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| The Firs, Corner Cradock and Bierman Avenues, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 11 447 2440
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12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From what i have heard about Koi I must say I went in with pretty high expectations for the sushi. I was NOT disappointed. We started off with some dim sum which was near perfect, really flavourful and good balance between the filling and the dumpling. In general the menu is expensive. The service was ok, our waiter looked like... More 

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Thank Sunshine0789
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44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Koi still has the very best sushi in town! The service is always efficient and professional! The food is always sublime and quick to the table! They always are willling to accommodate us with our kids even though it is largely a restaurant for adults!

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Thank TheNagle
Johannesburg, South Africa
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We ordered the crispy beef and it was all crisp and no beef. Told the manager and he apologized . Though we were still billed for the uneaten, un-edible meal.

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Thank DawnMegens
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Level of service is poor, and lacking in attentiveness. Dim sum was average, but the sushi was surprisingly bad and grossly overpriced, looked very amateur, all the pieces were different sizes, falling apart, rice was underdone, amongst other gripes. There are MUCH better places to go in the area

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Thank Matthew S
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23 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a surefire all rounder that never fails to impress with creativity, talent and the knack to always make you feel like the most important guest on their agenda for the day ! I'm not sure if it's pure luck but I cannot remember having ever had a problem here ! Frequented by tourists and locals alike they tantalize... More 

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Thank Des O
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27 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wow! We had a gorgeous mix from starters to sushi and every single dish was amazing. Combined with a supercute and friendly service... Almost perfect!

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Thank Amy S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 13, 2016 via mobile

I enjoyed my food and the vibe in the place. I would definitely recommend for a group of friends looking for good food and easy going experience

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Thank vuyo m
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 303 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

We went to dinner with our tour operators to recap and evaluate our 62 day trip to Southern Africa. Three of us shared salmon and tuna maki and a tuna mid rare filet with baby bok choy. All were prepared well and were quite fresh and good to taste. My wife had the duck with pancakes and hoisin sauce also... More 

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Thank Joel K
Johannesburg, South Africa
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53 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

We go here often, our kids also love it. Sushi is good as are the other items, service is always very good and its well priced for what you get. Great seating outside with an area the kids can mess about in. Its a popular spot and has learnt that over time, consistent in terms of food, presentation and service.... More 

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Thank AlwaysSafari
Moscow, Russia
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10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

We were in the mood for proper Japanese cuisine, without having to order the obligatory sushi. A glance at the sashimi on the menu described it as 'new style' which smacked of somebody trying to 'westernise' the menu to the tastes of those who have no idea. Sashimi is what it is. Jazzing it up is risky... So we ordered... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Special occasions
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
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 11 447 2440
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.

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