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Hikari Japanese Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2017 Winner

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New Zealand's finest Japanese spots for sushi, sashimi and other delicacies. You can find us in NZ cities of Queenstown, Dunedin & Christchurch.
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We’ve eaten here twice in a week! The food was delicious, reasonable price and quick to the table. The staff were very friendly on eat visit and happy to answer our menu queries. As vegetarians this place is a real treat! The Miso is vegetarian...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MattDan89
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Had the crab hotpot and was extremely happy with it. The price was justified with the amount of seafood in it. P.S. It was a mess when I ate the crab. Lots of work required to eat the crab.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank XinYang
Reviewed February 21, 2019 via mobile

The restaurant is on the pricey side but all parts of our order were really fantastic, both visually and tasting.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank jovanm27
Reviewed February 13, 2019

This is one of my favourites for Lunches or dinners, with Obento boxes great choices, yummy Kasu chicken which is my favourite recommend with a glass of Saki Green tea with meal is also great

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank FaeIsite
Reviewed February 12, 2019

My husband and I were really craving sushi and there only seemed to be about 3 in Queenstown. They are all kinda close to we walked to all 3 to check out their menus. Hikari was the only one I was interested in so we...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank redhead_roaming
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

On a busy Friday in Q'town this friendly and moderately busy sushi bar is the business. The signature Hikari platter (sashimi my favourite) is great!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank TonyC5866
Reviewed January 21, 2019 via mobile

We ordered a few things between us both while the price was the notified average price of things in the area. The quality, freshness and taste were more than what we expected the chef to make. Scallops and fish were so tender and fresh tasting....More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Cezzychips
Reviewed January 4, 2019 via mobile

It looks like an ordinary restaurant in Queenstown. The food that we ordered is the best that we had in New Zealand. The sashimi is very fresh!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank John_from_Singapore
Reviewed December 27, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our family dinner at Hikari! The restaurant is well located on the busy Queenstown Mall paved precinct. It was busy and the staff were attentive. Fresh sashimi, tasty pork gyoza, light tempura prawns, and flavoursome pork belly. The silken tofu and crispy teriyaki...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank anitaw710
Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

This is my first meal in Queenstown. I was very disappointed with my simple meal of salmon and tuna sashimi. The meal was bland and has not much garnishment, and the portion was very small for the price I paid for. The miso soup was...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank demashque
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