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Kawasemi Japanese Tea House

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109 Main Road | Dickensons Arcade, Derwent Park, Glenorchy, Tasmania 7009, Australia
61362781322
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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  • 8
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Fab food to share with friends.

Great food, reasonable prices, can recommend the tempura veg, heaps to choose from. Great place to catch up with friends.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Andrea B
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Greater Hobart, Australia
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Greater Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 NEW

Great food, reasonable prices, can recommend the tempura veg, heaps to choose from. Great place to catch up with friends.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

The food here is amazing, and the environment and service are impeccable- restaurant is well adorned with traditional and authentic Japanese items and decorations, and the staff are lovely and welcoming. All dishes- especially the bento boxes, are generously served and include a variety of many Japanese foods. I do not recommend the mixed vegetarian sushi dish however, as it... More 

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Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

The best bento box I've had in years. Respect! It's huge, it's top quality and it's top value. West Hobart I am totally jealous. I want these people as personal chefs.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It's been awhile since we've eaten here and we were driving through trying to think of where to eat. This gem is hidden away in Dickenson's Arcade off the main road. We walked down the Arcade only to see a closed sign on the door. Not sure if they're trying to turn away business as the sign should read 'use... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Haven't been here for a while but was not disappointed. Called in for an impromptu lunch. Had the large sushi/sashimi plate. Loved the raw sashimi. Not particularly fond of the highly coloured vegetarian sushi. The restaurant is now licensed serving a good selection of Japanese beer. Service was good.

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Hobart, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

For a neighbourhood restaurant it was very busy for a Monday lunch. There is plenty of parking behind the shopping complex in which the restaurant sits. The food, service and value exceeded our expectations and we will definitely make this a regular haunt. Indy our waitress assisted us in making our menu choices so we felt we didn't miss out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I got a bento box each to take away. It was huge! The tempura vegetables were delicious, sushi was fresh and soft. The homemade dim sim was delicious. I will definitely be back to eat in or for a take away meal

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

The latest eating out at Kawasemi was rather average. Bento box offerings were a lot of over fried and over seasoned morsels. A previously excellent chirashi zushi has been removed from menu and should go back on with the large elegant plate as it was a highlight. There seemed to be a new menu and it's just not as good.... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

My friend and I have been working our way through every Japanese restaurant in Hobart. Kawasemi was the last on our list It is out of town a little bit, in Moonah but getting there was remarkably easy (I was scared I would get lost) and there is plenty of parking in a large public car park out back just... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

This little japanese restaurant is tucked away in a small shopping arcade in Moonah, a part of Hobart not usually where you'd look for a speciality place. As we were in the area we decided to give lunch a go and were very pleasantly surprised, both by the food and the prices. For a Monday, there place was pretty full... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 109 Main Road | Dickensons Arcade, Derwent Park, Glenorchy, Tasmania 7009, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Glenorchy  >  Derwent Park
  • Phone Number: 61362781322

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 18
  • Cuisine: Japanese
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tuesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Wednesday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:00 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

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