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245 Main Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8060, South Africa
+27 21 434 4987
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2015

Some of the food is quite good, some others options are fairly poor. However it's just not a very nice place to be. We had to ask for the table to be cleaned because it was sticky when we sat down. The order was wrong but was corrected fairly quickly though. The service was, at best, sullen. I'm sure there... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 July 2015 via mobile

Sushi was average, you get what you pay for. We had avo maki, some avo pieces were unripe, others a bit off. Very cheap!

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Thank JurgenStr
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2014 via mobile

After reading all the previous reviews and being to the restaurant I can affirm that one gets what he pays for. It is my second visit to a "Eat-as-much-as-you-like" Suhsi and Chinese cuisine in Cape Town. Regarding the service, it was not bad at all (Visited on a Tuesday at 10:00PM and it was empty). I have tried the spring... More 

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Thank Valter S
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2014

Appalled. Paid 130 for the buffet. What a ripoff.My partner and I both went. The waitress purposefully did not bring my orders and had to wait extra long for our food. Other customers who did not take the buffer had way better sushi and food. We were given thin pieces of salmon with chunks of rice. Presentation was utterly disgusting.... More 

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Thank Tish560
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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42 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014

Last Saturday I was looking forward to a lovely Chinese meal with good sushi. Was I disappointed.! The service was worse then atrocious and all in all a most unprofessional experience was had by all. We waited for ages for this very amateurish form of sushi and were about to walk out when it started arriving very but so slowly.... More 

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1 Thank Amsie50
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2014 via mobile

A group of us went last night. this restaurant has been a go to place for many years for my wife and I. After the very bad service and bad food; having to wait for an hour and a half for this disgusting food, we will never go back there. The staff kept making excuses for this wait and saying... More 

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Somerset West, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2014

Lured to the restaurant by an article that stated you can have the all you can eat "buffet" for R99, we were surprised when we arrived that a sticker had been placed over the old price, now indicating R129 for the buffet (pretty much the same price as some of the better sushi restaurants in town). As we had already... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2014

To lazy to cook, and not wanting to eat out, I decided to get a Chinese take away. I had noticed the "eat as much as you can" deals on offer, included dim sum. Being rather partial to these, I decided to give it a go. BIG mistake. The rather dingy restaurant was half full. The majority of customers were... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Chinese, Sushi, Japanese, Asian
Meals
Dinner
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 03:00
Monday
11:00 - 03:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 03:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 03:00
Thursday
11:00 - 03:00
Friday
11:00 - 03:00
Saturday
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 245 Main Road | Seapoint, Cape Town Central 8060, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 434 4987

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?