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“Plain food with service to match.”
Review of Sevruga Restaurant

Sevruga Restaurant
Ranked #184 of 1,226 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Price range: $10 - $35
Cuisines: Sushi
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Good for: Large groups, Special occasions, Business meetings, Romantic
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Late Night, Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Sevruga is a culmination of a lifetime of work, and our complete dedication to perfection. Although perfection is almost always a step away, we always endeavour to exceed your wildest expectations, offerings lush interiors, exquisite dining and an intimate atmosphere seating up to 350. From the New York style entrance, polished marble and solid wooden floors, to the fabulous American walnut bar counter and designer chairs with opulent, imported fabric, it is clear that no expense has been spared. Our philosophy when creating Sevruga was the same as when we create our signature dishes. We use the best possible raw ingredients, combined with professional and creative suppliers and craftsmen to create a truly amazing experience. An elaborate menu offering a vast array of wines and meals ranging from humble dishes to taste sensations, with more complex tastes and flavours. The service is relaxed yet professional, while the view from both inside the restaurant and out on the terrace, will take your breath away! As part of giving Sevruga customers an all-round experience, a Functions Manager for tour and incentive groups is always on hand and, from the entrance to the kitchen, Sevruga has steadfast principles in place to guarantee an over-all experience of grandeur. With especially designed set menus, we can cater for any function. It's no wonder that every now and then we are delighted to have famous faces, both local and international, grace our establishment. A-list Hollywood stars such as Harrison Ford, Calista Flockhart and Tom Hardy, have been spotted dining at Sevruga, as well as our beautiful Benoni Blom Charlize Theron. You never know you might just bump into Brangalina! "The only reason to visit the V&A Waterfront". - The New York Times.
Reviewed November 7, 2012

We were shown to our table 40 minutes after our original reservation. We waited at the cramped bar (strangely the bar is actually a smoking area so all diners come there for a puff) whilst the manager tried to compensate for the delay by offering complimentary prawn rolls and drinks to patrons but the waitrons shouting over us and bickering with the disinterested barmen got us off to a bad start.

More free sushi followed when the manager found out my girlfriend was celiac and couldn't eat the prawn rolls so must tip my hat to him in that regard.

The oyster starters were big and tasty but unfortunately both our mains of kingklip were quite bland. Disappointingly got charged extra for a shot of Amarula in our Dom Pedros but by that time we were beyond caring.

To end an average evening the waitress looked like we had kicked her puppy when we left a tip 15% on an overpriced menu for below average service.

In a location like this I don't think they have to worry about repeat customers but we definitely won't be back.

Would recommend Baia two minutes away.

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Reviewed November 5, 2012

This is the only restaurant I frequent on the waterfont.There are 2 reasons to go to eat here.The food is excellent and they have an amazing waitress in Salochini(known as Durbs)-she just loves her job-she has only had 3 days off this year,not because Sevruga are tying her to the restaurant.She adores it.
We arrived and enjoyed a glass of Pongraz rose,while Durbs, with enthusiasm, described the menu,with a relish that had the taste buds awoken.We both started with the Tuna crush sushi,which was really fresh accompanied by the ginger and hot wasabi!
For the main mum had the Cape Malay curry,and loved it!I had the de-boned lamb in a minty sauce on a bed of mash.It could have done with a little bit of greenery to add some colour,but it tasted divine. I had a Glen Carlou Cab while with the spicy malay mum had a wonderful Bochendal Shiraz.
I rounded off with a morish chocolate and honey-combe sundae.
Durbs smiles and jokes with the guests,but is also a true pro!
To top it all the bill is great value.
Kendal Mint

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Reviewed October 29, 2012 via mobile

We enjoyed early diner at 7 pm. we visited there with our 7 yrs boy. We enjoyed our waiter suggestion of seafood selection plate, sushi. Very fresh and tasty.

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Reviewed October 29, 2012

Sushi was so fresh it melts in your mouth, decadent dessert and superb service. Would definitely go back every time we're in Cape Town!

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Reviewed October 27, 2012

I eat at Sevruga regularly and am always happy with my experience! The service is definitely something to rave about - hostesses, managers and waiters are always friendly and attentive.

Thank Schweta
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