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Kohan Restaurant

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SH 8, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6688
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (85 reviews)
“bento box” (51 reviews)
“salmon” (106 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 - 14:00All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
SH 8, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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Reviewed 17 March 2017

My honey and I had dinner at Kohan Japanese Restaurant in Lake Tekapo and were pleased with the quality of food and the reasonable cost. Both of us had miso soup and tempura and I had a bowl of rice. It’s interesting that Kohan has...More

1  Thank ronvoyage
Reviewed 16 March 2017

Serving delicious and fresh food, must try their Kohan Roll! Its a must try restaurant in Tekapo area.

1  Thank Jim T
Reviewed 11 March 2017

For all lovers of Japanese cuisine, Kohan is not to be missed. An extensive menu, attentive service, great value for money. Oh! the food, especially the sashimi combo, the teriyaki salmon, the tempura blue cod......I could go on and on. Next time you are in...More

Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Mum and I shared a bento box and tataki beef for dinner. We ate it all! So delicious. The staff were happy, efficient and very helpful. I'd definitely recommend this place - make sure you book so when you turn up you can be shown...More

Thank Ginny B
Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Combination of locally sourced ingredients and top chefs means a very good meal out or takeaway. Loved it

Thank Dhilt_12
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We didn't make a reservation so we turned up at 6pm to join the queue and was lucky to be given a table! Ordered the Kohan Bento box which was nicely presented (see picture) and fresh. One of the best bento boxes I've had in...More

Thank IceCreamme
Reviewed 4 March 2017

Japanese style food which was very acceptable and well presented. Not having much previous experience of this type of food, the serving staff and descriptive menus helped a lot.

Thank Grenville B
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

We booked and all was fine - good service and delicious food. Waiter advised us that we had ordered enough. Dessert was stunning - creme brulee, great icecream and candy floss - pretty and perfect end to good value meal. No delays paying or mistakes...More

Thank olddht
Reviewed 2 March 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed the food and great location for views of the lake. Restaurant feels a bit like a cafeteria though. Big open impersonal room, very busy and tables very close together. Could have been the food court in a mall. Really could do with some...More

Thank Ian M
Reviewed 22 February 2017

After reading so much hype about this place, I decided I HAVE TO go there. Went there and the queue was already long and apparently, they are already fully booked up. As we turned and was about to leave, they told us that we could...More

Thank BlackCoookie
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Nearby Attractions
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1,772 reviews
.31 km away
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sarah w
Do you do takeaway?
2 March 2017|
Answer Show 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
do you open for dinner on 25 Dec 2016?
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, Groups, Kids
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: SH 8, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Mackenzie District  >  Lake Tekapo
  • Phone Number: +64 3-680 6688
  • E-mail
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