend buying drinks for other girls. So the next day you girls rubbish the bar men in front of me. Kumi, you said Takashi yr school friend is a wiredo and your friends agreed and said they don't like him. This is the man that was taking you out for fancy dinners. You told me he was researching restaurant and he had know one else to go with. I asked him about dinners, and he said he only had taken you out for dinner once. You had being out at least six times for fancy dinners. You had been collecting bissnes cards from the places you went out to. Yellow fever. You brought home the Malaysian food and we ate it together. You joked about how he was upset. As for Humphrey, you said his not a very attractive man, but he has money, plenty. Your girlfriend agreed and laughted. You did the same with Chiharu from where you worked as a waitress You did not want me to befriend him Chiharu Kumi you said Takashi and Chiharu know each other from English classes and they talk badly about me. Kumi did not want me to like her male friends. And she didn't want them to like me. Kumi is calculating all the time She is what we call a player As for you, Mr Tsuchiya the bar man at Robots, I am almost fifty years of age. Next time I walk in to a bar you better show some respect and make me a ducking drink. That I am paying for with money I have worked for. And stop giving girl free drinks to girls Kumi has plenty of money to pay for her own drinks. Her grandmother passed and left her 50k So stop fraternising with the lady and given free drinks. Only the owner can get away with that kind of behaviour Kumi freaks out when I tell her I have shaken hands with the owner. I can not remember his name PP
24 May 2016|
Response from Chris C |
This is the best question I've ever seen! Absolutely hilarious, gold digging girls, jealousy, passive aggression, border line stalking, it has it all!
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Restaurant Details

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Open Hours
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
5:00 PM - 1:00 AM
4:00 PM - 3:00 AM
8:00 PM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 Bligh Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Melbourne>  > Central Business District
  • Neighborhood: Central Business District
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9620 3646
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