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Haiku

58 Burg Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 7000
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (34 reviews)
“dim sum” (74 reviews)
“sizzling beef” (11 reviews)
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CUISINES
Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
Service
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
58 Burg Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 418 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

a fusion Japanese chinese resturant. the tuna sashimi was really good. The lamb pot sticker was tasty Spicy prawn was ok salt and pepper calamari tasty. Sizzling beef good hut packed zero punch. when paying that kind of price i expect to be blown away....More

Thank Craigfid
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An interesting restaurant with a combination of Asian cuisines. Dark and subdued decor with tables a little too close to each other for my liking, it was despite being pretty full, not too noisy, although we both found the background music with its heavy bass...More

Thank ozteddy
FrequentFlier743063, Guest Relations Manager at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi ozteddy, Thank you for taking the time to review Haiku Cape Town. We appreciate your feedback. We are delighted that you enjoyed your meal with us. We do hope to serve you again, soon. Kind regards, Haiku

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haiku doesn't have the best rating on TA but I was pleasantly surprised. It was a bit confused - Japanese name and sushi on the menu, but also dim sum and mostly Chinese mains, but no worries. We had pretty good dim sum to start...More

Thank ErkiBear
FrequentFlier743063, Guest Relations Manager at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello ErkiBear, Thank you for taking the time to review Haiku Cape Town. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed authentic Asian experience with us. We hope to have you visit us again, soon. Kind regards, Haiku

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Seriously. Our whole family agreed that this was the best Chinese/Asian food we've ever had. I can't recommend it enough. Our waitress was wonderful in helping us pick the best items.

Thank Steve J
FrequentFlier743063, Guest Relations Manager at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hello Steve, Thank you for taking the time to review Haiku Cape Town. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed authentic Asian cuisine with us. We hope to have you visit us again, soon. Kind regards, Haiku

Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Had a great lunch at their Waterfront Mall outlet. Excellent taste and good quality. Authentic too. Before the food comes, they also serve some kimchi and salad. And the view is stunning. You can enjoy the Table mountain backdrop with the beautiful ferry terminal, when...More

Thank Dinesh B
Management response:Responded September 4, 2018

Hello Dinesh B, Thank you for taking the time to review Haiku Cape Town. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed an authentic Asian experience with us, accompanied by the beautiful backdrop of Table Mountain. We hope to have you visit us again, soon. Kind...More

Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

Great service and AMAZING food - Asian tapas , sushi, Korean,Japanese absolutely kicks Nobus butt and for a quarter or less of The price- if in cape town a must

Thank Chris C
Management response:Responded August 20, 2018

Hello Chris C, Thank you for taking the time to send us such a great review for Haiku Cape Town. We are so thrilled that you enjoyed authentic Asian cuisine with us. We hope to have you visit us again, soon. Kind regards, Haiku

Reviewed August 15, 2018

The most amazing waitress served our table. We had an international VIP guest at our table, and she went out of her way to provide the best service. She made her own selection from the menu and served various different courses for the table to...More

Thank Rinette187870
Management response:Responded August 20, 2018

Hello Rinette187870, We are thrilled to know that you enjoyed an authentic Asian experience with us and that Zahida provided you with such great service. We look forward to seeing you, and your International guest, soon for our delicious pot stickers. Kind regards, Haiku

Reviewed August 10, 2018

I used to love coming here every time I am in CT, however I was shocked by what I experienced . The food was ok, the service was questionable( not even sure if the waitron was high) very incoherent, place was 15% full, and the...More

1  Thank OzM32
Management response:Responded August 20, 2018

Dear Oscar Makola, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are extremely disappointed to hear about your experience with us this time. We would like the opportunity to discuss this further with you. Kindly send us an email to feedback@Bukhara.com with a...More

Reviewed August 9, 2018

Thought I was going to the old Haiku I remembered. Dirty, very average service. Food was just okay... Not bad. I really hope that the V and A store is what the Burg Street branch use to be in the good old days. 20 percent...More

1  Thank ShaneC2294
Management response:Responded August 20, 2018

Hi there Shane C, Thank you for taking the time to review us. We are terribly sorry to hear that you did not fully enjoy your experience with us this time. We would like the opportunity to discuss this further with you. Kindly send us...More

Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

I was really looking forward to going to Haiku to try the calamari after reading the reviews but sadly it had run out by the evening sitting, which was very disappointing. The waiter was helpful in make suggestions as an alternative but I thought some...More

Thank Rebecca M
Management response:Responded August 13, 2018

Hi Rebecca M, Thank you for your wonderful review. We do apologise that some items were out of stock but, are delighted to know that you enjoyed both the food and service! We do hope to serve you again, soon. Kind regards, Haiku

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Burg Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 7000
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Description
The Haiku concept is exotic Asian cuisine. Chinese dim sum, wok and barbeque; Japanese robata grills and sushi, served tapas-style, are some of the dishes to be shared and enjoyed in a stylish setting.DescriptionThe Haiku concept is exotic Asian cuisine. Chinese dim sum, wok and barbeque; Japanese robata grill and sushi, served tapas-style, are some of the dishes to be shared and enjoyed in a stylish setting.The restaurant interior features a state-of-the-art open kitchen where diners can watch food being artfully prepared by a group of talented, professional chefs. The restaurant exudes trendy sophistication, with walls and floors of beautifully polished granite.
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