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Sakimoto Japanese Bistro

Cathedral Junction 107-121 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
+64 3-379 0652
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good32%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“sushi” (29 reviews)
“tempura” (20 reviews)
“tataki” (8 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Cathedral Junction 107-121 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

we have been to this restaurant several times now and indeed we book a hotel room nearby so we can eat their wonderful Japanese food. Love their fresh sushi and beef tataki, highly recommended.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Southisletraveller
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Christchurch appeared to us as two day visitors to be a less than complete city-no surprise given recent history. However on the two nights we were there we were fortunate enough to eat well both times and in warm and welcoming atmospheres. Sakimoto is located...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lestendoux
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

Give the Angus tataki and soft shell crab a miss!! The pork bao buns are amazing. Very helpful staff. Located adjacent to city free tram terminus.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 325jt
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Decor and setting are nothing special but the food was fantastic. Very short wine list so suggest byo if that is your preference. Price was very good value for the quantity.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank X1584RXjeffp
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Great Japanese food. Fabulous staff. Had a really fun night here. Give it a go if you’re in Christchurch.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank helenwrightson2018
Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Really nice environment. It was raining but the outside sitting is sheltered so it is fine. They have heater right beside the table during winter. Their service is also very good ( they also allow special orders if you have allergies). So 7 of us...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GinaSeh
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Food was very authentic and the quality was excellent. Great service and the restaurant was busy in the evenings. Service is very good and it was interesting to watch the trams go pass in front of the door!

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We are here on a busy Friday evening. We had to wait for a table for about 10 minutes but the wait was worth it. Booking would be recommended. You can sit outdoors in a covered mall where the dining tram departs. The menu is...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Dinkumguy
Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

We had dinner twice at Sakimoto and both times the food was great. The staff were very friendly and the food came out straight away. Prices are fairly cheap. Well worth checking out if you like Japanese food. There’s a good range of options for...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Robbie S
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The ambience of the restaurant is very pleasant and complements the food well.the food was well presented and very tasty, so much so we are going back there tonight

Date of visit: August 2018
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Sakimoto Japanese Bistro have a great Facebook page which states Hours of operation: Mon - Sat 12.00pm - 2.30pm and 5.30pm - 9.00pm. Closed Sundays Their menu with prices is available to view on Zomato
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cathedral Junction 107-121 Worcester Street, Christchurch 8011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-379 0652
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