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Kappa Japanese Restaurant

36 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-441 1423
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (28 reviews)
“sushi” (39 reviews)
“bento box” (15 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
36 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 6 January 2018

We pass by and had dinner here. The food is excellent, but you have to order many dishes because every dish is in small size. The service is poor or the rating will be better.

Thank SophiafromAkl
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Had lunch here and was good value for money. I rate this average though as have eaten better Japanese fare elsewhere. Still no complaints for the price one has to pay. Friendly service helps a long way too although menu offering is limited.

Thank Chong Hian L
Reviewed 29 November 2017

loved this little place, cosy, friendly staff and the different meals we shared have been amazing !!

Thank sammyontour2017
Reviewed 14 November 2017

Very nice food, authentic! Customer service is very low poor, female waitress who served us was very rude and unprofessional, we asked for one more spare chopsticks as there were only two sets and we had three people, we asked nicely, she just said there...More

Thank Monica L
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Arrived with family of 5 and no reservation, seated straight away. Fantastic authentic Japanese. Kids loved the teriyaki chicken

Thank NSWnat
Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Really lovely staff, always so friendly and welcoming. Can't resist the lunch box, miso soup followed by freshly made sushi rolls, sushimi, teriyaki chicken, perfect rice, miso soup and the yummiest tempura veggies and prawn. Mmmmmmmmmm, might have to get one tomorrow too! Great value,...More

Thank Sparkleythings
Reviewed 2 August 2017

Fresh ingredients, authentic. Great service, When we were there, it was in April and was Bluff oyster season. 3 pieces but they were so worth it! Pick any from menu and you cannot go wrong. Make a booking as seats are limited.

Thank yumbri2015
Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely service. Quaint Japanese restaurant. Food was simple but delicious. There is the option to seat on a balcony that is relatively private.

Thank Leonie Y
Reviewed 3 May 2017

I loved eating here on our last night in Queenstown thanks to the recommendation of my good friend living here. We'd had some outrageously priced meals at wineries which were mediocre at best. The clean and fresh sashimi was a highlight of our trip/

Thank WanderingFoodLover23
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This was my third visit to this little gem of a restaurant and once again it was a delight. The food and service were superb and it was just as reasonable as always. It's nice to go to a favourite and find it maintains it's...More

Thank Moira A
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Jenny D
4 March 2016|
Response from Jan R | Reviewed this property |
Yes, definitely book, as it's a very small restaurant.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 The Mall, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 1423
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