I’ve always been a fan of Nobu. I mean, world-class Japanese-Peruvian dining? What’s not to love? The Nobu Cape Town is situated at the One & Only at the V&A Waterfront, which is certainly one of my favourite hotels in Cape Town, if only for its spectacular setting and gorgeous spa. But, right now, adventuring around isn’t on my to-do list (unfortunately), so I was only too glad to discover Nobu At Home.
See, with Nobu At Home, the One & Only Nobu team brings the Nobu experience to your home. With a wonderful menu of delectable items ranging from sushi to Bento boxes to a variety of the hot dishes Nobu is famous for, there definitely is something for everyone to choose from. They even offer a selection of virgin cocktails, alcohol-free wines, soft drinks, and mineral waters.
The Nobu At Home Experience
Currently, Nobu At Home is available for pick-up and delivery and you’ll receive your order in the most elegant takeaway packaging you’ll ever come across. The individual containers are beautifully branded, and everything is put together in a beautiful black box that resembles a serving tray. See pictures below.
I was lucky enough to try a small selection of Nobu’s sushi in order to sample the At Home experience. And what a joy it was. Head Chef Harold Hurtada always serves up food that’s fresh & delicious – plus, he’s an absolute joy of a person and you’ll be delighted if you ever have a chance to meet him or interact with him online.
Sushi & More
I tried a simple selection from the Nobu At Home Menu:
- Edamame (R105)
- Bluefin Tuna Nigiri (R95 per piece)
- Blanched Shrimp Nigiri (R45 per piece)
- Salmon & Avocado Inside Out (R175)
- Shrimp Tempura Inside Out (R200).
The Edamame beans were wonderful – as edamame always is! And I can fully attest to the quality of the Nobu sushi. This was the first time I had sushi since the lockdown began (and I usually eat sushi an average of 3x a week) – and was utterly indulging in every bite. High-quality ingredients, freshly made, and absolutely delicious. If you’re looking to spoil yourself, then you definitely can’t go wrong with sushi from Nobu.
Indeed, Nobu is quite well-known for its spectacular sushi. But what’s most acclaimed are its unique fusion hot dishes. Unfortunately, I can’t tell you how these match up in the Nobu At Home boxes but I can redirect you to my previous dining experience at Nobu a few years back. If the quality is still the same, as I have every reason to believe it is, then you’ll be in for a treat with these as well.
Try Nobu At Home
Getting your own Nobu At Home experience is pretty simple. You can order online, and the experience is available for pick-up and delivery. Delivery is available within a 20km radius of the One & Only Cape Town, with the following delivery charges applied: 0-5km is free of charge, 5-10km is R100, 10-20km is R200.
To sum up, here’s all the information you need in bite-size (like all good sushi should be):
- Updates available on the One & Only Facebook and Instagram pages.
- The menu includes sushi, snacks, Bento boxes, main dishes, virgin cocktails, and more. View the full menu here.
- You can order online here.
- Nobu At Home is available for pick-up or delivery.
- Delivery available within a 20km radius of the One & Only Cape Town.
- Delivery fees: 0-5km is free, 5-10km is R100, 10-20km is R200.
Article Date: August 2020
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