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Koi Restaurant

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24 Central Centre, Cnr Gwen Lane and Fredman Road | Corner Fredman Drive & Gwen Lane 24 Central, Shop No 3, Sandton 2031, South Africa
+27 11 883 7247
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12:00 - 22:30
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Sun 12:00 - 16:00
Mon - Sat 12:00 - 22:30
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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Ok ambience. Decent food but nothing to be proud about. Not great service (had not marked the tip on the bill and was asked what that was when I provided my card; the tip was added to the bill and the total amount digited in the credit card pin device; the device was handed to me requesting again to add... More 

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Thank WWTAdventure
Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Koi is such an amazing restaurant with an awesome vibe, great food and wonderful staff!! Our waiter, Ben, was just amazing - he chose our food for us and everything was so delicious! We will definitely be back!!

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Thank EraneJoubert
Johannesburg, South Africa
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42 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

It's a popular hangout for bankers and brokers working around 24 Central - well deserved so. Service is good, food is well cooked, menu is interesting and the buzz in the place (during workday lunches) is good. The dim sum is great, they used to do a dim sum platter (containing two pieces each of five different ones) that was... More 

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Thank MartinP1974
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Came here mid-afternoon on a Saturday. Had the place almost to myself. Only one other table. The food and service were excellent. I just wanted something light, so went for Dim Sum and the seafood soup. Both were excellent. Prices are good if you consider the quality of what you get. I will be back.

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Thank Theunsjan
Windhoek, Namibia
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104 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Stopped in to Koi for business lunch. The outside seating was great for a meeting over lunch and the menu boasts a wide variety of dishes. Will definitely be back for a business lunch at Koi

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Thank ColdAvis
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56 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

We came for a date night and were pleasantly happy. Very chilled vibe and friendly staff. Food is good too.

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Thank Hardly089
London, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 December 2016

came here a couple of times on my last visit to joburg, always came about 4pm so the place was pretty quiet, very good service and very good food, went by the glass on both occasions and tried a few (!) wines all were good, tried quite a few plates, almost all were very good, flaming maki my favourite, steamed... More 

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Thank jacksprattplusone
Sandton, South Africa
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74 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2016

This is one of my default restaurants when lazy to cook or am driving home and want to place an order and collect. Amazing new style salmon sashimi at this and the Rosebank one.

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Thank Tzoro1
Johannesburg, South Africa
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016

I don't get it. Charging ridiculous prices for average food may fool some people into believing it's really great food, but frankly, not.

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Thank danders212
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125 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 November 2016 via mobile

Tested the ordinary maki and sashimi. Both with tuna. Reasonable amount of tuna and well prepared Seems to be a popular and fancy lunch place

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Thank Dietmar W

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 16:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
12:00 - 22:30
Thursday
12:00 - 22:30
Friday
12:00 - 22:30
Saturday
12:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 24 Central Centre, Cnr Gwen Lane and Fredman Road | Corner Fredman Drive & Gwen Lane 24 Central, Shop No 3, Sandton 2031, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Sandton
  • Phone Number: +27 11 883 7247
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.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?