Craving sushi? Here’s where to head in your area.
You know the drill. Craving strikes, followed by the mad Google scramble to try and find out who’s doing specials when and where. Well, I’ve got you covered with yum sushi spots in your area!
Morningside and Glenwood Area
A relatively new spot on the Florida Road strip, Ding Feng does killer sushi! Plus, they don’t skimp on the wasabi, ginger and soy if you’re getting a takeout. Cop half price on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Try This Try the seared tuna fashion sandwiches.
031 303 2887
Don’t knock it ‘til you try it. Taco Sushi offers daily half price specials as well as fresh, delicious sushi and a very impressive menu! Try This: The Prawn Tempura Cucumber Rolls are a must.
031 303 9584
The Sushi Corner
A small, intimate spot with unrivaled sushi, The Sushi Corner is perfect for chow and a vibe. Head there for half price on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Try This: Don’t skip the Drowning Prawn
078 535 8659
While they don’t do specials, it’s worth saving up for Green Mango’s top notch sushi menu. Try This: Spicy seared salmon sashimi? Yes please! #paydaytreat
031 312 7054
Durban North and Umhlanga Area
Bite Your Tongue
Sit around the sushi bar and enjoy some top class sushi, perhaps even with an authentic Asian beer! Half price specials available on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays. Try This: The beancurd nigiri is a must. Also, don’t be shy to ask for extra Asian mayo.
Bamboo Sushi Lounge
The original spot for sushi buffets, Bamboo offer a great menu, as well as specials – including every day half price on selected plates and R185 buffets! Try This: Order the sweetened prawn Gunkan.
031 561 2705
Upper Highway Area
Takami Sushi Bar
A small, underrated spot that delivers with top class sushi! Head to Takami in Gillits, and take advantage of their specials including “buy one, get one free” Mondays and Tuesdays and 30% off from Wednesday to Sunday. Try This: Order and extra portion of the salmon roses – you won’t regret it!
078 900 8694
Head to the Oxford Village Market to get your sushi fix from Tashiky. Known for signature dishes, Tashiky offer R149 ladies’ night specials. Try This: The tempura Cali rolls will blow your mind!
031 765 3897
Left anyone out? Comment below and share your wealth of knowledge!
*Original article originally published in the Sunday Times’ Durban Neighbourhood section.