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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
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good32%
  • Average13%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible9%
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“black cod” (12 reviews)
“sushi” (79 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
201 The Promenade, Victoria Road | Marly Hotel, Camps Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 January 2014 via mobile

A great spot and lovely venue but with small portions it can get expensive if you are hungry! Great bar area if you arrive early and want to sit for a moment and soak up the cool vibe. The good is great, we were warned...More

Thank nick_mccarthy
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2014

Good Day, Thank you so much for both the positive feedback and constructive criticism. We will certainly address the issues mentioned internally and look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards, Monique

Reviewed 28 January 2014

A great mix of traditional sushi and some modern varieties using local and Namibia seafood. Service was good and they were happy to split the bill. Dishes are decent in size so air on the side of caution as you can order more and it...More

Thank Welsh_Clarkey
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2014

Good Day, Thank you so much for both the positive feedback and constructive criticism. We will certainly address the issues mentioned internally and look forward to your next visit. Kind Regards, Monique

Reviewed 25 January 2014

Almost a 4 out of 5. Enjoyed this restaurant on a tuesday night in Jan...busy season but quiet evening. Service was just fine, and the huge dining room is open to a large terrace with views over camps bay. We sat just inside so we...More

Thank slimkoppie
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2014

Good Day, Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback both good and constructive. Kind Regards, Monique

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.

Thank Drew M
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 28 January 2014

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

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...More

1  Thank sbryce138
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

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

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,...More

Thank KenTheHague
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

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

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...More

Thank DAAD1978
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2014

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

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...More

Thank Roslyn F
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2014

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

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...More

1  Thank Asorocram
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2014

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...More

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...More

Thank lilibeth_milano
Monique S, Public Relations Manager at Umi, responded to this reviewResponded 9 January 2014

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...More

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Restaurant Details

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