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201 The Promenade, Victoria Road | Marly Hotel, Camps Bay, South Africa (Formerly Umi at the Marly Hotel)
+27 21 437 1802
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Sydney, Australia
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928 reviews
649 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 251 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2014

A great restaurant at Camps Bay offering a great view. The food is innovative and delicious. Service crisp, add an excellent wine list and it's the whole package. Must book, especially w/e's as it gets very popular.

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Thank Drew M
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you so much for your positive feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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20 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2014 via mobile

We walked into the restaurant for a few drinks before sunset after a day touring Cape Town, and ended up staying for dinner. The view is amazing and the staff were very friendly. The food was incredibly tasty too. I highly recommend the beef fillets - the beef was one of the best cooked and nicest fillets I've ever had!... More 

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Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you so much for the amazing feedback and fantastic rating. We hope to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Monique More 

The Hague
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21 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2014

We decided to try Umi on one of the busiest Saturday evenings of the summer season, and it was terrific from start to finish. We travel often to Cape Town and we've sadly become used to the standard South African restaurant experience of good intentions, but often poor service and foodwise, quantity over quality. Umi was the exact opposite of... More 

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Thank KenTheHague
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you ever so much for the fantastic feedback. It is really great to see such positive comments, especially for a new restaurants still being established in the marketplace. We look forward to your next visit! Kind Regards, Monique More 

London, United Kingdom
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73 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2014

My wife and I dined here twice and loved the views, the staff are all lovely and know their stuff too. Food was very good but not mind blowing; we would happily go back again so it is well worth a visit. The black cod is a little pricey but lovely and the calamari was amazing - miso soup good... More 

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Thank DAAD1978
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you so much for your review. Your comment, both good and constructive if much appreciated and we look forward to your next visit! Kind Regards, Monique More 

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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014 via mobile

First impressions not so good , we we're told "this area is for dining only " our waiter Fabian was so pleasant that we decided to order, well, everything was delicious and we were delighted with our choices, my favourite being the tempura veg and shrimps. We had lashings of tasty wines and finished with an amazing desert wine from... More 

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Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this review

Good Day Roslyn, Thank you so much for the positive review, it is much appreciated. We look forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, Monique More 

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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2014

This restaurant is great looking, is in a great location and has awesome views. The downside is that the food is very expensive and very average. The sushi is only okay and they don't even have Kewpie (traditional Japanese) mayonnaise on offer. The bottom line is that this is yet another restaurant on the Camps Bay strip that is destined... More 

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Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you for taking the time to write your comments although read with great disappointment. It is most certainly not our intention to be known as a tourist trap and we would like to apologize for giving you this impression. I can assure you that the issues mentioned will be addressed internally and hope that we are able... More 

milano, italy
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28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2014

I went there for dinner with friends: that night the chef was not on duty (!!!): they had no sushi, no sashimi, no white rice! No japanese beers are available at all, no draft beer... After your order dishes arrive randomly, sometimes after a very long time. The waiting service is willing, in such a mess... The music is extremely... More 

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Thank lilibeth_milano
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this review

Good Day, Thank you for taking the time to write your review although read with great disappointment. Having only opened our doors on 22 December, we have unfortunately had some teething problems to work through. This being said, it is no excuse for your disappointing experience and I assure you that we are working on the issues mentioned. Please accept... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3,5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3,5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 201 The Promenade, Victoria Road | Marly Hotel, Camps Bay, South Africa (Formerly Umi at the Marly Hotel)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Camps Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 21 437 1802

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