It's easy to find a Chinese restaurant in town, but you won't often find an Asian fusion hub to enjoy a wide variety of tastes. Courtesy of Koi, Lynnwood Bridge, you can now travel with cuisine to countries such as Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, China and Indonesia in one go! An unique concept of intertwining dishes from the Asian world with a local twist. Stepping inside this sophisticated upmarket restaurant, you will be transported to a contemporary Asian dining experience. The décor is subtle, echoing the modest nature of the Asian cultures, with stylish chic mixed in effortlessly. Using bamboo throughout, it creates the feel of an authentic Asian experience. Prepare yourself to be overwhelmed with options, the extensive menu has something for every taste bud preference. From simplistic spring rolls, to interesting salad combinations, to an ostrich fillet – every dish will pleasantly surprise you with their attention to flavour mixtures and immaculate presentation.
With a speciality tea house element, your meal can be wrapped up with a flavour infused beverage. Served in unique handmade Japanese cast iron pots, choose between green teas including wazuka sencha, yamato kabuse sencha; rooibos teas including thé des swenkas, marabout; black teas including thé du loup, mademoiselle. Definitely worth a visit, you will most certainly not be disappointed.
The first Koi restaurant was opened in Sandton in 2005, followed with another one in Rosebank. Its most recent addition at the Lynnwood Bridge is sure to be the talk of the town for quite a while, seizing a gap in the restaurant market. The word Koi's most popular association is with the exotic fish, but it also means 'come' and 'love'. All three these meanings are appropriate to describe this special restaurant. Its versatility is evident, serving a wide range of patrons – stop over for a relaxing cocktail and sushi after work in the upstairs lounge area, enjoy a leisurely evening of world-class cuisine or host a sophisticated business lunch. Try out the noodle bar with a choice between egg, rice, udon & pad thai noodles. Mix in beef, chicken, vegetarian, prawn, calamari or seafood and your choice of sauce to compliment. In addition to the usual a la carte sushi menu, the exceptional Sushi Specials menu will impress any sushi lover – try out a Spider Roll, Rock Shrimp Tempura Roll, Dragon roll or Koi Volcano Sandwich. Browse their open wine display for the perfect bottle to compliment your meal. Visit Koi for an exceptional dining experience, keep you tummy empty to sample the wide range of delectable dishes.
A few recommendations: Sesame Crusted Seared Tuna - fresh tuna fillet, crusted with sesame seeds, served on a bed of grilled vegetables, topped with a wasabi mayonaise. Dim sum - butternut, spinach, feta, beef potsticker, lamb pau, prawn puff, tuna & wakame (mini dough pockets, steam cooked) Crispy Peking duck served with pancakes, served with dipping sauces, hoi sin as well as orange citrus sauce. Green tea, strawberry, rose petal panacotta.
Contact Koi at 012 348 5722