Tanuki's Cave

Tanuki’s Cave (known as The Cave to locals) is a yakitori bar. Situated under its big sister restaurant, Tanuki sushi, we serve sticks of grilled yakitori and kushiage (skewers bread crumbed and deep fried) and damn good Japanese beer!

As we are a bar we don’t take reservations, so just come down the stairs and grab a pew or a spot at one of our small tables. We operate on a “first come, first served” basis but with our quick service and friendly staff, we will do our best to get you through in time for your next show. or visit

Tanuki's Cave

Where to find us

319 (Basement) Queen Street

09 379 5151 // No bookings taken

Mon to Sun 5pm – 11pm
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