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100 Wellington Street | Freemans Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
+64 9-376 7104
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible9%
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“sushi” (6 reviews)
“salmon” (2 reviews)
Opens in 9 min
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
100 Wellington Street | Freemans Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

If you love good japanese food you must try Nishiki Freemans Bay. It's not a flash looking place but the food is always great and the flavours amazing. Excelllent value and delicious!!

Thank angiej499
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

If the restaurant had not been recommended to us we would have turned around at the door. The decor is very tired and lacks atmosphere. The food, however, was good. The service is really designed to share dishes. So if you order your own you...More

Thank Tabatha1998
Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

That was 4 years I haven't come to nishiki. I remember they are good, all my friend love to come here and like theirs food, very Japanese, but now, food quality is changed, taste terrible, I will never come back again, so disappointed.

Thank Veno C
Reviewed 8 February 2017

Terrific Japanese place that thankfully doesn't follow the vogue of sushi places. More like a local town restaurant than a fancy designer joint & all the better for it. Great selection of dishes to suit all tastes, veggies, carnivores, young & old. As with most...More

Thank Kevin J
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

This very popular (it would pay to book) Japanese Restaurant on the corner of Hepburn and Wellington streets has good food at reasonable prices. The concept is the sharing of small plates $5 -$12, awesome Sushi rolls $10, Sashimi plates start at $8 (for 5...More

Thank GaryandLesleyTravel
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Ate here with son and grandson and all of us enjoyed it very much It serves a wide range of small and medium sized dishes so is best handled by ordering a lot and sharing Good Sake and beer range and BYO wine. Service OK...More

Thank Geoff R
Reviewed 20 December 2016

we arrived for a table for two on a Tuesday night, no reservation but basically a half empty restaurant. we were told we were only aloud 45 minutes on the table which was annoying but we had no choice in the matter. sat down not...More

Thank bwAussie
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Nishiki is a good Izakaya style Japanese food restaurant. That means you drink and you order food for the table and you share it as it comes. Good atmosphere, adequate service (they're just working holiday visa waitresses studying English during the day) and the menu...More

Thank Clever Brown
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I've been taking friends to Nishiki for the last 15 years and found the food consistent and the atmosphere great. If you have children go early and pick your evening as it is a very popular restaurant and can get very loud. The sashimi and...More

Thank ByAnyGivenName
Reviewed 7 December 2016

Went there on a busy Sunday-evening. Total chaos and they hardly understand English. Four meals arrived at 4 different times - one was burnt and not eatable. Took us quite an effort to get it finally changed. We all were glad to leave this place...More

Thank Sigi22
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$100
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 Wellington Street | Freemans Bay, Auckland Central, Auckland 1011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-376 7104
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