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Genki Sushi

De Wet Centre | Church Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 887 5699
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good38%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“sushi” (75 reviews)
“miso soup” (6 reviews)
“rock shrimp” (2 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
De Wet Centre | Church Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

The place has nothing to do with Japanese way of preparing and serving food. Dirty, sticky tables, unfriendly, inattentive staff - we have left before ordering.

Thank Kat V
Reviewed 16 March 2018

If you're looking for real japanese food this is the place. There is a good variety of food and the quality is super. You'll pay a bit more than in other places but is due to the quality. The restaurant is small inside but nice....More

Thank fitxifitxi
Reviewed 13 March 2018

The excellent service by the owner saves this place from a poor rating. We showed up on a rainy day, starving after a day of exploring the area. Even though technically all tables were reserved, the owner still managed to make us feel welcome and...More

Thank michelejeannine5
Reviewed 24 February 2018

Windy day in Stellenbosch so we were delighted to find this square and a nice Japanese restaurant .It was already busy at .6.15 and the owner told us very nicely that we will have to move at 8 as the table outside was booked then...More

Thank 408Laurence
Reviewed 21 February 2018

Genki is a real treat with a consistently excellent experience in a fantastic setting. Their sushi is right up there with any premium restaurant in South Africa, fish is always exceptionally fresh, well presented and very tasty. The rest of the menu is also of...More

Thank Etienne V
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Great service! Manager made special effort to provide extra chair last-minute even amidst Valentine's evening madness. Amazing sushi, as usual. Beautiful setting.

Thank TeneilleNel
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

Waited 40 min for a small order, it wasn't busy. Pathetic portion of edamame beans that tasted days old. The prawn roll fell apart and the sushi in general didn't taste very fresh. The wasabi and soy sauce was pretty weak too.

Thank Hilton H
Reviewed 14 February 2018

Great sushi, fresh. Portions are small but the fish is fresh and delicious. Love the owners of the Genki, they are always there and really care for their establishment. Best sushi in Stellenbosch

Thank TravelFoodTravelFood
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Excellent sushi! Not as authentic and in Tokio, but a contemporary, southafrican, very creative interpretation. Very relaxed atmosphere. We will definetely come back!

Thank GreatFoodandGoodWine
Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

Insanely good suhsi and really nice staff. We are deffinetly coming back here when we are going back from Hermanus to Cape town.

Thank Vesa T
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22 October 2017|
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Response from Angela S | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do . Most restaurants take Visa and Mastercard in the Cape but not many take Diners
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: De Wet Centre | Church Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 887 5699
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