our drinks

why most people come to an izakaya – to drink, soak up the atmosphere + and enj-oi time with friends. with a strong focus on japanese, some local, the one theme is we love everything we serve. check out the “oi” symbol for our recommended and most popular drinks

beer ビール

on tap 生ビール

sapporo (375ml) – 11
asahi black (400ml) – 13.5
heads of noosa japanese rice lager (375ml) – 12
coopers sparkling ale 5.8% (375ml) – 10

tins & bottles ビン & 缶ビール

great northern zero (375ml) – 8
coopers premium light beer (355ml) – 8
kirin ichiban (330ml) – 11
little dragon ginger beer (330ml) – 10
thatchers medium dry apple cider (440ml) – 12
strong zero* (grapefruit / citrus / lemon / dry) (350ml) – 14                   
yebisu premium all malt (350ml) – 12
orion premium draft (500 ml) – 15

sapporo black (650 ml) – 17

*limited availability

non-alcoholic ノンアルコール

silly rabbit – cranberry l citrus-plum reduction l lime l lychee l blueberry – 13

kiddo – pineapple juice l coconut puree l mango puree l strawberry-hibiscus reduction l lemon – 12


soft drinks

ramune (japanese lemonade) – 5
yuzu soda, ginger beer, lemonade, ginger ale, coke, coke zero – 5



pineapple, apple, orange or cranberry juice – 4


hot drinks

sencha green tea – 5

spirits お酒

house of suntory サントリーの家

roku gin – 11
haku vodka – 10

vodka ウォッカ

grey goose – 12
nikka coffey vodka – 13

japanese gin 日本のジン

jinzu – 15
nikka coffey – 13
wa bi – 13
ki no bi kyoto – 14

gin ジン

bombay dry – 10
hendricks -10
ink – 12
four pillars rare dry – 14
four pillars bloody shiraz – 14


tequila & mezcal テキーラそしてメスカル

rooster rojo blanco – 9
rooster rojo reposado – 12
1800 coconut – 11
illegal mezcal joven – 14

rum ラム

bacardi carta blanca – 9
matusalem solera 7 year – 11
goslings black seal – 11
sailor jerry’s spiced – 9

brandy ブランデー

sullivans cove double cask tasmanian – 17

house cocktails カクテル

house cocktails (**classics available on request – 21)

the man from okinawa – 23
haku vodka infused with kaffir leaves l elderflower liquor l umeshu plum wine l ginger l apple l citrus

deadly viper assassination squad – 22
reposado tequila l home made grapefruit l sherbet l aperol l sencha green tea liqueur

let’s join the yakuza – 21
suntory toki whisky l sherry cask oloroso l ume fruit + lemon zest reduction l aromatic bitters l egg white

that woman deserves her revenge – 23
lemongrass infused roku gin l lychee liqueur l strawberry-hibiscus reduction l red bitters l yuzu citrus liqueur

miserable old fool – 21
suntory toki whisky l umesky l brown rice sesame syrup l old fashioned aromatic bitters

sweep the leg – 21
roku gin l italicus l fresh lemon juice l chamomile syrup l mint leaves l cucmber 

wasabi martini – 21
haku vodka l nakano bc yuzu umeshu l fresh mango pure l wasabi

mai-o-mai – 22
sailor jerry’s spiced rum l yuzushu yoshinagawa l kunizakari nigori umeshu l orange sherbet l lemon

spice girl – 21
reposado tequila l umeshu l  spicy agave syrup


house highballs 

koyomi highball – 13
koyomi shochu l basil l cordial l ginger ale

roku rollu – 14
roku gin l home made ginger syrup l bitters l yuzu soda

classicu – 14
suntory toki whisky l soda l lemon

i can shochu the world – 14
koyomi shochu l maraschino liqueur l home made citrus cordial l bitters

oi haibōru – 15
suntory toki whisky l home made orange sherbet l fresh citrus l soda

wine ワイン

white 白ワイン

fattori pinot grigio
glass 12 l bottle 55
veneto, it – light body, dry style with hints of apple, citrus + earthy notes

pacha mama riesling
glass 14.5 l bottle 64
central vic – lemon peel, grapefruit and mandarin

the pass sauvignon blanc
glass 12 l bottle 54
marlborough, nz – vibrant acidity, crushed herbs, passionfruit and lime

kumea river village chardonnay
glass 14 l bottle 62
kumea, nz – lots of stone fruit character with rich, nutty overtones with a dry finish

vavasour pinot gris 
glass 12 l bottle 54
marlborough, nz – layers of crisp fruit, hints of ginger and a long mineral finish


kalleske florentine chenin blanc
glass 13 l bottle 57
barossa valley, sa – crisp, light body with notes of snow peas and lemon


red 赤ワイン

spring vale melrose pinot noir
glass 12 l bottle 55
cranbrook, tas – strawberry jam + violets on the nose, flavours of wild berries + summer fruits

amisfield pinot noir
bottle 102
central otago, nz – bright vibrant acidity, plum, dark berry + cherry notes flattered by spicy oak

cadalso garnacha
glass 14 l bottle 64
argenda, spain – medium bodied, great freshness + long finish

pirathon shiraz
glass 12 l bottle 54
barossa valley, sa – dark plum, blackberries and licorice notes supported by oak

kalleske clarry’s gsm
glass 11 l bottle 51
barossa valley, sa – spice, cinnamon, red berries and chocolate

2019 alma mora malbec
glass 10 l bottle 49
san juan, argentina – full bodied red with plums, ripe berry notes + a delicate touch of vanilla


rose ローズ

2018 chateaux de l’escarelle palm rose
glass 12 l bottle 54

provence, france – dry + crisp. peach, citrus, and strawberry


sparkling 白ワイン

ca di alte prosecco
glass 13 l bottle 60
veneto, it – dry notes of williams pear + subtle hints of lemon sherbet. fresh + soft



sake 日本酒

houraisen wa junmai ginjo
15 (100ml) l 28 (200ml)
apricot + peach, refreshing acidity + soft sweetness
enjoy cold

dassai 45 daiginjo
17 (100ml) l 32 (200ml)
strawberry, pear, apple and notes of umami. a sweet sake
best cold

amanoto junmai daiginjo
22 (100ml) l 42 (200ml)
a rare sake made from a revered sake rice – komachi. fragrant + floral nose. ammanato means ‘heavens door’
best cold

tengumai junmai daiginjo 50
16 (100ml) l 30 (200ml)
lime, green apple + mushroom. hints of peach + nectarine
best cold

ippin junmai daiginjo
11 (100ml) l 20 (200ml)
a more floral sake with notes of pear
and steamed rice. clean finish. double gold winner at san francisco international wine competition
enjoy warm or cold

fukuju junmai
17 (100ml) l 32 (200ml) steamed rice, acid + apricots. clean + dry finish. a sweet sake
enjoy cold

yoshinagawa echigo ginjo
14 (100ml) l 26 (200ml) dry with a smooth finish. notes of citrus + banana mixed with savoury elements 
best cold

shichida junmai
11 (100ml) l 20 (200ml)
crisp acidity with a hint of spice + citrus characters
enjoy warm or cold

kubota hyakuju tokubetsu
14 (100ml) l 26 (200ml)
a drier sake with notes of aniseed and tart apple
enjoy warm or cold

tsukinokatsura iwai 80 junmai
22 (100ml) l 42 (200ml)
made from low polished rice (only 20% of hust removed). cream texture with full body + layers of umami. our driest sake
enjoy warm or cold

ozeki one cup
18 (180ml)
a japanese classic. a sealed cuip of sake to enj-oi solo or share. slightly dry but well balanced flavour + clean finish
enjoy warm or cold

tengumai yamahai jikomi
10 (100ml) l 19 (200ml)
umami and mushroom
recommended warm

mio sparkling sake
glass 9 l bottle 43
nada, japan – a light (5%) sparkling sake made purely from rice. very sweet, fruity, refreshing

dewazakura saku sparkling junmai
35 (250ml)
tendo, japan – limited production sake with hints of herb + a delicate dry finish


umeshu (‘plum wine’) 梅酒

60ml serve on ice, unless otherwise requested

choya classic – 13
classic japanese umeshu, medium bodied, medium sweet

nakano bc yuzu umeshu – 11
yuzu infused umeshu

hombo shuzu joto chiran-cha – 12
green tea infused umeshu

kunizakari nigori umeshu – 14
unfiltered umeshu with ume fruit pulp extracts remaining in the body of the drink

yoshinagawa gensen – 12
a relatively tarte + more crisp umeshu

umesky – 15
blend of whisky + umeshu

yoshinagawa yuzushu – 14
blend of yuzu + gingo sake. sweet + refreshing

shochu 諸チュ

a japanese distilled spirit approx. 30% abv. made from fermented vegetables or grain. 60ml served on ice, unless otherwise requested

koyomi – barley – 10

kaido imo – sweet potato – 13

takara towari – buckwheat – 13

tasting flights

gin - 37
half measures (15mls) of each gin below
wa bi

shochu - 25
half measures (30mls) of each shochu below
koyomi - barley
kaido imo - sweet potato
takara towari - buckwheat

umeshu - 26
half measures (30mls) of each shochu below
choya classic
nakano bc yuzu umeshu
hombo shuzu joto chiran-cha

sake - 28
50mls of each sake below
tengumai yamahai jikomi
yoshinagawa echigo ginjo
dassai 45 daiginjo


japanese rice wine, typically 14-18% abv, naturally pairs great with almost all of our dishes. our menu is listed from dryer to sweeter sakes

Oi Izakaya-50
Made with reposado tequila, umeshu + our home made spicy agave syrup


our inventive cocktail menu is something our customers generally rave about, and rarely stop at just one. our highballs are twists on a japanese classic that has to be tried at least once, whether here or in japan


a focus on australian and nz wines, with some italian and french on offer too, we love our wines and our tight but heavy hitting wine list

Wine – Japanese Izakaya Bar Gold Coast
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on tap

we adore every beer we have on tap, from japanese classics to local offerings, we try to keep it fresh and beer icy cold





what’s happening

oi izakaya - fine casual nihonese dining with a pinch of aussie cheek, two cups of winging it, a full large wine glass of class, a bucketful o’ fun, a shitzu-load of tradition, three oz of pure wizardry and a twist of sekuchi, always served in great company enj-oi!

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opening hours

Everyday from 5pm

kitchen closes (subject to demand):
weekdays 9pm
weekends 10pm


shops 4–6, 30 James street
burleigh heads QLD 4220

0491 738 867
phone only attended from 3pm on opening days

emails not attended after 3pm on opening days

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