Category: Japanese

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Haru no Yume

Up until now I have happily handed over the opportunity to review Japanese restaurants to colleague Alexia, but that has now changed after our excellent Monday night special dinner at Haru no Yume. We had seen the notice for the Monday special in the window of the restaurant and decided...

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Gyoza King

The city end of Newmarket has a wealth of cheap eats and we were struggling to choose when we stumbled on an bright newish-looking Japanese eatery. Turns out it’s a combination of our favourite sushi place (Bien) and the now-closed Gyoza King from Ponsonby road. It’s only been open three...

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Nishiki

We were in two minds about whether to add Nishiki to Cheap Eats. It’s definitely not expensive but the question of whether you feel full after $20 worth of food is debatable depending on who you are. I certainly did last night but my husband said he could have eaten...

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Renkon Parnell

If you work in the city, this cheap eat won’t be news to you but it’s such great food and value that I’ll risk preaching to the converted to inform those who haven’t been yet. Renkon has three branches (CBD, Ponsonby, Parnell) but last night I caught up with a...

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Banzai

After more recommendations than I can count, we finally made it to the lovely Banzai. Tucked away in a little plaza on Dominion Road, this is a little treasure. Gorgeous food, friendly service and immaculate presentation of meals –— all at a reasonable price to boot! It’s not very big...

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