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Haiku

58 Burg Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 7000
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Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“peking duck” (30 reviews)
“dim sum” (69 reviews)
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CUISINES
Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Food
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LOCATION
58 Burg Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 364 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was amazing. The service was exellent. We got very good help to explain the menu. But the restaurant itselves was dark and cold.

Thank Atle B
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 21 February 2017 via mobile

5 of us visited on this occasion and felt it best to order a large selection of dim sum, Sushi and main dishes to eat as they were cooked and served; what a fantastic idea ! Food as good as ever, great wine list, nice...More

Thank JontyJoJo
Sabi S, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hello JontyJoJo, Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review about Haiku. We are glad you enjoyed your time at our restaurant. We always strive to keep standards of excellence so our customers have a memorable experience! We hope to see...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went after work to meet business colleagues for drinks & dinner. From entering the restaurant till leaving - service was excellent. Waiters are very well trained & pays careful attention to orders. Atmosphere, food & service = par excellence!

Thank elltonpriston
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Dinner at Haiku with business associates and the range of Asian food was incredible. Four kitchens Japanese, South Korean, Chinese and Thai if I remember correctly. Service was excellent as was quality and presentation of food.More

Thank 848riazh
Sabi S, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hello Riazh, Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review about Haiku. We are glad you and your business associates enjoyed our restaurant and everything it offers. We always strive to keep standards of excellence so our customers have a memorable...More

Reviewed 22 May 2017

Our second time at Haiku and the food was just as delicious and memorable as the first time. The menu is Pan-Asian so there is something for everyone. We walked in without a reservation (April) but our first visit (January) we queued for 30 mins...More

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 16 May 2017

Myself, my fiance, and a group of our friends ended up at Haiku accidentally, after the restaurant we planned on going to nearby was closed-- and boy, were happy the other place was closed! Although we were very unsure of the place when we walked...More

Thank Alexander D
Sabi S, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hello Alexander, Thank you for taking the time to post such a nice review about Haiku. We are glad you visited us and we hope to see you soon again. We will pass on the message to Livona, we are sure she will appreciate it...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Decided to visit this restaurant on the spur of the moment and I'm so happy I did! I dined last Thursday in the Indian restaurant upstairs which is owned by the same owner. This is the best Asian restaurant I have dined in since arriving...More

Thank Rhys O
Sabi S, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hello Rhys, We are so glad you enjoyed your time at Haiku. We always strive to keep standards of excellence so our customers have a memorable experience! We hope to see you soon so you can try the rest of our menu. Please don’t forget...More

Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

An amazing variety of different Asian foods well presented and prepared. The waiter has been very helpful and suggested and explained everything so we knew exactly what to expect. The place was qiite busy and since the kitchen was an open plan there was lots...More

Thank deglenn47
Sabi S, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hello Deglenn, We are so glad you enjoyed your time at Haiku. We always strive to keep standards of excellence so our customers have a memorable experience and we are happy to hear your waiter was professional and helpful. We hope to see you soon...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We had dim sum which was outstanding. The spinach and cream cheese dim sum is a hit. Quite a variety of other food on the menu, the main meals we had were nice but it was the dim sum that stuck out. Great service and...More

Thank Deborah C
Sabi S, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hello Deborah, We are so glad you enjoyed your time and the food at Haiku. Did you know we were the first in South Africa to introduce the Spinach Har Gau? We hope to see you soon so you can try the rest of our...More

Reviewed 30 April 2017 via mobile

Phoned last minute on a Sat night and got table for 8pm. And in middle of long weekend! We were lucky. It was a great meal. Food is cooked from four separate kitchens which makes for a big and complicated menu but staff were extremely...More

Thank Jill M
Sabi S, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 7 June 2017

Hello Jill, We are so glad you enjoyed your experience at Haiku! Thank you for visiting and writting such a nice review.We hope to see you soon so you can try the rest of our menu. We apologize that we were out of your first...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Burg Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 7000
Description
The Haiku concept is exotic Asian cuisine. Chinese dim sum, wok and barbeque; Japanese robata grills and sushi, served tapas-style, are some of the dishes to be shared and enjoyed in a stylish setting.DescriptionThe Haiku concept is exotic Asian cuisine. Chinese dim sum, wok and barbeque; Japanese robata grill and sushi, served tapas-style, are some of the dishes to be shared and enjoyed in a stylish setting.The restaurant interior features a state-of-the-art open kitchen where diners can watch food being artfully prepared by a group of talented, professional chefs. The restaurant exudes trendy sophistication, with walls and floors of beautifully polished granite.
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