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Kinji Japanese Restaurant

279b Greers Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-359 4697
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good19%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sashimi” (41 reviews)
Open Now
5:30 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
279b Greers Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviewed September 30, 2015

After finding the restaurant I was pleasantly surprised by the decor. The place was busy even on a weeknight, and I can understand why. The dishes were excellent, great flavours and well presented. The staff were attentive without being annoying. I would suggest booking, which...More

Thank SammyJay23
Reviewed September 28, 2015

If you are looking for a great Japanese restaurant with good service you cannot go wrong going here. It is small so you do need to book

Thank Anne M
Reviewed September 26, 2015

The food and the service was amazing! Every time when my friends came here to visit me, I always take them to eat here. But a little bit expensive...

Thank yoyo219
Reviewed September 1, 2015

The locality and street image might be modest the quality inside is unquestionable. The staff are gently attentive in that very Japanese way. The food is beautifully presented and of excellent quality. You need to like raw fish to experience its best dishes.

Thank Niall H
Reviewed August 29, 2015

The food was amazing, the service exemplary, atmosphere top class. Never had Japanese before, the waitress helped us picking some beautiful dishes, I would recommend anyone to visit this restaurant, Kinji even came out at the end and spoke with us, what a great sense...More

1  Thank Surfbunnie2000
Reviewed August 26, 2015

The food was very tasty and the service excellent. The sashimi and sushi was very tasty. Beautifully presented. We also shared some tempura which was beautifully cooked.

1  Thank jubesDunedin
Reviewed August 20, 2015

A good quality Japanese restaurant run by a proud Japanese chef Kinji. I love going to this place because it's like going to a restaurant in Japan. They have a 'special of the day' menu which is always full of exciting dishes using seasonally fresh...More

1  Thank Max845
Reviewed August 14, 2015

Best service I have ever had at a restaurant! Amazing!! Food was pretty damn good too, the food just kept coming and the timings of the food was perfect!!

Thank omadtheclimber
Reviewed August 11, 2015

A neighbourhood secret, never too busy to fit us in, a small restaurant space and can be hard to get in but well worth the wait. The service is outstanding the food is authentic Japanese, served by Japanese , who are proud attentive and prompt....More

1  Thank GAW198
Reviewed August 10, 2015

One of the best restaurant's in Christchurch.They had a good mix of non vegetarian and vegetarian dishes. Absolutely delicious starter- very tasty and juicy Edamame (we ordered round -2 of it ), loved their Sweet Miso Glazed Eggplant & Cheese Gratin vegetarian meal. But, the...More

Thank maahi_prasad
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Terry M
February 16, 2017|
Response from kinjirestaurant | Property representative |
Hello. Yes,we do but sometimes we can't when our restaurant is busy. Please call us to confirm availablity.
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November 8, 2015|
Response from kinjirestaurant | Property representative |
Hello. We have seat for 2 only bar counter at 7pm tonight. It is not high chair just sitting next each other. Is it ok for you? If you want to have table 5:30 or 6pm available until 7:30 or after 8pm. Please confirm us... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$20 - $36
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 279b Greers Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-359 4697
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