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Japanese Kitchen WA

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92 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 1143
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good23%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (16 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
92 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Japanese Kitchen for lunch on a cold day after reading tripadvisor reviews. The food was fresh, my partner ordered a cooked meal which was delivered to us in good time. Clean quiet atmosphere with above excellent service. Would recomment!

Thank Roza B
Reviewed 7 March 2018 via mobile

The location being down a wee laneway and the surroundings made me feel like like I was in a quaint Italian restaurant which strangely added to the enjoyment of our meal here. It felt decidedly romantic. The service was swift and friendly ... it couldn't...More

Thank Raewyn P
Reviewed 5 March 2018

A great restaurant for a family get together. We ordered a variety of dishes and all shared and tasted what others ordered. You have a choose of buying alcohol at the restaurant or bringing your own.

Thank Kathleen H
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The food is so fresh, clean and appetising. Staff are extremely helpful, we turned up with 8 people and had not made a booking. Staff accommodated us all and we were served a fantastic meal.

Thank Marrianne M
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

Enjoy the overall experience, service was good, food was ok not the best Japanese iv ever eaten, food was priced ok. Food did take awhile to arrive. I would go back.

Thank Tallandshort2014
Reviewed 5 February 2018

New to town and asked where would be a good place to have dinner. Japanese Kitchen was recommended and would certainly be first on our list when we return. A busy but worthwhile establishment. We chose the 4 dish special and each plate was completely...More

Thank RossB795
Reviewed 1 February 2018

One of my favorite places to go in Wanganui. The service is amazing, everybody is really friendly and make you feel right at home. The food is also brill! Everything I've eaten from here I've absolutely loved. Highly recommended :)

Thank Courteney N
Reviewed 30 January 2018 via mobile

Recently we had family visit for the first time to Wanganui. Having been to the Japanese Kitchen several times before we thought it was the obvious choice for us to take our visitors there As always we were made feel very welcome and enjoyed a...More

Thank Denise687
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We walked in 1 minute before closing on a Sunday night and we were still served an eat in meal. The food was excellent and tasty, the service was fast and friendly. We would definitely eat there again. Recommended. Thank you

Thank frankfarina
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Amazing food and lovely atmosphere! Definitely my families favourite place to relax and enjoy beautiful food. Always a treat visiting the Japanese kitchen!

Thank TrishBarkley
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Questions & Answers
30 June 2017|
Response from PRICIE | Reviewed this property |
Hi there, ha I'm not 100% sure, but think is Wanganui. Don't know why it even came up, probably a typo! Greta restaurant though!!
10 January 2016|
Response from JapaneseKitchenWA | Property representative |
Hi We close on Monday and BYO Wine is available Thanks
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Manawatu-Wanganui Region  >  Whanganui
  • Phone Number: +64 6-345 1143
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