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1890 House Sushi

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Lynton, Trill Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 447 1450
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Hours:
Mon - Sat 11:00 - 22:30
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105 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 we shared takeaway prawn spring rolls with sweet chili sauce, chicken chop suey and an... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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 I came back twice, one on a Saturday night too, with a friend. Our waiter,... More 

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Thank Samtheguide
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 a place to visit when you want to pop 10 min away from town. And... More 

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Thank RudolphMW
Durban
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 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 bar style conveyor belt full of Sushi to tease your tastebuds, and several little rooms... More 

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Thank Hugo S
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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315 reviews
167 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 113 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016

This remains a gem and the whole vibe is great, day or night. Food was great, service very good and we will be back.

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Thank RicotheGreat
Cape Town, South Africa
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17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

We came with our 2 toddler boys and sat at the revolving sushi bar. Sushi was delicious. Background music was fun

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Thank nilikivko
Paarl, South Africa
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105 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Sushi addicts in Cape Town have told me to visit for two years now and I'm glad I did. Fresh, unique, tasty sushi that did not disappoint! I walked in and got a seat at the sushi bar, there are lots of rooms and tables if you prefer that. Great!

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Thank CandiceLink
Cary, Illinois
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16 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016 via mobile

I loved the won ton soup and the sushi. Lots of mayo is used on the sushi but there are quite a few varieties of options. Good prices too. Usually a reservation is needed - at least call the morning of.

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Thank ChristineD32
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Delicious, good service, good wine choices, great pricing. 3 hungry adults ordered three platters and a soup each and struggled to finish bountiful portions of fish. Friendly and efficient wait staff. Eat here- your will look forward to going back. I wish I could move them in total to America- but the $ 30 dinner would be $120 and not... More 

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Thank Laura V
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 May 2016

I am a sushi fan. A massive huge sushi fan, and this place is phenomenal. 1890 as the meeting place for every catch up with friends and work colleagues every time. The staff although at first may seem abrupt, are super accommodating and work hard to make room for you, get your drinks and sushi out to you asap. Sushi... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Delivery
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
11:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
11:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
11:00 - 22:30
Thursday
11:00 - 22:30
Friday
11:00 - 22:30
Saturday
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?