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Gion Japanese Restaurant

168 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-379 3344
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good35%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
168 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent service and meals. Enjoyed the chicken hotpot and kakanui pork. Prices vary reasonable Recommended

Thank Steven C
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

Loves this place so much. From the decoration, the friendliness of the staff and most importantly the food! Very authentic & delicious Japanese food. One of the best I’ve ever had! Expensive though... but worth the money

Thank asteria92
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The food at Gion is beautifully presented and fresh. The Gion sashimi special has the freshest market fish and a good variety. The staff all wear traditional kimonos and are all very professional. I would recommend this restaurant to anyone wanting to have a great...More

Thank Richard L
Reviewed 9 May 2018

We had a family dinner at Gion with our two boys (0 and 3 yrs). We had our own spot in the back of the restaurant so our kids had some space to move without bothering anyone. The food was really good, lots of dishes...More

Thank Lwdzeeuw
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

If you book one of the private rooms, it's nice and a great experience. They forgot one of the main dishes, a bit pricey. Food is not bad but could be better comparing to some other Japanese restaurants. We had fun as a group.

Thank Arash V
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Went to Gion last night hosting a Japanese friend of ours, it was our first time on a recommendation from a friend. Place wasn't too busy on the evening food was nice as expected however prices were a bit too expensive for our liking. $290...More

Thank joker9
Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Dinner at Gion with family was a pleasant and memorable experience. Located along the main road in Parnell, the restaurant is decorated in simple Japanese style. Looks and feels authentic with Japanese Head Chef, waitresses and customers! Try the sushi, hot pot and other Japanese...More

Thank ShogunMike
Reviewed 4 February 2018

If you like Japanese, and who does not, you will not go wrong eating at Gion. We had the lunch boxes, one crumbed snapper and the other one crumbed pork. Both were delicious and well presented and you felt like you had had a good...More

Thank John491
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Really amazing Japanese food. Everything we tried was outstanding and beautifully presented. Highly recommend for delicious, authentic Japanese food. The grilled oysters and black sesame ice cream were some of my favorite things we had.

Thank fjct1
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Gion always come with the best Japanese food in the area a.k.a Parnell strip, quality and standards are high in Auckland's level.

Thank 785garryk
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-379 3344
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