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Ren Japanese Dining

39 Melanesia Road, Kohimarama, Auckland, New Zealand
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7 Feb 2018
“Best local restaurant ever”
19 Nov 2016
“Awesome chicken wings”
Restaurant Hours
$$ - $$$
39 Melanesia Road, Kohimarama, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed February 7, 2018

Fantastic food always great service & byo what more could you ask for. There are other Japanese restaurants close by but Ren is the best we have been going there since it opened & while we have tried all the other local ones for value...More

Thank susan m
Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We were not going there but the restaurant we had chosen was closed. A family coming out of Ren told us it was worth it so we decided to go there. Everything was delicious especially the chicken wings. Price are affordable. Nice little place.

Thank Amali07
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Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

We are fortunate enough to live a few doors down from Ren. We are for sure in there once a week, sometimes twice (when I can't be bothered to cook) The food is heaven, the service is quick. Highly recommended

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Reviewed June 22, 2016

Four of us came to Ren for dinner, having booked in advance. Parking was easy on the street and we were quickly seated and water served. We then waited 30 minutes for our wine order to be taken. The menu had a good variety from...More

Thank Cadarnle
Reviewed October 25, 2015

Fantastic, intimate, and friendly. Kauri the owner/chef is dedicated and always happy to oblige. It's BYO too. No need to book usually. It's small but comfortable. The waiter is very knowledgable and always very attentive.

Thank Brent1104
Reviewed March 6, 2015

A great find in kohi which we have eaten at on three separate visits to the city. An extensive menu, delicious food and excellent service - what more could you ask for.

Thank kiwis4651
Reviewed November 29, 2013 via mobile

Small place serving great food. A local treat. Fresh, authentic and snappy service. Also a great spot for a private party by all accounts.

Thank bgboyle
Reviewed April 26, 2013

Ren has established a very good name for itself- with good reason. A small BYO ( Bring Your Own) restaurant BIG in service. Located in a small group of shops, close to Tamaki Drive and the Waitemata Harbour, it is ideally situated for Locals and...More

Thank David R
Reviewed November 14, 2012

This is a very small restaurant in Kohimarama, a few streets back from the main beach. We have been there a few times, food is always exceptional, very reasonable and its also BYO which keeps the cost down. It can be quiet though. As it...More

Thank Shobo_111
Reviewed December 15, 2011

Close to the sea in Kohimarama this is a nice restaurant with easy parking outside without the hassle of parking in nearby Mission Bay or the drive into town. Small but intimate with excellent food. The waiters Manami & Kaita were divine.

Thank KiwifoxMelbourne
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  • Address: 39 Melanesia Road, Kohimarama, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Kohimarama
  • Phone Number: 5214566
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