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Reviewed 4 days ago

Probably the best place to eat in Lake Tekapo; certainly the crowd of diners who were there when we were seemed to think so. There isn’t much else here if you don’t want burgers, pizza or chicken wings. It was a delight: good sushi and...I had some lovely tempura fish and some sushi while my companion had a piece of salmon which had been grilled with a Japanese sauce which she said was delightful. There were also bento plates and even desserts (in a very western style). Green tea was complimentary – a nice touch.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 6 days ago

Two of us went for dinner and loved it. Udon noodles, edemame beans, blue cod tempura and veg tempura. Banana tempura with fig & rum ice cream. Everything was delicious. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 1 week ago

They open at 6 and you will struggle to get a booking that day but we asked if we can eat there before a booking arrived at 7:30 and they accommodated us. It was very nice fresh sushimi, katsu dishes, sushi and bento box for...our young daughter. Would highly recommend and the view out to Lake Tekapo is really good also.More

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Top class Japanese food & quality service. Decour is dated - don't let it put you off. Recommend owners updated interior so the ambience matches the quality of food

Date of visit: January 2021
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Restaurant was not like other Jap restaurants we’ve been to but have to say we’re pretty impressed with the food. Sashimi was fresh and they had bento boxes for kids and adults and were sufficient. Would definitely return.

Date of visit: December 2020
Reviewed 29 November 2020

In the main drag of Lake Tekapo. The restaurant isself was sparsely decorated and had basic table and chairs. But what it lacked in decor it made up for the food! The service was fast and efficient. Food was very tasty and well priced. I...would come back again.More

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 19 November 2020

The restaurant is tucked around the back of the shopping front at Lake Tekapo and luckily we found this place as the food was superb, the service and staff excellent and I would recommend it for anyone passing through or staying at Lake Tekapo. It...also has a great view of the lake and I would suggest one of the best from the restaurants in this precinctMore

Date of visit: November 2020
Reviewed 7 November 2020

Not many choices in Tekapo; some way too expensive for their worth and they were actually closed on Labour day Monday; Kohan was open for dinner. Not wanting a large meal, the delightful waitress recommended the Salmon Don and it was spot on; just enough...for me, washed down with a nice glass of Pinot Noir. The food was very fresh, tasty, good price; staff super friendly. Pleased I made the decision to go here.More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 1 November 2020

Excellent food served by friendly staff. Can get very busy so best to make a reservation. Good views looking up Lake Tekapo.

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 29 October 2020

We arrived for lunch in a group, but I am paying for me, my partner and my 4 year old daughter. So we ordered 2 bento box (Teriyaki Salmon and Crumbed Pork), and 1 Avocado Salmon Lunch Sushi set. Everything is yummy! Special shout-out to...the Karaage in the Lunch Sushi Set and the Fried Salmon in both the bento boxes. Don't forget that while you are eating, you can see Lake Tekapo. Definitely going to be back here if visiting Lake Tekapo again in the future.More

Date of visit: October 2020
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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|
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Hi please contact the restaurant direct
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