Authentic teppanyaki amongst a  luxuriant Japanese water garden

Experience the serene ambience created by internationally renowned designer, Tony Chi, amidst the tranquil surrounds of a Japanese water garden at Crown’s signature teppanyaki restaurant, Koko.

Featuring sushi and sashimi, lunch and dinner teppanyaki menus, and an accompanying sake and wine list, Koko provides the perfect opportunity to sample some of the best Japanese fare Melbourne has to offer.

Limited capacity available. Bookings recommended.

+61 3 9292 5777

À la carte menu

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Express Lunch menu

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Teppanyaki menu

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Dessert menu

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Sake and wine list

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Vegetarian menu

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Escape to a divinely peaceful atmosphere

Acclaimed US designer Tony Chi created interiors at Koko that reproduce the soothing effects of a Japanese water garden. Step inside Koko and experience a divinely peaceful, refined atmosphere that allows you to sit back and appreciate the complex simplicity of the fine dishes.

With its stunning views of the Yarra River and striking architecture, this serene space is a truly special place to dine. We can promise that you won’t forget your first experience at Koko.

Private dining

Celebrate any occasion with marvelous creations

With four teppanyaki rooms and a separate space for à la carte dining, Koko presents a range of dining possibilities to suit any occasion.

Whether you’re marveling at the dexterous teppanyaki chefs’ creations or enjoying some of our fine seasonal offerings, you can pair the chefs’ offerings with Koko’s array of aged and exclusive sake from Australia and Japan.

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12pm - 2:30pm (Mon - Sun)


6pm - 10pm (Mon - Thu & Sun)

5:30pm - 10:30pm (Fri, Sat)

Limited capacity available. Bookings recommended.

Opening hours are subject to change.


Level 3 Crown Towers, 8 Whiteman Street, Southbank, VIC, 3006, Australia

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+61 3 9292 5777

The finer details

Discover all the finer details to make your time at Crown Melbourne seamless and enjoyable.

Cancellation policy

Credit or debit card details are required to guarantee all reservations. Full pre-payment is required for all special offers, set menus and where a minimum spend is required. All credit card information will be processed securely. Funds may be verified but no charges will be debited from your card at the time of reservation unless pre-payment is required. All reservations are subject to a 15-minute grace period. Please contact the restaurant if you are running late. 

For groups of 12 or less, if you wish to cancel or reduce the size of your reservation, please contact us on 03 9292 5777 at least 12 hours before your reservation time. For groups of 13 or more, if you wish to cancel or reduce the size of your reservation, please contact the Private Events team on 03 9292 5535 at least 72 hours before your reservation time. 

Cancellations or changes to the reservation outside of the applicable notice periods or no shows may incur a fee of up to $50 per person charged to the credit card provided to secure the reservation. Crown may contact you to confirm your reservation. Crown reserve the right to cancel any unconfirmed reservations 

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Allergies & dietary requests

Guests must advise the venue of any dietary requirements or allergies at the time of booking. While Crown Melbourne will endeavour to accommodate requests for special meals for customers who have food allergies or intolerances, we cannot guarantee completely allergy-free meals. This is due to the potential of trace allergens in the working environment and supplied ingredients.

Booking policy

No split bills. Seating arrangement is upon restaurants discretion. Crown practices responsible service of alcohol.

Dress code

Crown Melbourne Management reserves the right to refuse entry to any person considered unsuitably attired. Customers are required to dress smart casual and remain neat and tidy at all times while in the Casino. Management reserves the right to apply their discretion at all times.

Note for security reasons Management may require the removal of any hat, helmet or head dress.  

The following dress is considered unacceptable:

Ripped, torn or soiled clothing
T-shirts with offensive design/words
Camouflage clothing
Work singlets or work tank tops
Active sporting attire
Manual work clothing or boots (including all steel cap boots)
Unclean, untidy or torn footwear
Ugg boots, rubber gum boots

Exceptions may be made for special events for further information regarding Crown's dress standards please call +61 3 9292 8888 or click here for Nightclub dress standards.