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Kawasemi Japanese Tea House

Dickinsons Arcade, Moonah, Glenorchy, Tasmania, Australia
+61 3 6278 1322
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good38%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“tempura” (4 reviews)
“bento box” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (5 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
₱₱ - ₱₱₱
Dickinsons Arcade, Moonah, Glenorchy, Tasmania, Australia
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Reviewed 25 February 2018

Delightful staff & service. The menu looked so appealing that I ordered the dinner box. Generous portions of sushi and tempura. Plus an assortment of rolls and other delights. There really was too much food for me but I managed to eat the lot. My...More

Thank Marilyn B
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The fist thing you notice about this hidden gem, is the relaxing Japanese decor. Located in Dickensons arcade in Moonah, the Kawasemi offers beautiful , authentic Japanese food. The sushi and sashimi is always wonderfully fresh, and the other dishes available are first rate. Bring...More

Thank Thylascene
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Being out of practice with Hobart places, this little spot is one I have had experience with in the last few years! The meal we had was great. I had miso soup, eggplant with miso sauce, and a crumbed seafood main with salads. My friend...More

Thank JudithKellett
Reviewed 19 May 2016

This restaurant was recommended to me as their sushi is apparently very good. however on this visit i tried the Okonomiyaki pancake and a Beef Donburi. The Okonomiyaki pancake came on a skewer , was well presented and was very tasty. A good start. However...More

Thank Lindsay W
Reviewed 21 April 2016 via mobile

My wife booked for a Tuesday night at 6:30 and i had no objections. We arrived a little early but this was no problem and our table was ready for us. Being Hobart many tables were already busy but as these became vacant more people...More

Thank johnboother59
Reviewed 20 February 2016

Kawasemi has been a Moonah hidden gem for years. A few years ago I moaned that they had not changed their menu, well I am happy to report they have revamped and upgraded their menu. Whilst old favourites remain, they have expanded and added some...More

Thank Caroline A
Reviewed 5 February 2016 via mobile

Came across this restaurant by accident. Fantastic service, great atmosphere and they made sure the children were welcomed as well with colouring in. I loved the food, husband would have preferred some more western choices (my birthday, my choice), but enjoyed the chicken.

Thank Cath L
Reviewed 30 January 2016

As a Japanese speaker, I am very familiar with Japanese cuisine. I ordered a bento, expecting some fish, meat and rice. Instead, the bento comprised a lot of deep-fried foods, one of which looked like a mouse. I'm not saying it was a mouse, but...More

Thank ExperiencedOz
Reviewed 12 January 2016

we had family visit and wanted somewhere different for Lunch. We were pleasantly surprised when we visited the tea house. The service is excellent and the food delicious. The menus was very interesting and different, and a good lunch menu with reasonable prices and generous...More

Thank Mmaxine
Reviewed 22 October 2015

This took me by surprise, though I'd heard several rave reviews! A really sweet little place with a varied menu - great bento, tempura, sushi, and my favourite - unagi.

Thank Pippy1990
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dickinsons Arcade, Moonah, Glenorchy, Tasmania, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Tasmania  >  Greater Hobart  >  Glenorchy  >  Moonah
  • Phone Number: +61 3 6278 1322
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