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Hikari Japanese Restaurant

) #105 of 183 Restaurants in Queenstown ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ Japanese, Sushi, Asian
5 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
+64 3-442 9030
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible7%
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“sushi” (39 reviews)
“tempura” (25 reviews)
“bento box” (30 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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5 Beach Street, Queenstown 9300, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 December 2015

We arrived there with 30 minutes available for a meal. Not only did we finish before that, but the food was absolutely delicious. Worth a visit if you like genuine Japanese food.

Thank LinSouthAfrica
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

My friend and I ordered the soft shell crab and pork Gyoza as entrees. The soft shell was "4 pieces" which was one crab cut in quarters which is overpriced at $13. And the Gyoza also although fresh and delicious was also over priced for...More

Thank Vy H
Reviewed 28 November 2015

The food was excellent - we will definately be coming back next trip to Queenstown. We don't eat a lot of Japanese so it was great to have recommendations from friends and the staff.

1  Thank Stapelfeldthats
Reviewed 2 November 2015

This is a brilliant little Japanese restaraunt -- service is not outstanding -- but everyone smiles!!! Food is impeccably presented and very well priced for the quality. Absolutely love it !!

1  Thank Seamunkee
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

Stopped there for a dinner as it looked nice. Got a mixed Sashimi Sushi platter and the chef did a good job. Looked nice and tasted good. Ordered a hot sake from a special brand but that came cold. When I asked why not hot...More

Thank KiwiOL
Reviewed 19 October 2015

We loved the freshness of the salmon and tuna sashimi. Teriyaki salmon and chicken also very good. Attentive service. Not a cheap restaurant, but if you're after a good ambiance and quality Japanese food then this is a good place to visit.

Thank MangoRacin
Reviewed 15 September 2015

The food and service at Hikari were both very good and it was reasonably priced. The decore isn't exactly up-market but it's more than adequate for an informal Japanese meal. We had a variety of sushi dishes and they were all good.

1  Thank Davyd L
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Having visited Japan a couple of times I was missing genuine Japanese food. Hikari was suggested by friends so we went for my birthday. If you want to brush up on your Japanese don't bother. None of our serving staff were Japanese. The selection of...More

1  Thank Brian E
Reviewed 25 August 2015

Fresh Japanese food fast service but the standard does not lack. Food was great, very busy so book ahead.

1  Thank Eme938
Reviewed 17 August 2015

Delicious Japanese food which is beautifully presented - easy to get carried away by all the choices! Try sushi and sashimi plate to get a taste of both, spicy prawns with mayonnaise and pork dumplings also very tasty. Would definitely go back. Perhaps a little...More

1  Thank NZTraveller20
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Jayce H
yep, do they have Blue Fin tuna
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$ 15
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:30
17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
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17:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:30
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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.