Didn't know what to expect and guess we just found a real gem. The servers were friendly and accommodating without being over baring. The sushi was as fresh I you can get, the sashimi plate was fantastic. Will for sure go back.
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There weren't any bad dishes - they were all quite good. But they were also quite expensive. So I didn't feel the value element here. There are definitely better expensive places to eat. However, they did have a unique location - the walls were stone...More
I love Japanese food ie. real Japanese food from a restaurant run by and served by Japanese and Kura IS that! The ambience is rustic Japanese - dark woods and paintings, big chunky tables. It specializes in sake so we had to try some. I...More
The meals here were terrific. The place was a little hard to find if you don't live in Auckland but we still managed to make it in time for our reservation. The place was very full and you could see why. The food was very...More
Go to place for Japanese in Auckland, very central, popular, great food selection and atmosphere. Great staff. Is a little dark, can be hard to read the menus, remember to take your glasses if you need them.
Very conveniently located near Aotea Centre and Civic theatre. Down a set of stairs off Queens St. You know it will be good when Japanese are eating there.Very good service and great food.
Described as Japanese tradition, modern fusion, we dined at Kura with my family after attending a function at the Aotea Centre. The restaurant was beautiful with large stone walls next to our table and ample room for seating. I was dreading having to sit on...More
Came across this unassuming restaurant by chance, and very pleasantly surprised by the level of service, quality and value for money.