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Lower Loop Street | Schotschekloof, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 425 9951
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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“cape malay food” (32 reviews)
“bobotie” (29 reviews)
“curry” (28 reviews)
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African, Malaysian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
££ - £££
Lower Loop Street | Schotschekloof, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 187 reviews

Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

such a great place! low-key, the service is great and the food as well! note that the restaurant doesn‘t serve alkohol as they serve muslim food. parking is easily available on the street.

Thank Hanchim
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

The restaurant is located in the colourful Bo Kaap area. It’s clean and the decor is lovely. It’s strictly halaal. The staff were warm and welcoming. We had the chai tea and traditional Malay koeksister as a starter. The pickle was very tasty and complemented...More

Thank Somayya S
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

This place doesn't appear, at first glance, to have such good food. Maybe because I thought it was just a quick lunch spot. However, it was very good Cape Malay food. We loved it and would've returned if we had more time. The restaurant and...More

1  Thank Gigi T
Reviewed 15 September 2017

This is a great place for lunch or dinner and an opportunity to try authentic Cape Malay food. Service is gracious and the food is presented in an artful manner. The restaurant is easy to find, located in the heart of the Bo Kaap neighborhood....More

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This looked a good prospect in the guidebook offering authentic local cuisine in interesting Bo Kapp area of Capetown. Perhaps once but turned out to actually be heavily used by procession of large tourist coaches with menu adapted to that market. Some authentic dishes were...More

Thank Charles E
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

good food and good service. tastes are dominantly Indian and middle eastern. this is not an upscale place but a place that you may want to enjoy by mid day when you are hanging around in the city bowl.

Thank Güneş A
Reviewed 27 August 2017

On the top of one of the most colorful street, this discrete and rather hidden restaurant provides you good typical food. Quantities and quality were present. No alcohol, you should know. kind and welcoming service. Cheap prices. Try , you will like it.

Thank brochmi
Reviewed 27 August 2017

We ate here due to a recommendation from our tour guide. We found the food and service to be great. The price was a bit higher than other "local" type restaurants we ate at in Cape Town, but found the quality and quantity to be...More

Thank Yaussie
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is a tourist trap. The food is sickly sweet. The babotie is yuk 1 fairly thick slice crustless bread (white or brown) 375 ml milk 25 ml oil 10ml butter 2 onions, sliced 2 cloves garlic, crushed 25 ml curry powder 10ml salt 25ml...More

6  Thank dianarorigues
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We got a lot of recommendation for this restaurant. The food is average and the service is very slow. Best part is vegetable samosa

Thank Mazen A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Lower Loop Street | Schotschekloof, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 9951
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