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koi

birman ave | The Firs Rosebank, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
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Ranked #47 of 737 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: Asian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • English first
  • German first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014 NEW via mobile

Koi in Rosebank is well situated and easy to access. The service was excellent. Very friendly, efficient and responsive. We ordered a few dishes which we all shared which I think is a great way of eating. I get bored with mouthful after mouthful of the same food no matter how good it is! The spicy calamari was without argument... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We have eaten sushi at may different restaurants in Johannesburg. Koi in Rosebank is our number 1 choice and we keep on going back. Great atmosphere and good service.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Great selection and real good sushi, one should try it...love the beef nigiri!good selection of teas!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

After a long week at the office I stopped there for a late lunch/early dinner and was pleasantly surprised by the deliciousness of what was placed in front of me. Service was good and the waiter had an excellent knowledge of wines which I appreciated. I only had a platter (or 2) or various dim sums so cannot comment on... More

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ppbirkett
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Koi sets the bar to which I measure all restaurants. The sushi is incredible every time. The place is always full and the restaurant has a great vibe. Can't miss this one.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We were a group of 8 and generally all were very satisfied with their food. One person sent back his steak which was medium instead of the ordered medium rare. It was replaced without any complaint althoug I thought the complaint was maybe a bit spurious. My wife and I both had springrolls for starter and it was very good... More

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Durban, South Africa
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

I thought the food was deliscious and the service was great! I asked my waiter what the most popular dishes were and i took his advise. I had the prawn puff fried dimsum and the duck main with the pancakes. Yummy Koi was Mooi (nice)! We sat on the veranda that was closed up and had heaters going to keep... More

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nicosia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

This is the first time I have been to this place, the booking they had was all mixed up and wrong, finally we got a seat, the music was loud and terrible, I asked them t turn it down which they did for a while, the waiter did not have a clue what he was doing, the food was severed... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Koi is quite pricey by SA standards. However, the seared tuna is out of this world. Their salads are also good. At night, the restaurant has a nice vibe. It's also nice to dine outside in the summer. It's a great restaurant to do a business lunch or supper in, as one is never disappointed, both food or service wise.... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

First time visiting Koi in Rosebank. I was so looking forward to good asian food. Ordered some dim sum which looked like been made by a machine and not hand folded. It was good though. Asked the lady who were fetching our plates some recommendations. Peking duck with pancakes. This was such a fun and duck was cooked perfectly. The... More

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