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Ozeki Japanese Restaurant

161 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-897 0818
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good31%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“tempura set” (2 reviews)
“fast service” (2 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 22:00All hours
Japanese, Asian, Sushi
££ - £££
161 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

I meet with a friend most Sunday evenings and we seek out a restaurant where we can have a bottle of wine, a catch up and good food. Ozeki fills the bill admirably. The food is delicious, and although designed to accommodate big numbers, the...More

1  Thank Matt M
Reviewed 7 May 2017

My fave restaurant in Wellington! The atmosphere is great, love the interiors. Family owned and very friendly service - The food is great too :) Highly recommend. great for events and birthdays too.

2  Thank Cecilia X
Reviewed 7 May 2017

It has become sort of a ritual for our family, to visit this place whenever we go shopping around CBD. We love the dining atmosphere of Ozeki, especially the large Japanese Yamato-e style wall painting. We had Deep fried squid, Gyoza for appetisers. Teriyaki chicken,...More

2  Thank Fitdreams
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

Came here for dinner with family. The place is big and spacious. Concrete floors and walls made for a very noisy night. The menu is fairly limited and a but over priced. I had the teriyaki chicken, unagi, tempura set. Had Karannge chicken and salt...More

Thank wkhloh
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This is our go to for Japanese because we live a block away. The food and service are consistent no matter what day. The gyozu is delicious and the edamame are lovely and salty.

2  Thank Feesgirl
Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

We had a table for two on Wednesday night where we ordered angus beef and sashimi set for main cource which was nice.The restaurant has very good atmosphere and staff friendly.we will come back again.

3  Thank hiteshbisht89
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Visited Ozeki for a friend's birthday for the first time. The meals were a good size for the price and tasted great. Was very happy with my experience and I will be back

3  Thank E486MVsaraha
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

An amazing atmosphere with friendly, helpful staff! We went with quite a large group but they were prepared and processed our orders extremely fast! Food was absolutely delicious :)

3  Thank Josh D
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

Had a nice meal here with a group of friends.. fast service.. nice food.. would visit again for sure

3  Thank CJO193
Reviewed 19 June 2016

I went with a large group of friends and it was the worst meal I have ever had. The food was brought out within 5 minutes of us ordering and my dish (curry katsu don) certainly tasted and looked like it has just been warmed...More

Thank Gill84
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$20
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 161 Tory Street, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-897 0818
  • E-mail
Ozeki is the place to go to for fresh, delicious Japanese food at a great price. It is Wellington’s best Japanese BYO eatery. Based on Tory St in the heart of Wellington, Ozeki is the place to bring your friends, your family, your work crew or that special someone, for lunch or dinner. Ozeki specialises in tasty meals, from sushi to noodles, vegetarian and delicious chicken, beef, fish and lamb dishes. Always popular from the dinner menu is Ozeki’s set meal selection which include our homemade miso soup, rice and salad and which start at $18.50 or our world-famous-in-Wellington Bento boxes! Ozeki is a fully licensed BYO restaurant. So, if you have a favourite wine to go with your meal, bring it along! Or you can choose from our own selection of wines, beers, soft drinks and a range of quality sake (Japanese rice wine) for a very authentic taste of Japan! There’s plenty of room at our tables to stretch out and enjoy the atmosphere, and our friendly staff will make sure you have a great time.
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