Where to eat sushi in Joburg

more than a year ago
Joburg may be far from the ocean, but that doesn't mean that you can't enjoy good sushi in this town. Here's our pick of some of the best places in this city, and a little beyond, to get your fix.
Sushi and other deights at Tang

This uber-fashionable spot in Nelson Mandela Square is a place to see and be seen. A dark cavern with signature cherry blossom decorations – the sushi here is impressive looking and you'll need to be unfazed by price. The wait staff are super professional and attentive, and your dishes will arrive with plenty of visual impact, and in a cloud of sexy smoke.  
Where to find it: Sandton
Best for: Dressing up, and pairing your sushi with the finest champagne. 

The signature sushi menu at this slick seafood restaurant overlooking Nelson Mandela Square is long and enticing with some imaginative uses of Asian spices and clever twists on the classics such as the noteworthy 'fish and chips roll' with crispy hake. Portions are generous.
Where to find it: Sandton
Best for: Variety and a big budget

The much-awarded Yamato serves elegant and traditional Japanese food with polite service. The superior sushi and sashimi menu is more than a few cuts above your average conveyor belt. Solemn atmosphere but what a combination of flavours!
Where to find it: Melrose Arch.
Best for: If you appreciate authenticity and are prepared to pay for it.


This little restaurant and takeaway joint in Emmarentia draws loyal fans for its budget prices. Drop by every Monday when the sushi is half-price. You'll find all the usual favourites served with little fuss, in a cheerful atmosphere. Very friendly to your wallet you'll also be tempted in by all-you-can-eat sushi on Sundays and Tuesdays.
Where to find it: Emmarentia
Best for: A tight budget and a love of cheerful decor


This delivery service packs a punch - it operates from three locations across Joburg. The sushi is beautifully made and presented, and quite delicious. It is not your budget option, but quite irresistible! Try their signature seared tuna rose.
Where to find it: Bryanston, Fourways, Illovo and surrounding areas
Best for: excellent quality and convenient delivery service


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