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Japanese, Bar, Asian, Fusion, Seafood, Sushi
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner
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Reviewed 5 April 2022

I enjoy good websites and online software so I used the excellent 360 degree video footage of the layout of Wasabi, chose a table and booked for our daughter’s birthday, sushi being her favourite option. I received a message asking me to please “honour the...booking”. Fair enough until we got to the Mall of Africa and discovered that Wasabi is being renovated. It might be an idea to suspend your booking service. Luckily, the excellent Kream opposite Wasabi accommodated us and we enjoyed a great meal. Wake up Wasabi.More

Date of visit: April 2022
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Reviewed 17 January 2022

We made a booking for a special occasion, confirmed booking and when we arrived 10min before our booking time we was informed that someone was sitting at our table. Very poor service!! needless to say we had to find an alternative restaurant. We had to...stand around waiting for a answer that never came. Very bad experience.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 9 January 2022 via mobile

Wasabi Sushi & Grill Right up on the terrace of the Mall of Africa is a restaurant that is so unassuming to look at. We had lunch over there with no great expectations. And were we delighted by the outcome. We had some flambe sushi...as starters. And some had the salmon poke bowl. Others the salmon sushi. And two had the wagyu steaks. They said the steaks were amazing. The server brings a trolley to your table and fries your steak right in front of you. One had their steak rare and the other medium. Both enjoyed their steaks. A must visit, if ever you are shopping at the Mall of Africa.More

Date of visit: January 2022
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Reviewed 25 December 2021 via mobile

Wasabi has a no dog policy. Despite this, the owners of a dog allowed their dog to be on the table in the restaurant. Most staff just ignored this. When escalated to management (blue shirt) it was blatantly ignored. I have photos if required.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 12 December 2021

The food is interesting, and the location is nice, but we had to wait 40 min for our food, without feedback from the staff.

Date of visit: December 2021
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Reviewed 4 April 2021

Ate here twice now and on both occasions found the food to be good! You pay more compared to others but its priced in accordingly when you take into account what you get. Nice personal approach by Chef Driaan

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 30 March 2021 via mobile

Best sushi in Johannesburg. Hands down. I have to go to Wasabi at least once a month to enjoy their sushi. Prawns are also some of the best I have eaten.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 23 March 2021

Service was excellent as well as the staff in general. Good food and good company! I would suggest it if you like sushi!

Date of visit: April 2020
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Reviewed 21 March 2021

Hats off to exec chef Driaan and Team. Tasty, innovative sushi dishes. 5* experience all round. Couldn't finish our meals and chefs dessert was brilliant Will be back.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 4 January 2021 via mobile

Visited Wasabi on the first Sunday 3 January 2021, was promptly greeted by 2 waiters at the entrance to comply with full protocol for Covid-19 precautions. I sat outside to feel the warm sun! All tables were carefully spaced out 1,5m away from each other!...I ordered a Virgin Mojito which was refreshing. For starters I ordered a 4 piece tempura roses sushi platter and a Champagne Kingclip with wholesome steamed vegetables! Both dishes were absolutely delectable and delicious!More

Date of visit: January 2021
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Yes, Wasabi Restaurant Mall of Africa offers takeaway services.

Wasabi Restaurant Mall of Africa is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5