Auckland’s love affair with Japanese culture is one that is everlasting. Explore the great variety of sushi on offer from quick lunchtime bites to large enjoyable picnic platters for your outdoor gatherings with our round up of the city’s best sushi rolls all of which are available for takeaway during level 3.


Mixed sushi packs | &Sushi, City Works Depot, 90 Wellesley St W

Head down to &Sushi, located amongst the bustling scene of City Works Depot and try a few options from their selection of daily fresh rolls. &Sushi offers everyone's favorite classic combinations of teriyaki chicken, king salmon and vegetables amongst a number of specialty dishes. Meticulous in their presentation, &Sushi boasts some of the most beautifully arranged Japanese dishes in the city. Order online, here.


Rainbow Roll | Ebisu, 1 6-118 Quay St

Settle in for a relaxed lunch ordered from Ebisu, Britomart's long standing Japanese inspired restaurant, and experience their delicate Rainbow Roll dish: 8 pieces of perfectly rolled sushi with mixed sashimi, prawn, avocado, tobiko and salmon roe. There's also a vegetarian rainbow roll available (pictured above) filled with capsicum, avocado, pickled cabbage, rice paper and tomato salsa. Order Ebisu's signature rolls and more online for contactless pick-up, here.


Salmon & Avocado Roll Sushi | Tanuki’s, 319 Queen St

Located next to the Town Hall and a short stroll from Aotea Sqaure, Tanuki Japanese Restaurant is the perfect spot for an assortment of moreish Japanese food. The menu is colourful, mouthwatering and very affordable - we'd recommend ordering a few dishes for a range of delicious flavours but you can't go past the Salmon & Avocado Rolled Sushi: A classic dish that never fails to please, filled with juicy chunks of salmon and creamy avocado. Order from their takeaway menu, here.

Sushi in cabinet

Variety of sushi | Sushi Pac, 43 High St, 188 Quay Street, 209 & 300 Queen Street

Sushi Pac is the city centre's buy and dash go-to sushi spot. With a huge range of sushi on offer from teriyaki beef to spicy chicken, tempura prawn and more, you'll find yourself adding piece after piece to your online order. Order online, here.


Sushi platter | Mad Samurai, Snickel Lane

Serving up much-loved Japanese classics with a contemporary twist, Mad Samurai is an easy go-to for when you want to fill your sushi cravings. We suggest the Sushi Platter - packed with salmon, avocado and cream cheese sushi roll, mixed Kaisen Maki, salmon nigiri and tuna nigiri, shrimp nigiri sushi, seared salmon nigiri sushi and seared shrimp nigiri sushi. See details of how to order, here.

Bledisloe Cup Pre-Game Banquet Lunch - Harbourside

Sushi box | Harbourside Ocean Bar Grill 

Harbourside has a delicious Sushi Box available for us to enjoy from the comfort of our homes during level 3 and it comes packed with four different types of sushi rolls - chicken katsu roll, spicy tuna roll, torched miso salmon roll, and 9 pieces of assorted nigiri. Served with GF soy sauce, pickled ginger and wasabi. Order online, here. (Image above is indicative only).

Last updated: 28 October 2021