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Nam Jai House Asian Fusion

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| No Six on Esplanade, Mzingazi Waterfront, Richards Bay 3900, South Africa
+27 35 788 0062
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
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Mon - Sat 18:00 - 22:00
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Richards Bay, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Service was great. However the sashimi was tiny. They made us pay for more ginger when we order about 40 pieces and only gave a small amount. Also has the weirdest toilet signs I have ever seen.

Thank evan10olivier
Richards Bay, South Africa
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have some good specials on certain nights. We tried the burger special and the sushi. Good flavors

Thank BarbzGriffith
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The meal was out of this world, the atmosphere was great and the service was nothing to sneeze at. I will most definitely recommend Nam Jai to all my friends. Thanks for a lovely day.

Thank Bronwyn P
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is the third time we have tried this restaurant and every time we hope that they will redeem themselves in their food department. Unfortunately, my teriyaki pork belly was overcooked, rubbery and too sweet. My family had a similar experience- their chicken was overcooked. Our food also took an hour, and the music kept alternative between loud and soft.... More 

Thank stefanv824
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The meals here are on the pricey side, but they do not disappoint! The portions are extremely generous. The Thai Curry is just out of this world! Soooo much flavour, you can taste every single ingredient and the prawns were cooked to perfection. Also have to rave about the bamboo tempura prawn sushi - so divine. The Chef at this... More 

Thank CelesteEast
Tel Aviv, Israel
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111 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Its just on the sea side walk. They give you a menu but its all on the wall so you dont have to sit and if you dont like it get up and leave. The service is great so helpful and kind. The food was OK but they can do better. Also the price is fair.

1 Thank nir147852
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Most expensive sushi in town. Portions are also small, especially the sashimi. And the whole plate comes drizzled in mayonnaise, even after asking to leave mayonnaise off. Disappointing.

Thank Lajos V
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 November 2016 via mobile

Very pricey, service poor, food a definite no go. Not recommended. Big waste of money. Menu limited.

1 Thank boklam
Richards Bay, South Africa
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

if you looking for a great place to chill, with a view and friendly staff. Nam Jai is a ambient vibrant restaurant...

Thank Bohemain Beach B
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We arrived with family around 2pm after chilling out at the Small Craft Harbour. Staff was friendly but the menu is just fairly boring and a bit overpriced. We shared some tempura prawns which came in far too crusty cover. 4 for R 90. A not too inviting crispy duck which was far too fat came with a price tag... More 

Thank Fredric D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 15
Sushi, Thai
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: | No Six on Esplanade, Mzingazi Waterfront, Richards Bay 3900, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  KwaZulu-Natal  >  Richards Bay
  • Phone Number: +27 35 788 0062
Asian Fusion Restaurant. Won Best Asian Restaurant in South Africa November 2015. Won Best Asian Eatery November 2014 Eat Out Awards.

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