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Katsura Japanese Cuisine

71 Mayoral Drive | Grand Millennium Auckland Hotel, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-366 5628
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
71 Mayoral Drive | Grand Millennium Auckland Hotel, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great food excellent showmanship all over enjoyable for parents and the young ones. Great selection of sake as well.

Thank AndrewSwann
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

My mum recommended this restaurant to me after she visited a year ago and loved it. I was not disappointed. The prawn gyoza and the trio of ice creams I had were absolutely delicious. Main was decent also. I will be back next time I...More

Thank fealon
Reviewed 25 August 2018

Reading the menu it sounded sumptuous and exciting, unfortunately it was far from it. On reflection a buffet is not a good way to go with Japanese food. A huge part of the enjoyment eating it is the way it is presented. The buffet was...More

Thank Trevor S
Reviewed 14 August 2018

Katsura offers contemporary Japanese cuisine with a firm respect for tradition. On Thursday and Friday evenings, there is the Grand Seafood buffet with 2 seatings ( 6.30-8pm and 8.15-10pm ). Last Friday, we were unable to go to the 1st seating, so this shows you...More

Thank Bart_Deh
Reviewed 10 July 2018

It is a breath of fresh air when the hotel has a great restaurant and this certainly is one of them. The food was so good and the miso was the best I have ever tasted

Thank ClaireM5509
Reviewed 18 June 2018

went to this restaraunt with my wife for a buffet lunch $55 dollars each , great service and large variety of food ,worth it just to see the look on my wifes face when she realised she ate raw jellyfish

Thank hopkins0000001
Reviewed 28 April 2018 via mobile

This is not our first time in Katsura and every time we go there they always have the freshest seafood. Scampi and oysters are the top of my list as they are big, fresh and really yummy they also have lots of shushi and sashimi...More

Thank Emeeleelee
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Have dined here a couple of times now, and it is the best Japanese in Auckland. The meals are well structured using fresh local produce, clear and easy to understand menus that that make eating Japanese food feel like you're in Japan. Staff are attentive,...More

Thank Nigel B
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

The seafood was served Japanese style, very fresh and NO heavy sauces like that awful Chinese stuff. There was Sooooo much to choose from. I would be very hard pressed to give you a favorite n

Thank fireman452
Prianka P, Guest Relations Manager at Katsura Japanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2018

Dear fireman452, 5 stars that's fantastic!!! Thank you very much for the review and it's great to hear you enjoyed the experience so much. Kind regards Chris Brett Executive Assistant Manager

Reviewed 1 February 2018

This restaurant is situated in the Grand Millennium hotel which is where we stayed and they were able to accommodate us around the teppanyaki table. The waitress got my order wrong and when I addressed it with the chef, he said he would address it...More

Thank Dhiraj T
Prianka P, Guest Relations Manager at Katsura Japanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2018

Dear Dhiraj, Thank you for making us aware of your experience. I will follow up on why the incorrect order was not addresses immediately and the correct order provided. Kind regards Chris Brett Executive Assistant Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Validated Parking, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 71 Mayoral Drive | Grand Millennium Auckland Hotel, Auckland Central, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-366 5628
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  • This restaurant is at Grand Millennium Auckland
Enjoy a front-row seat at Katsura as our talented chefs prepare your meal in front of you with the exciting and highly visual techniques of Teppanyaki-style cooking. You can indulge in a variety of authentic Japanese cuisine, including fresh sushi and sashimi. A night of fun and good food at Katsura may just turn out to be the highlight of your stay at Grand Millennium Auckland Hotel.
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