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Shio Restaurant

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49 Napier Street | The Grey, 8001, South Africa
+27 64 661 7474
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good18%
  • Average20%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
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“risotto” (4 reviews)
“pork belly” (4 reviews)
“sirloin” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Asian, Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
49 Napier Street | The Grey, 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had dinner last night with 3 girlfriends. It was a lovely evening. We had the Winter Special which was R180 for 3 plates. The food was delicious and I couldn't finish it all. It does seem to come out of the kitchen very haphazardly...More

Thank CapeTownQueenie
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, the service was good. The waiters were very well educated on the dishes on the menu. Secondly, the food was very good. We had a dish from every section of the menu and each dish was multi-dimensional in terms of flavour. The black risotto...More

Thank Charvan-Edward
Reviewed 4 July 2018

When we arrived at this restaurant we were seated next to a table of 8 who made such a racket that we were unable to hear a thing. It was noisy beyond belief and the neon lights were so bright that it felt as though...More

Thank TouristGuide
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Nice vibey restaurant. The waiter offered us a special which was 4 tapas for R300. I ordered the chilli squid which was delicious. The black risotto with crayfish was ok. The duck fat fries were my best dish. Dessert was disappointing, I ordered the Pear...More

Thank N6790YWalexb
Reviewed 31 May 2018

This restaurant is overpriced and inconsistent in their standards of food. They also do not take seriously complaints about suspected food poisoning. The first starter we had, which I believe was yellow tail sashimi was delicious. I thought immediately I had chosen the right restaurant...More

1  Thank nandi r
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Five of us shared an incredibly delicious and beautifully served dinner while in Cape Town. We had hoped to share the 4 course special, but dishes are generous in portion and we just couldn't manage that much! So many things are extraordinary, hence sharing tapas...More

Thank forsrick
Reviewed 23 March 2018

Had a lovely dinner with work friends and we were all very impressed. An extensive menu of Asian style tapas. I had 4 plates (they are small but pack a punch) and was very satisfied by the end. Was accompanied with some Japanese beer which...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Was great to experience so many different flavors in one night. Definitely have their special which allows you to try the whole menu out. Great vegan options and service was great.

Thank Athos1974
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

We chose 4 course special, which meant 20 tapas dishes for 5 people- lots of adventurous tasting. Cocktails amazing esp passionate budha and fire monkey. Prawn katsu. Nice waterkant environment and even rained in cape Town drought

Thank Markblecher
Reviewed 6 February 2018

4 of us went for dinner and wow what a delicious experience. We had the special which means you get 4 dishes for one price and a small surcharge for their more popular dishes. We had a variety of dishes from the prawns which were...More

1  Thank Leon L
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 49 Napier Street | The Grey, 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town
  • Phone Number: +27 64 661 7474
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