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Kohan Restaurant

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8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6688
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (89 reviews)
“bento box” (55 reviews)
“salmon” (117 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PMAll hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We went there for dinner as a recommendation, we arrived at 8.15ish; however when we asked for a table we were told that the kitchen closes at 9pm, which is fair enough. We saw 2 large empty tables which were for a big group of...More

Thank mefa1984
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place looks like a pop up restaurant in a school gym with absolutely no attraction whatsoever Food very ordinary indeed Service (just) ok. The problem is that the other restaurants in the village are average as well. Next time would consider self catering

Thank rourkemanchester
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner at Kohan on busy Saturday night. While the decor is nothing to rave about - it is pretty basic - the food was excellent - good quality and fresh . We tried both Bento boxes - excellent quality price for both. Booking...More

Thank Nadedel2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You know this is going to be a pretty busy restaurant when the parking directly in front of the restaurant is clearly marked "bus parks". The restaurant was abuzz with loads of visitors to Lake Tekapo, and we were lucky to get a table for...More

Thank Tania F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I can see this place has very high reviews, one of the highest on trip advisor. We were pretty disappointed, as we walked in the person at the counter told us the tables are all fully booked. We didn’t mind waiting for the next available...More

Thank Lily J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food is extremely good. If you like traditional Japanese food with fresh seafood here is definitely your first choice in lake Tekapo.

Thank 韋宇 陳
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Kohan on 11 January, and it was such an amazing experience! Once we figured out the best way to order was a lot of small dishes (due to not liking everything served in the bento boxes, for example), we found something...More

Thank Trudi M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Highly recommend to have dishes with salmon which is super fresh. Nice staffs and atmosphere. You can have a nice view of lake tekapo as well. If you don't book the table, you might need to wait a bit. It was my second visit and...More

Thank popoda91
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our family had a selection of different food which was all delicious! Lovely setting overlooking the lake! Reasonably priced too! Our boys loved the candy floss, kiwi and summer fruit dessert

Thank holidaygirlWaikato
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

There are lots of tables, but there are lots of people want to eat here too - so remember to book, others were turned away at the door. Wonderful Japanese food and they can handle the crowds. leave room for desserts - fantastic presentation with...More

Thank onerosenz
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sarah w
2 March 2017|
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Response from vincentlau | Reviewed this property |
yes they do but mainly for people who didnt make a reservation and couldnt wait for 1hr for a table, they were forced to do takeaway. if u know u r gonna be there, no harm in making a reservation and securing a table at... More
Hay Y
13 September 2016|
Response from WattleFun | Reviewed this property |
Hi please contact the restaurant direct
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, View, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Lake Tekapo
  • Phone Number: +64 3-680 6688
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