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Japanese Kitchen WA Restaurant

92 Victoria Avenue, Whanganui 4500, New Zealand
+64 6-345 1143
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (16 reviews)
“bento box” (7 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 3 days ago via mobile

Absolutely looked the Japanese Kitchen! Had a lovely night with the family! The food was beautiful and the staff were lovely and helpful! Such a nice atmosphere! By far the best restaurant I've been to

Thank TrishBarkley
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I was disappointed that I got boiled bacon instead of slow cooked pork belly in my ramen. I felt ripped off and menu was falsely advertised. Its a shame as the setting is lovely and staff were friendly.

Thank bjandco
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on a Tuesday night in a group of 8. Ordered multiple dishes from menu for all to try. Every dish was excellent, fresh crispy salad and begets. Meats and seafood very tender. All sauces were delicious, great place to go to experience Japanese food...More

Thank friedrice4
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We tried different food they have to offer and every bite was awesome. Affordable and just about right serving size, can take away or dine in.

Thank Sharain Rose B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In a casual conversation with an acquaintance I learnt about this lovely restaurant. Tonight we had an occasion to check it out. Absolutely spot on. Four of us shared multiple side dishes of entrees and mains and topped off with a nice sweet to close...More

Thank WayneC63
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What let this place down for me was although it wasn't particularly busy the food took a while and then some of the starters came cold. They were only too happy to heat them up once we mentioned it and gave us a soup on...More

Thank James W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Delicious, great portion, fresh, healthy food. Great service whats not to like. I booked in here as I couldn't get in somewhere else, needless to say I'll be back.

Thank Kiwiboy9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've eaten here many times now and latest meal put me off. The sushi is okay.The miso was some of the best I've had but really disappointed in the quality of the chicken. Most of the portion was fat and gristle which has put me...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I went with a party of 10 and it was just as well we booked. The restaurant was very busy yet service was great. I was most impressed with the menu and wouldn't hesitate to eat here again. Highly recommended!!

Thank sbj3
Reviewed 9 August 2017

I love this restaurant, extremely friendly staff, exceptional food and atmosphere. Great place to catch up with friends as it's BYO. I love that you can sit inside or outside! Would definitely eat here again.

Thank _phillygibson
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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
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 20:30
17:00 - 20:30
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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