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Bo Kaap Kombuis

7 August Street on Upper Whale Street | Bo-Kaap, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 5446
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good44%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible6%
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“bobotie” (18 reviews)
“curries” (11 reviews)
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Malaysian, African, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
££ - £££
7 August Street on Upper Whale Street | Bo-Kaap, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

We recently celebrated my Dad's 89th birthday lunch at Bo Kaap Kombuis. The views of Devil's Peak and Table Mountain are right there through the big windows. The staff were so friendly and welcoming, and the food was simply delicious and tasty. My only downer...More

Thank SeadogCapeTown
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The Bo-Kaap Kombuis serves delicious Malay dishes. Nazli's passion for cooking shines through and her Bobotie is packed full of flavour. It is the best we have ever tasted. We ordered the tasting platters and everything on them was excellent. The rooti was out of...More

1  Thank mrussellsmith2016
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

If you are in the mood for an authentic local experience try the Bo kaap Kombuis. They have a variety of curries on the menu as well as traditional Cape Malay dishes like Denningvleis and Bobotie. Situated in Bokaap with beautiful views of Table mountain...More

Thank Rhoda F
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Simply amazing Cape Malay cuisine Trust me. I'm a big Malay cuisine fan. Service great Food the best Hospitality really welcoming.

Thank Shadley A
Reviewed 16 January 2017

Authentic local dining experience in Cape Town. Great views and a very nice buffet dinner. Good value for money..

1  Thank Factfinder90
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

The best place to experience Cape Malay Cuisine!!! We ordered 3 different tasting platters th have th full experience. Only misleading part was the discruption on the menu: "small portions". Beautiful view of Cape Town and the best end to a lovely evening was the...More

Thank Denelsha V
Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

We had a family lunch birthday celebration at Bo Kaap Kombuis on 04 January 2017. Thanks for a great afternoon! Food and service both excellent. Stunning view of Table Mountain a bonus. We will be visiting again soon.

Thank Mariette M
Reviewed 3 January 2017

A warm family orientated establishment run by great hosts Yusuf and Naz Larney. The views of the city and Mountain is spectacular. This fully Halaal eatery gives someone unfamiliar with Cape Malay cuisine the perfect introduction. The small a la carte menu is perfect as...More

Thank Mishkaah
Reviewed 22 December 2016

My husband contacted the Bo Kaap Kombuis, before making a reservation,as no prices where displayed on any of the website menus. Approx prices of R90,00 - R110,00 per meal was confirmed telephonically. When we arrived for our meal, we were seated and explained that on...More

1  Thank 226didi
Reviewed 8 December 2016

Great food, great atmosphere and reasonable prices. Well worth a visit when in Bo Kaap, which itself is a heritage site...eat well without the alcohol...

Thank Jane W
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25 January 2017|
Response from Factfinder90 | Reviewed this property |
There are dishes that are not hot. There were people in our group who did not eat spicy food, and they were able to enjoy several dishes. But I am not sure whether there are dishes without any chilli at all.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Groups, View, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
09:00 - 15:00
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 23:30
08:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 August Street on Upper Whale Street | Bo-Kaap, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 5446
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