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With a name like Aqua, the expectations for this seafood restaurant are set quite high, and they are unquestionably met and exceeded. Aqua is situated in Green Point, Cape Town, and really does epitomize the ultimate stylish seafood restaurant. The seafood is fresh and of the highest quality, and the restaurant features an in-house sushi bar as well as an extensive wine and cocktail menu. Not only does it have great food, but it also boasts a 5300-gallon (20,000-liter) saltwater tank filled with beautiful and exotic sea creatures. Everything about this restaurant, the hip vibe, stunning interior design, and outstanding food, makes it a top of the line seafood restaurant. -Joel Bronkowski
Trinity East is a very stylish Asian restaurant that forms part of the prolific multi-story Trinity nightclub in Cape Town. Just as the Trinity club reshaped nightlife in Cape Town, Trinity East likewise reshaped Asian cuisine. This intimate restaurant seats only 20, which ensures impeccable service. Trinity East offers amazingly delicate sushi and delicious Asian meals. They also offer platters, combos and specials - all prepared by an expert chef. Trinity East is a great place for fine dining and has everything an upscale restaurant could need - beautiful food, stylish décor, incredible service and a great reputation. -Joel Bronkowski
It's hard to believe that this desirable restaurant, bar and cafe was once a sooty foundry. Located in the burgeoning old factory area near the Waterfront, it fills a vast tiered space centred on a bar below a suspended wine cellar. Beluga, with its minimalist brickwork interior, has become the place to be seen.
Owned by master chef Nobuyuki ‘Nobu’ Matsuhisa, Nobu serves an array of tantalizing Asian Fusion dishes. Incorporating a touch of contemporary flavor to traditional Japanese dishes, the chef uses exotic culinary methods to create scrumptious delicacies. The playful menu comprises of Soft Shell Crab Harumaki, Beef Tataki served with onion ponzu and Nobu Tacos made with tuna and salmon among numerous other dishes. However, to get a better idea of the delicious food this eatery has to offer, opt for the Chef’s Special Omakase with the wine flight option. The dishes are priced on the steeper side, but don’t let that deter you from trying out this restaurant. It’s an ideal place to celebrate a special occasion, impress your date or simply enjoy a hearty meal.
Sevruga is situated in between the beautiful surroundings of Table Mountain and the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront. It is a stylish and understated Asian restaurant that is extremely popular among locals and regular tourists. Sevruga serves some of the best Asian cuisine and is famous for its sushi and cocktails. Sevruga is a hip restaurant that emanates a fresh, elegant international vibe. It is the perfect place to enjoy a fine Asian meal along with brisk and professional service. What is more, along with its sushi and cocktail specials, Sevruga provides you with world class food at a reasonable price. -Annchen Marais
Takumi is a new and exciting contemporary Japanese restaurant in popular Gardens region of Cape Town. Takumi is already receiving amazing reviews and buzz. It is quickly becoming one of the most popular sushi hotspots in the Cape. Much of Takumi's success is due to chef Hatsushiro Muraoka (also known as Papa San). This well renowned sushi chef is known for his extensive phenomenal sushi creations. One can be certain that when they dine at Takumi, they are in for a unique treat! Takumi has more to offer than sushi: they are also well known for tofu and noodle dishes. If it is not the sushi and main courses that will leave you talking, it may very well be the home made ice cream and other unique deserts from Papa San. - Joel Bronkowski
Tokyo Restaurant and Sushi Bar is just the place when you are in Gardens, and feeling like Asian cuisine. Besides its trendy appearance. it is a relaxed and comfortable setting that is perfect for everyone - from big groups of people, to the more intimate meetings. Tokyo Restaurant and Sushi Bar really caters for everyone with an extensive menu. Tokyo Restaurant and Sushi Bar serve Asian classic dishes with welcome twists. Besides amazing food, expect excellent service. - Annchen Marais
Oishii is Japanese for delicious, and it sums up this restaurants' entire menu. Everything is simply delicious and worth recommendation. However, Oishii Delicious is more than just an Asian restaurant with good food. Located in the quieter area of Cape Town's Tamboerskloof, it is like a little displaced imaginary world. The interesting and unique decor contributes whole-heatedly to the feel and atmosphere of the place, which enchants and draws you in as if by a gravitational pull. The furniture and home ware are all different colors and styles, and the decorations are a fusion of Asian inspired toys and other cute memorabilia. It is so strange, exciting and nothing like any restaurant you have seen before - definitely worth a long visit. - Annchen Marais
Wonderful is an authentic Chinese restaurant that is just that: wonderful. Situated in Sea Point amidst the buzz of Cape Town, the down-to-earth and friendly atmosphere make it perfect for families. The authentic Chinese prints and decor never fail to make you feel welcome, and diners also have the option of sitting outside at one of the sun-soaked sidewalk tables. Wonderful prides itself on serving the best Chinese and Thai cuisine that Sea Point has to offer at a most affordable price. In addition to the amazing food, location and prices, the service is also undeniably fast and friendly. -Annchen Marais