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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)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
279b Greers Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 June 2017

We dined at Kinji for the first time last evening, on a recommendation from "foodie friends ".... we absolutely loved our meal, shashimi salmon, tuna and wagyu beef , tempura prawns , seafood hotpot followed by matcha ice cream ...deliciously fresh , nicely presented and...More

Thank Morkuss
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

For my partners birthday, I decided Japanese cuisine would be a great choice, given we are both keen on fresh seafood. We had both fresh and tempura bluff oysters to start, followed by the sushi and sashimi platter for two which consisted of fresh salmon,...More

Thank Mary P
Reviewed 30 April 2017

We booked a table at Kinji and unfortunately had a flat tyre whilst on our way from Blenheim. We phoned to let them know thinking that we would be turned away as it was late on a week night, however staff said they would remain...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome food. The staff were concerned that we had ordered too much food, the food was so good, we demolished it and then ordered more. Some days being a pig is a rewarding thing. The boys got stuck into the sake and we finally found...More

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Reviewed 28 April 2017

Midweek outing but glad we booked. Rang early to book a table at 6 o'clock that night but none available until after eight. fast service on arrival and food delivered and presented well. Fresh Tuna and white fish sushi were delicious. Partner had Pork Belly...More

Thank Allan D
Reviewed 24 April 2017 via mobile

You need to book. While we we were there several people were turned away. Service is fast. Good feel. Local not city centre so not hard to park along the street. The rare beef salad was nice!

Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

If you drive in Christchurch, this can be an option for your dinner. Seafood and sushi is better than lamb and meats. You need advanced booking! Bluff oyster in Japanese styles is great for me.

Thank ChungkaiSin
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

We went for a family birthday celebration. There were 6 of us. Between us we had numerous courses... from absolutely fresh sashimi, sushi, crumbed pork, Kinji Fried Chicken, tempura vegetables, bbq beef, beautiful fresh Bluff Oysters and Sake Mussels. Blissful eating.. clean, fresh and so...More

Thank Delwyn L
Reviewed 22 January 2017

The food at Kinji is simply marvellous, all fresh and carefully prepared. The salmon dish was a standout. We shared appetisers and 3 main dishes and licked the plates clean (well not exactly but we could have!) Kinji is also BYO which brings the price...More

Thank Heather R
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Kinji is an eating experience. The decor and atmosphere are simple and evocative of an authentic japanese restaurant. The food is exactly as it should be; clean, delicious flavours, fresh ingredients, beautifully presented and served with friendly efficiency

Thank Rosemary L
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Todd H
26 November 2017|
Response from Morkuss | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do..
Terry M
17 February 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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9 November 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
US$20 - US$36
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
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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