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Tony's Teppan Yaki Restaurant

2 Waterman Place | Ferrymead, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
+64 3-348 5644
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“yaki” (16 reviews)
“seafood” (13 reviews)
“miso soup” (6 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
2 Waterman Place | Ferrymead, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been here a few times as live locally. I find the restaurant really dark, not enough lighting or ambience. The lunch menu is rather attractive in terms of variety and pricing. I ordered the Teriyaki Chicken Set. The service is rather slow and indifferent....More

Thank SD2606
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our first time at the Ferrymead branch of @Tony's. We had a voucher that entitled us to an all-you-can-eat set teppanyaki menu, which justified the drive to Ferrymead. :-) Service was lovely! Lunch featured tatsutage as a starter (i.e.Japanese KFC), miso soup, two kinds of...More

Thank SkyeWanderer777
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a great experience, fabulous food, reasonably priced drinks and great entertainment from the Chefs

Thank KiwiPACS
Reviewed 20 June 2017 via mobile

For me teppanyaki is about the experience. I go for a bit of a flashy show. To watch the chef make some noise and do a few tricks, show off their skills, engage with the table and of course quality food. Well. This isn't the...More

Thank Kelwyn O
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

My best mate & I visited with a voucher from Dailydo. On arrival we were shown to the tepan bar and seated. The waiter didn't introduce us to the concept, explain what happens or anything, but came back with the 2 x beers included in...More

Thank nomadmattm
Reviewed 2 June 2017 via mobile

Made booking days in advance, they call me night before (and therefore to late to book anywhere else) to say there was a mix up and the Teppan Yaki table was not available... yeh right, got themselves a nice earner from a group more likely?...More

Thank lisakF595EL
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Sadly not a good experience tonight. Sat at the end of the Teppan, a place where you don't even have a chef in front of you. Food was nice BUT shockingly indifferent service, inattentive, distracted and sullen chefs. Won't be going back!

2  Thank Max00785
Reviewed 21 April 2017

This is in a group of eateries with good options, can be busy, would be great for a group with the etertainment value of teppan yaki

Thank Adrianhamill
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are big fans of Teppanyaki and have a favourite local restaurant we like to go to however friends suggested going here as there was an 'all you can eat' deal on. The service was good, we sat around the hot plate...More

Thank Mikaylaj7
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

It was our first visit to @Tony's and we were not disappointed! We chose the Tempura Set menu and the Land and Sea set menu. All of the food was absolutely delicious and we could see it being cooked by the chefs. The service was...More

Thank Y1152PRhelenm
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Buffet, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
12:00 - 14:30
17:30 - 22:00
17:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Waterman Place | Ferrymead, Christchurch 8023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-348 5644
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Established in 1999 on Riccarton Road by entrepreneur Bernard Wong and chef Tony Chin (Yamagen, Sala Sala, Vesuvio and Samurai restaurant). Together with Bernard's business plans and concept and chef Tony's expertise in Japanese cuisine, they have started one of the most reputable and busiest Teppan Yaki Japanese restaurants in Christchurch today. With their newest franchise just opened in April 2011 at Ferrymead.
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