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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%
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“sashimi” (85 reviews)
“bento box” (55 reviews)
“salmon” (122 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 May 2013

Make sure you make a booking beforehand - our lovely guest house host did that for us. Some of the most delicious Japanese I have ever eaten. Wonderful service. Great spot. Perfect. If you love Japanese food, you will love this amazing place.

Thank kitt3n
Reviewed 2 May 2013 via mobile

Restsurant selling fresh and tasty Japanese food with a view. We were the only western faces in the restaurant which is always a good sign. Each element of the Kohan Bento Box was delicious, sushi was fresh and the portions filling. Cheaply decorated but easily...More

Thank Will A
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Fresh, authentic Japanese with fantastic service and the best view in Tekapo. Huge restaurant so gets busy but the service is still super-quick and the food is fab.

Thank adelethurlow
Reviewed 30 April 2013

While there is a wonderful view of the Lake, the furniture and ambience are wanting. However the food and service more than make up for that deficiency. Had excellent beef, stir fry vege. Tempura prawns were crispy & light, not greasy. Japanese tourists paid homage...More

Thank pfcoach
Reviewed 18 April 2013 via mobile

This restaurant was such a great find in such a little town! Granted this is not a cosy romantic intimate restaurant, there are lots of people & tourist groups but the food is fresh and tasty and the staff are very hospitable. Good value for...More

Thank SoWeRoam
Reviewed 14 April 2013 via mobile

We just loved everything we had- soup, the Bento box, sushi, sashimi, the amazing looking and tasting desserts, but mostly I wish a place near me did those amazing stir fry veges. Great balance of flavours, and not too well cooked, just slightly crunchy the...More

Thank Crankyfrankly
Reviewed 10 April 2013

Despite the positive reviews on this site, we feel obliged to write this review in the interests of couples especially, as this is a venue suited to large parties. It is a huge, barn-like room with no smaller areas partitioned off, so the noise and...More

Thank Parnellian
Reviewed 7 April 2013

We really enjoyed our meal at Kohan, recommended to us by our B&B hosts. Initially we'd been sat in the middle of the room, but when a front table, with a window became available we were offered to be moved there, which we accepted. The...More

1  Thank Gemma G
Reviewed 7 April 2013

This is the most resterant I always heard from backpackers who stayed in lake tekapo. Thus, the first thing I did after settling down in hostel was to find this well known resterant. It's right in front of the square car park. I had a...More

Thank Fan R
Reviewed 5 April 2013

Good Value of food, Clean and Tidy facilities after a long day of activities A wide range of food on offer in the menu

Thank Roger_Golden
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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
View, Kids, Child-friendly, 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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