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Nobu

Dock Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 431 4511
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Overview
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good21%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“cod” (46 reviews)
“sashimi” (45 reviews)
“crispy rice” (13 reviews)
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CUISINES
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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LOCATION
Dock Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 680 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

The whole experience is wonderful,from when you walk in and have a pre meal cocktail or glass of wine,through to the meal itself.Such a huge choice of food and you can sample eeverything from Springbok to salmon fantastic presentation.

Thank Bryang1487
Reviewed 1 week ago

We’ve dined at a number of Nobu locations in the past throughout the U.S. That said, our recent visit to the Cape Town, South Africa Nobu was the best experience of all. First, the current exchange rate is fantastic and makes a huge difference at...More

Thank Socalsix
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We made a reservation for 9:30pm, we had to wait about 10 min for a waiter to show up. Then right after that they told us that the kitchen closes at 10:00pm and we had to rush with our orders. So why do they accept...More

Thank Melissa M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

In fairness I would have awarded 3 points not 1 point, if I were in Europe and if this was not a Nobo restaurant but I find this seriously embarrassing that in a place where good food is abundant even in cheap eateries and cafes...More

Thank siaaustria
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great chef knows their sauces, and they where excellent! The wine-flight was a delight, the airco a bit high, I was cold most of the night. But the great service and delightful food made me go back twice already

Thank Gabriella A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Situated in the luxury One & Only hotel in the Waterfront, I used to visit Nobu Cape Town frequently years ago, but then felt the quality took a bit of a dip. Tried it again recently and was wowed again. Had the perfect Tempura Shrimp...More

Thank RyanSmith14
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My fiancé and I ate at NOBU at the One and Only this evening and were blown away by the outstanding service that we received and the food. Our waiter, Tapiwa was just phenomenal- he recommended the most delicious dishes, gave his full undivided attention...More

Thank IsabellaP926
CarlHeinzHabel, Nobu General Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Isabella P, We love hearing that you your evening at Nobu blew you away. Tapiwa will love hearing that he made your evening so much more memorable and that the food was amazing. The bento box is an absolute favourite and is delicious. We...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I had been wanting to dine a Nobu for sometime and were well aware of its international reputation as well as the mixed reviews. First off the service levels were world class in every sense and seamless. The food we ordered came...More

Thank DonT1462
CarlHeinzHabel, Nobu General Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Don T, Thank you for taking the time to send us the review, we are happy to hear that you service was top class. It saddens us to hear that the food did not leave you with the best Nobu experience, we will be...More

Reviewed August 14, 2018

The shush and sashimi was outstanding, tastily and fresh. Our grandson had a specialty ice cream desert that he loved!

Thank Bobolina2014
CarlHeinzHabel, Nobu General Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Bobolina2014, Thank you for taking the time to send us this review, we are happy to hear that the evening was loved by all. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Regards, Carl Heinz Habel – Nobu General Manager

Reviewed August 10, 2018

My husband and i went to Nobu to celebrate our 5th wedding Anniversary, and wow what a celebration! From the moment we walked in, we felt like celebrities, the hostess greeted us and wished us happy anniversary, our waiter, Wanda, was friendly, so knowledgeable about...More

1  Thank Tammy B
CarlHeinzHabel, Nobu General Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Tammy B, Firstly, congratulations are in order! It is fantastic that you chose to celebrate with us and we are happy to hear that your experience was unforgettable. Wanda will love hearing that you so enjoyed his company during your evening. Regards, Carl Heinz...More

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Tracy K
February 10, 2018|
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Response from RichardLyon_01 | Property representative |
Dear Tracy K, We recommend booking in advance, however we try to accommodate walk in's as best we can. Please contact our restaurant reservations department should you wish to join us for dinner on: +27 (0) 21 431... More
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Peter H
March 22, 2016|
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Response from Donyale M | Reviewed this property |
No dress code but definitely a smart casual atmosphere and as the other reviewer said, best to dress appropriately if you'd like to pop into one of the other bars in the One and Only hotel after dinner. Enjoy!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Dock Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 431 4511
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