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Kappa Japanese Restaurant

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36 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1423
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Treated to lots of flavours. Soba noodles had fresh unique flavours and the Broth dish was so delicious. The fried chicken was wow! highly recommend.

Thank Kim C
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Cosy upstairs japanese restaurant with a great menu. Excellent selection of Japanese wines and saki. Very reasonably priced and superb quality.

Thank Kelwyn O
Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 15, 2017

Amazing food, love the inside feel of a traditional Japanese restaurant. Great service, my girlfriend and I was treated like family. Will definitely go back!

Thank Toddy27
Wellington, New Zealand
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12 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

We had not booked but were shown to a table right away by a charming waitress. We ordered four plates to share from the specials menu - all were outstanding. This restaurant has a friendly, authentic vibe. We go there every time we are in Queenstown

Thank rosebud98
Montevideo Department, Uruguay
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71 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 14, 2017 via mobile

Best Japanese food in NZ!!! I was in Japan and can say Is the real taste !! Amazing ! If you walk on street of queenstown you can't see it! But pay attention to find it! Is worthy! Is upstairs!

Thank Macarena U
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017

For Japanese-food lovers like my mother and myself, this was the perfect spot for us to unwind at the end of the day and just enjoy simply amazing, authentic Japanese food. Super fresh sashimi and well-presented sushi rolls. Really friendly and well-mannered staff with good customer service. They were able to provide us with spot-on recommendations about which Sake to... More 

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Greymouth, New Zealand
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105 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 30, 2017 via mobile

The staff at Kappa are excellent; friendly and efficient. The food is authentic Japanese beautifully cooked and presented. The atmosphere is quite homely which is typical small town Japanese. It is also very good value. Great place if you are into Japanese cuisine.

Thank Bigall1
Queenstown, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2017

I absolutely love the food, service and atmosphere at Kappa. It is always fresh, delicious and well presented with excellent seasonal specials. The restaurant is small and unpretentious and feels like a true Japanese restaurant. The food is designed to be eaten Izakaya style, kind of like tapas so smaller plates meant for sharing rather than large main meals. We... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2017

Yum, yum, yum! Amazing food and service in a relaxed atmosphere. The Sashimi is so fresh. Thank you so much.

Thank 1111111222
Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2017

You can't go wrong for a lunch.its a small space but they are very efficient and the food is always excellent.

Thank Ladymidge

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 1423

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?