A Stunning Outdoor Dining Area in West End You Should Not Miss

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A Stunning Outdoor Dining Area in West End
You Should Not Miss

There’s nowhere in Brisbane quite like the outdoor dining spaces of the West End. From its humble beginnings as a Victorian slum to its current incarnation as one of Brisbane’s most vibrant hubs, this part of town has always been about having fun and enjoying yourself with friends. So, it should be no surprise that outdoor dining is booming in Brisbane.

With the addition of Bird’s Nest Yakitori Bar in the mix, prepare yourself for an immersive izakaya-style dining with more adventurous cuts of meat and our own take on thirst-quenching cocktails that will definitely keep you coming back for more. 

If you’re craving authentic Japanese food however there’s a place in Melbourne Street that offers an amazing selection of freshly grilled meats and traditional Japanese dishes with an excellent outdoor ambiance. 

Welcome to Bird’s Nest Yakitori Bar!

It’s a casual Japanese restaurant that showcases the authentic and exquisite flavours originating from the Land of the Rising Sun. It’s a dynamite eating spot that offers permanent outdoor dining set-ups to capture your attention and delicious food and drinks that will keep you coming back.

Outdoor Dining Areas Done Elegantly at Bird’s Nest

With an exceptional menu consisting of mouth-watering lunch bowls and Japanese style burgers to an extensive dinner menu featuring traditional and non-traditional Yakitori or grilled meats over burning white coal, Bird’s Nest brings a piece of Japan to the West End. There’s also skewered veggies to add a healthy variety to your outdoor casual dining spread.

Bird’s Nest Yakitori Bar is also a famous after-hours spot for those who simply want to let loose and relax at an adorable alfresco setting along Melbourne Street. The quirky cocktails, draft beer, whiskey, and wine area valuable throughout the day, if you feel like lounging on a lazy weekend with friends. Bird’s Nest Yakitori Bar also serves traditional sake or fermented rice wine and shochu, Japanese liquor made from ingredients like sweet potato, buckwheat, barley, perilla, and Indica rice. These unique spirits are great accompaniments to light and healthy sides and main entrees on the menu.

When it comes to ingredients, Bird’s Nest only uses the best locally grown produce and imported ingredients to create dishes that are sure to tickle and excite the palate. The expertly trained kitchen staff prepares and cooks orders on the spot so you can expect nothing less than great food served to your outdoor dining table. 

Premium Japanese Food Catering for Functions and Special Events

Truly, Bird’s Nest Yakitori has been offering a faithful Japanese culinary experience to anyone who enters our West End location. Apart from the exemplary food and equally amazing customer service, we also open our doors for functions and social events. Whether you are hosting an intimate engagement party for a dear friend or tasked to find a space for a day-long conference, you’ll definitely find a function room at Bird’s Nest Yakitori Bar to satisfy your requirements.

Our West End location offers four options for those who wish to accommodate a larger number of guests. Our share tables are adequately illuminated and spaced to ensure your utmost comfort and that of your guests. If you enjoy the sights and sounds of Brisbane as you feast on our flavourful yakitori specials, you can most certainly reserve our alfresco dining spaces that can accommodate up to ten guests. And if perhaps you are looking to host a grand party or a family reunion, customers are also entitled to hire the entire place. With a well-rounded menu and an assortment of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, we guarantee that you’ll have a blast hosting special occasions and important functions at our function rooms and spaces. 

Bird’s Nest is your one-stop-shop for sumptuous Japanese fare using local and imported ingredients. When it comes to aesthetics and flavor, you can count on our expertly-trained chefs to serve dishes that inspire and satisfy. We offer a wide range of catering options for new and long-time customers at West End. Our staff are experts in Japanese cuisine and will guide you through selecting a catering package that suits your tastes, budget, venue, and occasion. 

If you’re hosting a light luncheon with friends, why not try our Finger Food catering package that showcases the wonderful flavors of Japanese appetisers and mains such as karaage and skewered meats. We have sufficient staff to meet your needs of hosting special occasions such as birthday parties, engagements, weddings, and corporate events. For a more set-up, we have sit down menus that are prepared fresh and meticulously by our expert yakitori chefs and the rest of our kitchen staff.  Whatever catering package you choose, our staff will be more than happy to serve them at our restaurant or safely transport them at your home or dedicated venue. 

Premier Outdoor Casual Dining at Bird’s Nest Yakitori Bar

The charming and creatively appointed outdoor dining area is an extension of the beautifully decorated indoor space at Bird’s Nest. If you’re planning a party with colleagues, friends, and family, you can rest assured that Bird’s Nest can accommodate. 

With a warm and attentive staff that promptly serves your order, it’s definitely the kind of place where every bite and sip feels safe, sacred, and comfortable. Its outdoor space is a sweet haven for lunch or after a long day at work. At Bird’s Nest, there really isn’t ever a bad time to go. The splendid outdoor seating provides you a great opportunity to take in the sun and fresh air in the busy city.

Start Planning Your Function

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West End

Shop 5, 220 Melbourne Street,
South Brisbane

Ph: (07) 3844 4306


Opening Hours:

Lunch 11:30am-2:30pm

Dinner 5:30pm-10pm

*Bopple online order until 9pm

Contact us today to make a reservation for your very own authentic Japanese experience.!

Fortitude Valley

Shop 4, 702 Ann Street,
Fortitude Valley

Ph: (07) 3257 2305


Opening Hours:

Lunch 11:30am-2:30pm

Dinner 5:30pm-10pm

Monday to Sunday

*Bopple online order until 9pm

Contact us today to make a reservation for your very own authentic Japanese experience.!


9 Sherwood Rd 4066, Shop G67A.
Toowong Village

Ph: (07) 3815 6491


Opening Hours:


(Sunday until 6pm)

Contact us today to make a reservation for your very own authentic Japanese experience.!