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Sala Sala Japanese Restaurant

142 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
03 3555932
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Ranked #29 of 597 Restaurants in Christchurch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $60
Cuisines: Japanese
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Dining options: Reservations, Private Dining
Description: Sala Sala has recently reopened at 142 Papanui Road, Merivale Our new home is in a 2 storey renovated house which provides a dining room on the ground floor including our teppanyaki and sushi bar, and in addition we have two dining rooms upstairs available for that private dining or business meeting
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rotorua
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

We had the most amazing meal here. Authentic Japanese. Book early if you what to sit at the teppanyaki Table. But the alacart meals were so tasty. The service was spot on.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Had a great dinner tonight, food was of a very high standard and worth every dollar. We had the teppanyaki set menu seafood selection which was superb and portions were big. Service was brilliant and staff were engaging. Will definitely be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This was indeed very good flavoursome food. Options of set menu or a la carte, attentive staff, faultless service, pleasant décor.

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Singapore
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51 reviews 51 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

This Japanese restaurant came recommended by our host at Bealey Ave. Quite a distance from where we stayed. We dined twice here. The first when we first arrived at NZ. It was so good, and value for money. When it came to decide where to dine for the last night, the decision was unanimous. The food is very well presented... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Had dinner here a couple of weeks ago. Excellent japanese and the first time I have had miso that i have liked

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Timaru, New Zealand
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11 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I have been eating at Sala Sala since it opened nearly 20 years ago. I love Japanese food done well and Sala Sala can't be beaten on this. Their sushi chef is highly skilled with amazing attention to detail and refined plating skills. They serve only the freshest ingredients and their wait staff are always knowledgeable and solicitous.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Had a sashimi platter and seafood teppanyaki. Both were excellent, especially the teppanyaki. Food was very fresh, service was polite and prompt,ambience was good. Had a great meal. Sake was cheap and good too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Sala sala is a beautiful little restaurant in the middle of Christchurch. The outside is a quaint little cottage and the inside is modern japanese with a tepanyaki bar. The food is really authentic japanese and done to the best standard. Service is the usual extremely polite japanese culture. Will be back a lot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014 via mobile

Excellent food, best japanese restaurant in christchurch, very nice venue and the way the restaurant is set out is lovely :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

This is an amazing place the ambiance the layout the staff and OMG the food is just simply devine .a very pleasant surprise at the end of the day will definitely come again

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Additional Information about Sala Sala Japanese Restaurant

Address: 142 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
Phone Number: 03 3555932
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
Average Prices: USD 10 - 60
Cuisine: Japanese

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