Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Price Point: Mains from $20 - $35+

For modern Japanese fusion food in an intimate setting look no further than Tatsumi.

Located in the heart of Queenstown, on the shores of Lake Wakatipu, it is decorated in contemporary style, with dark wooden surfaces and minimalist nods to Japanese culture such as silk lampshades and traditional art.

Having spent more than 20 years crafting his skill, chef owner Koichi has developed a modern Japanese fusion menu that draws inspiration from European cooking techniques. Expect classic sushi presented in imaginative ways and French desserts that use Asian ingredients, such as green tea and yuzu juice.

Get the full experience with the degustation menu for dinner or go a la carte at lunch time. Favourites include fresh sashimi, small plates such as calamari tempura and deep-fried tofu, and beautifully marbled wagyu beef steak. There is also a hot pot menu.

The drinks list is equally innovative, with sophisticated cocktails inspired by the signs of the zodiac. There is also an excellent selection of sake and Japanese whisky, as well as a wine cellar well-stocked with Kiwi labels.

You are guaranteed a culinary education as well as a top meal when you eat at Tatsumi. Book your table now and let the journey begin!

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Tatsumi
9 Beach Street
Queenstown 9300

Open Hours:
Tuesday - Sunday 12pm - 3pm // 5pm - 10pm

Phone: 034425888
Website: www.tatsumi.co.nz

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Tatsumi
Location: Queenstown
Cuisine: Japanese, Sushi
Mains: $20 - $35+

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Amit Tripuraneni

Exquisite experience on all levels. Every dish was beautifully presented and tasted even better. Service was prompt and friendly. It was one of the best dining experiences we had in Queenstown.

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Beautiful and delicious foods! We love it!
I will come back again:)

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Laura Milner

WOW. What an absolutely amazing dining experience. The level of service and attention was top notch. The Degustation menu was the best food I’ve had in a long time (even after having spent time in Japan). The intricacies in each dish were crazy! Favourites would be the miso oyster, the beef cheeks and the sesame creme brûlée. The added little extras like the beautiful serving dishes, the thermos beer mug to keep it cold, and the box with the bill and mints just added to this special experience. I would HIGHLY recommend this restaurant, and would happily pay full price on a special occasion.

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Catherine Griffin

This restaurant has got to be one of the best in town! The service was brilliant and the food was outstanding!! Every course was amazing and so well presented. I will be back!!

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Michiko Marvin

Excellent as usual, food , presentation and exquisite choice of beverages- local wine, sake, Sauternes and original cocktails.
Tatsumi is an exceptional restaurant.
Thank you very much for letting us dine at your restaurant. Kind regards, M

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Frances Pilbrow

Have wanted to try this place for ages! Food did not disappoint, everything was delicious! Great service as well :)

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Myoungmi Lee

was good experience for special day. Food and service, interior decoration everything was perfect. i wanna try another course.

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Edmund Yee

Awesome experience and excellent service

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Trina Holmes

Beautifully presented fantastic delicious food. Excellent service. Cant wait to go back.

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Pretty special.

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Quite podsibly the best Japanese fine dining experience in the South Island.
Absolutely delicious food married with incredible service.
Unrivalled.

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Andrea Muller

Exceptional and exquisite experience. The food was outstanding in both taste and presentation. Stand outs were the chawan mushy, pork ribs and the scallops. We really enjoyed the sake samplers too. The QT cloudy sake was my fave. This restaurant is a wonderful addition to Queenstown and is set to become our favourite place to dine. Many thanks to the team for amazing food and warm service.

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The degustation meal was delicious and beautifully presented. Great for a special occasion.

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Terri Anderson

Delish! Great service, especially with GF needs.

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Yuriko Hiraoka

Everything was amazing!
I really liked even tableware was so beautiful.
I felt like I was in Japan having a great dinner. Feels like home country is the best feeling.
We were very happy there. We will definitely be back there. Thank you so much.

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The food, atmosphere and service were exceptional and the presentation of the food was exquisite.
Aside from the fact we are pescatarians and there was venison and beef in the Menu Degustation, we ordered other options.
I wonder if it would be worthwhile having a non meat degustation option in the future, considering the world wide changes in eating habits?
We will definitely go again, Tatsumi has raised the standard to a whole new level in Queenstown, for Japanese cuisine,
Thank you!

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If I could give then more stars I would!! Amazing food, excellent service. The quality of the food was superb. First table made it very affordable for such an amazing experience. Highly recommended. My new favourite restaurant.

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Guilherme C. Dias

Good restaurant, nice space and luxury decoration... just need to reduce the time between and the foods, around 10 min wainting for each plate. Try to add my fish in the degustation menu. Good restaurant!

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