Cuisine: Japanese
Price Point: Mains from $25 - $35+
Ranked: #12 of 93 restaurants in Christchurch

Christchurch’s favourite teppanyaki specialists are back by popular demand! High ceilings and sleek décor give Yamagen’s new restaurant a modern and spacious feel.

Experience the fun and the flavours of traditional Japanese food. Take a seat around the grill and watch your teppanyaki chef skilfully prepare and cook your meal right before your eyes. As well as being experts with Japanese food, Yamagen’s friendly chefs are truly entertainers; slicing, dicing and grilling with finesse and flair.

Yamagen offers a diverse menu of Japanese staples including meat dishes, rice, salads, soup and desserts. Take the hassle out of ordering and simply sit back and watch the show with the well-rounded set menu. Fresh sashimi and sushi and Yagmen’s distinctive chilli chicken dish are also firm favourites on the menu.

Stick with the traditional Japanese theme and sip on a sake or plum wine or choose from a great selection of non-alcoholic and alcoholic drinks to enjoy with your meal.

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Yamagen Japanese Restaurant
53 Victoria Street
Christchurch 8013

Open Hours:
Lunch Hours: Monday to Friday 11.30am to 2.30pm

Dinner Hours: Monday to Sunday 5:30pm to Late

Phone: 03 365 7799
Website: www.yamagen.co.nz

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Ranked: #12 of 93 restaurants in Christchurch 12
Yamagen Japanese Restaurant
Cuisine: Japanese
Mains: $25 - $35+

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Love the food and the experience . Staff were very helpful and friendly .

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We had an awesome experience at the Yamagen prior to going to a show. The four of us dining could not faulty any of the food, sooo delicious and the service was outstanding and we were able to have some laughs along the way. Needless to say we will be back. Well done to the Yamagen and especially your Chef.

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Joan Boyer

totally satisfied with the food and the service :)

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Great service! Great food!

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Awesome food & Service.
Recommend the Teppanyaki Grill for entertainment whilst dining.

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First Japanese dining experience and LOVED it!!
Ordered the set menu and every dish was amazing.
Service was faultless. We were waited on hand and foot
Will definitely be returning

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Shelly Macgregor

Great food and service

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Bronwyn Craig

Fantastic food and service, a great night out with the family. Thanks Yamagen!

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Rochelle Giray

I love japanese food and Yamagen didn’t let me down. Surely will be back soon.

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Kristie Agnew

Lovely place atmosphere and music were lovely service and food excellent

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This restaurant always provides top food and service. Well done Yamagen.

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Abhishek Ketkar

Went to Yamagen, my first Teppanyaki experience, and they didn't disappoint. We were lucky enough to book when it wasn't busy.
Food was delicious and cooked just right. Had chicken and seafood set menu. The servers were friendly and polite. Very nice experience overall.

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Costa Kerdemelidis

We had a wonderful dinner at Yamagen after the races. Beautiful fresh ingredients, cooked to perfection. This is a whole dinning experience, entertaining as well as tasty. Thank you to the staff for an exceptional service .

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Telesia Moale

Have been here a few times and like to go back. The food is excellent and fun to watch being prepared. The service is normally great too, but last night was a bit off. The waitress served my friend well but not me. She didn't fill my drinks or offer me things she had offered to my friend. It's because service was amazing other times we he been. If still recommend but not 5/5

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Jacqui White

We had a great time at Yamagen. We tried the set menu and were treated to wonderful variety and tastes. We have recently been in Japan and enjoyed how this dinner reminded us of the many wonderful dining experiences in Japan.

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Great ambience, welcoming staff. Will definitely dine again

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Lacey Caulfield

The atmosphere was really nice and the service was really attentive. We had the option of doing teppanyaki seating which was really fun, and the food was incredible.

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nice food, nice service :-)

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Emily Evison

Amazing food! Love the teppanyaki experience

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Jen Clark

Great Food, definitely worth getting on first table

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Wendy Hartnett

My family all rated Yamagen highly the meals and the service were extremely good.

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Impeccable service and delicious, authentic food. The staff went out of their way to make the whole family welcome. We love Yamagen and will be back.

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We enjoyed our second dining experience at Yamagen Japanese Restaurant. This time we took friends as we wanted to treat them to a teppanyaki eating experience. We had a delightful evening of good food and great company. Thank you again.

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Great place! Lovely staff.

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Paul Jordan

Superb service from the time we arrived until we left.Friendly and very attentive.
As always food quality and presentation right up there.
We were there for an important occasion and left very satisfied.
Definitely returning.

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Chantelle Davis

Still the best Japanese teppenyaki experience

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Had a fantastic time dining in! Service was great, friendly and attentive staff. Food was delicious, if you like Japanese fried chicken you can't go wrong here. Definitely going back to check out the teppanyaki next time!

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Tingyu Shi

Very delicious food. Service is excellent, will go again.

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Ali Ross

We have been here several times and enjoy it. The staff are very good too. The food never takes long to arrive which is good if you have a show etc afterwards

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Debbie McCormack

My second first table experience! Food was delicious!! OIshikatta desu!!! We had the Teppanyaki and the chef was so lovely and explained how he was cooking everything for us. We loved the theatrics!! All staff were so nice to us. We will definitely come back! Thank you Yamagen :-)

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Had a fabulous dining experience - the service was great at every stage - even when I rang to change the numbers the telephone service was quick and efficient. The teppanyaki chef was polite and showed flare with his cooking and we enjoyed watching him cook immensely, and of course, the food was delicious. I would definitely recommend Yamagen any day of the week:)

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Great teppanyaki. Quality of service and food was excellent.

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We had some lovely teppanyaki meals. Would definitely recommend. We also received very attentive service.

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Amazing food. Best teriyaki chicken ever!
Such good service too.

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Food and service at the Yamagen is first class- we will be back!

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The prawns for a main dish, in the tempura coating were superb. An overall good choice. And the crepe desert with orange 'sauce' and ice-cream was also very nice.

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Elise Welford

Great food, Great service and will definitely will return!

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Delicious food and fabulous service and Teppanyaki performance !!
We had a great night. Thank you so much!

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Katherine Gunn

Awesome food. Met menu was amazing!

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Excellent food and service!

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Lovely teppanyaki dinner for my Japanese student's 20th birthday. Thank you to the staff for making it so special for her

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Debbie Willis

Super food, attentive staff, a lovely atmosphere; thumbs up!

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Harry Gifford

I was thoroughly impressed with the overall experience I received at Yamagen. The food was amazing complemented by great hospitality from staff. I will recommend it to everyone especially people using first table.

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Awesome experience as ever at Yamagen

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Jessica Brown

So delicious and amazing service-which we get every time. Jason (head chef) knows his stuff and never fails to amaze us, and an amazing deal! Will def go again.

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Great service and superb food.

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Ali Ross

We took friends here this time as loved it so much last time. We each had the Set Menu which was excellent and plenty of food and a good selection. We all decided we wanted to go back. Staff were friendly and helpful too.

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Excellent service and attractively served meal. Highly recommend as meal was a real treat.

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Leah de Friez

Delicious and kid friendly

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Laura Holden

The service was great and most the food was great too.

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