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Hikari Japanese Restaurant

) #106 of 186 Restaurants in Queenstown ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
5 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9030
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
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“tempura” (25 reviews)
“sushi” (39 reviews)
“bento box” (30 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 14:30All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
5 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviews (257)
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1 - 10 of 234 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We ordered udon and sushi.no surprise no impress just too expensive (as usual in QT maybe ) not much different with food court jp food and waited for while. I don't think I'm going there again.

Thank opensesami
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I have lived in in Queenstown for 9 years and have come to Hikari on a variety of different reasons but at least twice a month. Simply awesome. Some times busy but always friendly. Food has been a constant high standard yet they still offer...More

Thank Stanley S
Reviewed 6 days ago

I happened on Hikari on a cold winter night and recalled good reviews of this restaurant, so was happy in anticipating a great dinner. I had the Hikari Miso Ramen and I have to say that the broth was only luke warm (I was expecting...More

Thank glowehome
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Decided on Hikari for a quick lunch. Both female and male waiters had terrible service, not friendly at all. Our table and another both waited 15 minutes for order to be taken while they just stood around the bar. Female waitress chewing gum and very...More

Thank Jordyn S
Reviewed 9 May 2017

I totally love coming to Hikari, their food is the best and the service is always outstanding. i work in town 7 nights a week so always eat out. This would have to be top of my list for the favourite.

Thank JuliaMilley
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

Took a take away for night dinner. Got shocked to see the prices. The food didn't even taste near to japanese. Ordered chicken katsu and chicken karage with salmon sushi roll. Not at all tasteful! Just want to say guys ; you are spoiling name...More

Thank srivastavaz
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

bluff oysters were beautiful but the caviar on top was tasteless. the salmon & avo cone was delicious - i should've had more. it was all fresh. the tempura prawns were hot but lacking taste & not fresh. my wife enjoyed the ginger & lime...More

Thank sefjam
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Great Japanese food, just what we needed on a cold day. I got the ramen, which warmed up me just right. Great place.

Thank justrubyyy13
Reviewed 13 March 2017

$29 for teriyaki chicken terrible small sides cabbage dish was discoloured -not fresh- terrible eggs - boiled I couldn't eat- chicken was over flavoured - msg? Jap pickles were sloppy and just over sauced cabbage.karayage chicken over coated- burnt and cabbage taste less and not...More

Thank MadsenCo
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Hikari is now under new management and has a new chef. the food was great before but now it is absolutely outstanding. If you are going to dine there then please make sure you order the Chicken teriyaki. it is absolutely amazing and the chicken...More

Thank JuliaMilley
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-442 9030
  • E-mail
New Zealand's finest Japanese spots for sushi, sashimi and other delicacies. You can find us in NZ cities of Queenstown, Dunedin & Christchurch.
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