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Umi Restaurant

201 The Promenade, Victoria Road | Marly Hotel, Camps Bay, South Africa
+27 21 437 1802
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible8%
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“black cod” (12 reviews)
“sushi” (84 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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201 The Promenade, Victoria Road | Marly Hotel, Camps Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 31 March 2014 via mobile

Lovely setting overlooking beach. Sushi was very average and not to be recommended. Certainly not at the high prices charged. The steamed line fish was tasty and enjoyable. Had a problem with our COVE loyalty card. Was told that owner had a problem with Legacy....More

Thank GigiGiu61
AlisonOPS2014, Operations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2014

Dear Luigi, Thank you for taking the time to inform us of your experience. In terms of the Kove Collection card, we have not yet advertised that Umi is a part of this programme and as we are a new establishment, we have not created...More

Reviewed 11 March 2014 via mobile

My husband and I actually had the rare opportunity of a date night, so we headed along camps bay and decided to see if Umi has a table available, granted we hadn't booked as it was a last minute thing, but they informed us if...More

Thank Claire30Bear
AlisonOPS2014, Operations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 20 March 2014

Thank you for taking the time to bring this to our attention . We do appreciate the feedback and view all criticism for constructive purposes. Please accept our sincere apologies for you having to wait so long and for the miscommunication with our reservations desk...More

Reviewed 10 March 2014

We had a lovely evening here. When we arrived around 7pm we were told that it would be 30-45 minutes before we could be seated at an outdoor table. Camps Bay was very busy so we happily retreated to the lounge/bar area (escorted & seated)...More

Thank IRISHDRAFT
AlisonOPS2014, Operations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2014

Thank you for posting your review and for your ratings. We do very much appreciate all the feedback and comments and do look forward to welcoming you back on the next visit.

Reviewed 5 March 2014

Umi, the new kid on the Camps Bay glitter-strip. Japenese food with a sea view in high summer sounded like too much of a romantic evening to let the opportunity slip. So, I booked on their website with a plead for a nice table. I...More

1  Thank Felix R
AlisonOPS2014, Operations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 13 March 2014

Thank you for taking the time to post your review. We do appreciate all comments and do view all criticism in a constructive light so that we may continue to strive to provide all our guests with the best dining experiences. Umi restaurant is not...More

Reviewed 5 March 2014

we went to umi a few times, since we really liked the food. very creative and fresh! the service is excellent and the interior design very 'loungy' and relaxed. i can only highly recommend going there when you are in camps bay. best quality and...More

Thank elkspitt
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2014

Thank you for your review and for your rating . We do look forward to your next visit.

Reviewed 4 March 2014

We popped in for an afternoon drink on a hot day, to sit and chill overlooking the beach at Camps Bay, but didn't expect to be totally ignored by the serving staff, whilst they appeared to go about their own personal business. Despite multiple attempts...More

Thank philmitchell1
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write you review. On behalf of the owner, we would like to extend our most humble apologies for not providing you with the level of service that we strive to achieve. We assure you we will address the...More

Reviewed 4 March 2014

With the run of gorgeous weather in Cape Town we decided to stroll down to UMI for drinks and an early dinner. We arrived at 5.30pm and informed the front of house that we were there for drinks and a light dinner and were seated...More

Thank Michelle M
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 6 March 2014

Thank you for taking the time to write your review. We are sorry to hear that your experience was not what we strive to achieve that being to provide all our guests with great food, great service and a unique dining experience. We value your...More

Reviewed 27 February 2014

This restaurant was recommended by our hotel (The Cape Cadogan) and we were not disappointed. The view was superb and our waiter was incredibly knowledgeable, all his recommendations were spot on. The menu is varied with a strong focus towards seafood and sushi. The soft...More

Thank Justin R
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2014

Good Day, Thank you so much for the amazing feedback and fantastic rating. We look forward to your next visit! Kind Regards Monique

Reviewed 25 February 2014

I love sushi and have tried lots of it all over the world. But... I have to say that Umi had the BEST sushi I have ever eaten - incredibly fresh and we told the chef that too! Also, they do fabulous cocktails - peach...More

Thank SOPHIE H
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2014

Good Day, We would like to thank you for the great review and the 5 star rating. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Kind Regards, Monique

Reviewed 24 February 2014

Fairly newly opened but in a great setting overlooking Camps Bay so perfect for people watching without them being on top of you! We had the best waitress of all our meals in SA and she and all the staff were extremely well informed about...More

Thank seergreen
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 28 February 2014

Good Day, Your amazing feedback and high rating is very much appreciated. Hoping to see you again soon! Kind Regards, Monique

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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Bar Scene, Romantic
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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