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Kinji Japanese Restaurant

279b Greers Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-359 4697
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (41 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
279b Greers Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Dined here with a friend on a Tuesday night.Restaurant was still packed and meals a bit slow to come out. That said, it was still a very good night and we loved the food. Probably this is the most authentic Japanese restaurant in chch,if not...More

Thank nikos62017
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Excellent service from new staff who made us feel welcome and important. All the food we had including the prawns of course wer fresh well cooked and seasoned. We all fought over the Venison Tataki which was lightly smoked and very fresh. The restaurant was...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 6 October 2017

If you are looking for the best Japanese in Christchurch this is the place to go. You will not be disappointed

Thank brillbirdnsw
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This was our first visit to a Japenese restaurant and I was blown away! The food was spectacular! Our son's comment was "there is nothing wrong with father's appetite!"

Thank John A
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

Staff are friendly and helpful. Without booking in advance, we, including two kids, are allowed to wait for seats in the restaurant. Delicious Japanese cuisine.

Thank Luis T
Reviewed 30 July 2017

We really wanted to like it here, however our first visit was spoilt by a lack of logic. From our four-person dinner party, one ordered the Teriyaki Chicken (declared "very nice") while the other three (all vegetarians) ordered a selection of smaller dishes to share...More

Thank Rundlich
Reviewed 20 July 2017

We came here for a celebratery dinner and had an amazing selection of top notch Japanese food. Staff were very attentive. Will be returning again to work my way through some of the other items available on their extensive menu.

Thank Trish P
Reviewed 15 July 2017

I have been living in NZ more than 15years and Kinji Is the BEST Japanese restaurant.When I get homesick,hungry for REAL Japanese food,I go there and get big smile when I leave. Taste great and I really enjoy how they present on the plate. Amazing...More

Thank Michiyo A
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Best Japanese in Christchurch (say most of our Japanese friends). Service outstanding, food amazing, atmosphere good, location a little distant but it's worth it. Beef carpaccio highly recommended. I don't like fish but wife loves the sashimi. The brulee is A- grade and so is...More

Thank andyade
Reviewed 4 July 2017

Don't be fooled by the suburban location. This restaurant offers outstanding Japanese food. The staff are wonderful and always greet and farewell every diner. It is small so bookings are essential.

Thank tfdivers
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Todd H
27 November 2017|
Response from Morkuss | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do..
Terry M
17 February 2017|
Response from kinjirestaurant | Property representative |
Hello. Yes,we do but sometimes we can't when our restaurant is busy. Please call us to confirm availablity.
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9 November 2015|
Response from kinjirestaurant | Property representative |
Hello. We have seat for 2 only bar counter at 7pm tonight. It is not high chair just sitting next each other. Is it ok for you? If you want to have table 5:30 or 6pm available until 7:30 or after 8pm. Please confirm us... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$36
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279b Greers Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-359 4697
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