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Oku Asian Eatery

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Asian/Oriental Japanese
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Attributes

  • Romantic
  • Outdoor Seating
  • Fireplace

Ōku Asian Eatery is a Southeast Asian-inspired restaurant situated on Franschhoek’s main road.

The restaurant interior is inspired by the minimalistic design popular in the traditional Asian culture with delicate artwork and unique bonsai trees decorating the walls of the restaurant.

The team guided by Ryan Shell has created an ever-evolving menu that showcases traditional Asian-themed tones in a respectful manner whilst using high-quality local and seasonal produce. Our passionate front of house team is driven to deliver excellence in all aspects of service whilst displaying empathy for all of our guests by attending to their needs and desires.

Our wine list is focused on local wineries from in and around the valley as well as a selection of cocktails and sakes, including our own house brand beer-styled sakes.

The dining experience is completed with instrumental music that evokes a sense of calmness in our guests that enables them to unwind and relax.

Reviews (633)

4.7 out of 5.0
Food 4.8
Value 4.5
Service 4.8
Ambience 4.6
  • Desiree M. Dined: 3 days ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 25 Sep 22
    Amazing food, staff were very attentive.

  • Geoff B. Dined: 4 days ago
    4.8
    Food 5.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 25 Sep 22
    Excellent food and service. Minimalist interior which suites the intent and warm on a cold evening!!! Highly recommend and excellent for those on a plant based (vegan) diet.

  • Natalia M. Dined: 4 days ago
    4.8
    Food 5.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0
  • Nate W. Dined: 1 week ago
    4.8
    Food 5.0
    Value 4.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Wed 21 Sep 22
    Would highly recommend eating at Oku, what a lovely experience. The Kaiseki menu was fantastic, well worth the money (its ot of food). They have a great wine list too. The staff were friendly and very attentive. The manager has a great knowledge of wine and recommend a great red for us. Will definitely be back.

  • Bertie B. Dined: 1 week ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 18 Sep 22
    Loved it! We will be back

  • Efi E. Dined: 1 week ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Sat 17 Sep 22
    Our second visit and once again. Outstanding!!!

  • Megan L. Dined: 1 week ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0
  • Claire M. Dined: 2 weeks ago
    5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0

    Reviewed on: Mon 12 Sep 22
    Olu! A delightfully graceful setting with professional and friendly staff service some of the most exquisitely presented and delicious tasting food i have ever eaten. 10 Stars!

  • Steven H. Dined: 2 weeks ago
    4.5
    Food 5.0
    Value 5.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 3.0

    Reviewed on: Sun 11 Sep 22
    On the plus side our service team lead by Peter and Live were excellent ensuring the timing of our 3 courses were delivered over an e joyable period. On the minus side the lack of soft furnishings makes the restaurant very noisy especially when you have other patrons who have no volume control and then Vape to add "insult to injury" so to speak. Will still go back!

  • Sally S. Dined: 3 weeks ago
    4.3
    Food 4.0
    Value 3.0
    Service 5.0
    Ambience 5.0
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Opening Hours

  • Monday 12h00 - 21h00
  • Tuesday 12h00 - 21h00
  • Wednesday 12h00 - 21h00
  • Thursday 12h00 - 21h00
  • Friday 12h00 - 21h00
  • Saturday 12h00 - 21h00
  • Sunday 12h00 - 21h00
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