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The Blackanese Sushi & Wine Bar

20 Kruger Street, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
+27 11 024 9455
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good49%
  • Average17%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible0%
3 Dec 2017
“Unfortunately not great”
4 Apr 2017
“What exactly makes it "fusion"?”
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Japanese, Sushi, Asian
$$ - $$$
20 Kruger Street, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 December 2017 via mobile

As soon as we went in and I realized we were the only ppl in the place I knew we should run for it. Sushi was really bad. Service was charming but amateur. Won't be back

Thank M H
Reviewed 5 April 2017

A friend and I came to Blackanese because we were totally pumped about the concept of Afro-Asian fusion. While the decor and service were nice, we kept turning over the menu to see what we were missing. There was a strawberry/cream cheese roll, but they...More

Thank vagabonderMI
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

It is a small restaurants in a quiete street of Johannesburg. The sushi was amazing. The veggie sandwiches and the maki's are fabulous (with avocado and cucumber). We didn't order it but if u want grilled fish they are cooking it outside on the terrace!...More

1  Thank giulia_jj93
Reviewed 28 November 2016

Not the best sushi I've ever had, but the quality + price point was definitely acceptable, and the service was great: friendly, upbeat and attentive. I would definitely go again.

Thank shaunism
Reviewed 15 November 2016

The food at Blackanese is definitely good. The sushi is made fresh upon ordering, and their grilled fish, which is quite a big portion, is worth the buy. I will definitely go there again for the fish. The only down side is that when we...More

Thank MissNina25
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Great sushi with some fusion sushi options! And the jam jars were just jolly fantastic - I tried 3 in all, the cranberry, the mixed berry and to top it all off, the plum and chilli. You must give these guys a turn!

Thank Philippa D
Reviewed 29 August 2016

We visited The Blackanese on Tuesday evening to enjoy their all you can eat offering. We had high expectations and had been saving up time and appetite for this place. Unfortunately, we were rather disappointed by the service and the food. First, the waitress who...More

1  Thank Siphiwe D
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

There was a huge hype when this restaurant opened in Maboneng district of central Johannesburg, South Africa a few years back. Understanding the background of the restaurant owner, you would agree with the hype. The restaurant is efficiently run. There is very minimal decor, very...More

Thank Londeka N
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Great sushi-reinvention, great grilled fish. I enjoyed a very good dinner indeed. No excess in spices, dressing. They have an issue with the toilet: you have to go to an adjacent building, pass a sort of security and go to the furst floor, where you...More

1  Thank Hedin
Reviewed 26 May 2016

The food was delicious and in the very trendy Maboneng neighborhood. Drinks were lovely and strong! The only complaint is that it took quite along time to come and the restaurant was empty.

Thank Chelsea H
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Open Hours
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 20 Kruger Street, Johannesburg 2094, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 024 9455
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