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“Always excellent”
Review of Koi

Koi
Ranked #15 of 236 Restaurants in Sandton
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Sushi, Asian, Contemporary
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Reservations
Description: Koi Restaurant, in the heart of Sandton, is where you enjoy the very essence of dining and relaxing in a stylish and modern setting. The food is freshly sourced, tangy and flavoursome. The unsurpassed Japanese and Chinese Chefs prepare and serve exquisite and innovative dishes to perfection, making Koi not only highly acclaimed but legendary for its creative cuisine. From beautifully presented sushi, fish and meat dishes to the accompaniments of fresh noodles and tempting desserts - Koi offers it all plentifully! Koi Restaurant has been voted Top 100 Restaurants in South Africa in the Food & Wine Magazine and best Sushi restaurant in Johannesburg, so get on to Koi in Sandton and experience a dramatic fusion of flavours.
Reviewed July 26, 2013

Been here at few times and always been good, even during a busy lunch time. Excellent food - the tuna encrusted in sesame seeds is the best I have ever had. Sushi also very good.

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Reviewed July 20, 2013

Firstly the staff look straight at you & can't bother to help you open the door, then you have to wander in searching for someone to seat you. All the time no one greets you, the staff are all too busy chatting to each other or on their mobile phones. Eventually you get served. Since we were one of 3 tables one would expect great service, unfortunately not the case. Chefs & waiters all talking so loudly in their own language, waitress scratching her hair whilst watching you eat... Food horrendous, burnt, over salted, hot food arrives cold! As for their sushi, well rather buy some ready made from Woolies! Prices ridiculous for the quality & lack of service and customer attention. Would never return, such a pity as this used to be such a fantastic restaurant. For 100 times better Asian food try Hashi in Rosebank!


Thank Tanya F
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Reviewed July 13, 2013

I eat at the Rosebank Koi relatively often, so we decided to try the Sandton branch. Do not waste your time!!! Service was absolutely pathetic, the waitress took 15 minutes to bring menus and then another 20 to take our order. Food took an hour to come. I ordered the SEARED tuna, it first came well done bordering on charred, I sent it back and then got a piece of tuna that was cold and tasteless. My friend ordered noodles and received burnt pieces of noodles in his dish- inedible. My other friends chicken was undercooked and came with a salad consisting of a plate of lettuce and two tomatoes. It was pathetic, not worth the parking ticket we paid. I strongly recommend the Rosebank Koi, the food and service is exceptional. The Sandton Koi is absolute rubbish. Please rather spend your hard earned money elsewhere. Utterly pathetic.

Thank Daniel B
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

Serves great Asian cuisine. The food range is awesome and the Restuarant always has a nice buzz to it with a broad range of patrons in terms of age and those out for an evening with friends or business. The wine list is comprehensive. I am a regular and have yet to leave disappointed whether going simply for a light meal or a ' celebration' meal. Worth a visit

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Reviewed June 27, 2013

Great food, great atmosphere and friendly staff that recognize and greet you by name when you return. The best sesame crusted tuna in town.

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Thank Donald B
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