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Kyoto Garden Sushi Restaurant

11 Kloof Nek Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 2001
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
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“scallops” (21 reviews)
“sashimi” (16 reviews)
“rice” (17 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
11 Kloof Nek Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

While the quality of the sushi is undeniably exceptional, it is not three times better than other sushi restaurants in Cape Town and shouldn't cost three times more. Throw in the wait staff's frosty attitude and...not worth it.

Thank Matthew H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A rare gem tucked away in Tamboerskloof. The friendly and entertaining owner and host of Kyoto paid delicate and special attention to every detail. From the gentle trickling sound of the water fountain, soft lighting, subtle yet vibey tunes, to the most subtle and succulent...More

Thank Claire S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great restaurant. The service is impeccable and the food amazing. You can get sushi all over Cape Town, but this is definitely the best I've found. Pricey, but I'd go again without hesitation. Top tip: try the green-tea ice cream & crepe...More

Thank Thingumy
Reviewed 19 May 2017

I am a regular at Kyoto and it never disappoints. The restaurant is cosy and decorated with a sophisticated Japanese flair. The food is always outstanding, with the Tempura vegetables being my absolute favorite and a must order every time I go. It is one...More

Thank Izette P
Reviewed 5 May 2017 via mobile

1. The food is sublime 2. The range of Japanese beer and whisky is rare 3. The most authentic Japanese dining experience in Cape Town 4. Expensive ..... the owners are eccentric and rate quality in their own currencies 5. ... is because as once...More

Thank MarvBlonde
Reviewed 3 May 2017

A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of visiting Kyoto Garden Sushi in the Tamboerskloof area. The entire experience was unforgettable and we really did enjoy ourselves. From the sparkling Sake, the starters and my mains of grilled prawns, octopus and king crab was...More

Thank Grant M
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I have lived in Tamboerskloof my entire life however I only recently had the pleasure of discovering this pearl when a wise friend suggested Kyoto Garden with some sparkling Sake to help self medicate the pain inflicted after a hectic day at work. Upon arrival...More

Thank Anouschkaj
Reviewed 25 April 2017 via mobile

Positive feedback: Tempura scallops were amazing!! We also enjoyed the sushi platter and the amazing wasabi. Negative feedback: Waiter did not seem to be interested to do his job. Asked 3 time for green tea and never received it. Had to ask to remove the...More

Thank SulizeSusie
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Kyoto was such an amazing experience! I'm a big fan of the finer details in a dining experience, and was thoroughly impressed by how the ambiance, the warm welcoming staff, and the amazing food all worked together to create this amazing experience. We had a...More

Thank SiyaRamba
Reviewed 14 April 2017

This place has one negative- it's expensive. For the rest I love it. The atmosphere and interior are very warm and inviting. The service is slick. And the food is delicious. Oh and they have a good booze selection including interesting SA wines and Japanese...More

Thank ajwza
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Craig N
11 February 2017|
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Response from Eamon M | Property representative |
Hello Craig, no problem. Please just ask when you are seated. Regards.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Kloof Nek Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 2001
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