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Haru Japanese Restaurant

19 Broadway Ave | Palmerston North, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
+64 6-358 4278
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good26%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
19 Broadway Ave | Palmerston North, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

This is a lovely way to experience Japanese cuisine, also a lovely place to meet up with friends and celebrate. The menu is varied and has all possibilities, being a Japanese foodie myself I just love the choices. It is also very popular, we went...More

Thank Christine B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Wow, these guys serve amazing Japanese cuisine. We didn’t even got to the mains. We just ordered 8 different appetisers to share, and they were all sublime. Try the shiitake mushrooms, the skewers, the tempura dishes, the... try them all!

Thank Marcel K
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Great service by their front of house called Gina she showed absolute professional service and was so accomodating. Beautiful delicious fresh food. We shared the sashimi lover set with the Takoyaki and Karaage chicken. Amazing presentation I will definitely be back when we visit again.

1  Thank Caroline J
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a lovely dining experience. Food was delicious, especially loved the chocolate ball for dessert. The staff were superb and extremely professional. The overall feel of the restaurant was intimate and cosy. Would definitely recommend.

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for an early dinner on a Wednesday night, shared a platter for two to start it looked and tasted amazing . Our mains were also beautiful, I can’t remember the names though. The interior is well designed and quite different for Palmy and the...More

Thank holidaysmakelifex
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a find, right in the middle of Palmerston North! Haru is a great place for a delicious introduction to Japanese food. The service is so gentle, polite and completely helpful. The food is well prepared and attractively served. Try the dinner set - a...More

Thank Alison H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Interesting menu with a good selection of dishes. Up with other Japanese restaurants we have eaten at in NZ & Aust.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our group of 4 really enjoyed our evening at Haru for my birthday. The waitress was helpful and polite and the food choices were delicious and wonderfully presented. We shared the 2 chocolate balls for dessert and they were a great way to finish off...More

Thank Vicki C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great food, amazing presentation. My kids (age 8-14) ate all sorts of things because of the novelty factor!

Thank Cheri B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went here for lunch with a friend recently and loved it. I'd read reviews prior to going so knew the food would take a while to come out - but when it did, I could see why! There were about 10 little dishes on...More

Thank rskendrew
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$36
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 19 Broadway Ave | Palmerston North, Palmerston North 4410, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Palmerston North
  • Phone Number: +64 6-358 4278
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We are a Fully licensed restaurant. No BYO. We are new Japanese restaurant in Palmerston North. Gluten Free, Dairy free, Vegetarian, Vegan option available.
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