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“Never fails to deliver”

Gion Japanese Restaurant
Ranked #220 of 2,235 Restaurants in Auckland
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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41 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Never fails to deliver”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2014

We have been frequenting Gion for the past 6 years and can honestly say not once in all that time have they ever dropped their high standard of food and service. The food is beautifully presented, always served at the right temperature and the taste and quality has remained consistent over all these years. We have tried many other Japanese restaurants in Auckland ( and overseas too but to be fair, not in Japan ) and none of them even come close either in presentation, temperature, taste and quality. The price is no different from other restaurants so you do really get quality and value for money. The head waitress, Jane is very lovely and very accommodating, the proprietress is also friendly and nothing seems to be too much trouble. The decor is simple but pleasing to the eye. This place is a must visit for anyone who loves authentic Japanese food. Gion is our 'mostest favouritest' restaurant in Auckland... and our praise does not come easily.

Disclaimer : we got no business interest whatsoever in this restaurant but we truly love this place to bits.

  • Visited May 2014
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
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English first
Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Very nice restaurant food are tasty with affordable price.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 March 2014

We had a happy memories in gion last week for my birthday celebration. We didn't expect they come to sing happy birthday song to me with nice desserts^^ feel so sweet & warm!

  • Visited March 2014
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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96 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“One of the best in Akld”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2013

Been here several times and have never been disappointed - Especially since they moved from across the street into this new bigger premise. The kimono clad waitresses are efficient and courteous.
Was there for lunch just today and it was a good thing we booked as the lunch crowd was still there despite it being the day before Christmas Eve.
Strongly recommend this place as it serves authentic food in a lovely japanese restaurant setting :)

  • Visited December 2013
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Jakarta, Indonesia
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37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Pleasant food!!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2013 via mobile

I was here 2 times for lunch with my hubby. It did not dissappoint me. We ordered Lunch Special menu. It was cooked to perfection. It was a huge portion. The food was excellent. The service was lovely. Try to come early because the restaurant filled faslty

  • Visited December 2013
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Dublin, Ireland
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“We love sushi and this was some of the finest”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2013

Having toured Europe and the UK and eaten at fine sushi restaurants in most cities we visited, we can safely say, this was one of the best. Great atmosphere, lovely service and spectacular food!! We eat a lot of top quality sushi and this was in our top 5!

  • Visited September 2013
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