We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kohan Restaurant

Is this your business?
8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
+64 3-680 6688
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sashimi” (88 reviews)
“bento box” (51 reviews)
“salmon” (114 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (988)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

51 - 60 of 751 reviews

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

I have been travelling for 2 weeks...so far I have been eating western culinary both in North and South Island. In Lake Tekapo not visiting The most wanted Japanese Food is a mistake. I know Kohan restaurant which is located within City Center and very...More

Thank MSukrisman
Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Food is amazing here, staff were really friendly and genuinely got excited if you said you liked the food. We saw several staff bending over backwards to ensure families with small children were enjoying themselves and we even saw them helping to cheer up a...More

1  Thank Katherine M
Reviewed 18 July 2017

The food are relatively cheap & tasty. But remember to make reservation as it always fully book. A must try food is SALMON and something cannot be missed.

Thank Haylane K
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Terriyaki Chicken Don was so good. The steamed rice is the point and they did a very good job. Must try.

Thank Gen55555
Reviewed 15 July 2017

A local recommended Kohan for dinner, and we certainly weren't disappointed. We weren't super hungry but we ordered a few dishes to share. The blue cod tempura was out of this world - light, crispy batter and the most beautifully cooked, tender juicy cod. The...More

Thank BBs_Mrs
Reviewed 14 July 2017

We stopped here for lunch recently - lunch with a spectacular view! The food was delicious, we had chicken katsu and teriyaki salmon. Also enjoyed the chocolate fondant for dessert - quite unique!! Definitely will return next time we are in Tekapo!

Thank rebeccaw892
Reviewed 13 July 2017

Our Japanese friend in Queenstown recommended going to Kohan for Salmon don and salmon sushi because salmon is the only thing produced in Tekapo. So we had both salmon don and salmon sushi there. The salmon was fresh and tasty. It's worth going.

Thank 730kittys
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

We ordered takeout for four adults, there was a big line to order but it was worth it. We ordered the teriyaki chicken, salmon, sushi pack and venison - all were delicious. Initially we thought the portion sizes were small but were enough for four...More

Thank JrodNos
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Great food - very busy though so recommend booking. Authentic food attentive service and good selection. Would go again for sure

Thank Mel C
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Read the TripAdvisor reviews and decided on our place for dinner. Buzzy and busy, lots of staff and we were well attended to. Our French waitress was delightful and thanked me for my smile! A term I've not heard before. The meal - fabulous. Definitely...More

Thank Denise R
Nearby Restaurants
Mackenzies Cafe Bar Grill
1,009 reviews
.06 km away
Run 76 Cafe
539 reviews
.14 km away
Reflections Restaurant
582 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Lake Tekapo
1,940 reviews
.31 km away
Church of the Good Shepherd
1,459 reviews
.33 km away
Mackenzie Sheep Dog Statue
300 reviews
.45 km away
Tekapo Star Gazing
40 reviews
.15 km away
Ask a question
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
Improve this listing

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
Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing