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Kota Radja

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Melkmarkt 50, 8011 ME Zwolle, The Netherlands
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Tue - Sun 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Zwolle, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

This is the only restaurant I visit in Zwolle.... not posh , just good food, normal people working there...no weird stuff...just good food

Thank 0o-Wim-o0
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2016

Excellent but busy place to have an exceptional dinner. Combine a great number of smaller bites which together form an excelllent dinner. Also the wines the serve are superb.

Thank fvandenboogaart
Deventer, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2015

Food is okay, but not very special. Even a bit pricy for the how much food you get. Restaurants looks okay but again nothing special.

Thank NicoBNL
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Spicy for Dutch: not spicy at all. Very popular restaurant, always full, reservations needed in advance for no apparent reason. Food is okay but not great. Service rather slow. Concept is rather innovative. Small dishes to be ordered in five rounds. Drinks are expensive.

Thank jan v
Arequipa, Peru
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

I like the sushi they prepare and the ambiance is cozy plus the price is reasonable. This one of the most well known restaurants in Zwolle so make sure you have a reservation before you go, specially in the weekends. The service could be better but I would recommend it.

Thank Lamossella
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

for sure you need to make a reservation even a month in advance if you want to eat there. But for such a small tiny place with average food/sushi I wouldn't recommend you to do so. There for sure many many better options in zwolle for an "all you can eat". Just ask around!

Thank Alireza S
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

The Kota Ratja know what it's doing. The owners are often on the floor them self's attending the guest if everything is up to their liking and the food quality is just amazing. You get a card where you can fill in 3 dishes per person per round. The dishes can be something like sushi or chicken breast or vegetables... More 

Thank cidious
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Nice concept: tapas Asian style. Small bites and choices from various Asian countries. Tasteful and fast.[or slow if requested]. Ask to restrain salt addition, as it can be salty!!

Thank Oorthuis
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015 via mobile

I followed the TA recommendation, but was slightly disappointed. The quality of the food was ok, but the way the ordering process is organized has a fast food taste to it with having to tick boxes on an order form yourself. And be aware if you don't get the order process straight away you may get scolded by the owner... More 

Thank James290774
Zwolle, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014

Asian fusion at it's best! 5 rounds of delicious sushi, duck pancakes (my favorite!!), salads, beef cubes, shrimp skewers eand anything else you can wish for. I like that they also have a wide variety of vegetables as I sometimes miss this at the standard sushi places. It would be nice to have a choice of some sweets the last... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Chinese, Japanese, Asian, Thai, Indonesian, Sushi, Vegetarian
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Delivery
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
4:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Melkmarkt 50, 8011 ME Zwolle, The Netherlands
  • Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Overijssel Province  >  Zwolle
  • Phone Number: 038-4213534
Kota Radja is located in the heart of Zwolle and is surrounded by terraces and the cities beautiful canals.This modern Asian restaurant serves a innovative menu of Asian tapas and differentiates itself by a modern interpretation of the Asian cuisine (Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Korean, Vietnamese).Culinary diversity, unique flavors, award winning wines..simply a place where the best of Asia merges.

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