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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good20%
  • Average20%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
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Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
49 Napier Street | The Grey, 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I love Shio. Every since I was introduced to his cooking, I find time to go back. The summer menu is great value..a selection of any 4 items for R260. The service is good. And the waiters are friendly and attentive. Drinks was a variety...More

2  Thank Ian H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

3 days ago we had a family dinner here. 3 of the 8 people got food poisoning from their food. Cannot be a coincidence

1  Thank Gilles M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Japanese Izakaya in Cape Town? Sign me up! We booked a table here to meet friends and celebrate a birthday. The food was a solid 4/5 starts - most of the dishes we ordered were excellent - particularly the tempura, risotto, and tuna sashimi....More

1  Thank The_Nomadic_Doctor
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great night at Shio in De Waterkant, Cape Town. Each opting for the four choice special and between the two of us tasting 8 different gastronomic delights. The 2 stand out dishes were: Tiger Prawns Butternut Tempura The food was delicious and...More

4  Thank Walk_Live_Laugh
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We could only manage to obtain a 9 pm slot but nevertheless booked. The only weird thing is the waitrons kept saying 'well because you've arrived so late...' as if we had actually CHOSEN this time slot. So a few of he dishes were sold...More

1  Thank M H
Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

We decided to give Shio a try the other night, so we booked a table for six and showed up! The staff were very friendly and attentive, and we were seated at a high table, unfortunately, right next to their storage area for the booze....More

Thank KarlSchoemaker
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Any true foodie knows that eating out is not just about food but about the experience as a whole and from the entrance of Shio Restaurant to your table, you will undoubtedly be wowed. Shio Restaurant offers modern Japanese cuisine in a very stylish setting,...More

2  Thank LorindaVoges
Reviewed 8 December 2017

The place is really nice and friendly, and honestly, I had a good time - But I happen to be a real fan of Japanese cuisine, and especially Izakayas (Japanese tapas). As I told the friendly staff of the Shio, their dishes are ok, but...More

Thank Richard D
Reviewed 30 November 2017

We celebrated my birthday at Shio with six close fiends. Everyone was amazed at how great the food was and how well priced. We chose the four plate menu (R250) and were amazed at how great it was. Each dish is beautifully presented and so...More

Thank KathAMM
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch
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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