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“Local is lekker”
Review of Biesmiellah

Biesmiellah
Ranked #184 of 1,185 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African, Malaysian
Dining options: Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Reservations
Reviewed 20 December 2013

We decided to drive around the Bo Kaap, and found this restaurant next to the road. Very clean, and the service was good. We had the pienang curry and butter chicken and enjoyed it very much. For a quick lunch without any fuss, this is the place

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Reviewed 16 December 2013

We had been looking forward to trying an authentic Cape Malay restaurant, we had Bobotie (R90) and a Mutton Kalya (R100). Very small portions and not that great, so yes a disappointment and no locals enjoying lunch.

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Reviewed 16 December 2013

We had a lunch at Biesmiellah and it was delicious experience. Yes it is very simple restaurant, but they make you feel very warm and serve home made tasting meals. Loved it.

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Thank winylake
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Reviewed 9 November 2013

Great malaysian food. If you are near the Bo Kaap area (colorful little charming houses) and hungry, stop by this place. Not tons of ambience, but nice view of Table Mountain. We had the samosas, denning vleis and a fish curry. All were very good.

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Thank Marissa K
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Reviewed 11 October 2013 via mobile

Good food and people--they've been part of the BoKaap Cape Malay community as long as any of my local dining companians can remember. The curries will sound more familiar to Indian dishes than anything you'd find in Malacca or Jakarta. Flavors are good--crayfish curry and the butter chicken were favorites at the table. The sago pudding custard was a great dessert.
The address and map, like nearly all places on TripAdvisor, is utterly wrong. Biesmiellah is on Wale St where Pentz slants into it on the upper end of the BoKaap.

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