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Shio Restaurant

49 Napier Street | The Grey, 8001, South Africa
+27 64 661 7474
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  • Excellent55%
  • Very good16%
  • Average19%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“risotto” (4 reviews)
“sirloin” (2 reviews)
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Asian, Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
49 Napier Street | The Grey, 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful, intimate space with fantastic food. We opted for sharing plates, disappointing that many dishes weren’t available however those we received were great. The real issue came at the end of the evening when the waiter tried to rip us off on...More

Thank Stacey-lee R
Reviewed 1 week ago

Shio is in the middle of a residential area, and with building happening across the road, really not a great view. I was so looking forward to the food, the menu sounded amazing. But the food disappointed. It just did not hit the spot for...More

Thank Champagnia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you like real Japanese food is not the place to go. The chef is creative but the combination of flavors doesn’t represent the real Japanese gastronomy..

Thank katherinabach
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This month Friends of the Vine were lucky enough to host their October Pinot Noir tasting at Shio Restaurant, in the heart of the popular, and very vibey De Waterkant. Shio Restaurant, at The Grey Hotel, is a Japanese-inspired fine-dining restaurant with a beautiful twist....More

Thank Cindy N
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

october 1st a new menue with 10 courses really insorcelled the roof of our mouth. starting with a special sake drink accomplished by yellow fin tuna was just WOW! and all the following dished convince through first of all the way they were presented, secondly...More

Thank mobru2017
Reviewed 1 August 2018

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 24 July 2018

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 E
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
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Lunch, Dinner
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  • 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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