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Koi

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Sushi, Asian, Contemporary, Dim Sum
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| The Firs, Corner Cradock and Bierman Avenues, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 (0)11 447 2440
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Welcome to Koi Restaurants, the leader in contempory Asian Cuisine. At Koi...
Welcome to Koi Restaurants, the leader in contempory Asian Cuisine. At Koi we strive to bring you the latest in Asian trends mixed with our own touch of Western style in a warm, welcoming atmosphere.
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  • 15
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  • 12
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
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The dimsums were average- especially the beef ones are a bit odd but the sushi is a treat and their duck tacos are excellent and worth a try.

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
Verena B
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Salt Rock, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
25 reviews 25 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We got to Koi at around 7pm on a Saturday night and it was fairly empty. By the time we were eating our main course the place was packed. The waiter was friendly and efficient. Food did take slightly long to come out but it was really tasty. Also very well presented. I can't really fault them on anything. Definitely... More 

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Salt Rock, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 NEW

The dimsums were average- especially the beef ones are a bit odd but the sushi is a treat and their duck tacos are excellent and worth a try.

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Joburg
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

My boyfriend took me for a date and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The service was good and our waiter was very friendly and helpful. I had the steamed spinach dim sum for starter. For main I had sushi and it was really good and fresh. My boyfriend had the crispy duck for main. It was good however the duck was... More 

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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi GiulZ_SA, Thank you for your lovely review! We pride ourselves on the best quality ingredients and service. I will address the overcooked duck and the coconut jelly with my chef. Your feedback is important to us, thanks for taking the time. Kind Regards, The Koi Management Team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Friends and I wanted to try something new for a night out and decided to try Koi in Rosebank. We were sadly disappointed with the service we received. We were tucked away in a corner (in front of the toilets) and the service spoiled the whole experience. To be fair, I only made the booking two hours before, so it... More 

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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi ClaireSmuts, Thank you for taking the time to give us your feedback. I am sorry that you were disappointed with where you were seated and the service. Please be sure to book well in advance to avoid any seating disappointment again! There can sometimes be delays when we are very busy, which I am sure you can understand, but... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

I have been to Koi on several occasions and was rather disappointing at my past visit due to the service levels. Our waiter was more on the apathetic side, and took ages to visit out table once seated. The Dim Sum was delicious as always, but the gentleman aggressively chewing his gum whilst preparing my meal was slightly off putting.

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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi sashafullerton, I am so sorry to hear about your experience at Koi Rosebank. Do you by any chance have the name of your waiter, as I would like to take your issues up directly with him/her. Chewing gum is strictly prohibited, and our staff will be addressed and reprimanded with regards to your observation. Your feedback and patronage is... More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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243 reviews 243 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Probably one of the best Oriental/Asian Food I had in Rosebank area. Dimsums and Sushi variety and quality is amazing. Restaurant also have many vegetarian options. Bit on expensive side but worth a visit for people who enjoy Oriental/Asian Food.

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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Dear AtulKB, Hi, Thank you for your lovely review! We pride ourselves on the best quality ingredients and service. And we really do appreciate the positive feedback, I will relay this message to my team! We look forward to seeing you again at Koi Rosebank. Kind Regards, The Koi Management Team More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

Without a doubt the best sushi in Johannesburg!!! Excellent service, awesome ambiance, brilliant food and cocktails!!! Never disappoints!

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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi Raksha_Nagaser, Thank you for your lovely review. We pride ourselves on only the best quality ingredients and service, and are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your experience at Koi Rosebank on every level! We are launching a new cocktail menu soon, and look forward to your feedback on our new creations. We really do appreciate the positive feedback,... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Sushi is sushi right? Well no actually! Koi presents sushi beautifully so you really enjoy the experience in a multi-sensory kind of way. Different and delicious.

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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi jntmrx, Thank you for your lovely review, it has made our day! We pride ourselves on the best quality ingredients and are constantly pushing ourselves to create new and interesting dishes. We are so glad you enjoyed them! We really do appreciate the positive feedback, I will relay this message to my team! We look forward to seeing you... More 

Top Contributor
88 reviews 88 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

I came here often when I lived in Jo'burg, but sometimes against my better judgement. I had some very good meals, but also plenty of howlers.

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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi Po0yan, Thank you for taking the time to send us a review. Your feedback is important to us, could you be more specific as to what you did not enjoy, so that we can use this feedback constructively in improving on the services we provide. We look forward to hearing back from you. Kind Regards, The Koi Management Team More 

Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

i'm not fan of sushi so i ordered some dim sum and what a pleasant surprise to my palate! delicious is all i can say. Interesting cocktail selection, i enjoyed the Brown Cow - coke, rum, ice cream and star anise...a very grown up milkshake went down so well.

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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi Jacqui C, Thank you for your lovely review! We pride ourselves on the best quality ingredients and service. And we really do appreciate the positive feedback, I will relay this message to my team! The "Brown Cow" is one of our new cocktails which we are trying out for our 2015 cocktail menu. We love your feedback as it... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: | The Firs, Corner Cradock and Bierman Avenues, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 (0)11 447 2440

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Sushi, Asian, Contemporary, Dim Sum

Description

Welcome to Koi Restaurants, the leader in contempory Asian Cuisine. At Koi we strive to bring you the latest in Asian trends mixed with our own touch of Western style in a warm, welcoming atmosphere.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:30 pm

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