Tanoshi Restaurant and Tanoshi Take Out our two intimate Japanese restaurants located in central Queenstown. Our fun, back-alley, Osaka style Japanese dining experiences are served with authentic, traditional Japanese cuisine.

Tanoshi Teppan and Sake Bar

Tanoshi Japanese Restaurant is suitable for small and large groups looking to relax, enjoy and share our authentic

offering of tapas style, shared dishes. Host Keita Yoshimura offers extensive sake, whiskey and Japanese cocktail menus with Japanese lager on tap.

Chef Tatsuhito Sasakura presents traditional Japanese cuisine from the teppan grill. He has assembled some contemporary interpretations

of some Japanese classics that are raved about by our local following.

Tanoshi Iko
Iko, meaning 'go' has recently opened between Searle Lane and Church Street and offers simple, authentic,

ultra-fast dine in or takeaway ramen noodles, dumplings and traditionally stacked bento boxes.
Perfect for a quick lunch or a late night bite with a sake or two!


Both restaurants are open for lunch and dinner through to late night grazing - Tanoshi, meaning 'fun' will entertain and delight.