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Zen Sushi and Dumplings

301 Montreal Street | The Arts Centre, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
+64 3-379 6888
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Overview
  • Excellent95%
  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (71 reviews)
“dumplings” (76 reviews)
“fresh fish” (4 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Japanese, Fast food, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
301 Montreal Street | The Arts Centre, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 128 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The pan fried pork dumplings are just owesome. The skin is crispy, filling is fresh and juicy. The juice of filling just pop out on your first bite. I order to take away the dumplings again and sushi rolls for my dinner. Strongly recommend for...More

Thank tunopeng
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Just a small taste and yes they are the best we have had ever.. so fresh with all quality ingredients and excellent service. Next time would love to try the sushi as it looks great

Thank kruuza
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My partner and I stopped in Christchurch as we were driving by and looked at TripAdvisor to find good sushi, and Zen Sushi did not disappoint. The owner was working when we went and he was incredibly hospitable (even making me extra spicy sauce!) and...More

Thank Tyler O
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Omg this is the best kept secret in Christchurch. Love love love this place. Food is top notch. Premises was spotless and staff are so friendly. Loved the dumplings and the sushi but still have so much more to try cant wait till my next...More

Thank Sharlene S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had some pan fried chicken and pork dumplings, tons of flavour and enjoyed by all. Sushi also went down well with our boy with fussy tastes. All in all a yummy successful choice, glad we stopped here. They pride themselves on choice quality ingredients and...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Sushi quality here is just outstanding - cant say much more than that. Definitely the place to check out - the lines out of the door at lunchtime say it all. Pays to get in early if you can

Thank Sebcat14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really delicious food made from fresh local produce. Dumplings made onsite. Great service! Highly recommend for lunch.

Thank Aaron S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

All staffs are friendly, sushi are creative and nice! Dumplings and Curry are delicious as well! much better than a lot of restaurant! love from HK visitors!

Thank Yipp W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good dumplings, not expensive and the dumplings are not too small. Staff is super nice and would definitely recommend stopping by!

Thank Eva W
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

Great salmon nigiri and dumplings, owner told us all about how they salmon just came in! Great hospitality and even better food. Definitely good for a quick snack or a full meal.

Thank Daniel K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$5 - US$11
Meals
Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 301 Montreal Street | The Arts Centre, Christchurch 8013, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Christchurch
  • Phone Number: +64 3-379 6888
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Description
Zen Sushi & Dumplings is the premier takeaway eatery located at the beautiful Arts Centre in Christchurch. We offer a unique combination of cold sushi and hot dumplings under one roof. PYO (Pick Your Own) Sushi Great selections of salads and donburi Heavenly delicious pan fried or steamed dumplings Use highest quality ingredients Use free range meats and eggs Use king salmon Use environmentally friendly kraft paper packaging Supporting Ronald McDonald House by donating any leftover of the day to them Located at beautiful Christchurch Arts Centre next to Cheesemongers 40 Worcester Boulevard, Christchurch Open 7 Days a Week: 10am to 5pm week days, 11am to 3pm weekend
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