Nobu is run by the world renowned Michelin star chef Matsuhisa and Reuben’s is the South Africa's famous chef Riffel. The third eatery is the Vista Bar, which as it's name suggests has a massive vista of Table Mountain. Reuben’s has a vast wine collection which is three levels high with a mezzanine tasting room.
Chef Matsuhisa has grown internationally with this being his restaurant in Africa and his third with Mr. Kerzner. Nobu serves classical Japanese cuisine a contemporary twist. Diners can indulge in fresh South African seafood and indigenous spices in mesmerizing dishes such as Sake Roast Whitefish with Jalapeno.
The Chocolate Bento Box with the dark chocolate mousse, green tea ice cream a must. Nobu has a great selection of Sakes, Plum wines & Japanese beer. The Ceviche Bar, which is often attended to by Nobu's Head Chef, dispenses a variety of small-plate Japanese tapas dishes.
Award for the Nobu Restaurant
The experience at Nobu is like no other in Cape Town, their Omakase menu where diners go through a traditional Japanese culinary.Such is the preparation and presentation of the food at Nobu that chef Hideki-san made all 365 starters served at this year’s Eat Out Awards. His innovative Baby spinach salad with dried miso and crayfish offering was a precursor to an evening meal prepared by fellow award winners Luke Dale-Roberts, Michael Broughton and George Jardine. With stars and celebrity are regularly seen at Nobu restaurants around the globe.
This restaurant is owned by local top chef, Reuben Riffel, who has won many awards over the years for his amazing food dishes.
The cuisine at the restaurant is simple but with wholesome bistro fare and only made with the freshest of flavors. The restaurant has a sophisticated brasserie feel, and the food provides the exciting combination of local flavors that one would expect from South Africa's most loved chefs.
Situated in the center of the lobby is the great Vista Bar, offers incredible views of the Mountain.
Guests come together to enjoy à la carte continental breakfast menu, a selection of light snacks throughout the day and spectacular Afternoon High Tea with a choice of 36 brews
Breakfast: 6.30am to 10.30pm
Daytime snack menu: 12 pm to 6 pm
Afternoon tea: 2.30pm to 5.30pm
Evening menu: 6 pm to 1 am
During the day, guests looking for a more relaxed atmosphere can head to the 54-cover Isola Restaurant at the resort which is adjacent to the beautiful swimming pool.
A combination of island and classic Italian cuisine, the menu offers wood-fired pizza, seafood, and various local game.
Guests may enjoy life’s luxuries in style at the resort where Afternoon Tea is a lavish affair. The perfect excuse to take time out, the famous Afternoon Tea is a decadent daily event where piles of impossibly delicate pastries, savory bites, and sweet indulgences set the tone. Executive Pastry Chef and team of passionate sugar smiths and bakers start from early each morning to prepare the lavish buffet style Afternoon Tea.
Each afternoon sees an oversized table in the Vista Lounge dressed with a colorful array of macaroons in an astonishing assortment of flavors, just-baked cakes, and savory finger sandwiches and always an assortment of chocolate delights.
Though the Afternoon Tea reflects the hotel’s position as part of a globally renowned and sophisticated brand with universally recognized offerings like their famous New York style baked cheesecake, there is no doubt that this is a South African-infused Afternoon tea experience. Local delicacies such as the syrupy koeksister can be enjoyed while sipping on the hotel’s specially blended Arabica coffee or any of the loose-leaf teas on offer.
This winter, Afternoon Tea guests can further indulge their sweet tooth with a decadent Lindt fondue and most will certainly agree that the hotel's signature lemon Macarons is simply just not enough.
Catering for up to 100 guests in the Vista Lounge, Afternoon Tea at the resort is served from 2.30pm –5.30pm daily (subject to change).