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Plate of food
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The Yakitori House

Authentic Japanese cuisine on Shortland Street
Opening hours
Currently open!
Monday: 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 5:00 pm-Late
Tuesday: 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 5:00 pm-Late
Wednesday: 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 5:00 pm-Late
Thursday: 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 5:00 pm-Late
Friday: 11:30 am-2:30 pm, 5:00 pm-Late
Saturday: 5:00 pm-Late
Sunday: 5:00 pm-Late

The Yakitori House is bringing an authentic taste of Japan to the city centre with their menu of traditional izakaya and yakitori style food.

Their mouthwatering offering includes yakitori from the grill, kushiage (deep fried) dishes in panko bread crumbs and tempura. A range of Japanese beers, tap or bottled, sake, and New Zealand wine are also on offer.

The atmospheric interior combines traditional Japanese design with contemporary elements, creating a great  ambiance for an enjoyable lunch or dinner. 

The Yakitori House is perfect for both an intimate meal with a group of friends and a big social gathering.

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: 01 October 2021

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