Kazuya RestaurantFine Dining Restaurants
Just a stones throw from The French Caf, and a couple of doors up from another iconic Auckland restaurant Gina's, is Auckland's newest Fine Dining Restaurant, Kazuya.
After six months of meticulous planning, Kazuya Restaurant has opened. This must be one of the most elegant fit outs of any restaurant in the country.
Japanese born, Kazuya Yamauchi is an expert in European cuisine. His execution and ingredient matching is precise. He portrays his art in his degustation menus, which trickle out during the evening without haste or force.
Kazuya's perception of elegance and detail is showcased in the dcor. There are influences of his Japanese up bringing present throughout. Beauty is every-where. Intimacy has been planned in the seating layout, whether as a couple or a group, each arrangement has been enclosed. A small mezzanine also provides a different outlook over the dining room, while keeping an interpersonal balance.
The cuisine style is contemporary European cuisine with Italian & Japanese influences. This style is common now in the bigger cities of the world, but rarely seen here in New Zealand. There are slight twists and highlights of Japanese presentation to be seen throughout the experience.
Kazuya offers a trio of menu selections. His degustation options are either the 5 course $65.00 or 7 course $85.00 menus. These menus are constantly changing. He also offers a smaller, seasonal, a la carte menu, if the multi course challenge isn't for you.
As chef at Tokyo's world renowned Ristorante Acqua Pazza, Kazuya's fine dining style is truly international.
Kazuya's host and sommelier is Mojo Horiuchi. Full of charm and poise, he is a true professional.
The wine list is extensive and international in flavour but also influenced by local vintners with strong sustainability practises. This compliments the ingredient selection of the freshest hand selected market items.
Business HoursMon Closed Tue 6:00pm – 11:30pm Wed 6:00pm – 11:30pm Thu 12:00pm – 2:00pm 6:00pm – 11:30pm Fri 12:00pm – 2:00pm 6:00pm – 11:30pm Sat 6:00pm – 11:30pm Sun Closed
Continental/European , Japanese , Italian
- American Express
- Fully licensed
- Beer - bottled
- Vegetarian Meals
- Vegan Meals
- Gluten Free Meals
Premium - $30 and above
0 - 4 Employees
About the venueChildren Allowed occasionally (call for details) Smoking No smoking
- Private Functions
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I've heard KAZUYA's great reputations by word of mouth,so we've visited there as a couple lately. The food was exceptional, every single dish or bite was just amazing. I can't express my fabulous experiences well. Just "Seeing is believing", I strongly recommend to book this restaurant for a special occasion, then you will know how wonderful they are! Probably one of the best I've ever been to in NZ. I look forward to visiting there soon again.
22nd May 2012