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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” (123 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

With the limited eateries in Lake Tekapo, this is by far the best and definitely worth the money. They serve very decent Japanese dishes. Expect to wait during peak dining hours. Advise to make a prior reservation. Place gets abit noisy due to tour groups...More

Thank MarcusLeeCH
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We came here for lunch, we came with 2 families, 4 adults and 3 kids. The staff was nice and polite. I love the food taste good and have many variaty. The portion was big and a lot.  1 thing i was amaze, when my...More

Thank Erik_Swy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Seems like all the tours and tourists stopped here. We were lucky to have reservation otherwise you had to wait a long time. The place was bigger than I had expected. When you saw a lot of Japanese and oriental customers, you knew the food...More

1  Thank itcheetam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We just knew that this restaurant is famous after arrival. It is so glad that we just need to wait for around 45 minutes for a two people table! There are many dishes among the set, salmon sashimi, fried shrimp, friend chicken and egg roll...More

Thank rowenlee10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Quick service delicious japanese food with nice lake tekapo view from wide glass window. Store await in front of restaurant

Thank SanjayaKanginnadhi
Reviewed 18 May 2018

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 13 May 2018

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 13 May 2018

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 9 May 2018 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 25 April 2018 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
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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, Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
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
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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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