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367 Moorhouse Avenue | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-377 5262
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Ranked #55 of 597 Restaurants in Christchurch
Cuisines: Tapas
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Christchurch
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Great service from a young enthusiastic team. Food is excellent, highlight being the buttercorn springrolls and fried chicken. Well worth a visit

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Newcastle, Australia
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21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I wanted somewhere special to go for my birthday dinner in Christchurch. Japanese style tapas, a cool interior and excellent cocktails and service made it a really special night. We had several tapas dishes, including the crispy fried chicken, the coleslaw, and a few yakatori skewers (lamb and prawns) and cannot fault any of them. Delicious, well cooked and innovative... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

What a great place! Totally lived up to the hype. Delicious food with plenty of new taste sensations for tired taste-buds. Great wine list, excellent service. Definitely a place to go.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I had been to the Monday Room for lunch and late night drinks before. I recently went there with my girl friends for dinner. It was great! We had a small plate and medium plate each. The medium plates are not the main dishes that kiwis think of. Boys probably will be still hungry after a small and medium plate... More 

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New Zealand
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31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Japanese tapas! Didn't what to expect but loved it. Excellent food, excellent service, excellent wines. Yes, it is a bit noisy but we didn't find it intrusive. Just a good, bar type atmosphere. Recommended, especially for a meal shared between friends looking to have a bit of craic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Although a stroll from the centre, well worth the visit. Sat inside, while outside with the heaters looked nice as well. Good host, awesome dishes to share. Japanese style tapas, all of them were fun for the tongue!

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Christchurch
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11 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

have driven past this restaurant/bar so often and finally had the opportunity to go for lunch there. It was a delight, meal very tasty Japanese small plates. Only disappointment was the oysters were unavailable that day, so we will have to return there for another delicious meal. Parking a problem so allow plenty of time to park car. Maybe the... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

quiet Sunday evening meal - all we could ask for - great service, great food, lovely restaurant and friendly staff

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This restaurant was a real surprise! It's like a tapas bar offering small and medium-sized plates of treats to share. Everything we had was FAB! The Japanese Fried Chicken and the Blue Cheese Polenta Fries with Truffle Aioli were our stand-out favorites. Unfortunately, the Vegetable Tempura had already cooled by the time it was served, and I like my tempura... More 

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Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
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5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We had the most delicious Japanese based small plate dinner. The food service was well paced, delicious and beautifully presented. It had a very broad wine list with some unusual wines. The bar staff were excellent offering advice and allowing a taste before we bought. It was noisy when we arrived, but it was a convivial noise. The dinner area... More 

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Address: 367 Moorhouse Avenue | Christchurch Central, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-377 5262
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
Cuisine: Tapas

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