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Overview

From Ponsonby to Mission Bay, Azabu is wowing Auckland diners with their cleverly devised contemporary Japanese cuisine with a Peruvian influence. Located in the iconic beachfront stone building, be prepared for one of the most special meals you’ll ever tuck into. If you are looking for those one-of-a-kind food adventures, Azabu is the perfect place!

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday – 12pm - Late
Saturday & Sunday – 11am - Late

Location

44 Tamaki Drive,
Mission Bay,
Auckland
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  • À La Carte Menu
  • $95pp Set Menu
  • $120pp Set Menu
  • Drinks
  • House Drinks
  • Kids
  • To Start
  • EDAMAME
  • w/ wasabi salt 11
  • SPICY EDAMAME
  • w/ chilli garlic & sesame 13
  • MISO SOUP
  • w/ silken tofu, wakame seaweed & spring onion 9
  • CUCUMBER PICKLE
  • w/ black vinegar, sesame & szechuan chilli oil 14
  • Sashimi
  • OMAKASE SASHIMI
  • Chef's selection of today's market fish
  • 3 assorted - 9 pieces 35
  • 6 assorted - 18 pieces 65
  • Sushi Rolls
  • RAINBOW SUSHI ROLL (8PCS)
  • w/ aji amarillo, chia seeds & tobiko 30
  • VOLCANO SUSHI ROLL (8PCS)
  • w/ tiger prawn tempura, pickled daikon & huancaina mayo 31
  • PIRI PIRI TUNA ROLL (8 PCS)
  • Tuna w/ spicy piri piri sauce & tempura crumb 29
  • SPIDER ROLL (5 PCS)
  • Softshell crab w/ cucumber kimchi, shichimi pepper & yuzu kosho mayo 26
  • SALMON & AVOCADO ROLL (8PCS)
  • w/ aji mayo, cucumber & red tobiko 24
  • Ceviche & Tiradito
  • TUNA CEVICHE
  • Yellowfin tuna w/ rocoto ponzu, sesame, wakame, avocado & shichimi lotus chip 25
  • LYCHEE CEVICHE
  • w/ rocoto ponzu, sesame wakame, avocado & shichimi lotus chip 20
  • AJI AMARILLO COCONUT CEVICHE
  • White fish ceviche w/ pineapple, green pepper, red onion, aji amarillo, coconut cream, chilli & lime 29
  • KINGFISH TIRADITO
  • w/ pickled daikon, jalapeño & ponzu dressing 32
  • SNAPPER TIRADITO
  • w/ aji amarillo, yuzu radish, green chilli, coriander & chilli oil 26
  • Tostada
  • TOMATO TOSTADA
  • w/ avocado, pickled red onion, jalapeño, coriander 23
  • SEARED BEEF TOSTADA
  • w/ truffle sesame dressing, shiitake mushroom & pickled daikon 25
  • TUNA SASHIMI TOSTADA
  • w/ corn, wasabi tartar, pickled daikon, chopped jalapeño & red onion 26
  • Tempura
  • VEGETABLE TEMPURA
  • Seasonal vegetable tempura w/ Azabu hatcho miso dipping sauce 22
  • SOFT SHELL CRAB
  • Masago crusted softshell crab w/ yuzu kosho mayo & lime 24
  • TIGER PRAWN TEMPURA
  • w/ aji amarillo mayo & jalapeño ponzu 32
  • FREE RANGE CHICKEN KARAAGE
  • w/ buttermilk, pickled daikon, kale crisp & aji amarillo mayo 26
  • SPICY CHICKEN KARAAGE
  • Aji pancha, green chilli, pickled red onion, black sesame & coriander 29
  • TOFU KATSU
  • w/ szechuan black bean mayo & asian slaw 22
  • Dumplings & Gyoza
  • BLACK TIGER PRAWN DUMPLINGS (5PCS)
  • w/ aji verde, purple kumara crisps & almond powder 26
  • ARTICHOKE DUMPLINGS (5PCS)
  • w/ mushroom purée, chilli & almond 23
  • SPICY PORK GYOZA (8PCS)
  • w/ Szechuan pepper & aji amarillo 26
  • Robata
  • CHICKEN YAKITORI (2PCS)
  • w/ spring onion, shichimi pepper 16
  • CHICKEN TSUKUNE (2PCS)
  • Grilled Japanese chicken meatball w/ sancho pepper and garlic mayo 16
  • LAMB YAKI
  • Marinated lamb rump, pickled daikon & chilli miso 44
  • YAKINIKU
  • 250g grain fed sirloin w/ Tokyo onions, wasabi & spring onion 42
  • WAGYU
  • Carrera wagyu sirloin (180g, grade 8-9) w/ Tokyo onions, wasabi & spring onion 130
  • Hot Plates
  • BIG GLORY BAY SALMON MISO YAKI
  • Grilled salmon w/ saikyo miso, pickled red onion 32
  • STEAMED SNAPPER FILLET
  • w/ ginger, dashi soy & spring onion 34
  • GRILLED OCTOPUS
  • w/ yuzu pepper, aji amarillo potato mash & shichimi pepper 32
  • CRISPY PORK BELLY
  • w/ spicy miso glaze, salsa & cauliflower puree 45
  • Sides
  • ROBATA GRILLED SATSUMAIMO
  • Grilled sweet potato, sweet soy, kewpie mayo, spring onion & sesame 14
  • CHARRED CORN SALAD
  • w/ tomato, red onion, coriander & soy lime dressing 16
  • AZABU SALAD
  • Mixed leaves, avocado, radish, sesame, wafu dressing 14
  • JAPANESE SHORT GRAIN RICE SML/LRG
  • 7/9
  • BROCCOLI
  • w/ oyster sauce & crispy shallots 16
  • Desserts
  • PINA COLADA CUSTARD
  • Coconut custard, mango jelly, coconut and rum tapioca, lychee, pineapple and mango with coconut meringue 18
  • ANMITSU
  • Green tea & maple jelly, shiso ice cream, sweet azuki bean, kumara mochi & kinako with palm sugar syrup 18
  • SPICED GINGER PUDDING
  • w/ miso caramel, soy crumble, apple & ginger compote, masago cracker & vanilla ice cream 18
  • CHEF'S SELECTION ICE CREAM & SORBET
  • Ask your waiter for today's selection
  • Scoop/3 Scoops 6/15
  • Liquid Dessert
  • Espresso Martini
  • Haku Vodka, Mr Black, Espresso, Vanilla Syrup 23
  • Chateau Villafrache Sauternes
  • Bordeaux, France, 2019 60ml/375ml 15/85
  • Classic Umeshu 60ml
  • 14
  • Yuzushu 60ml
  • 13
  • Tea
  • Japenese Sencha, Chamomile, Peppermint, Lemon & Ginger Sencha 6
  • $95 Omakase Menu
  • This set menu is designed as a shared tapas style banquet, served in different courses to sample some of the best & most popular dishes from our a la carte menu
  • For groups of 10 or more 95pp
  • To Start
  • Edamame w/ wasabi salt
  • Rainbow Sushi Roll w/ aji amarillo, chia seeds & tobiko
  • Snapper Tiradito w/ orange leche de tigre, yuzu daikon & coriander
  • In Between
  • Free Range Chicken Karaage w/ pickled daikon, kale crisps & aji amarillo mayo
  • Spicy Pork Gyoza w/ Szechuan pepper & dipping sauce
  • To Follow
  • Yakiniku - Grain Fed Sirloin w/ Tokyo onion & wasabi
  • Big Glory Bay Salmon - Miso marinated salmon w/ pickled onions
  • Iceberg Salad w/ wafu dressing, nori & spring onion
  • Japanese Steamed Rice
  • To Finish
  • Anmitsu - Traditional Japanese dessert
  • $120 Omakase Menu
  • For groups of 10 or more 120pp
  • To Start
  • Edamame w/ smoked lime salt
  • Ceviche Platter w/ leche de tigre ceviche, kingfish tiradito, tuna ceviche w/ rocoto ponzu
  • Beef Tostada w/ truffle sesame dressing, shiitake mushroom & pickled daikon
  • In Between
  • Volcano Sushi Roll w/ tiger prawn tempura, pickled daikon & huancaina mayo
  • Black Tiger Prawn Dumplings w/ aji verde, purple kumara chips & almond powder
  • Free Range Chicken Karaage w/ pickled daikon, kale crisps & aji amarillo mayo
  • Mains
  • Nikkei Steak w/ wasabi, ponzu butter & spring onion
  • Crispy Pork Belly w/ spicy miso glaze, cauliflower puree & salsa
  • Salmon Miso Yaki w/ saikyo miso & pickled red onion
  • Cucumber Salad w/ almonds, fried shallots, coconut & black vinegar dressing
  • Japanese Steamed Rice
  • To Finish
  • Omakase Dessert
  • COCKTAILS - Azabu Traditional
  • PISCO SOUR
  • Pisco, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, egg white & bitters 23
  • JAPANESE HIGHBALL
  • Suntory Toki whisky, fresh lemon & club soda 23
  • COCKTAILS — Azabu Original
  • NIPPON NEGRONI
  • Roku Gin, Lillet Blanc, Choya plum wine 23
  • ROZU
  • Absolut vodka, rose liqueur, lychee puree, lime & vanilla 23
  • FIRE BIRD
  • Tequila, red bell pepper juice, habanero, lime & grapefruit soda 23
  • YUZU SOUTHSIDE
  • Roku Gin, apple liqueur, fresh mint, lime juice & almond syrup 23
  • HAVANA UPPER CLASS
  • Havana Cuban 7yo rum, sweet Vermouth, Amaro Montenegro, crème de cacao & orange bitter 23
  • SMOKEY TOMMY
  • Ilegal Mezcal, Ardberg, yuzu juice & agave syrup 23
  • SAKURA
  • Roku Gin, Lillet Rose, lime juice, elderflower, prosecco 23
  • COCKTAILS - Azabu to share
  • YUZU SANGRIA FLASK (LOW ABV) (SERVE 2-4)
  • Classic Umeshu, Campari, yuzu, orange & orgeat 45
  • SAN SORA (LOW ABV) (SERVE 2-4)
  • Yuzushu, Roku Gin, apple, yuzu, elderflower & matcha 45
  • EAST MEETS WEST (LOW ABV) (SERVE 2-4)
  • Absolut Vodka, Kabosuchu, lime & pandan syrup 45
  • Seedlip Cocktails & Azabu Mocktails
  • YUZU FIZZ (NO ALCOHOL)
  • Yuzu juice, vanilla and elderflower cordial & club soda 17
  • OTAKU MULE (NO ALCOHOL)
  • Seedlip Grove 24 citrus, ginger syrup, lime & ginger beer 17
  • ROZU CHAN (NO ALCOHOL)
  • Lychee puree, lime juice, rose & vanilla syrup 17
  • SAKE - Daiginjo Served Cold
  • For the special occasion, or when you want to indulge in a sake that has been made with the utmost care & precision. Generally more elegant & fragrant than any other grade of sake, with a minimum of 50% of the outer rice milled away, resulting in a stunningly refined sake. SML/LRG
  • KOZAEMON JUNMAI DAIGINJO
  • Gifu Prefecture. 40% ABV 16% 58/114
  • SHOCHIKUBAI SHIRAKABEGURA “MUROKA GENSHU” DAIGINJO
  • Hyogo Prefecture. 50% ABV 17.5% (640ml) 56/112 (145 btl)
  • AMABUKI KIMOTO JUNMAI DAIGINJO
  • Saga Prefecture. 40% ABV 16% 46/91
  • IPPIN JUNMAI DAIGINJO
  • Fukui Prefecture. 50% ABV 16% 44/86
  • SAKE - Ginjo Served Cold
  • The crowd pleaser, with expressive aromas of fruit & floral notes, as well as a soft finish. Generally smooth, easy drinking, yet balanced & complex. A minimum of 40% of the outer rice is required to be milled away to be classified as a Ginjo. SML/LRG
  • MASUMI JUNMAI GINJO
  • Nagano Prefecture. 55% ABV 15% 38/75
  • DENEMON JUNMAI GINJO
  • Niigata Prefecture. 60% ABV 16% 42/85
  • SANSHIMAI JUNMAI GINJO
  • Gifu Prefecture. 55% ABV15-16% 35/70
  • AMABUKI “ICHIGO” JUNMAI GINJO
  • Saga Prefecture. 55% ABV 16% 44/88
  • SAKE — Junmai / Honjozo / Nigori Served Cold
  • Complex & diverse. Junmai & Hõnjozõ generally have subdued aromas & a richer body, highlighting the flavours of the rice & koji used in the brewing process. SML/LRG
  • HAKKAISAN HONJOZO
  • Niigata Prefecture. 55% ABV 15.5% 38/74
  • KUBOTA HYAKUJU HONJOZO
  • Niigata Prefecture. 60% ABV 15% 33/65
  • YOSHINOSUGI TARUZAKE
  • Nara Prefecture. 68% ABV 14.5% 37/73 (21 gls)
  • WAKATIPU SLEEPING GIANT TOKUBETSU JUNMAI
  • Queenstown. 60% ABV 14% 45/89
  • SAKE — Sparkling & Jelly
  • Mio 300ml 28
  • Ume Jelly 180ml 13
  • Berry Jelly 180ml 13
  • SAKE - Served Hot
  • KUBOTA HYAKUJU HONJOZO
  • Niigata Prefecture. 60% ABV 15% 22/44
  • HAKKAISAN HONJOZO
  • Niigata Prefecture. 55% ABV 15.5% 26/52
  • SANSHIMAI JUNMAI GINJO
  • Gifu Prefecture. 55% ABV 15-16% 28/56
  • UMESHU & OTHER SWEETS
  • CLASSIC UMESHU 60ML
  • Great balance of sweetness & tartness 14
  • KOKUTO UMESHU 60ML
  • Rich, sweet & slightly smoky 15
  • YUZUSHU 60ML
  • Refreshing yuzu aroma & flavours with richness from the Junmai sake 13
  • KABOSUSHU 60ML
  • Fruity & sweet, yet refreshingly tart 13
  • AKAII UMESHU 60ML
  • Elegant candy notes combined with sourness of shiso 14
  • SHOCHU
  • IICHIKO 60ML
  • Barley 13
  • KUROKIRISHIMA 60ML
  • Sweet Potato 13
  • TANTAKATAN 60ML
  • Shiso Perilla 13
  • WINE
  • Champagne & Sparkling
  • NV Le Contesse Prosecco, Vazzola, Italy 18/90
  • NV Mumm Marlborough Brut Prestige, Marlborough 19/95
  • NV Mumm Marlborough Rosé Vintage, Marlborough 20/100
  • NV Mumm Grand Cordon, Reims, France 28/150
  • NV Marquis de Conflans, Reims, France 160
  • NV Veuve Clicquot Brut, Reims, France 190
  • NV Perrier-Jouët Grand Brut, Épernay, France 215
  • NV Ruinart Blanc de Blanc, Épernay, France 270
  • NV Perrier-Jouët Belle Époque, Épernay, France 420
  • WHITES
  • SAUVIGNON BLANC
  • Idle Hands, Marlborough, 2022 15/75
  • Stoneleigh Organic, Marlborough, 2023 16/80
  • Craggy Range, 'Te Muna' Road, Martinborough, 2023 22/110
  • Clos Henri, Marlborough, 2022 100
  • Henri Bourgeois, Sancerre, France, 2022 115
  • PINOT GRIS
  • Idle Hands, Hawke's Bay, 2022 15/75
  • Terra Sancta, 'Lola's Block', Central Otago 2023 16/80
  • Greywacke, Marlborough, 2022 80
  • Church Road 'Gwen', Hawke’s Bay, 2023 19/95
  • Poderi Crisci Pinot Grigio, Waiheke Island, 2020 95
  • Prophets Rock, Central Otago, 2022 115
  • Domaine Schlumberger Grand Cru, Alsace, France, 2017 140
  • CHARDONNAY
  • Idle Hands, Marlborough, 2021 17/85
  • Stoneleigh Organic, Marlborough, 2022 16/80
  • Domaine De La Meuliere Petit Chablis, Burgundy 2021 22/110
  • Kim Crawford Small Parcels, Hawke's Bay, 2021 85
  • Kokako Rangiwai, Hawke's Bay, 2020 90
  • The Landing 'Boathouse', Bay of Islands, 2021 95
  • Kumeu River Estate, Kumeu, 2022 100
  • Robert Mondavi, California, USA, 2018 100
  • Peregrine, Central Otago, 2022 21/105
  • Empirical, Hawke's Bay, 2018 130
  • Smith & Sheth “CRU”, Hawke's Bay, 2020 140
  • Sorrell 'The Wrekin', Marlborough, 2021 140
  • OTHER WHITES
  • JK 14 Alice, Verdeca, Puglia, Italy, 2021 17/85
  • Amisfield, Dry Riesling, Central Otago, 2022 18/90
  • Alpha Domus 'The Wingwalker', Viognier, Hawke's Bay 2023 18/90
  • Elena Walch, Gewurztraminer, Alto Adige, 2022 95
  • Mt Edward, Pinot Blanc, Central Otago, 2022 100
  • Milton Te Arai Vineyard, Chenin Blanc, Gisborne, 2021 23/105
  • The Prisoner 'Blindfold', White Blend, Napa Valley, USA, 2018 130
  • WHITE BURGUNDY
  • Cave de Lugny, Macon Villages, Burgundy, France, 2022 90
  • Ponsot Rully 'En bas de Vauvry' Blanc, Burgundy, France, 2021 135
  • Henri Boillot, Saint Aubin Premier Cru, Burgundy, France, 2020 200
  • ROSE
  • Stoneleigh Organic, Marlborough, 2021 15/75
  • Terra Sancta, Central Otago, 2023 16/80
  • Peregrine, Central Otago, 2023 18/90
  • M de Minuty, Provence, France, 2022 19/95
  • Church Road “Gwen”, Hawke's Bay, 2021 95
  • Château d'Escalans Whispering Angel, Provence, France, 2021 110
  • REDS
  • PINOT NOIR
  • Idle Hands, Marlborough, 2022 17/85
  • Stoneleigh Organic, Marlborough, 2023 16/80
  • Mt Beautiful, North Canterburry, 2020 95
  • Wet Jacket, Central Otago, 2021 25/125
  • Empirical, Central Otago, 2018 130
  • Valli, Central Otago, 2022 140
  • Amisfield, Central Otago, 2021 145
  • Quartz Reef, Bendigo Estate, Central Otago, 2021 150
  • Château de Chamirey, Burgandy, 2019 155
  • Sorrell 'The Wrekin', Marlborough, 2021 160
  • Terra Sancta 'Slapjack', Central Otago, 2021 190
  • OTHER REDS
  • Los Padrillos Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina, 2022 16/80
  • Domaine Lafond ‘Roc-Epine’, Rhône, France 2021 90
  • Kokako Ohiti Gravels, Syrah, Hawke's Bay, 2019 90
  • Alpha Domus "The Navigator' Merlot Caberner/Malbec/Petit Verdot, Hawke's Bay, 2019 90
  • Craggy Range, Syrah, Hawke's Bay, 2019 95
  • Campo Viejo Riserva, Tempranillo, Rioja, Spain, 2017 19/95
  • Empirical, Syrah, Central Otago, 2017 115
  • Soho Revolver 'Field Selection' Syrah/Malbec/Petit Verdot/Cab Franc, Waiheke Island 2021 23/115
  • Akina Kin Shiraz, Barossa Valley, 2023 120
  • St Hugo, Cabernet Sauvignon, Coonawara, 2019 135
  • Siesta Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina, 2018 160
  • DESSERT
  • Château Villefranche Sauternes, SB/Semillon, Bordeaux, France, 2020 (60ml/375ml) 15/85
  • BEER
  • ON TAP
  • Asahi Super Dry, Lager, Japan (400 ml) 15
  • Somersby Apple Cider, Denmark (300 ml) 14
  • Peroni, Lager, Italy (400 ml) 15
  • BOTTLE & CAN
  • Sawmill Hazy IPA, 5.9%, New Zealand 15
  • Light Lager, 2.5%, New Zealand 14
  • Sawmill Bare, Pale Ale, 0.5%, New Zealand 14
  • Asahi Zero, Lager 0%, New Zealand 14
  • Zenkuro Dry, Yuzu Rice Lager 4.7%, New Zealand 17
  • NON - ALCOHOLIC
  • Coke, Coke Zero Sugar, Lemonade, Soda, Tonic, Ginger Ale, Ginger Beer 7
  • Orange, Pineapple, Cranberry, Apple, Tomato Juice 7
  • Ramune 7
  • Antipodes 1L 14
  • San Pellegrino 1L 14
  • StrangeLove Sodas: Very Mandarin, Lime & Jalapeno, Cloudy Pear 10
  • TEA & COFFEE
  • Japanese Sencha, Jasmine, Chamomile 6
  • Green Coconut, Peppermint, Cherry Blossom, Lemon & Ginger Sencha 6
  • English Breakfast, Earl Grey 6
  • Espresso, Short Macchiato 6
  • Long Macchiato, Long Black, Flat White, Cappuccino 6
  • Latte, Mochaccino, Hot Chocolate 6
  • Beer
  • Asahi Super Dry, Lager, Japan 400ml 15
  • Peroni, Lager, Italy 400ml 15
  • Somersby Apple Cider, Denmark 300ml 14
  • Wine
  • Idle Hands Sauvignon Blanc 16/80
  • Idle Hands Pinot Gris 16/80
  • Idle Hands Chardonnay 17/85
  • Idle Hands Pinot Noir 17/85
  • House Cocktail
  • Azabu Yuzu Sangria Flask
  • 45
  • Pisco Sour
  • Pisco, fresh lime juice, simple syrup, egg whites & bitters 23
  • House Sake
  • Sashimai Junmai Ginjo
  • Gifu Prefecture 55% ABV 15-16%
  • Hot 28/56
  • Cold 35/70
  • Sushi (6pc)
  • Salmon Avocado 12
  • Teriyaki Chicken 12
  • Avocado Roll 12
  • Kids Bento Box
  • Choice of main:
  • Karaage Chicken 22
  • Teriyaki Salmon 22
  • Steak 22
  • Comes with:
  • Salmon avocado sushi
  • Prawn dumpling
  • Fried rice
  • Edamame
  • Kids Hot Plates
  • Chicken Karaage
  • w/ chips & Japanese mayo 19
  • Fried Rice
  • w/ egg 17
  • Fish Tempura
  • w/ chips 19
  • All items served with 1 scoop of complimentary vanilla ice cream w/ chocolate sauce
  • Drinks
  • Fizzy 7
  • Ramune 7
  • Juice 7
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