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Kinji Japanese Restaurant

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, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
279b Greers Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 December 2015

We usually never visit a restaurant twice, wether or not is has been a good experience because there are so many to try and because we always get disappointed the second time around because of our expectations. This restaurant however has been visited by us...More

Thank QDun
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We love the food - very authentic - and the attentive staff. You have to be careful not to over order as it is so reasonably priced. The Japanese beers are very good but is is great to have BYO wine as an option. We...More

Thank Jillfromnz
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Modest exterior but inside is the most reliable Japanese restaurant in Christchurch. Fast, efficient service, interesting menu and a good wine list. Try the Saki flight. Favourite venue for our family.

Thank waiwetu2013
Reviewed 14 December 2015

A friendly greeting as you enter, sets the tone for the night. Service is prompt and the heated towels appreciated. Our family has eaten here many times and we like the freshness of the food. There is a good range to choose from on the...More

Thank walnuts143
Reviewed 10 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 22 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
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Terry M
Do they do takeaways
16 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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hi would like to book a table for tonight 7pm
8 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
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Romantic
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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