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Mad Samurai
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Mad Samurai

A contemporary take on traditional Japanese cuisine in Snickel Lane
Opening hours
Currently closed
Monday: 11:30 am-2:30 pm
Tuesday: 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Wednesday: 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 5:00 pm-10:00 pm
Thursday: 11:30 am-10:00 pm
Friday: 11:30 am-10:00 pm
Saturday: 11:30 am-10:00 pm
Sunday: 11:30 am-3:00 pm

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Tucked away in Snickel Lane, Mad Samurai is a casual eatery serving up much-loved Japanese classics with a contemporary twist.

For lunch and dinner, Mad Samurai specialises in Izakayu-style (shared plates) dining with a focus on Wagyu beef dishes with the meat produced in Canterbury using traditional Japanese techniques. 

Mad Samurai combines quality New Zealand produce with Japanese culinary traditions and excellent service, making every visit to the eatery an exceptional dining experience.

2 pork croquettes + 2 beef wontons + sake for $30

Enyoy two Kurobuta pork cream croquettes and two wagyu beef wontons with a Zenkuro Original Junmai Sake (40ml). 

Terms and conditions: available daily for lunch and dinner.

Park for $2 per hour at the Victoria St car park on evenings and weekends. Find out more.

Come into the city centre on public transport for as little as $2 each way. Find out more.

Last updated: 22 April 2022

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