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Blue Marlin

83 Lower Main Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
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  • Excellent9%
  • Very good49%
  • Average18%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible12%
20 Jan 2017
“Not worth the wait, and what's with the obligatory tip?”
29 Jul 2016
“Restuarant with great views”
Opens in 14 min
Asian, Chinese, Japanese, Sushi
€€ - €€€
83 Lower Main Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
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Reviewed 20 January 2017

We were very excited to have lunch here when we saw what a beautiful location it's in, and everything looked lovely. The 45-minute wait for our food (with small children) was already a let-down, but would have been quickly forgotten if the food was excellent...More

Thank karlg580
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The place was really crowded with other tourists so service was a little slow. Great seafood joint though the chowder was not what we expected! The fish made up for it. By American standards, the prices were a steal--a 3-course meal for 6 with wine...More

Thank John and Chenit F
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We arrived and were shown to a table in the centre of the restaurant. It was a cold day, the room was drafty but the fire place was barren. This would have been a perfect night for a fire. We asked a waiter if he...More

Thank Frank M
Reviewed 9 June 2016

Excellent sushi and lots to choose from. The takeaway platter of 40 California rolls for R100.00 is real value for money as well. I would recommend that they get a card machine though as one does not always have cash on your person.

Thank craigwyngaard
Reviewed 25 May 2016 via mobile

Favorite spot for a quick lunch during work. Sushi is very well priced and usually get a table at the window to harness the sun and watch the diversity walking past. Sushi is always fresh and the tempura prawns have real tempura batter which is...More

Thank Nelsonred
Reviewed 23 April 2016

In an area a little hidden but great sushi for the price. you sure will be leaving the place with a full belly. really back there all the time when i'm in cape town. service was absolutally good

Thank EvelynC
Reviewed 20 April 2016 via mobile

We were in search of a good sushi place and we were not disappointed. It was on a quiet Saturday evening. Service was really good and the waiter was really sweet. Drinks are cheap and sushi is fantastic and affordable. We were shocked that it...More

Thank Danielle M
Reviewed 1 February 2016

I recently relocated to Cape Town and was looking for affordable, fresh and authentic sushi without all the fuss ans mayonnaise. I read a few reviews which mentioned that the area was a little run down, which it is, but nothing life threatening. The sushi...More

Thank Fatima M
Reviewed 23 September 2015 via mobile

I was there for a couple of times already for the sushi platters take away.. To be honest that's the only good thing in this restaurant. Plan enough time cause it takes at least 20 minutes till you get the sushi. One night I waited...More

Thank Indermaur S
Reviewed 13 September 2015 via mobile

Sushi at an affordable price. Not a fine dining restaurant. Visit the Blue Marlin with an Open mind. The staff were friendly. This restaurant only accepts cash.

1  Thank Denwin S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 83 Lower Main Road, Observatory 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Observatory
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