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Kinji Japanese Restaurant

) #46 of 787 Restaurants in Christchurch €€ - €€€ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
279b Greers Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
+64 3-359 4697
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good18%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
279b Greers Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

'Are you sure this is it'? I thought, purely from the street view. Stepping inside and seeing 90% Japanese patrons my foodie excitement kicked in. I was not disappointed. Personally this is a restaurant to try out Japanese cuisine for the first time or to...More

Thank susiel254
Reviewed 8 December 2015

Kinji is absolutely superb. Don’t let the unassuming exterior of the place put you off – inside is a hidden gem and truly a great dining experience. I’d booked the night before for a Tuesday evening meal and the place was reasonably full but not...More

Thank EarthlyAmbler
Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

We have just come back from Kinji Japanese restaurant and can't stop smiling. Prior to our visit we have expected a lot and I am pleased to advise that the whole restaurant has lift up to the challenge. The service, food quality, food & beverage...More

Thank Alexander T
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

I called at 5.30pm on a Saturday night. They booked me at the bar at 6.30pm. Perfect. I arrived and was welcomed at the door and seated. The menu and specials were presented and drinks order taken. Approx 5mins for drink to arrive and order...More

Thank eamonm294
Reviewed 23 November 2015

We ate her on our last evening in New Zealand and it was great. Food very good and very kind waitress. We wanted something which was not on the menu and they made it for us. So good! Compliments!!

1  Thank Patricia R
Reviewed 11 November 2015 via mobile

I get used to a fan of this Japanese restaurant as it is the few real Japanese restaurant run by real Japanese. Some of their dishes are very tasty even they always offer small portion and charge quite a lot. This time I have to...More

1  Thank willianchien520
Reviewed 26 October 2015

oh so good food. Couldn't fault it. So tasty. And the staff are so friendly and polite. really make you feel welcome. Highly recommend this place

1  Thank carlserh
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I just live around the corner, so didn't have trouble finding the place. It has great varieties of Japaneses food and some specials. I've been there so many times definitely one of my favourite Japanese restaurant in Christchurch.

1  Thank Extramint
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Been many times and the consistency keeps us coming back. Very good traditional Japanese and excellent service.

1  Thank PaulaC958
Reviewed 25 October 2015

My wife and I are regular diners at Kinji and have always had a great experience. Presentation, Taste, Authentic and great service. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank mike_113
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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, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
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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