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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
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good22%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
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“black cod” (37 reviews)
“sashimi” (42 reviews)
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Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$$$
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Dock Road | V&A Waterfront, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love Japanese food and we chose Nobu to try it in Cape Town. The restaurant is nothing special. I live in São Paulo/ Brazil and in my town I go to much better restaurants. I don’t recommend. It’s expensive for what they deliver.

Thank matsp
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant sushi and amazing atmosphere. Book before! Great place with some really good food in a really nice setting!More

Thank Mke500
Carl_HeinzHabel, Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mke500, Thank you for taking the time to share your review! I am elated to read that you had a fabulous experience at Nobu Cape Town. I will make sure to convey your compliments to my team. We hope to welcome you back soon....More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Without a booking I was delighted when they managed to find a corner for me despite my slightly disheveled appearance. The service was impeccable and the food amazing. I have a great seat at the sushi bar watching the chefs prepare the food. This was...More

Thank KathmanduMazza
Carl_HeinzHabel, Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear KathmanduMazza, Thank you for sharing your gracious feedback following your visit to Nobu Cape Town. We are happy to read that you had a marvelous experience with us and that our team made you feel relaxed and comfortable. We look forward to welcoming you...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Dined last night with my family, I was really disappointed. I have dined in alot of Nobus around the world, its hard to get disappointed at Nobu. When worst comes to worst, you can just be feeling indifferent. But yesterday’s food was just really not...More

Thank Ani P
Carl_HeinzHabel, Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day Ani P, Thank you for your review of Nobu at One&Only Cape Town. We are disappointed to read that your experience with us was less than thrilling. We strive to provide exceptional service with 5-star food to each guest and visitor. We hope...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Nobu is standard worldwide. Great fresh sushi, delicious sake, and dessert of course can't be beat. Beautiful decor as wellMore

Thank paula p
Carl_HeinzHabel, Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Paula P, Thank you for your kind recommendation. We are delighted that you had such a lovely experience with us and I will be sure to thank the team for making your visit truly special. We all look forward to having another opportunity to...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I am regular at Mastsushisa Mykonos (Nobu) and have been to Nobu in London a few times. I love the food, the tataki with ponzu sauce, the white fish Jalopeno, Rock Shirmp tempura (although Nobu Capetown had the this plate with two instead of three...More

Thank Mostafa E
Carl_HeinzHabel, Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day Mostafa E, Thank you for taking the time to leave us a candid review. I'm glad that you found our staff very helpful. However, I am sorry we were not able to exceed or at least be at par with your expectations. I...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Probably not to much to add to those that go there already. Same decor, look and feel as most other Nobu's, but not quite as good as setting at the One & Only - bit surprised at that. Food options, service all the same and...More

Thank Matt E
Carl_HeinzHabel, Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Matt E, We appreciate the time you have taken to share your review and we hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back for another culinary experience. Best regards, Carl Heinz-Habel – Nobu General Manager

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The evening started with drinks at the bar, of the One&Only, they went above and beyond to make my special request of a chili passion martini, with very attentive service. We then went downstairs for dinner, where the table was well serviced pouring both water...More

Thank Sharon C
Carl_HeinzHabel, Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Sharon C, Thank you for sharing your gracious feedback. We are happy to read that you had a marvelous experience with us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Nobu when next you visit Cape Town. Kind regards, Carl Heinz-Habel - Nobu General...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had dinner at Nobu at our first evening in Cape Town ( actually in South Africa) and it was by far the best restaurant we visited during the entire trip. It's located in the One and Only Hotel in Cape Town but it's much...More

Thank hupingzhang
Carl_HeinzHabel, Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Hupingzhang, Thank you for taking the time to share your review! I am elated to read that you had a fabulous experience at Nobu Cape Town and especially that it was the best dining experience during your time in South Africa. We hope to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had an awesome time at Nobu Cape Town. Was at the Sushi Bar, had a great chat with Ernest and Fikile. To order, I had the 6 oysters and the The Yellowtail with Jalapeno recommended by Andile, wasn't disappointed at all. Had BEEN wanting...More

Thank Rache_203
Carl_HeinzHabel, Manager at Nobu, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Good day Rache_203, Thank you for your wonderful review of Nobu at One&Only Cape Town. We are delighted to read about your experience with us, and I will personally thank chefs Ernest and Fakile for making your visit even more enjoyable. We look forward to...More

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Peter H
22 March 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
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
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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