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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” (85 reviews)
“bento box” (55 reviews)
“salmon” (122 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 3 days ago

Went back twice!!. The set meals are good value. Great staff having to deal with so many people. Go early or make a reservation.

Thank Terrence Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dinner as part of a group, seemed well organised, the staff were friendly and very helpful. Food was great and well presented, was a small line to get in, but when I bring a group of 50+ pax, that is to be expected. Friendly staff...More

Thank IJArchibald
Reviewed 1 week ago

The tour buses obviously know where this place is so reservations are essential but thankfully that has jeopardized quality. Amazing Japanese food at reasonable prices. The bent boxes are massive. We ordered some sushi on the side thinking the box would not be filling and...More

Thank TristanEF
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We arrived at the restaurant a couple of minutes before 6pm (official opening time) and it was chaotic outside. There was no visible queue and people were cutting queue. No one from the restaurant was managing the crowd. Seems like it's a place where tour...More

Thank Nightdj31
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

have visited there several times with my tour groups as I am a tour driver. I always order the best dessert I have ever seen in a n.z. restaurant. for $12.50 they give you as pictured, candy floss with an artistic toffee topping, cream broulee,...More

1  Thank Roscoxtourxdriver
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely great Japanese food I really enjoyed my Chicken katsu don, edamame, home made ice cream and delicious beer. Just one little thing I didn’t like and it was the host at the door not a friendly guy!

Thank AntoineLeBlanc1975
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very accommodating for our group of 22 having only booked that morning, nothing too difficult for waitress. Food came out quickly once ordered and was delicious. Good gluten free options. Definitely recommend!

1  Thank FarmyDuds
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The salmon don was to die for. We had Kohan recommended by folks in Wanaka and it did not disappoint. Wait staff was friendly and efficient. And the menu is sufficient to be able to make several selections and easily share. My friend and I...More

Thank Wally W
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

Good place but nothing spectacular Friendly service and affordable for NZ Liked the salmon sushi and the kids loved the udon noodles

Thank Enrique V
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

We waited more than an hour before we were taken to our seats, and it was disappointing to find the dishes weren’t as excellent as we expected. Many guys say Kohan is the best Japanese restaurant on this island, but it doesn’t seem to be...More

Thank Brian_da_Chengdu
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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, Child-friendly, View, 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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