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1890 House Sushi

Lynton, Trill Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 447 1450
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“sushi” (65 reviews)
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
Lynton, Trill Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

This is a no frills restaurant, which does not matter because the Sushi is excellent and well priced. Once you have tried the Sushi here you will struggle with what is offered by the main stream restaurants.

Thank Consumercheck
Reviewed 20 January 2016

Great Sushi. Good service. I love sitting by the belt. This place is an institution in Obs. This is a must try in Cape Town

Thank Eirik S
Reviewed 10 January 2016

There is every reason why everybody raves about 1890 House Sushi in Observatory Cape Town – it’s every mouthful of their awesome selection of super-fresh, expertly crafted sushi. Along with a wide choice of sashimi, nigiri, make, California rolls, fashion sandwiches and hand rolls, there...More

Thank MatthewJHB
Reviewed 31 October 2015

They had reasonably priced sushi which was pretty good. The bean curd dish was unique and tasted quite different, which I appreciated. You can either grab dishes from the conveyor belt or order a dish from the many waiters on staff.

Thank panicmanual
Reviewed 31 October 2015 via mobile

Decided to visit after seeing good reviews on trip advisor. Sushi was good and really enjoyed the crispy calamari. Reasonable prices.

Thank AnniePash
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Warm, friendly, and top notch. My favourite is the salmon & tuna platter, the Japanese salad is generous and tasty. The only thing I've had there recently that wasn't excellent was the hot and sour soup, it wasn't bad, just not a exciting as I'd...More

1  Thank Fustbariclation
Reviewed 7 September 2015

JUST LOVE IT! Best sushi ever in Cape Town, Charly is so nice, it's just THE address to taste in Obz!

1  Thank Lenaninanou
Reviewed 8 August 2015

Really awesome Sushi which you can eat at the conveyor belt or a table. Great for evening or a spot of lunch

1  Thank gavinareid
Reviewed 12 July 2015

It was very good sushi and they had quite a variety . Loved the kaiten style ( roundabout with the sushi plates going round) The cooks and staff is chinese not japanese but very good , preparing the sushi very professional right in front of...More

1  Thank retinafunk
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Finding the restaurant was a mission as the sign for the restaurant was very small. The sushi is very good here, the rice is just so perfect regardless if it's the steamed rice on the side or the rice for the sushi. The sushi itself...More

2  Thank Wchen001
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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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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