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Mzoli's

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African, International, Barbecue, Grill
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M18/M36 Gugulethu, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Good for:
Outdoor seating

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  • 40
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  • 35
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 5
    Poor
  • 7
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Braaien

Was a amazing experience, great food, great music and a lot of amazing people. Order meat at the butcher than walk to the braai and 30 minutes later you will be eating amazing food with lovely people dancing around!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
Bdevries1988
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Pijnacker, The Netherlands
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  • Outdoor seating
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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98 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Senior Contributor
33 reviews 33 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Mzoli's has some of the best meat that I've ever had in my life! My boyfriend also agrees. The secret definitely lies in the seasoning. We were in Cape Town for two weeks and went to Mzoli's each week. Even then I was a little sad we didn't go the day prior to leaving. We absolutely love Mzoli's and have... More 

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Pijnacker, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Was a amazing experience, great food, great music and a lot of amazing people. Order meat at the butcher than walk to the braai and 30 minutes later you will be eating amazing food with lovely people dancing around!

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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

I went there on a Friday, great party! Cool local made stuff to buy on the street just out front! The meat with their tomato sauce is the best I ever had, and the coolest way to order food! Happy dancing people everywhere!

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

Went there to experience the vibe, as well as the food, this past Sunday. After having a good time, enjoying the diversity, smiles and laughter all round, we decided to head home as it was getting late. Get to the car, and out of nowhere this group of 5 men bombard me and my two friends. They were pulling my... More 

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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Im at mzolis at the moment. The vibe is good but after waiting four hours for our food,just to be given cold meat(and wors that disappeared somehow) I am embarrassed to say I refered my fellow colleges from all over the world to come and visit mzolis. Ive come to find that tourists are served much quicker than locals even... More 

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Crawley, England, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

This is a jewel in the Gugulethu Township. The braai\BBQ is delicious and the atmosphere casual and festive. The prices are very reasonable, but the downside is that I would only go with a tour operator. Keep some local currency coins with you for tips.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Top food in a great setting, the staff are a good laugh and you can really enjoy great food here. be sure to slip the braai masters a few bob and they'll cook your food real quick.

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

I was here last February which was my first visit to Cape Town. Wasnt sure what to expect but it was just an amazing party. We had so much fun. Going back in April and will defo be back again

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Pretoria, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

A great vibe and township experience if you are looking for one.The meat is great but the road to getting that meat is a long and frustrating one. However the vibe, music and people is worth the experience.

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Durban, South Africa
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

if you are young at heart, happy to eat in a very relaxed environment with a great vibe and township music then you will have great fun. We had a great lunch... bur were fortunate to book the vip sectioin advance n on the internet and paid so did not have to que for meat or a table. My daughter... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: M18/M36 Gugulethu, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 3 - 15
  • Cuisine: African, International, Barbecue, Grill

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Outdoor seating

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