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Arashi Kushiyaki

41 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
+64 4-801 9818
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  • Excellent27%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (4 reviews)
“friday night” (2 reviews)
“takoyaki” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Asian, Sushi
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41 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
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Reviews (43)
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1 - 10 of 41 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came here for dinner. There is a good range of Japanese food. The food was tasty and served reasonably quickly. The prices are good for the quantity of food we received. The toilets definietly need an upgrade - repaint and clean up. Over all...More

Thank Weetbix7
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We searched for a Japanese Restaurant for our lunch while returning from the National War Memorial back to the CBD. Had lunch here and it satisfied our requirements for a light lunch well.

Thank Warren Pat S
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

Visited with a group of eight. The menu is simple and easy to read with an abundance of choice. The service is at times challenging due to a slight lack of English from some of the staff but not so much to make things unenjoyable....More

Thank Phil W
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

For what it is being a mid range Japanese restaurant it is very good. The service was efficient, the food was good and the ambience s bit quirky but its fine. Fine Japanese dining it isn't but doesn't hold itself as such.

Thank TP1111
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

After seeing a movie on Friday night we walked down Courtney place and stumbled across this place. Service was good and food came out quickly. The teriyaki deep fried tofu and soft shell crab were outstanding. The tempura assortment with the soba noodle was very...More

Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Group of 4 of us. was a good meal. will definatelty come back and try another item(s) next time. Place is in central Coutenay Place.

Thank Sy R
Reviewed 17 November 2016

I’ve been here a handful of times with family and it never disappoints! The food is always fresh and spot on. My favourites are the vegetable udon, the dumplings and the takoyaki. However, everyone at the table ordered different things and we’re all in agreement...More

Thank lalaelise
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I went to Arashi Kushiyaki for a group dinner- there were about 14 of us and we were seated at the back. The service was quite good but the food came out quite haphazardly- so we weren't all eating together. It gets very loud so...More

Thank Steph_5891
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

It was okay, perhaps visit during the week when there are less students visiting, if you like the hustle and bustle of loud dining and students singing "happy birthday" Perhaps is the place for you. Food was reasonably priced and overall non offensive. bring good...More

Thank NigelThornberries
Reviewed 4 May 2016

I had a casual birthday dinner here. It was great for a small group of friends with varying budgets and tastes

Thank mcr3332016
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 41 Courtenay Place, Wellington 6001, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-801 9818
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