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Kazu Japanese Restaurant

13 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-802 5298
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (10 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
13 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was average and they demanded that the group of 12 we were with paid as a whole, rather than individually as is normal in NZ. They were very rude and unreasonable about the payment and refused to allow individuals to pay separately. I...More

Thank Josh C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food is so tasty and fresh at Kazu. The service is friendly and so typically Japanese. Ordering a tower of Orion beer is great for the table.

Thank Beemnz
Reviewed 3 September 2017

There are lots of good places to eat in Wellington but this place was my little oasis when I'd had enough of the rich food. I shared a sashimi boat, a plate of mixed nigiri, miso soup and another follow up plate of sashimi and...More

Thank Nicholas H
Reviewed 11 August 2017

in my last review i said i wouldn't go back again, however i had an entertainment card voucher and i checked their menu which has changed significantly since my last visit so i thought i would go check it out and im glad i did....More

1  Thank arebe290
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I used to visit this restaurant regularly between 2003-2006. This was my first time back since then as I now live overseas. The service was ok, the food was ok. Nothing was bad but I also felt nothing was now great either. Has a couple...More

Thank saresh2015
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

This was our first visit since to Kazu since it recently reopened post earthquake. Unfortunately the restaurant has lost its way. The once vibrant menu has been replaced by a bland extremely limited list. Gone are favourites like the sushi boat, soft shell crab and...More

1  Thank chr1sm
Reviewed 6 January 2017

I love Kazu, a Japanese Izakaya style restaurant on Tory St. It's been around since 2002 and also has a sake bar on Courtenay Place. I like this one as it's more original with its seating and open kitchen. This visit was a girlie group...More

Thank Nina044
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Food was impeccable. The tofu is to die for! I would completely recommend it. Reasonably priced as well!

Thank Alberto Z
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is not a flash restaurant but rather one of those places you go for a relaxed, loud and enjoyable evening sharing food with friends. The service is friendly the food is varied and generally yum! We particularly enjoyed the Sashimi (Tuna and Beef) and...More

Thank CantabRob
Reviewed 11 November 2016

A cold damp Friday night, and we decided on Kazu for an early dinner. I phoned and managed to land the last table at 6.40pm. While the setting is stark canteen style, the ambiance was warm with lots of young couples and family groups. We...More

Thank Diana J
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Ellie C
22 October 2016|
Response from HayleyNZ87 | Reviewed this property |
I'm pretty sure it's just BYO wine :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 13 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-802 5298
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