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Kappa Japanese Restaurant


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2018 Winner

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Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A recommendation and a very good one. A small intimate restaurant that offers lovely Japanese cuisine with good variety. We chose to share our dishes but that is an individual choice. Wine selection good. We didn't order all at once as if you do it...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Trudi0
Reviewed March 6, 2019

Atmosphere was adorable, being upstairs it is away from the hustle of the street. Best sushi in town! So fresh! The service is very quick and friendly. Would eat here again in a heartbeat!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank CKirschenmann
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

Very cozy little spot with good quality food. Been coming here for 5 years, will always be back!!!!!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 342tessac
Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

We had dinner at Kappa and had a great time. The service was very good and the food came out fast. the prices were fair for the quality we got. Would reccomend to everyone for good Japanese in Queenstown with a relaxed atmosphere.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank N2521HJtims
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

I don't understand how anyone can say this is authentic (maybe they've not been to Japan). The food is very average, if Not, below average to some extent. The sashimi wasn't particularly fresh and the portion is so tiny for $27 (9 pieces only). The...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 920lydiac
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

we had different Sushi (Salmon/ Tuna/ Scallop) and tempura prawn and tofu which were all fresh and delicious but nothing special and compared to what you get elsewhere to expensive (110 $)

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank 937alexj
Reviewed February 3, 2019 via mobile

Small restaurant great food. Excellent service! Very worth it!!!! It is in a second floor; we almost missed it....

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank neje189
Reviewed February 2, 2019

We were fortunate to find this genuine, Japanese Restaurant, with Japanese owners and staff. The decor and style is very like these types of restaurants in Japan. The food is very good, authentic and not expensive. The staff are very happy and that is a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank GeoffreyMcGiraffe
Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

Really good food, great service would go again. The bluefin tuna was beautiful, and the general ambience of the place was lovely.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank mxlimscrimali
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Sushi was pretty good but value is terrible. $4 for a piece of salmon nigiri is outrageous and makes no sense when the same evening I could order a Sashi platter of sushi and side of rice for $20 (9 pieces of salmon) vs $36...More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Yes, definitely book, as it's a very small restaurant.
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