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. 

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
+64 9 379 9846
Opening hours: 
Sun 11.30am-3.00pm
Mon 11.30am-2.30pm
Tue 11.30am-2.30pm 5.00pm-10.00pm
Wed 11.30am-2.30pm 5.00pm-10.00pm
Thu 11.30am-10.00pm
Fri 11.30am-10.00pm
Sat 11.30am-10.00pm