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Willoughby & Co

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Shop 6132 Victoria Warf, Cape Town Central, South Africa
0214186116
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Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Great place to eat

Very popular, queues very possible, depending on what time you want to eat. Our waiter was very personable and helpful and explained the menu in detail, very helpful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Twissie65
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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Halifax, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very popular, queues very possible, depending on what time you want to eat. Our waiter was very personable and helpful and explained the menu in detail, very helpful.

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South Africa
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93 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Don't order the new style dishes with so much sugar and mayo you taste nothing. Go for the classic dishes.

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Thank CoolRamblings
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1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is by far the best sushi in the world...Its consistently delicious, service good, its friendly even if you go on your own you will meet people if you sit at sushi bar. They offer full sushi menu with everything from hand rolls to sashimi and best is 4x4 with shrimp in a ponzu sauce , tiger rolls with wasabe... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I hadn't been to Willoughby's for a while but it was good. The endamane beans were steamed and seasoned just perfectly. The shrimp fried sushi in a sticky sweet chilli sauce was delicious and the pan fried sole with chunky chips good. A bit pricey though.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had to queue for about 20 min, but it was so worth the wait. Best sushi in Cape Town - hands down! Good atmosphere, great service, good wine and fantastic sushi. Shame it's located in a shopping mall though. Still, I would definitely go back.

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Thank MLD78
Cannes, France
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44 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Amazing fresh sashimi, sushi and all other dishes, the food is outstanding. There is always a line up, but they do a wine tasting each day of excellent SA wines so you don't mind to wait a few minutes. Once seated you can choose from the regular menu or Sushi menu and it is stunning.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Willoughby's has become a regular haunt becasue the fish is always fresh and consistently good. The only downside of the restaurant is the setting in the middle of a shopping centre, but as the queues testify, the food more than makes up for this drawback.

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Thank BD8J
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54 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very popular in the Waterfront mall. Super sushi selection plus other dishes. Super helpful staff. Very friendly. A little pricey for Cape Town but worth it

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Thank Mal1960
Cape Town
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28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I had not been to Willoughbys in a while until end of last year. It is still the best place. Professional service, excellent food, good vibe. Maybe a bit pricey. But still totally enjoyable.

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Nice, France
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240 reviews
161 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved the soft shell crab here, the best. Will come back just for this. Epic! Calamari (fried) was also really good. Not so keen on the chilli sauce that smothered the tempura prawns, they went all soggy. Will ask for the sauce on the side next time, as there will most definately be a next time. Great staff, working under... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Shop 6132 Victoria Warf, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 0214186116

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 15 - 30
  • Cuisine: Japanese, Seafood, Sushi, Asian, Fusion

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

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