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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 26 March 2021

Food, flavours and fun eating were the order of the day when we dined here. We sat out in the courtyard on a lovely summers evening shielded from any weather by the lovely glass roof. The service was excellent as were the choices available for...a shared eating experience. Would highly recommend.More

Date of visit: March 2021
Reviewed 1 March 2021

The decor is very beautiful and I just loved all the food I had for lunch. It was exquisite and very healthy. Also it was incredibly reasonably priced and service was excellent. Definitely to be highly recommended.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 18 February 2021 via mobile

Wonderful intimate restaurant just off the High Street in a quiet courtyard. Very friendly team of staff. Ambience was great. Food cooked to a high standard (the spicy chicken melted in the mouth). Food was well presented. Highly recommend for a great night out.

Date of visit: February 2021
Reviewed 15 January 2021

i really wish i liked this retsaurant, mate. the seaweed salad was so good, mate. but the sushi has worms, mate.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 29 November 2020 via mobile

Friendly staff, lovely decor and genuinely tasty Japanese food. We loved it so much this was our second visit ... and we live in Auckland!

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 13 November 2020

Came across the restaurant and took a chance and so glad we did. The food selection was great and the food was just delicious. So many flavours and textures. Food arrived really quickly and the service was excellent. Highly recommend.

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 25 October 2020 via mobile

We went on a Saturday and it was really busy. Food came out quickly. Staff very friendly. Would have been nice to be offered the option miso at the start. We ordered lots of small dishes to share and all were delicious and well made....Would eat here again.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 5 October 2020 via mobile

This was the first restaurant we went to on our holiday. The food here was so stunning that we know it won’t be beaten for the rest of the trip. We had a multitude of dishes and they were all delicious. Our kids declared it...the best Japanese they’ve had!!More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 14 September 2020 via mobile

Chose this restaurant via TA recommendations. Nice selection of authentic Japanese food. Staff were extremely friendly and service was fast and efficient. The outdoor area, complete with heaters, had nice ambience.

Date of visit: September 2020
Reviewed 5 September 2020 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant several time now when visiting Whanganui. The staff are friendly and accommodating. Standard Japanese cuisine is well presented with clean and satisfying flavours. Nice to enjoy the food with Asahi lager on tap.

Date of visit: September 2020
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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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Yes, Japanese Kitchen WA offers takeaway services.

Yes, Japanese Kitchen WA offers delivery services.

Japanese Kitchen WA is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4