We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Shio Restaurant

Is this your business?
49 Napier Street | The Grey, 8001, South Africa
+27 64 661 7474
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good18%
  • Average18%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“risotto” (4 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Japanese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
49 Napier Street | The Grey, 8001, South Africa
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (48)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 43 reviews

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
Reviewed 25 January 2018 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 24 January 2018 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 22 January 2018

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

3  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
Nearby HotelsSee all 203 hotels in Cape Town
The Village Lodge
105 reviews
.00 km away
African Elite de Waterkant
16 reviews
.01 km away
De Waterkant Village
217 reviews
.09 km away
Rockwell All Suite Hotel
627 reviews
.19 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Osteria Tarantino
262 reviews
.14 km away
La Petite Tarte
378 reviews
.09 km away
The Piano Bar Cape Town
200 reviews
.01 km away
Beefcakes Burger Bar
242 reviews
.16 km away
Nearby Attractions
Shimansky Jewellers Rockwell
10 reviews
.22 km away
Martin Osner Fine Art Photography Gallery
10 reviews
.07 km away
Nobel Square
335 reviews
.26 km away
Cape Quarter Mall
70 reviews
.11 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Shio Restaurant staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • 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
  • E-mail
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing