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| The Firs, Corner Cradock and Bierman Avenues, Johannesburg 2196, South Africa
+27 (0)11 447 2440
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Herzlia, Israel
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28 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The food in Koi is quite good. The sushi was excellent, fresh and tasty. the other dishes were also good. The atmosphere was quite nice. The price was a bit expensive for Johannesburg prices but not expensive at all comparing to most European cities. all in all this was a very enjoyable experience.

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Thank Arieh E
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Interesting contemporary Asian cuisine restaurant - my most best tempura prawns ever! At R72 its a gift. But don't forget to also try their stunning crispy calamari at R88. The menu is extensive and these are only my favorites. The service is good and the waiters are knowledgeable and friendly. It's definitely a go-to for Asian fusion.

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Thank BlueskyBurning
Nottingham, United Kingdom
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456 reviews
279 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here for a business lunch and the food is fantastic. Had the mixed dim sum to start with - extremely good flavours and really nicely cooked. Then had the sesame seared Tuna with wilted green veg - probably some of the best tuna i've ever had. Cooked to perfection, loads of flavours going on and melt in the mouth.... More 

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Thank AndrewJ25
Johannesburg, South Africa
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016

Our visit to Koi last night, was by far the best we have had there. Every plate we ordered was fantastic. There have been some changes there as of late which really add such attention to detail. The service was excellent. The new items on the menu are excellent, like the spicy edamame beans, which were mind blowing! The dim... More 

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Thank ab2015189
Stuart B, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your amazing review. We sincerely appreciate the time taken to share your experience and will pass this on to the team at the store, they will be thrilled to hear it. We have indeed made some substantial changes and are glad to see they have been so well received. Looking forward to seeing you again... More 

Level Contributor
70 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

Sushi is always great. Service always first class. Love the heaters for winter. Had an amazing Tom Yum soup for starters...

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Thank Dani D
Stuart B, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi Dani D Thank you so much for your amazing review. We sincerely appreciate the time taken to share your experience and will pass this on to the team at the store, they will be thrilled to hear it. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Regards KOI Management More 

Nairobi, Kenya
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2,449 reviews
840 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 903 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

The Firs is a trendy and buzzing place full of cafes, restaurants and bars. Koi is an lovely seafood restaurant in The Firs. Serving wonderful food in an energetic atmosphere, this is a highly recommended place

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Thank Ibadanboy
Stuart B, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi lbadanboy Thank you so much for your amazing review. We sincerely appreciate the time taken to share your experience and will pass this on to the team at the store, they will be thrilled to hear it. We look forward to hosting you again soon. Regards KOI Management More 

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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183 reviews
137 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

Dec 11 dinner: I have been here for office dinners earlier. This time with family. I like the ambience of this place. The interiors are really good. We had the spring rolls and these were nice, crisp and well filled. For mains, had the veg thai red curry. The dish comes with rice. The red curry was full of flavours.... More 

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Thank Maulin_Parekh
Stuart B, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi Maulin_Parekh Thank you so much for your amazing review. We sincerely appreciate the time taken to share your experience and will pass this on to the team at the store, they will be thrilled to hear it. We are currently looking into adding more vegetarian options onto the menu as this has been raised by a few clients. Hopefully... More 

Norfolk, United Kingdom
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48 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Despite the name Koi are not on the menu. Koi leans towards Japanese cuisine, but there are other Asian style food on the menu. My colleagues and I had the sushi as a starter and they were good, not excellent but good. Why too much mayo present. For mains we ordered seared tuna, excellent, a terikayi chicken, very good, and... More 

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Thank Baggywrinkle75
Stuart B, Owner at Koi, responded to this review

Hi Baggywrinkle75 Thank you so much for your review. We sincerely appreciate the time taken to share your experience and will pass this on to the team at the store. We will look into the couple of issues raised regarding the sushi as we strive for excellence in our product and anything less than this will need to be addressed.... More 

Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2016

Service are good. food are disappointing, it might be because I am Chinese, and I order sushi roll, and Taco (I ate same in a Mexican restaurant in Chicago just few weeks ago). the size Sushi roll are 20% smaller, which means, you might not taste it, it's gone. Taco, it is tiny compare to the real Mexican Taco (similar... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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86 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

Went for dinner. Was ok and better choices in the neighborhood. Restaurant decor is nice, funky background music, decent service Began the wagyu sliders; tasted like regular min burgers, not bad but not spectacular either. Dim sum beef dumplings were deep fried, not pan fried as I usually see them and a little bland Ordered the seared tuna. Impressive portion,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Thai, Contemporary, Gluten Free
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Large groups
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 (0)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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