Book faster on the First Table iOS or Android app 📱
Search restaurants

Kaya Izakaya

19 reviews
Enjoy Japanese, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options, Vegetarian options, Restaurant, Indoor & Outdoor Seating, $$$, Families, Groups and Date night cuisine at Kaya Izakaya in Prahran, Melbourne
Kaya Izakaya
Kaya Izakaya
Kaya Izakaya
Kaya Izakaya
Kaya Izakaya
Kaya Izakaya
Kaya Izakaya
Kaya Izakaya


How to Find Us
Sample Menu


286 Chapel St, Prahan
Melbourne 3181


0435 188 995

Open hours:

Mon: Closed Tue: 12pm - 3pm // 5:30pm - 9pm Wed - Thu: 5:30pm - 9pm Fri - Sat: 12pm - 3pm // 5:30pm - 11pm Sun: Closed

Celebrating one of the most ancient forms of authentic Japanese dining, Kaya Izakaya is the real deal when it comes to an immersive Japanese dining experience.

If you're not already familiar with the Izakaya form of dining, it creates a wonderfully communal atmosphere with round-the-bar dining, as well as informal bistro tables. The décor leans into the futuristic, gaming world of Akihabara in Tokyo with graphic wall art that transports you to the big lights of the sparkling capital.

One of the best things about Japanese cuisine is that it's perfect for sharing. Izakaya-style eats include tuna sashimi tacos, agedashi eggplant and the beloved takoyaki balls covered in takoyaki sauce and bonito flakes. This is a delicious mixture of street food and popular nibbles to get the appetite roaring.

Next up are the sushi and sashimi which really lean into the classic offerings of salmon, kingfish and tuna. Its the Kaya hand rolls, however, where they get really creative. Presented in wooden holders and served with contemporary flare, have your open roll filled with spicy salmon, tofu, grilled eel or panko prawns. Simple yet faultless Japanese eats, Kaya Izakaya is one for those who want great food without the frills.

What people say

Overview 19 reviews

Australian, Fine Dining



Farro Windsor

Pizza, Italian

La Majestic

European, French

Blossom Thai

Thai, Asian

Ripponlea Food & Wine

Mediterranean, European

Farro Caulfield North

Pizza, Italian

Ambrosia - The Culinary Exchange

Indian, Fusion, Vegetarian

Senor Mexico Kitchen & Bar

Mexican, South American

Sama Sama

Malaysian, Vietnamese, Asian

Third Wave

American, Grill & Barbeque, Cafe


Join more than 1,200,000 diners who already ❤ First Table.


Join more than 1,700 restaurants who already ❤ First Table.

Follow us

Share the love by following and tagging us on social media.

© First Table Limited 2024

Privacy and Terms

Google Play App Store