We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Kyoto Garden Sushi

11 Kloof Nek Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 2001
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good24%
  • Average8%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“tempura” (23 reviews)
“rice” (22 reviews)
“sushi” (72 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
11 Kloof Nek Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (209)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

61 - 70 of 188 reviews

Reviewed 29 April 2016

Lovely relaxing ambience. The menu is good but extremely pricey and not your typical Japanese menu. The food was good and the waiter was great.More

Thank FussyOz
Peddlars, Guest Relations Manager at Kyoto Garden Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2016

Thanks for the feedback FussyOz, as a response I'd say that our prices are in line with all the top restaurants in Cape Town. Another point is that we import a lot of our best seafood, as it's not available locally (Alaskan King Crab, Pacific...More

Reviewed 9 April 2016

Nice little place up Kloof street that serves very nice Japanese fusion food,Quality of products used is excellent.Overall very satisfied with this place.

Thank Vince0882
Peddlars, Guest Relations Manager at Kyoto Garden Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2016

Thanks for the kind words Vince. Will pass on to Chef Koshi and the guys in the kitchen!

Reviewed 6 April 2016

all just PERFECT: the fresh food, the choice o sushi and other Japanese meals, the friendly and personal service, the interior design. among my preferred restaurants in Cape Town

Thank KristinMW
Peddlars, Guest Relations Manager at Kyoto Garden Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 8 April 2016

Thanks for the great feedback Kirstin. See you again soon.

Reviewed 2 April 2016 via mobile

We travelled the gardens route and ended in Cape Town over two weeks... This was our favourite restaurant from our trip. Very fresh and simple, perfectly flavoured and balanced. The prawn and scallop rice paper rolls were to die for. Great service.

Thank Elisabeth F
Reviewed 23 March 2016 via mobile

I went there with a group of friends. All of my friends like sushi but I don't. So I ordered non sushi items. I had Miso soup, tempura vegetables, and clams for the main course. I had to send the miso back once because it...More

Thank Photosinger
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

A Japanese restaurant at the southern tip of Africa...does that even make sense? It doesnt. Neither does the fact that it is so damn good! A very gracious host, amazing staff and atmosphere...and the food...wow. The food. A night out for your tastebuds if the...More

Thank Edward D
Reviewed 20 March 2016

The amazing part about Kyoto is that it elevates sushi to a fine dining level. All the cutlery glassware and attention to detail, makes it feel unique and special and not just like another common sushi restaurant. Their seafood is so fresh and delicate the...More

Thank cafedelsolsa
Peddlars, Guest Relations Manager at Kyoto Garden Sushi, responded to this reviewResponded 21 March 2016

Thank you for the kind comments and feedback Clarachi. We look forward to welcoming you again soon.

Reviewed 15 March 2016

I don't eat fish or seafood. So usually avoid Japanese restaurants. Had some wonderful veg sushi here. Extremely helpful staff. Ditto the American owner. Very nice neighborhood filled with interesting places and people. We're American, living in the Cape Town area. By US Japanese restaurant...More

Thank HowardB118
Reviewed 5 March 2016

The service was caring and attentive and the food simply superb. I had two problems. the first was which dishes to choose from a menu comprised of a variety of dishes that I had never experienced before. I chose as a starter a small lobster...More

Thank Guy W
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

I understand other reviews saying this restaurant is some expensive. For South African standards it is. A bottle of wine is double the price comparing with other good restaurants in the country. And the chef's sushi plates aren't big portions. Nevertheless we had a lovely...More

Thank Myrlon
Nearby Restaurants
Miller's Thumb
1,755 reviews
.00 miles away
Arnold's Restaurant
677 reviews
.10 miles away
86 reviews
.16 miles away
Hudsons the Burger Joint
279 reviews
.14 miles away
Nearby Attractions
Cape Town Holocaust Centre
71 reviews
.39 miles away
The Labia
78 reviews
.23 miles away
Great Synagogue
23 reviews
.38 miles away
Amber Tours
133 reviews
.35 miles away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Craig N
11 February 2017|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from Eamon M | Property representative |
Hello Craig, no problem. Please just ask when you are seated. Regards.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Kloof Nek Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 2001
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing