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“Dim Sum heaven!”
Review of Koi

Koi
Ranked #14 of 243 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 August 29, 2013

Koi is for the lover of anything Asian and super delicious. My ultimate favourite is their dim sum. You can choose from a selection of different flavours. They have a few branches around JHB north. Upper class restaurant with good service.

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Reviewed August 25, 2013

It had been about a year or maybe even two since I'd last visited Koi Sandton so I was pleasantly surprised by the experience I had on a Friday evening. We were a very large, loud group of about 20 people on a long table. The wait staff were calm and very attentive. We ordered quickly and the staff handled the drinks and food orders well. While some of the other diners in our party ate meat dishes and seemed to really enjoy them, I tasted the calamari for starters and had sashimi and sushi as my main course. Both courses were exceptional! My salmon sashimi and sushi selections were particularly good, very fresh and accompanied by delicious soy-based sauces. Koi is a little pricier than sushi at similar quality restaurants, but the food did not disappoint.
While often things can go terribly wrong when in such a large group on an already busy night, our experience was a great one. I will definitely be back soon and will not let another two years go by before enjoying the food at Koi Sandton again.

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Thank Tebogo S
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Reviewed August 5, 2013

Our whole experience at Koi was simply very average.
The service was not great, the waiters seem rather disinterested, the food took quite long to come and was, well, average. The sushi was quite good though.
It is rather unfortunate, because the location in the heart of the Sandton CBD next to the stock exchange, and the decor, are both fantastic.
I think that with some effort they can improve.

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Thank IngaH52
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Reviewed August 1, 2013

We visit Koi every second weekend for sushi - always fresh. Pricey compared to similar in Cape Town. Non-sushi dishes also good. Service is good and they've got a good selection of wies as well.

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Thank Dirk B
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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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Thank Tasha2000
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