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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: Lunch, Dinner, 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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  • 73
    Excellent
  • 56
    Very good
  • 15
    Average
  • 12
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Dumplings and sushi

Luv this place. It's Some kind of Asian fusion joint. I always go for the dumplings and sushi, up there with the best in Johannesburg. Atmosphere is good, waiter attention relaxed but attentive. I recommend!

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
Grant M
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English first
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Luv this place. It's Some kind of Asian fusion joint. I always go for the dumplings and sushi, up there with the best in Johannesburg. Atmosphere is good, waiter attention relaxed but attentive. I recommend!

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Somerset West, South Africa
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

I had a 70th birthday small lunch there. The setting is very nice and the food was super. We also had a great waiter.

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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi Eleanor W, Thank you for your lovely review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your celebration with us. We really do appreciate the positive feedback, and 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
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Pricey and bad accoustics but fantastic sushi and great decor. My friends all ordered different things and everything was top quality.

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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi Luanne63, Thank you for your lovely review, we are thrilled to hear you all enjoyed your meals. 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 

Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

A group of friends visited Koi in Rosebank for a birthday celebration and we were not disappointed. The food was incredible. We ordered the lamb shank, the duck, prawns and calamari and everyone was extremely satisfied with their meals. It's a little pricey, but with the excellent, attentive service and good food, it's definitely worth it for a special occasion.... More 

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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi Nishthai S, 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 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015 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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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi Fareeaa, 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 

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

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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BonBail, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi Verena B, Thank you for your review, I am sorry that you did not enjoy the dim sum, I will address this with my team. We pride ourselves on the best quality ingredients and service. And we really do appreciate the positive feedback with regards the sushi and tacos. We look forward to seeing you again at Koi Rosebank..... More 

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
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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
Top Contributor
250 reviews 250 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
111 helpful votes 111 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 

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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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