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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” (85 reviews)
“bento box” (51 reviews)
“salmon” (111 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 14:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 716 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Sure, the setting is blender than bland but boy do they make up for it with the food and the friendly service! Great value for money and you will be full at the end. Would I come back - yes indeed. Make sure you check...More

Thank chchgecko
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My friend and I went there for dinner and have been told that the place is fully booked so we settled for takeaways. The service is alright but the food taste awful. The salmon sashimi taste fishy and the skin was still on. The udon...More

Thank Lucia G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was average compared to what you can get at home (Singapore in my case), but it was a welcome change in palate. Reserve or come early.

Thank nikoh31
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice selection of Japanese food, tasty and really good value. Kids meal is great for littlies, which was a nice surprise. Green tea offered on arrival and refilled throughout the meal, which is lovely. Very attentive staff and not too long waiting for food to...More

Thank fukudafamilynz
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

On a stormy night this place was crazy busy and food was faultless I had beef tataki and lamb katsu Amazing food Great wine selection Accompanied by slightly frazzled staff Well worth it Good value and stunning food

Thank Leeanne65
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is used to getting large numbers of people, the interior is basic but the food and service isn't. Totally delicious sushi, enjoyed with Japanese beer and hospitality. I had lunch and dinner here, the view during the day down to the lake is...More

Thank ActionAdventurer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Been here every time when I travelled to lake Tekapo. A good restaurant by the lake. Good portion of the food with reasonable priced, nice and friendly staff.

Thank FWils68z
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Smiley service staff. Good authentic Japanese food which surprised me!! Was recommended to come here by the owner of the apartment I stayed in. Nice ambience with the lake nearby.

Thank Rose M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food was delicious (miso soup, prawn rolls,edamame, chicken and salmon teriyaki ) and the prices were ok (Cheap). Great service as well.

Thank Laura M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You should book ahead as this restaurant is usually full, the food was beautifully presented and was good value for the money. It is a B.Y.O and they charge $5 for corkage.

Thank Kiwibluesdude
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Questions & Answers
sarah w
2 March 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
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, Kids, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 14:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 14:00
18:00 - 21:00
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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