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Kiraku Japanese Restaurant

Mid City, Elliott St, Auckland Central, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
+64 9-302 0156
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  • Excellent34%
  • Very good54%
  • Average8%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
27 Sep 2016
“Great first impressions.”
18 Jul 2016
“Great little jem”
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Japanese, Asian
££ - £££
Mid City, Elliott St, Auckland Central, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

We popped in for an early dinner and both had ramen and goyza. Very generous provisions of meat in the ramen with an average broth. Goyza was above average and is recommended. The restaurant is small and cozy, however is appropriate. Service was very friendly....More

Thank John S
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We stopped by this little restaurant in need of a proper soup. We ordered different items from the menu and were very pleased with the quality of the broth and noodles. On a personal note not quite sure a boiled egg is really adding anything...More

Thank Marco Z
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

From the moment we stepped into this restaurant, I already felt like we walked into a small alley restaurant in Japan. Having been to Japan, this restaurant to me felt very very authentic and cozy. It is small enough to feel like a homey kitchen...More

Thank GlobalCitizenM
Reviewed 28 March 2016

Good ramen with tasty soup. However comparing with 3 other ramen shops in the area (Genzui, Daikoko, Men Tatz, all within 10mins walking distance), I'd say this shop is a bit pricey. I mean, at here Kiraku is charging around $15 for a bowl, whilst...More

Thank Mia1003
Reviewed 11 November 2015

Authentic 5* stars - from the moment you slide in the door you would swear you were in Tokyo where these two great chefs come from. Very reasonable prices. Make sure you try the chicken & lemongrass gyoza great twist on a classic ! This...More

Thank Tanah Jane D
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Been to Japan many times and this place brings all the flavours that can be found there to Auckland. Tasty noodles in an intimate atmosphere. The only negative is its non-alcoholic so no Asahi or Kirin to wash it down together with, but to be...More

Thank Changwonmatty
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

As you step in through the curtains you will be surprise to find a mini bench restaurant here, seating about 12 people it is recommended for couples or max 3 people if you want to talk as you will be seated in a row. Gyoza...More

Thank cashew c
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Love coming here for lunch although solo is preferred as this place is tiny. But boy do I love their big bowls of ramen with vegetables in yummy soup base, and they offer chicken (with a hint of lemon & herbs) gyoza! Most places only...More

Thank Poos0411
Reviewed 5 August 2015

Wow, talk about a tiny little place. Walk in and on the left side, there is counter in front of the kitchen that sits - I'm thinking - maybe 10. On the other, along the wall, is a counter that sits about 8. The counters...More

Thank Hyo K
Reviewed 18 July 2015

My boyfriend and I recently ate here to celebrate an occasion. It's my favourite dumpling restaurant in all of Auckland (I've been eating here every few months for the last four or so years). It's a tiny hole in the wall restaurant with about 12...More

Thank jktweed
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Lunch, Dinner
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  • Address: Mid City, Elliott St, Auckland Central, Auckland Central, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-302 0156
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