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Funiki Japanese Eatery - CLOSED

Lambrechts Road | L'Ermitage Estate, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
+27 76 997 3786
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  • Excellent88%
  • Very good6%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible6%
22 Apr 2014
“It no longer exists!”
18 Feb 2014
“Japanese dining at its best!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lambrechts Road | L'Ermitage Estate, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
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Reviewed 22 April 2014

Based on the No 1 position here we tried to visit Funiki this Easter weekend . We searched all over the area only to find it is closed down and according to a Facebook entry, the owner/chef, Sensei has retired from the business from April...More

3  Thank Mark W
Reviewed 18 February 2014

This is by far the best Japanese dining experience I've had in my entire life! We booked a private dinner at our home for 8 and we had the time of our lives!! He brings EVERYTHING, so you don't have to worry about cooking equipment...More

Thank Anel G
Reviewed 14 February 2014

We have known Sensei for many years now. Recently we had him and his assistant preparing a zushi buffet for 40 guests to celebrate an engagement. Every part of it was prepared with attention and love. Deon also shared, at my request, some of his...More

Thank Annemarie H
Reviewed 12 January 2014 via mobile

We had the pleasure of Sensei coming to our home to cook traditional Japanese home style food for us and what an amazing experience this was for all of us. Not only does he cook with passion beauty and care but he teaches and inspires...More

Thank AP4TL
Reviewed 27 October 2013

This is an amazing place! Never seen anyone who likes his "work" as this chef! And not only does he like cooking, he's also very good at it! This man has passion for food and people, so you're sure to enjoy his kitchen! You cannot...More

Thank guyvs
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Need I say more? Amazing. I have been to Japan and thought Japanese food and especially sushi was never going to get any better, until I went to Funiki. A-MA-ZING. Loved it! Wish they could open up closer to Cape Town, but it's definitely worth...More

Thank FlyingGonzo_10
Reviewed 16 October 2013

Kyomasu Deon Sensei, Thank you for the evening we spend with you on, 11 October 2013. It was a great experience. It was the first time for me to drink Sake, I have read about it and saw it on TV. It was also the...More

Thank Joos J
Reviewed 15 October 2013

I thought Sams Sushi at Willoughbys in Capetown was good, but this is in a different league. Ok Deon can give the personal touch as the size of his restaurant is very small but it is well worth the experience. My wife and i had...More

Thank Dublin_IrelandEdward
SocialMediaSA, Public Relations Manager at Funiki Japanese Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2013

Thank you for the kind words and review. We look forward in serving you again :)

Reviewed 15 October 2013

What a fabulous evening we had at Funiki, not only was the food some of the best Japanese delights we've ever had (including eating in Japan), but our hosts, with warmth and delight, gave us a truly memorable evening. Let Sensei Deon and Rayne serve...More

Thank Apples20132013
SocialMediaSA, Public Relations Manager at Funiki Japanese Eatery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2013

You are so welcome and we truly hope you had a memorable visit. Hope to see you again soon. :)

Reviewed 14 October 2013

This is not an ordinary Japanese Eatery, this is the Eatery of Sensei Deon an extra-ordinary chef and an extraordinary man. Be prepared for a unique and personal experience with well presented fresh food and if there is some time, and you are that way...More

Thank Annemarie H
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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
1:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lambrechts Road | L'Ermitage Estate, Franschhoek 7690, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Franschhoek
  • Phone Number: +27 76 997 3786
  • E-mail
Funiki is Kiyomasu Deon Sensei's premium dining experience. Now you can experience the culinary splendor of Japanese home cook dishes unmistakably interlinked with Samurai traditions of Old in the expression of simplicity, sophistication, spontaneity, originality and ambiance that is Funiki.
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