Mad Samurai

A contemporary take on traditional Japanese Cuisine in Snickel Lane

Tucked away in Snickel Lane, Mad Samurai is a casual eatery serving up much-loved Japanese classics with a contemporary twist.

For lunch and dinner, Mad Samurai specialises in Izakayu-style (shared plates) dining with a focus on Wagyu beef dishes with the meat produced in Canterbury using traditional Japanese techniques. 

To appreciate this speciality, opt for one of the steaks on offer, or savour it in gyoza, sushi rolls or Wagyu tartare yukke.

The restaurant also offers a range of breakfast options, including steamed chicken and tofu with vegetables, steamed salmon and vegetarian gyoza. Perfect for those looking for breakfast ideas with a difference.

Mad Samurai combines quality New Zealand produce with Japanese culinary traditions and excellent service, making every visit to the eatery an exceptional dining experience.

Contact details

Snickel Lane, 23 Customs Street East
Opening hours: 
Sun 9.00am-Late
Mon 7.30am-Late
Tue 7.30am-Late
Wed 7.30am-Late
Thu 7.30am-Late
Fri 7.30am-Late
Sat 9.00am-3.00pm