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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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“sashimi” (39 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
279b Greers Road, Christchurch 8053, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The dinner bento box was a lovely way to try a combination of lots of flavours, plus there is an extensive specials menu in addition to their usual menu. One of our party is not a fan of sushi but still found something that he...More

Thank Afamilyof2
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love this japanese restaurant. In here, lives the best fried chicken in the world....but....the winner goes to the torched scallop sushi. Have left chch for years, but Kinji, your fried chicken and scallops live on happily in my belly.

Thank Yuuuppppp
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

Amazing! Fresh! The best, great variety, food and beverages. Excellent sevice and very accommodating. Thank you Kinji!

1  Thank pbsymonds
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Wow this place is fantastic! It is located in a rather non descript set of shops but don't let the suburban location put you off going. This place is hands down the best Japanese in CHC without a doubt. The quality of food, the service,...More

Thank SD2606
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

What an amazing experience! My partner and I dined here on a tuesday evening, we got the later 8pm reservation and arrived to a full and buzzing restaurant. The decore is cosy, warm and lit perfectly, we were sat by a lovely young woman whom...More

Thank vickismalls
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Dinner by myself. Absolutely delicious. I then took my partner back there when he arrived the following week

Thank Sally S
Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Every time this place impresses. This time the star dish was the tempura blue cod and shiitake mushrooms. But there are many other stars, including the lamb tataki, beef carpaccio and tuna sashimi. Don’t forget to try the spiced plum wine and sake. This time...More

1  Thank classicchch
Reviewed 1 March 2018

A typical sushi restaurant. We were disappointed because we wanted some food we saw on the gallery on their website but it wasn't available. :( misleading advertising. We had the sushi/sashimi bento and nigiri platter and it was fine. The kinji fried chicken looked good.

2  Thank Caroline L
Reviewed 24 February 2018 via mobile

We love this Japanese restaurant. The food is consistently good. The prices are very reasonable. Many regular Japanese patrons eating there every time we are there are a good indicator that this place is authentic and serves good food! We go there every time we...More

Thank bobogal
Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

I highly recommend this fantastic place. The service was great and the food was amazing. Best Japanese food I’ve had outside of Japan.

Thank Matthew D
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Todd H
27 November 2017|
Response from Morkuss | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they do..
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, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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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