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Mad Samurai

A contemporary take on traditional Japanese cuisine in Snickel Lane
Opening hours
Currently open!
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.

$40 for a three course dinner

Options include pork gyoza, NZ wagyu hamburg steak (100g), and green tea cheesecake with matcha ice cream

Mad Samurai
$40 Three Course Dinner
Pork Gyoza
Salmon & tuna sashimi (6 pcs)
Vegetables tempura
NZ wagyu hamburg steak (100g)
Grilled salmon with miso plum sauce
Vegetarian Plate: Tofu dengaku, vegetable tempura & sushi roll with green salad & balsamic dressing
Chocolate cake with chocolate ice cream (GF)
Green tea cheesecake with matcha ice cream
Philadelphia Cream Cheese cake
Drink match recommendation
Hamburg steak: Crowded House Pinot Noir - $10/glass
Salmon: TW Lilly Rose - $10/glass Vegetarian: Dog Point Chardonnay - $16/glass
Spy Valley Sauvignon Blanc - $10/glass
Hallertau Pale Ale #2 - $11
Range of sake (150ml) - $20
Beer on tap - $12/glass

Ts & Cs: Subject to availability. Bookings essential. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Available 5pm-9pm from Monday-Saturday

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Last updated: 21 July 2020

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