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Mr Lin's Sushi and Thai

109 Lowe Main RD, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 447 1811
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good36%
  • Average13%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible9%
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“pad thai” (2 reviews)
“sushi” (15 reviews)
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Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Thai
$$ - $$$
109 Lowe Main RD, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

This cozy Asian restaurant in Obz ticks all the boxes. The food, service, and atmosphere are all great, and it is not over-priced. Definitely recommend for anyone staying in or passing through Observatory.

Thank Julie A
Reviewed 25 February 2017

There are a number of good sushi & Asian places in Observatory and Mr Lin’s is up there with the best of them. We visited with friends and enjoyed a range of their dishes including chicken & noodle stir fries and a range of sushi....More

Thank MatthewJHB
Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Went for an ad hoc sushi dinner with my partner, and decided to try Mr Lins. The sushi was fresh, well made and well priced. The Pad Thai was unbelievable! Those rice noodles, Mmmmm :) The staff were friendly and eager to give great service....More

Thank bugs91
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Mr Lin's is small restaurant in vibey Observatory. The staff are super helpful and friendly and the food is great. Go for the ask you can eat option. It's great value as it includes Thai dishes, sushi and dessert. While you wait for your order...More

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 10 December 2016

This became my favourite place when I stayed in Cape Town for some months. Great sushi and thai food at a reasonable price

Thank Alf Robin G. M
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

A cozy establishment located on Lower Main and Trill Road in Observatory, this place serves only passable sushi and Thai food that is ironically made by Chinese. It's a step-above store bought sushi, and I wouldn't say the food is traditionally authentic as dishes have...More

Thank Lenny T
Reviewed 22 June 2016

My roommate and I went on a Wednesday night and it was quite full - so making a booking might be a good idea. The sushi buffet was good value for money. The waiter who served us was very polite and helpful when trying to...More

Thank craigwils0n
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I came to this place on recommendation of a friend - worst idea ever. I was one of 3 customers at the restaurant with 3 waiters serving on the night - it took 15 minutes for them to bring me a menu, a further 20...More

Thank DevonKrantz
Reviewed 6 June 2016

I was looking around the internet for sushi places (offering buffet & a conveyor belt) I haven't been, leaning more towards the Southern Suburbs. After a lot of searching, reading reviews and deciding on three places in the process - I came across this 'hidden...More

Thank celeste_erskine
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This used to be the cheapest eatery in Observatory (in my opinion) prices have increased quite a bit but that is understandable, however, the sushi and thai curries are still very good. The restaurant has been revamped which is great only thing is, it does...More

Thank valeriecapetown
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Open Hours
15:30 - 12:00
15:30 - 12:00
15:30 - 12:00
15:30 - 12:00
15:30 - 12:00
15:30 - 12:00
15:30 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 109 Lowe Main RD, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 447 1811
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