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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” (33 reviews)
“dim sum” (71 reviews)
“sizzling beef” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Sushi, Asian, Japanese, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
58 Burg Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 375 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great tasty food , well presented , and staff fantastic , friendly atmosphere, some dishes spicy ....but I like spicy, some might not , the soups were first class . great atmosphere but its all about the food , again never disappointed

Thank Paul Gregory H
Bukhara_Management, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for these amazingly kind words and the stellar review!

Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 20 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

1  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 4 weeks ago

It seems to me haiku changed hands and is being run possibly as a franchise as the bookings still go via Bukhara. Sadly this has led to the quality of most of the food not being as good, listen duck orange still nice but poorly...More

Thank Guyleroiuk
Bukhara_Management, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Good day, thank you for taking the time to rate us and write this review. We appreciate your feedback and will use in order to improve upon yours and other's overall experience with us. We apologise for your time with us being less than satisfactory...More

Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

This restaurant is a secret favourite of mine. The food is delicious. It is hard to pick a favourite on the menu. I highly recommend Haiku. One of my favourites in Cape Town.

Thank H H
Bukhara_Management, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for your review and kind words! Come back to visit us soon!

Reviewed 10 September 2017

About 1.5 blocks from the Holiday Inn Express Service - great, our waitress was able to help us navigate the menu and made outstanding suggestions. Very quick to replenish our drinks with a simple nod across the room. Food - oh, sooo good. We selected...More

1  Thank vbnet
Bukhara_Management, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you so much for your kind words and review! Come back to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere on entering is quite dark and forbidding, the food is authentic, light and tasty. Tables are nicely separated and lit by halogen - no musak so chatting is easy. Quiet and a nice change from the hubbub in nearby eateries. All the Asian dishes...More

1  Thank Michael L
Bukhara_Management, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review our restaurant and for the feedback! Come back to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 18 August 2017

Loved this place, the menu is perfect the food quality excellent as is the service and atmosphere. Not just Chinese so sore,thing for all. The city centre is a little risky at nite so either have parking arranged and I think they Valet Park. Worth...More

Thank M S
Haiku_Management, Manager at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Hello M S, Thank you so much for your kind review! We hope to see you again soon :)

Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting Haiku for years. It's always a treat with a great vibe and friendly service. Very delicious Asian food. My favourites are prawn toast, spinach and ricotta dim sum, crispy duck with pancakes and the salmon robata . But I have never been...More

Thank Fathima D
Haiku_Management, Manager at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2017

Thank you Fathima! We hope to see you soon again :)

Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

3 of us for dinner. Great food and good wine selection. Some wines have s hefty markup but others are reasonable and good value( Mulderbosch Chenin Blanc). Excellent service from our waitress who took time to explain the dishes and their ingredients.Do try the salt...More

Thank aldor737
Haiku_Management, Manager at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Hi aldor737, Thank you for the amazing review, we hope to see you soon! :)

Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

The food was to expensive for the very small portions. The Peking duck was to dry. The place is noisy and the service is terrrible. Dont go here!!More

Thank Nils M
Bukhara_Management, Owner at Haiku, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2017

Good day, we terribly sorry to hear that your experience with us was less than satisfactory. Please help us to take this further by providing us with the name of your waiter and any other staff member that may have made your visit horrible so...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$100
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, 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
  • E-mail
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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