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“Beautiful food”

Katsura Japanese Cuisine
Ranked #188 of 2,360 Restaurants in Auckland Central
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $14 - $42
Cuisines: Asian, Japanese, Seafood
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Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: Enjoy a front-row seat at Katsura as our talented chefs prepare your meal in front of you with the exciting and highly visual techniques of Teppanyaki-style cooking. You can indulge in a variety of authentic Japanese cuisine, including fresh sushi and sashimi. A night of fun and good food at Katsura may just turn out to be the highlight of your stay at Grand Millennium Auckland Hotel.
Reviewed October 1, 2012

The Japanese food here is better than in Japan! Loved it and would definitely come back again! The sashimi was to die for!

Thank Zack33
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RendezvousAuckland, General Manager at Katsura Japanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2012

Dear Zack33,

On behalf of Chef Suzuki and the Team at Katsura, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed the food and actually found it better than Japan, Chef Suzuki personally selects his fish and seafood from the fish market every day and has done this for the past for the past 19 years which guarantees the quality and freshness.

Best regards Katsura Team at Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland

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Reviewed September 19, 2012

I'm always a bit wary of Japanese restaurants coz they are generally expensive for what you get.

Katsura was different... the food was to die for and the prices were very reasonable. Its the best Japanese food I have ever eaten and I'll go back every time I'm in Auckland. The grilled mussels to start with were sensational... I'm drooling as I write this now several days later. The chicken teppanyaki (alright I know that's a pretty mundane choice) that followed was excellent.

There were no problems helping my wife with her requirements... she's a coeliac. She adored her fresh sushi followed by jumbo prawns in herb butter.

Don't miss it if you're in Auckland. Yummo!

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1  Thank WinnoGuru
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RendezvousAuckland, General Manager at Katsura Japanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2012

Dear WinnoGuru,

Thank you for your review of Katsura Japanese Restaurant here at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland. We are very proud of the authenticity and quality of food the Chef Suzuki and his Team produce, we were delighted to read that you enjoyed your experience. Despite being set in the Hotel and after receiving a significant refurbishment, as you say Katsura pricing is reasonable and on par with many other of Auckland’s Japanese Restaurants in which our opinion offer a product of lesser quality. We look forward to welcoming you and your wife back very soon.

Best regards Chef Suzuki and the Katsura Team.

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Reviewed May 29, 2012

Watching the staff cook and serve at the table was great fun

Thank barb_einhorn
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RendezvousAuckland, General Manager at Katsura Japanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2012

Dear barb_einhorn

Thank you for your review of Katsura Japanese Restaurant here at the Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland. We were delighted to read that you enjoyed the Teppanyaki show, it is indeed fun and great for 2 to 24 guests.

Best regards Katsura Team

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Reviewed May 8, 2012

The food was incredible and I highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank Ruby W
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RendezvousAuckland, Manager at Katsura Japanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2012

Dear Ruby W

Thank you for your review of Katsura Japanese Restaurant here at Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland. Chef Suzuki and the Kitchen team were delighted when we read your comments on the quality of food. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Best regards Katsura Team

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Reviewed April 29, 2012

Arrived late on a Saturday only 2 other diners there. We ordered Bento Boxes and what a feast for the eyes - everything presented in that orderly appetizing way with my vegetarian choice fresh and bursting with flavor. Can't believe I eat it all. Great service. very peaceful surroundings after a hard days work.

Thank baliliz_12
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RendezvousAuckland, General Manager at Katsura Japanese Cuisine, responded to this reviewResponded October 4, 2012

Dear baliz_12

Thank you for your review of Katsura Japanese Restaurant here at Rendezvous Grand Hotel Auckland. Chef Suzuki and the Kitchen team create amazing Bento Boxes with as you say a feast for the eyes and a total commitment to freshness and quality. The Lunch Bento Boxes are outstanding value for money from $15.00. We look forward to welcoming you back very soon.

Best regards Katsura Team

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