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Active Sushi in City Bowl

Active Sushi

City Bowl Japanese restaurant in City Bowl

This awesome sushi place is located in the middle of bustling Cape Town and boasts a simple, uncomplicated interior and a vibrant ambience. The food is extremely well priced and the menu offers a wide variety of favourite sushi options. Daily and weekly specials are offered and make this the ideal spot for those watching their pockets. Enjoy delectable California rolls, sashimi, maki, nigiri, fashion sandwiches and the less common inari, gorgeous fillings wrapped in sweet tofu. Beautiful, delicate salmon and tuna roses are, of course, also available. The balcony is covered with a bedouin tent so you can enjoy your favourite Japanese cuisine in any weather. Be sure to watch out for the regular 'all you can eat' specials - a rare indulgence that has to be tried.

Aomori Japanese Restaurant in Big Bay

Aomori Japanese Restaurant

Big Bay Japanese restaurant in Big Bay

Located in Eden Bay shopping centre, Aomori Japanese Restaurant is rated by some as the best sushi in Cape Town. The menu favours the tastes of Japan and offers grills, sushi and Asian delicacies enjoyed with pleasant views of the ocean and Table Mountain. Relax on the beach and order some sushi from the mobile waitress, soak up the sun, sea and tranquil surrounds enjoying succulent sushi from Aomori in Big Bay, Bloubergstrand.

Asu-ma in Cape Town

Asu-ma

Cape Town Japanese restaurant in Cape Town

Asu-Ma is a traditional Japanese restaurant that serves a niche market in the midst of bustling Cape Town. The restaurant reflects Japanese culture by combining a peaceful interior, a great ambience and fresh flavourful dishes that speak for themselves. All food is prepared as you watch when you order. The open kitchen and sushi bar adds to the traditional feel. Here you can enjoy sushi that bursts with flavour and an amosphere that does the same. Ideal for socializing with a group of friends, it will be an experience to remember.

Clarke's Bar and Dining Room in City Centre

Clarke's Bar and Dining Room

City Centre American restaurant in City Centre

Clarke's offers a range of American dishes, accompanied by craft beers and a small wine list. They work hard to use the best quality ingredients including meat from Bill Riley Meats, and it really shows in their food. Open Monday and Tuesday from 07:00 - 17:00 Wednesday to Friday from 07:00 - 02:00 Saturday 08:00 - 02:00

Deli Delish in Hout Bay

Deli Delish

Hout Bay European restaurant in Hout Bay

Relax, kick back and enjoy the warm inviting atmosphere softened by sparkling chandeliers, scattered cushions and sexy sounds. Deli Delish wraps the palate in exotic flavours infused with a traditional twist. Enjoy sumptuous home cooked foods that pay homage to the roots of flavour and taste, real Moroccan chicken tagine, traditional Malay curries and smooth classic creations of Oxtail and Venison stew. Signature dishes such as Deli Delish Greek-style lamb burger or prosciutto wrapped fillet and tiger prawns with mango and chilli relish, intoxicate the senses cooled by a glass of boutique white wine harvested straight from 4 of the 7 wine estates in Hout Bay. With a European ambience spilling out onto pavements shaded by the cool warmth of Fisca trees, patrons enjoy delectable imported or cured meats and cheeses served with freshly baked breads dressed in speciality condiments and pates. Whether dining alfresco, indulging in delightful combinations or enjoying lazy days savouring homely breakfasts, Deli Delish promises a warm and memorable dining experience that revitalises the soul.

Down South Food Bar in City Bowl

Down South Food Bar

City Bowl American restaurant in City Bowl

Nestled along the vibrant Long Street, this modern sleek eatery delights with finger licking and lip smacking dishes straight from South America. The menu bursts with moreish snacks such as barbequed ribs; fried chicken and Jambalaya served with sides of crisp French fries, cheesy grits or whipped mashed potatoes. Feast sarmies washed down with a cold brewski or two and seduce your sweet tooth with the iconic Mississippi mud pie.

Fuji Yumi in City Bowl

Fuji Yumi

City Bowl Japanese restaurant in City Bowl

If it is authentic Japanese cuisine you are seeking, this is your place. Fuji Yumi is located in the heart of bustling Cape Town on the corner of Loop and Church Street and specializes in contemporary and traditional Japanese food. The seasonality of the menu definitely contributes to the quality of the dishes and only the freshest ingredients are used. Starters include old favourites like spring rolls, as well as the more contemporary Ostrich Tataki, briefly seared and thinly sliced ostrich with a vinegar sauce. Great miso soups, fried rice and a variety of salads are also on offer. A delectable variety of sushi, sashimi, California rolls, rainbow rolls, fashion sandwiches and maki rolls can be enjoyed in the diner's preferred combination. Party platters can also be ordered ranging from 60 to 80 pieces of sushi, sashimi, Calfornia rolls and sandwiches. The service is personalized and attentive and the invigorating space reflects this warmth. The restaurant also offers private rooms for special events, corporate dinners, birthday parties, and even private dining. Fuji Yumi is open from Monday to Friday for breakfast, lunch and dinner and on Saturdays for dinner only.

Hong Sushi in Claremont

Hong Sushi

Claremont Japanese restaurant in Claremont

This restaurant exudes warmth, style and elegance, both through the interior and the ambience. Rich woods, reds and yellows are juxtaposed by a sleek and modern layout. The menu is large - really large. It offers a variety of soups, spring rolls, satay dishes, tempura dishes, seafood, teppanyaki dishes, Thai curries, and a wide selection of prawn-, fish-, chicken-, duck-, beef- and lamb dishes. What a mouthful. Add a variety of sushi like California rolls, fashion sandwiches, sashimi, nigiri and hand rolls and you'll probably come to the conclusion that you're going to have to visit more than once. There are a number of interesting 'chef's specials' on the menu. The Dragon and Phoenix is chicken and prawn cooked in a sweet chilli sauce. The Love Boat comprises prawns, beef, lamb, chicken and duck cooked in and Indonesian sambal sauce. Then there is New Hong's Omelette - seasonal vegetables, chicken and prawns. Hong Sushi delivers on atmosphere, flavour and value for money.

Keenwa in City Bowl

Keenwa

City Bowl American restaurant in City Bowl

Located along Waterkant Street, Keenwa invites exploration and relaxation in a low-key setting. Experience flavours from the country characterized by fresh, light and easy-to-eat flavours. For a starter try the ceviche – fish marinated in limejuice, sprinkled with chillies, prawns and passion fruit, or warm your palate with baby potatoes with a creamy feta and chilli sauce. Mains feature succulent beef schnitzel with fried banana on a bed of beans and rice topped with a fried egg or Quinoa (pronounced keenwa) salads. For something sweet, try alfajores, a very sweet shortbread biscuit filled with manjar blanco (a milky caramel). Experience the Americas at Keenwa in the City Bowl.

Knife in Century City

Knife

Century City American restaurant in Century City

The interior soothes and relaxes with dark wooden polished floors, raw concrete pillars and face brick walls heightened with carved wooden plaques and rich oxblood red leather booths extending privacy with high backrests. The menu goes full throttle into American favourites like buffalo chicken wings with blue-cheese sauce and prawn gumbo for starters. Meat offerings make a grand performance from tender Chalmar steaks, flame-grilled to perfection and smokey, barbequed baby-back ribs. Meat platters make dining easy for those who cannot decide piled high with thin-cut French fries, crispy onion rings, corn on the cob and a selection of signature meats served with a tangy wholegrain mustard sauce. Round off your meal with a baked cheesecake or the key-lime pie and a nice bottle of wine.

Nobu in V and A Waterfront

Nobu

V and A Waterfront Japanese restaurant in V and A Waterfront

For a truly unforgettable evening of decadent dining in stylish surrounds, try the world-famous Nobu. Fresh South African seafood is complemented with indigenous spices and the superior skill of talented chefs. The sushi and sashimi creations are a must for sushi lovers. A bar offering a selection of Sakes, plum wines and Japanese beer is situated on the upper level for those who wish to sample the best beverages that Japan has to offer. Sample the delights that Nobu has to offer and experience the many reasons why this chain of Japanese restaurants has become so popular across the globe.

On a Roll in Mowbray

On a Roll

Mowbray American restaurant in Mowbray

On a Roll is exactly what it says – hot dogs! Of all kinds. This retro restaurant serves it up for the meat eaters, vegetarians and kiddies. The gourmet hot dogs are served with classic French fries plus there are other yummy sides to choose from like corn on the cob with chilli butter. On a Roll is unique and a must for every walk of life. And the jukebox literally rocks. Operating Hours: Tuesday to Saturday from 12h00 until late; Sunday from 12h00 until chef’s has enough.

Sirocco  in Kalk Bay

Sirocco

Kalk Bay European restaurant in Kalk Bay

With its Mediterranean feel, trees and open air space, Sirocco has all the right ingredients for long, lazy lunches in the sun. Situated on the Main Road in Kalk Bay, Sirocco is a seasonal restaurant that only opens in Summer, specialising in fresh food. There are decadent and healthy options on the menu for breakfast, with freshly squeezed juices and baked goods on offer. The menu consists of relaxed yet sophisticated food, from Eggs Benedict to fresh salmon and cream cheese croissants. Gourmet salads are popular choices on the lunch menu, with fresh line fish and calamari competing as favourites. Draw out the experience with excellent local wines or cocktails and experience the energy and magic in Kalk Bay during season. Breakfast and Lunch Monday to Sunday, 8am until 4pm from 1 October until 30 April only.

Takumi in Gardens

Takumi

Gardens Japanese restaurant in Gardens

Bespoke black cubes contrast the wood and brick interior accented by ambient paper lanterns. Decanters of piping hot sake compliment the phenomenal sushi and myriad of delicious Tempura, tofu and noodle dishes. The menu focuses on sushi, Japanese and contemporary flavours such as deep-fried tofu in hot tentsuyu sauce, or a warming bowl of super-slippery udon noodles served in delicately flavoured, piping-hot broth. Desserts indulges with Papa San’s home-made ice creams and sorbets in interesting flavours such as pumpkin and soy-milk coconut. Wine is served by bottle or glass hosted by small wine estates. Takumi brings a touch of Asian splendor to Gardens, serving tantalising dishes for lunch and dinner.

Time Square Cafe in Century City

Time Square Cafe

Century City European restaurant in Century City

This beautiful, funky, contemporary restaurant is situated in Century City and is open from Monday to Saturday for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Here you will find loads of wine and beer specials, live entertainment, sports day specials accompanied with an awesome vibe every Saturday, and a great function venue for private get-togethers. The menu is simple but extensive and all dishes are very reasonably priced. Diners can find anything from wraps, sandwiches, and burgers to delicious filling breakfasts on the menu. A definite must-try is the classic favourite, Steak, Egg and Chips, comfort food at its best. Other traditional dishes include mash and peas, fish and chips, chicken cordon blue and the pasta of the day. If it is a great vibe, reasonable prices, friendly service and hearty food you are after, this is the place to go.

 

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