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Soi Japanese Cuisine

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596 Remuera Road | Remuera, New Zealand
+64 9-522 0907
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Auckland, New Zealand
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75 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2017

Only diners on a Saturday night but one takeaway order done while we were there. Almost didn't go in. Ordered vegetables, fish of the day. the prawns and the lamb. All were nicely presented and arrived in a timely fashion and were ok but without the wow factor. Compared to other Japanese restaurants in the area we decided not a... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Seems like there have been a few mixed experiences here lately which did surprise me. We are regulars here and rarely have had a bad experience and eat as a family or a couple at least once a month. Pricing is in the mid to upper range for Japanese restaurants. What we find is the best way to eat here... More 

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Thank Reviewd4you
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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183 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2015

I guess the Remuera location allows them to charge high prices. But the meals that we had from Soi were no better than you get at a St Pierres outlet. The miso soup was nice though.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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74 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 April 2015

Our tennis team captain had arranged dinner at Soi. We (15 team members) had a Five course set menu which were a very nice selection of various Japanese dishes. Great Taste for Great Value and an exceptional friendly service. Thanks Team Soi.

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Thank zabern_w
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103 reviews
80 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2015 via mobile

We saw the positive reviews and went with expectations. Unfortunately we were disappointed. The food was average but expensive for what it was. We had sashimi as an entree which was good but not stunning, and deep fried baby crab which was flavorless. Mains were tataki beef which was average and Panko crumbed veal which was good. With two tap... More 

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Thank Nzattitude
Auckland, New Zealand
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31 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2014

We liked the fatty tuna and the whitebait tempura. Nice staff a little crowded on a Friday night. Good local

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Thank Pjsheppard
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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311 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2014

Really enjoyed the tuna nigiri, beef tataki and chicken karage. The staff were friendly and the food was yum. The ambience very chilled and welcoming.

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Thank Shaun T
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Reviewed 13 April 2014 via mobile

I've been there with my girlfriend and because she is Japanese, I've decided to bring her to a good Japanese restaurant. I've seen Soi many times on my way home, so I've decided to go there. I was surprised because I didnt reserve a table and we could have our dinner because another couple didnt come for dinner...what a lucky!... More 

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Thank eddiec667
Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2014

We had this restaurant recommended to us as being the best Japanese food the person had had. As we were in the area we popped in for lunch on a Saturday and were not disappointed. The ambience and decor of the restaurant is lovely with very good friendly service. We both had the set lunch menu which was excellent. Everything... More 

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Thank Brooks10
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 June 2013

The place is very beautiful and comfortable. I could enjoy healty Japanese food. I've never had such a delicious tofu in New zealand. Cofffee and sweets are also fantastic. It's a little far away from city, but it's worth to try. Moreover, SOI opens for 7days. It might be the only Japanese restaurant where you can go on Sunday night.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 596 Remuera Road | Remuera, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region
  • Phone Number: +64 9-522 0907

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?