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1890 House Sushi

Lynton, Trill Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 447 1450
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (62 reviews)
“soup” (5 reviews)
“chilli” (2 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Lynton, Trill Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Attentive waitrons. Nice ambiance and excelletnt Sushi. Dog friendly . Big variety of japanese and asian food

Thank edwinColombo
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Their sushi is always fresh and tasty. It's the perfect spot for a quick business or solo lunch when your in the neighborhood.

Thank Wade B
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

Coming from Vancouver where there is basically a sushi restaurant every street corner, I must say 1890 was a hearty meal in Cape Town. Roommates and I sat at the belt and had 10 plates between the three of us; can't say for them but...More

Thank winniesuns
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We visit here every other week. The food is good and fresh and reasonably priced. From the outside not particularly elegant but look through the window and you will probably find it is full. We like to sit at the bar and take from the...More

Thank johnhW4953CL
Reviewed 29 March 2017

We ordered two different platters for our catch up dinner. Two platters arrived and looked and tasted good. five minutes later the waitress came to our table and said the one platter was meant for other customers. The manageress expected us to buy the wrong...More

Thank Ann M
Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a last minute dinner in CT. Coming from out of town we didn't know you have to reserve in restaurants really early so we had nowhere to go on Saturday night. This sushi place was well recommended on trip advisor and...More

Thank euphoria05
Reviewed 25 February 2017

This sushi gem in the heart of buzzing Observatory in Cape Town has always delivered on its reputation of providing exceptional sushi at very reasonable prices and this time – as always – they didn’t disappoint. Feeling somewhat conservative and not really all that hungry...More

Thank MatthewJHB
Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

I came back one year later. One year ago I wasn't impressed: the food was good but the service was terrible, we waited 50 minutes for our food..it was a Saturday night, the place was full and the manager blamed it on that. This year...More

Thank Samtheguide
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

I live just down the road from the sushi house who have been in Obs for years. It is cosy for when there is two of you, great to go to when you alone. Great sushi an the prices are reasonable. Service is great defiantly...More

Thank RudolphMW
Reviewed 2 September 2016

I talk a walk around the area at night looking for a spot to eat. At night, given the appearance of the building from the outside, you would be forgiven for thinking this wasn't the greatest eating spot around, but once inside you find a...More

Thank Hugo S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
11:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lynton, Trill Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 447 1450
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