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Kohan Restaurant

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” (87 reviews)
“bento box” (55 reviews)
“salmon” (122 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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8 Sh, Lake Tekapo 7945, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 824 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago

First time at this restaurant highly recommended will be back beautiful food great experience the salmon was a delight and staff were very nice and helpful

Thank lawrence h
Reviewed 6 days ago

Every time if we are in Tekapo or traveling trough we go there for lunch. We always get a seat although they are so busy sometimes. Most friendly and good staff. The food is always fresh and truly delicious. The venison tataki is the best....More

Thank GijsJongeneel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After reviews on tripadvisor decided this was the place for lunch and wow its worth the drive even if you have to drive for it. The service was quick and the food was like a traditional japanese meal just like something straight out of Japan....More

Thank Scott R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The salmon. The wine. The service. Every salmon is amazing as is the JFC. Read no further just book a table.

Thank Joshua E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

definitely one of the great eateries in the area. Very popular so make sure to make a booking, especially if there is a group of you. Salmon is local produce, it is so good.

Thank M_Globe_Traveller
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived at 1930 and have to wait for 30 minutes for the table, many tourists waited outside the restaurant. We were then welcomed by friendly staffs and ordered bento box for our dinner. The quality was good and the portion was just perfect. Seating...More

Thank RYHK2014
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Read the previous reviews re Kohan restaurant & we decided to try for Sunday lunch. We decided to book in advance but easy to get a table. Service efficient & friendly. Food amazingly fresh & top quality. Outstanding in fact. Fresh salmon from Twizel we...More

Thank JacqMD3838
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner at Kohan, it gets busy so plan ahead and make a book if required, we didn’t book but only had to wait 10 minutes for a table to become available. We ordered the bento set and everything was lovely, the...More

Thank kate s
Reviewed 6 August 2018

As a massive sushi lover, I was excited to try Kohan once we arrived in Lake Tekapo. While the actual Lake Tekapo is gorgeous, the area in general was not what we were expecting after coming from Queenstown and Wanaka (side note...if you aren't traveling...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Every time I visit Lake Tekapo, I make an effort to visit this place. Large selection of fresly produced Japanese food. Very well priced too. Looking forward to my next visit there.

Thank procritic82
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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
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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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