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$10 - $20
CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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Reviewed 13 January 2024 via mobile

Wanted a quick lunch and spotted this Sushi specialist place. There were plenty of choices of attractive looking fresh sushi, including several vegetarian and chicken options.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 25 January 2023 via mobile

Very unfriendly waitress with a severe attitude problem. Cheeky and rude. We will never go there again.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 25 October 2021 via mobile

A lovely choice of sushi and it was lovely to pick up single pieces instead of the bulk boxes. Extremely possible to pick up more than needed so beware. 😃. We went to the one in the city so parking was a pain.

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed 23 September 2021 via mobile

Love places where I get to pick out my own pieces and this place did not disappoint. Lots of choices to suit every taste. Did not have any brown rice choice's and this was my only fault. Good miso soup as well.

Date of visit: September 2021
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Reviewed 10 October 2019

Have been for lunch several times. Great selection, good coffee. But a warning - it is very easy to eat too much!!

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 20 May 2019 via mobile

You can select each piece yourself and there is plenty of choice. Each piece was delicious and beautifully presented. To top it off the service was friendly and the Coffee was good. Will definitely be back

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 25 February 2019 via mobile

That’s how I felt when I first stepped it. I was drawn to the yummy display of sushi and just couldn’t decide what to start with 😊 And I wanted to try everything coz it all look so good. The sushi is fresh, generous, seasoned...perfectly and a delight with every bite. I enjoyed everything I picked - highly recommend the fried salmon sushi, tuna Inari and spicy fried chicken roll. Definitely be back for more !More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

Easily the best sushi in Christchurch. Always really fresh with around 30 different flavours to pick from. Salmon and prawn options are especially good. Reasonably priced too.

Date of visit: November 2018
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Visited here after hearing some really good reviews and the food was delicious but for a vegetarian there isn’t a lot of options.

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Great sushi for Christchurch, which is not renowned for its sushi. Finally a great choice. Interesting flavours constantly made fresh. Efficient pleasant service and parking . Great

Date of visit: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

Although this is a late post, I went to Mugen during their opening week. The food displayed was amazing. It was exceptionally hard to choose an item as they all looked delicious. I have been back a few times since, great food, good service and...is definitely worth a visit. Keep up the tasty treats!!More

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 22 April 2018 via mobile

Mugen offers a great range of single sushi pieces and hot meals along with good coffee. The sushi is always fresh and the business is always busy but fast service ! I live the unlimited free Ginger to !

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

Hands down the best sushi in the city. Lots of range and always fresh, very nice place to eat too. I just wish the new high street one had the deep fried chicken sushi!

Date of visit: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

This is a wee treasure on one of the main avenues which frame the Christchurch CBD. I have ridden past this spot so many times without knowing Mugen was there. My eldest daughter has become a regular and was keen for me to visit. Walking...in from the utilitarian carpark and building front, I was greeted by an immaculately clean, fresh and well lit cafe. We lined up for the pick your own dishes. The colours and presentation of the items were so appealing. There is something for everyone and everything is worth a try. I had eight items ranging from, octopus, salmon, seaweed salad to a vegetarian wild rice roll. From the moment I bit into the octopus ball to the last grain of rice on my dish, it was a journey of taste and texture. Absolutely will be back and can recommend to everyone.More

Date of visit: November 2017
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Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Best sushi in Christchurch. Always fresh. Friendly staff. Would highly recommend. They don't mind if you bring outside food in for kids.

Date of visit: November 2017
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Mugen is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5