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1890 House Sushi

Lynton, Trill Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 447 1450
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (66 reviews)
“our waiter” (2 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Lynton, Trill Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Really. I have gone there for over 10years and can not complain about a certain thing. The sushi is always perfect and the prices are very low. The service is great too and they have a nice wine selection. The menu for non sushi lovers...More

Thank Arethe P
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Just perfect in tast, composition, consistency and ambiance! Book in advance because it has been discovered, but not by the crowds.

1  Thank Sten Anders B
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

Were looking for a high quality sushi restaurant, were recommended here. Well our dinner was fantastic. Fresh and high quality. On the way out i noticed their food and restaurant awards! What a find.

1  Thank Andre B
Reviewed 14 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped in with the family for lunch while in the area and we were not left disappointed. We opted for a sushi platter and also some salads on the side. The sushi was very fresh and well rolled. The salads we opted for were the...More

1  Thank kevross85
Reviewed 6 November 2017

it's a cute little place, and they have a romantic outdoor spot for sushi sharing :) also the service is really good, and they gave us recommendations for the rest of our trip.

Thank Victoria V
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

This restaurant was recommended in Cape Town guide so we decided to come. Location is off the beaten track -The restaurant looks very ordinary from the outside but the seating inside has a good ambience-We enjoyed the Sushi dishes .The chilli calamari & the fried...More

1  Thank Cheers142
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Attentive waitrons. Nice ambiance and excelletnt Sushi. Dog friendly . Big variety of japanese and asian food

Thank edwinColombo
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Their sushi is always fresh and tasty. It's the perfect spot for a quick business or solo lunch when your in the neighborhood.

Thank Wade B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Coming from Vancouver where there is basically a sushi restaurant every street corner, I must say 1890 was a hearty meal in Cape Town. Roommates and I sat at the belt and had 10 plates between the three of us; can't say for them but...More

Thank winniesuns
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We visit here every other week. The food is good and fresh and reasonably priced. From the outside not particularly elegant but look through the window and you will probably find it is full. We like to sit at the bar and take from the...More

Thank johnhW4953CL
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
11:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lynton, Trill Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 447 1450
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