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Ace Wasabi

106 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
+64 3-355 1028
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good22%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“teriyaki” (2 reviews)
“teppan yaki” (2 reviews)
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Sushi, Japanese, Asian, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
106 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

if four teenagers come to your restaurant you may be slightly cautious but we weren't treated any different which made everything so much better the food is soooo good and you definitely pay for what you get although (it is quite expensive) the service was...More

Thank Archie_Milligan
Reviewed 1 week ago

The team at Ace Wasabi are perfect hosts. Every time we have been we have had fantastic service and the food is always fresh and delicious. Definitely recommend getting a spot at the teppanyaki table.

Thank KBNZ88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful delicate flavours including hot fruit sake on a cold evening and lots of fun in the Teppan Yaki area.

Thank Dean S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a delicious unique meal and superb taste.Service was fantastic.We even went back the next night and had another delicious meal.The presentation was incredible and even when the host saw my motel key sitting on the table he said we were entitled to a...More

Thank Margot G
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

Just go and try to eat beautiful food. You can watch even live cooking in front of teppan table! The staffs are really friendly. Feel free to go anytime!!

1  Thank taniguchi y
Reviewed 18 July 2017

If i could give this place a higher score I would in a heart beat. The ambience was amazing, service was possibly be best I have ever had!! Food was mouth watering and the beverages we delicious!! Of all the things here I think service...More

Thank Allykhat
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

We love Japanese food and were so excited to find this right near our accommodation at Heartland Hotel Cotswold. The service was impeccable, the hot sake was the nicest I've ever had. No beer on tap but they had bottled Sapporo. We tried the spicy...More

Thank sexyadventures
Reviewed 29 June 2017 via mobile

Great night, excellent food and wonderful service. Fantastic Teppanyaki in Christchurch. Definitely worth the visit

Thank Carolyn D
Reviewed 4 June 2017

We dined here a couple of nights ago with our 3 small children and what a great evening we had! It was a lovely restaurant with fantastic service and beautiful food. The chef and all the staff were great with our children and provided lots...More

Thank Kelly W
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

One of my favourites. It's not usually too busy but the food is to die for. I usually have teppanyaki at the grill. It's great to watch your food being prepared and the chef does a funny game where you catch the egg in your...More

1  Thank Simon M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$68
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Validated Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 2:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 106 Papanui Road | Merivale, Christchurch 8014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-355 1028
  • E-mail
Ace wasabi offers the best of Japanese dining and now serves both Teppanyaki and Authentic Japanese Cuisine. Ace wasabi has re-opened at a new location in Merivale. Our restaurant now serves delicious Teppanyaki in a beautiful surrounding which can seat up to 18 people. As our Teppanyaki is very popluar, bookings are highly recommended. Ace wasabi is also comprised of a beautiful restaurant that serves the finest of Japanese cuisine. Not only do we serve fresh Sushi, Sashimi and divine Japanese dishes and desserts, but we also serve Teppanyaki(on Hot plates) to the tables for those who require a more quiet and private atmosphere. We also serve delicious coffee and teas in a garden setting cafe. Ace wasabi also provides a beautiful and spacious function room which can carter for any special occasion, such as weddings, Birthday parties, Christmas parties and work dos. This room can provide for appoximately 25 people. Furthermore, we have now opened a new private teppanyaki area. We can seat up to 25 people which makes it suitable for private functions such as engagement, dinners, birthday parties or word dos. We have three highly professional teppanyaki chefs who are ready to enlighten your five senses. Ace wasabi also offers Gift Vouchers that are great as gifts.
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