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Tanuki's Cave
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Tanuki's Cave

Tanuki's Cave

Tanuki's Cave

An extensive selection of Yakitori and Kushiage
Opening hours
Currently closed
Monday: 5:00 pm-Late
Tuesday: 5:00 pm-Late
Wednesday: 5:00 pm-Late
Thursday: 5:00 pm-Late
Friday: 5:00 pm-Late
Saturday: 5:00 pm-Late
Sunday: 5:00 pm-Late

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Travel down the stairs to Tanuki’s Cave, where you can sit at the bar and soak up the funky and intimate atmosphere at one of Auckland's favourite dining hot spots.

There is an extensive selection of yakitori (assorted meat charcoal grilled on skewers) & Kushiage (deep fried breadcrumbed skewers) to accompany your Japanese beer or chilled sake.

Tanuki's Cave

Located less than 50 meters from Aotea Centre and right next door to the Town Hall, Tanuki’s Cave is the perfect place for a pre or post show meal. 

$15 for dinner

Includes braised carrot and burdock root with sweetened soy sauce, traditional chicken thigh, tsukune chicken mince balls, & pork belly yakitori and served with a rice ball and miso soup

Tanuki's Cave
$15 Dinner

Receive one each of the following Yakitori & Meat Kushi Skewers

Kinpira Gobo: Braised carrot and burdock root with sweetened soy sauce
Traditional Yakitori – chicken thigh, tsukune chicken mince balls, Pork belly with yakitori sauce
Rice ball with yukari shiso
Miso Soup
Drink match recommendation
Fromm 2019 Marlborough Rosé - glass $12, bottle $60
Yalumba Samuel’s Collection Bush Vine Grenache - glass $11, bottle $55

Ts & Cs: Subject to availability. Available for dinner only.

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Last updated: 24 July 2020

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