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Gion Japanese Restaurant

168 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-379 3344
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good36%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travelers talk about
“udon” (4 reviews)
“sushi” (7 reviews)
“miso soup” (3 reviews)
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
168 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a family dinner at Gion with our two boys (0 and 3 yrs). We had our own spot in the back of the restaurant so our kids had some space to move without bothering anyone. The food was really good, lots of dishes...More

Thank Lwdzeeuw
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you book one of the private rooms, it's nice and a great experience. They forgot one of the main dishes, a bit pricey. Food is not bad but could be better comparing to some other Japanese restaurants. We had fun as a group.

Thank Arash V
Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Went to Gion last night hosting a Japanese friend of ours, it was our first time on a recommendation from a friend. Place wasn't too busy on the evening food was nice as expected however prices were a bit too expensive for our liking. $290...More

Thank joker9
Reviewed February 17, 2018 via mobile

Dinner at Gion with family was a pleasant and memorable experience. Located along the main road in Parnell, the restaurant is decorated in simple Japanese style. Looks and feels authentic with Japanese Head Chef, waitresses and customers! Try the sushi, hot pot and other Japanese...More

Thank ShogunMike
Reviewed February 3, 2018

If you like Japanese, and who does not, you will not go wrong eating at Gion. We had the lunch boxes, one crumbed snapper and the other one crumbed pork. Both were delicious and well presented and you felt like you had had a good...More

Thank John491
Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

Really amazing Japanese food. Everything we tried was outstanding and beautifully presented. Highly recommend for delicious, authentic Japanese food. The grilled oysters and black sesame ice cream were some of my favorite things we had.

Thank fjct1
Reviewed December 13, 2017

Gion always come with the best Japanese food in the area a.k.a Parnell strip, quality and standards are high in Auckland's level.

Thank 785garryk
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This is food just like you would get in Japan. Wonderfully presented in true ethnic style. A small, comfortable, intimate and nicely decorated Japanese Restaurant that has an excellent menu reflecting authentic Japanese cuisine. We shared many dished so that we could experience the maximum...More

1  Thank colonyNz
Reviewed October 1, 2017 via mobile

We were strolling around Parnell when we noticed Gion Restaurant which looked very appealing. The food was delicious especially the sashimi. We ordered a few dishes & all were extremely tasty. The miso soup was the only disappointment. The staff friendly & efficient. A nice...More

1  Thank Ellemay
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Great for Lunch as the service is very quick and you can get in and out quickly after having a very yummy lunch

1  Thank Helen1264
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:30 PM
5:45 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Parnell Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-379 3344
  • E-mail
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