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Miyazu Japanese Restaurant

27 Nile Street West | Trafalgar Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
+64 3-548 2299
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Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (19 reviews)
“miso soup” (7 reviews)
“bento” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
27 Nile Street West | Trafalgar Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 94 reviews

Reviewed 14 February 2018

Absolutely everything was wrong. No sushi, no sashimi. Actually to be fair, someone phoned us to say that sushi and sashimi were not available that evening. When I ordered the tuna, the waitress said she would first have to ask the chef if it was...More

4  Thank sandyLimassol
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Two of us were tabled up with four locals; a sensational night was enjoyed by all. The Tapinyaki did not disappoint. The conversation free flowing and we were glad we stayed in the notel for dinner.More

2  Thank Shinester888
AlexanderSiebentritt, Manager at Miyazu Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2018

Dear Shinester888, thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your review. We are delighted to learn how much you enjoyed your time at Miyazu Japanese Restaurant. Our teppanyaki table is well known for having an entertaining / interactive dining experience paired...More

Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Incredible experience with my family. Awesome interaction with our chef Jonathon. Exquisite service and amazing staff . Recommend this experience to anyone. Look forward to our next visitMore

5  Thank Debbie F
AlexanderSiebentritt, Manager at Miyazu Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Dear Debbie F, thank you very much for taking the time to share your experience. We are delighted to hear how much you enjoyed your time with us and I will gladly share your comments with the team at Miyazu Japanese Restaurant. We are looking...More

Reviewed 13 December 2017

Very good value for both the food and the chef's entertainment. A restaurant where you can dine a la carte at separate tables or around one of the two teppanyaki tables. As always it is often the character and skills of the teppanyaki chef which...More

3  Thank JohnandTracy_L
AlexanderSiebentritt, Manager at Miyazu Japanese Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 30 December 2017

Dear JohnandTracey_L, thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. I will gladly pass on your comments to our team and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 19 November 2017

Amazing food but service was terrible, when our group arrived for a set booking time told to head upstairs to the bar as they weren’t ready for us yet, no apology or explanation as to why, waited over half an hour to be called down...More

1  Thank jay022017
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Dined here with a client in what surprisingly became my final dinner with them. This is a top Teppanyaki restaurant located inside one of Nelsons finest hotels. As always with Teppanyaki the experience is defined by the chef - and ours was great. A very...More

Thank Albywon
Reviewed 6 October 2017

Awesome service from the sushi chef, my wife has certain dietary requirements and he was super attentive, making sure she could eat everything he prepared. His attention to detail was second to none. Would definitely go there again.

Thank Keith M
Reviewed 3 October 2017

It was one of those meals that ticked all the boxes technically in terms of variety, freshness, presentation, and service. But just seemed to lack the soul or flavour or something, to qualify as exceptional.

Thank 833gavinw
Reviewed 26 August 2017

Stayed at the Rutherford and decided to try this restaurant. Had a fish dish which was simple but very tasty and well prepared. Their green tea creme brulee was delightful. Service was a tad slow even though it was not to busy.

3  Thank Rob S
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

We have been here a few times in the past and it has unfortunately gradually gone down hill! There is no longer any sort of a show at all from the Tepanyaki Chefs and the food quality is far what it has been in the...More

7  Thank Warickjones
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
Tuesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 27 Nile Street West | Trafalgar Square, Nelson 7010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-548 2299
  • This restaurant is at Rutherford Hotel Nelson
Description
An authentic Japanese restaurant offering an array of delicious choices, using the freshest local seafood and highest quality local produce, from the sushi and sashimi bar, the teppanyaki or the a la carte menu. At the sushi and sashimi bar you can watch your chef prepare your meal using only the freshest ingredients. Enjoy the entertainment of the teppanyaki grill where you are almost part of the cooking experience, or for a quieter meal choose to dine from the a la carte menu and enjoy traditional flavours and service.
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