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Gion Japanese Restaurant

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168 Parnell Road, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
+64 9-379 3344
11:45 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
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17:45 - 22:00
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Every dish was presented like an art piece, just like those real art pieces displayed inside the restaurant. A great spot for family and friends to catch up over fresh food, good selection of wine/sake.

Thank ETH84
Hamilton, New Zealand
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368 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Just wonderful fresh beautiful Japanese food!! Great menu!!!....so many dishes!! great value lovely staff!!!

Thank Brycee10
Wellington, New Zealand
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45 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fantastic japanese food and always beautifully presented. Great lunch selection from good value udon/rice bowls to more pricey but generous lunch sets. Be sure to try the desserts - the matcha dessert is pretty special (can be shared). Service is always excellent, polite and speedy.

Thank nessaklnz
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Level Contributor
17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 5 March 2017

Beautiful food and excellent service, I highly recommend going if in the area.By the way, their sashimi and hotpots are divine!

Thank Jaden410
Shrivenham, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We wandered in around 6pm, without a reservation and wereoffered a table until 715pm which was perfect. The food was incredible, though my husband definitely ordered too much!! Staff were kind, courteous and incredibly professional. It was very busy and good value for money. A definite recommendation!

Thank MissChloeScarlett
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Thank you so much for looking after my group last night for my birthday dinner! The food and service were impeccable. The freshest sashimi served in a breathtaking presentation and very patient wait staff made for a most memorable evening. I will see you again!

Thank Mad M
La Massana, Andorra
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320 reviews
171 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 February 2017

This is quite a pleasant Japanese restaurant in the Parnell district of Auckland. Good 'sashimi', the spicy Tuna roll was also excellent as was the beef 'tataki'. Overall a good selection of Japanese dishes, well prepared & nicely presented. Restaurant ambience is also good with pleasant & attentive staff, good service & also a good (although rather pricey!) wine list.... More 

Thank Chris C
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

My favourite Japanese restaurant so far! We have been here many time for the past 10 years and Gion Japanese restaurant never fails to impress! We had a great food as always!!!

Thank Lani E
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43 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

We came here many times for family dinner and I don't know what I should rate this place. We absolutely enjoyed the food every time and the sashimi was fresh and well presented. The service was excellent all the time and with a Japanese deco environment. But I still felt that the price of their dishes were a bit overpriced... More 

Thank Frank N
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

Definitely loved the ambiance of this place, very traditional. Customer service was very good. Very fulfilling meals and it came in a timely manner. Do try the noodles here as I enjoyed every slurp of it. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Malia1992

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:45 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
11:45 - 14:30
17:45 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 168 Parnell Road, Auckland 1052, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-379 3344

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