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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” (89 reviews)
“bento box” (55 reviews)
“salmon” (118 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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11 - 20 of 788 reviews

Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

I can see this place has very high reviews, one of the highest on trip advisor. We were pretty disappointed, as we walked in the person at the counter told us the tables are all fully booked. We didn’t mind waiting for the next available...More

Thank Lily J
Reviewed 1 February 2018 via mobile

Food is extremely good. If you like traditional Japanese food with fresh seafood here is definitely your first choice in lake Tekapo.

Thank 韋宇 陳
Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at Kohan on 11 January, and it was such an amazing experience! Once we figured out the best way to order was a lot of small dishes (due to not liking everything served in the bento boxes, for example), we found something...More

Thank Trudi M
Reviewed 31 January 2018

Highly recommend to have dishes with salmon which is super fresh. Nice staffs and atmosphere. You can have a nice view of lake tekapo as well. If you don't book the table, you might need to wait a bit. It was my second visit and...More

Thank popoda91
Reviewed 28 January 2018 via mobile

Our family had a selection of different food which was all delicious! Lovely setting overlooking the lake! Reasonably priced too! Our boys loved the candy floss, kiwi and summer fruit dessert

Thank holidaygirlWaikato
Reviewed 28 January 2018

There are lots of tables, but there are lots of people want to eat here too - so remember to book, others were turned away at the door. Wonderful Japanese food and they can handle the crowds. leave room for desserts - fantastic presentation with...More

Thank onerosenz
Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Although the decor leaves a lot to be desired, the food more than makes up for it (along with the glorious view). I would definitely recommend the teriyaki chicken and vegetable sushi, followed by teriyaki chicken and katsu pork. The food was very reasonably priced...More

Thank Georgie E
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We had a very pleasant dinner here. When you arrive it seems that they are all running around like headless chickens but in fact it is all very organised and the service was excellent. The food was all very good and very reasonably priced. We...More

Thank Aequitas6
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Had not reserved a table but was easily accommodated by friendly staff. Service was excellent and food of high standard. No rush - bit of a queue to pay bill but staff made even that part enjoyable. Jolly nice Malaysian chap. Cheers Bruce (Lee)

Thank Andrew N
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Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Very disappointed with the bento box we ordered. The sashimi was good, but everything else was poor with the exception of the sushi and steamed rice which were OK. The miso soup wasn’t very good and it took a long time to order.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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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
Child-friendly, View, 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
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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