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Illovo Sushi restaurant
A stunning restaurant in the upmarket Illovo Square centre, Benkei delivers when it comes to Japanese cuisine.The decor follows Japanese ideals with a spacious open plan interior punctuated with clean lines. A glass wall enhances this calming, spacious feel and for added tranquillity there is a mesmerizing fish tank.This popular restaurant produces superb sushi; some even consider it the best in Johannesburg, but Sushi isn’t all that Benkei has to offer. There is a teppanyaki grill and also a range of tempura options to suit those who fancy something else.For the best in Japanese cuisine, Benkei has it covered.
St Francis Bay Sushi restaurant
St Francis Bay
Bijou is a contemporary trendy ladies cocktail and sushi bar. The setting is ideal for sunset rendezvous, cocktails, sushi and tapas. There is indoor and outdoor seating available. This new and trendy restaurant overlooks the water - great for a get-together in summer with some friends and cocktails. The restaurant prepares takeaways.
Plattekloof Sushi restaurant
Bluefin restaurant in Plattekloof specializes in high quality seafood and sushi dishes and an extensive menu that caters for all tastes.
The interior is relaxed and modern, classy and leek and the ambience is vibrant and energetic.
All your favourites can be found on the sushi menu, including California rolls, Fashion Sandwiches, Maki rolls, Salmon roses and much more. The chef creates his own speciality rolls, many of which are exclusive to the restaurant. These include rainbow rolls, the spicy firecracker rolls and decadent tuna crunch rolls.
Should you not be a sushi lover, the menu offers many other options like line fish with sweet potato mash or veggies or chips, various calamari dishes including Cajun calamari, peri-peri calamari and even Thai green calamari.
Watch out for the regular all-you-can-eat specials. The restaurant is open seven days a week from 10 am until midnight.
Somerset West Cuban restaurant
Set in a rustic old farmhouse and with superb views from every side is the Buena Vista Social Cafe, Somerset West.
Diners may also choose to eat outside in a pretty hacienda-style area. The cuisine is primarily Cuban with tantalising tapas and a wine list that perfectly accompanies the dishes.
For a wonderful Cuban dining experience in cosy and welcoming surroundings, Buena Vista Social Cafe excels!
V & A Waterfront Cuban restaurant
V & A Waterfront
Buena Visa Social Cafe near Cape Town’s V & A Waterfront is a Cuban themed restaurant and bar. Its authentic decor is eclectic, with a touch of shabby chic this combined with Cuban and Latino beats, Cuban inspired menu and great friendly service combined transport visitors to Havana -the Buena Vista Social Cafe a popular destination for Capetonians, as well as international visitors.
The menu has been designed around traditional Cuban, Central American and Caribbean fare, with a heavy Mediterranean influence too. There is a varied tapas menu, with both hot and cold dishes to choose from, including a meze platter, piquant jalapenos chilli poppers, scrumptious chicken skewers and flambéed chorizo. There is also a wide selection of Mexican favourites on the Comidas menu, all with a Cuban twist, such as the Chicken Churasco, which is grilled chicken breast with guacamole and salsa on traditional toasted Cuban flat bread.
The Buena Vista Social Cafe is also famous for this meat and seafood. The beef is SA grain fed super beef, aged for 21 days. The Lamb Al Ron, a house speciality, is delicious slices of roasted lamb flambéed in a creamy, Cuban rum sauce. The sea fare includes Cuban inspired linefish, fresh from off the boats and an indulgent seafood platter. The piece de resistance is the Cuban paella – a traditional rice dish with a generous selection of seafood, including prawns. The dish is packed with flavours and made to an authentic recipe; the paella is a fabulous feast!
Bellville Cuban restaurant
This stylish new lounge and restaurant on the popular Edward Street strip in Bellville offers an great quality food in a vibrant and bustling atmosphere.
The restaurant offers breakfast, lunch and dinner and the menu definitely does not disappoint on variety. Enjoy one of their amazing pizzas with a beer, a cocktail or wine of your choice. The cuisine is simple yet tasty with Cuban inspired flavours and presentation.
This hot spot frequently hosts live music events, and on some nights, Dj's that will make you want to dance until closing time.
Enjoy an awesome hubbly or a delicate cigar to top off your evening. The restaurant is open from Monday to Friday from 8 am until am, on Saturdays from 9 am until 4 am and on Sundays from 9 am until 2 am. Whether it is a delicious breakfast, a lazy, wine-paired lunch or a dinner and night on the town you prefer, Cougar Lounge offers it all.
Richmond Hill Sushi restaurant
From dim sum to tapas, Fushin Sushi Bar takes traditional methods and elegantly infuses it with Eastern influences.
Sushi dishes entice and seduce gastronomical experiences complimented by well-chosen wines and delectable ranges of exotic / imported beverages.
Durban North Sushi restaurant
Dressed in bold statement colours and vibrant atmosphere warmed by dark wood and clean lines, Green Mango tantalises the palate with delicious fresh sushi and Japanese cuisine.
This modern sushi establishment is a popular haunt with locals and is often vibey and bustling. Diners can tickle the taste buds with delectable sushi and Japanese fare indoors or alfresco.
Green Point Sushi restaurant
Leaf Sushi, located along Hospital Street is a grand dining experience set over 3 dining choices.
If you enjoy the fresh openness and lovely views of alfresco dining, savour a cocktail on the terrace scattered with tables and chairs, and a handy rain cover for less perfect weather.
Downstairs sees sushi in the making as the sushi bar hosts an orchestral performance in perfect view of diners paired with relaxed music.
For a grand dining experience dine upstairs enjoyed by pleasant views and delightful morsels of sushi for a more secluded experience.
Whether you seek a relaxed evening, or a night of mystery and magic, Leaf Sushi seduces with lovely views and exotic Asian cuisine.
Sandton Sushi restaurant
Boasting bold interior softened by delicate Japanese wallpaper and bold white leather chairs and table clothes, Midori exudes calm and simplicity.
Dine alfresco on the covered terrace, dining on starters such as crispy spring rolls, spicy soups, rice paper wraps and deep-fried tofu and sushi.
The expansive menu offers choice and flexibility with design your own sushi platters and specialities such as crushed tuna served on a bed of bok choi and the chop-chop – cubes of salmon and tuna sashimi coated with five spice, soya and sesame seeds and served on a bed of Japanese rice.
Enjoy traditional Japanese dishes such as teriyaki salmon or fillet and nabiyaki noodles served in a soup containing chicken, Chinese cabbage, egg, and two tempura prawns.
The menu also offers a selection of fragrant Thai curries and Chinese favourites such as oyster beef, chicken chow mein and hot chilli chicken.
Round off the meal with an anti-oxidant rich Chinese tea.
Enjoy delicious cuisine and talented creations at Midori Sushi in Riviona Road, Sandton.
Bergvliet Sushi restaurant
Rock Sushi Thai serves fresh and delectable Thai cuisine and the freshest sushi. The chefs are carefully chosen to ensure all customers feast on the tastiest dishes. The modern interior creates a modern and sociable atmosphere and the service is always excellent. Takeaways are available.
Monday to Saturday: 10:30 am to 10:00 pm;
Sundays:6:00 pm to 10:00 pm.
Claremont Sushi restaurant
Silhouetted by the bold backdrop of Table Mountain, Salushi serves long lazy lunches and relaxing dinners flavoured with authentic noodle dishes and spectacular grills and Sushi.
With an enclosed outdoor area warmed by heaters, enchanting fairy lights and a relaxing lounge for sipping unwinding cocktails, Salushi refreshes the palate with delectable choices such as Chicken Strips Wok Seared in a Malay coconut style curry sauce, vegetables and fresh chilli.
To round off your meal, indulge in the ultimate melt-in-the-mouth desert, Lindt Chocolate & Almond Spring rolls followed by a Wild Berry Mojito dressed in lime wedges muddled then built tall with mint, Spiced Gold, strawberry puree, crème de cassis, crushed ice and soda.
Salushi refreshes the palate with authentic dishes, refreshing cocktails and decadent deserts in a relaxed, welcoming setting flattered by the dramatic scenery of Table Mountain.
Strand Sushi restaurant
This authentic Japanese restaurant offers a great, unique experience to diners looking for Eastern flavours in a contemporary but relaxed setting. The location is ideal as it ensures that all ingredients are as fresh as can be.
The master sushi chef can be justifiably called a craftsman as he fuses the flavours of specialized Japanese rice, fish and other flavours into culinary delights.
Enjoy maki, nigiri, sushi, fashion sandwiches, and if you're lucky, some of the chef's own specialities. All dishes are served with the usual soya sauce, ginger and wasabi. Other Asian cuisine can also be enjoyed here and dishes include a variety of soups, spring rolls, chop suey, Shanghai beef, the sweet and sour varieties and many more.
Contemporary, fashionable and just plain great cuisine are the signatures of this restaurant.
Durbanville Sushi restaurant
This beautiful, authentic Japanese restaurant is situated smack bang in the middle of Durbanville and surrounds and serves up abundant flavours and traditional, tasty cuisine.
Try the salmon roses with kewpie mayonnaise or the beef with a smooth black bean sauce. The prawn tempura is not to be missed either.
A wide range of sushi is available and the usual maki, nigiri, fashion sandwiches, California rolls, hand rolls and much more is available to choose from. Watch out for the all-you-can-eat sushi nights - a bargain and a feast.
The interior is warm and inviting, and at the same time, stylish; the layout allows you to watch while the Japanese master chef prepares your meal with skill and grace.
For dessert, have the decadent deep fried banana with ice cream or a delicious cup of authentic Jasmine tea.
Somerset West Sushi restaurant
The dramatic décor dressed in red and black is softened by the hanging lanterns, nostalgic of a eatery in Shanghai.
The sushi is balanced with the finest ingredients, enjoyed with steaming hot or cold sake. Try the sashimi, nigiri, terkanki or maki for a full rounded experience.
There is a small wine list for those who really cannot do without.
Wine, Women and Sushi is an authentic and enjoyable dining experience.
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