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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%
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“sashimi” (89 reviews)
“bento box” (55 reviews)
“salmon” (118 reviews)
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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 via mobile

Great food and fantastic view. Fresh sashimi. Very friendly staff. Entrance located inside the souvenir shop. Sunday last order 2pm. May need to make reservation.

Thank sukihehe
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious, quality food, always fresh, Japanese chefs. Green tea ice cream too sweet. Overpriced and bit noisy inside. I would rate this one as the best one in this region because there’s not so many variety of choose. Decent restaurant.

Thank Lena L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Have to admit, the food is average, especially if you came from somewhere with decent jap food. The roll is huge... with sushi rice. However, the view (direct view of the lake and the mountain) is worth it. REMEMBER, you have to make reservation if...More

Thank Jerry L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having been here once before I looked forward to returning to Tekapo to visit Kohan Restaurant again - I was not dissappointed. The food is devine and the service all with a smile. Will return at the next oppertunity!

Thank marycelebrant4u
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As we have travelled here for the second time, we know new zealand local produce quality and international fusion style cooking quality level is so so much better than this. The owner is too greedy hence only use low quality ingredients, inckuding the soy souce...More

Thank EvainHsu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant on 9th Jan for dinner. Glad that we made a reservation as there was Long queue for the food. Food was quite average taste if I were to compare to Singapore, but since it was in NZ, the standard is considered quite...More

Thank milkygoesholiday
Reviewed 4 weeks 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

1  Thank mefa1984
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 11 February 2018 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 9 February 2018

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
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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
View, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
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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