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Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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Ranked #83 of 177 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Cuisines: Indian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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English first
London, United Kingdom
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120 reviews 120 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015 NEW

Have eaten in the Cape Town (City bowl) Bukara several times over the years, so decided to try the Stellenbosch branch. It did not disappoint. Had the chicken kebab and lamb madras, all perfectly cooked and the right amount of heat on the madras. The restaurant has a great ambiance and with the kitchen visible behind glass screens a flame... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015 NEW

This is our favorite place. Priceworthy and best service. a family atmosphere with a staff that make you feel very conformable and welcome. And the dishes are just fantastic and the chocolate block pinotage is an excellent wine to combine the indian food. We strongly recommend to try this place when visiting Strellenbosch

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

I've eaten in Indian restaurants across the globe and this, I am sorry to say is the worst I've come across! Two members of our party had mild food poisoning the following day! It's way, way overpriced and way, way below acceptable quality! Pity there is not a minus star rating...

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This restaurant is not the cheapest, but the the price is worth it: the dishes are quite substantial beut especially 'tasty', with delicate flavours from original spices. Well worth a visit.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015 via mobile

We treat ourselves to Bukhara curries as often as we can. It's not a cheap restaurant, but the truly great food makes the price pain bearable. Until a much anticipated lunch, recently. Flies. Too many. One ends it all in my half enjoyed beer. "Sorry sir", but no offer of a replacement beverage. Toilet. Grimy, dingey, years worth of dead... More 

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Great menu ESP since I'm veggie. Fab food cooked fresh. The huge tandoor ovens are amazing. Best to book as it can be very busy. There is outside seating which is cooler in the summer when inside it's very hot.

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Perth, Australia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

As a party of 10 we were happy to order a variety of dishes to share but with a sister with celiac disease as well as a casein intolerance it becomes very tricky. It was important to have her main meal guaranteed to be gluten and casein-free and we dispatched the waitress to the back to enquire about a couple... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My husband and I went in for dinner last night. We had a nice meal good Indian food and great service.Next time we won't ask it to be spice because it was so spicy.I advise just have it a medium spicy better

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Umhlanga Rocks, South Africa
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

Well, we were recommended this place. On arrival we were looked at as if we were the next hassle to deal with. The waiter left us at the entrance without asking us to proceed to a table and found himself alone at the table. A four seat table for the two of us was presented. The waiter tried to light... More 

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George, South Africa
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

We visit Bukhara every time we visit Stellenbosch. Always enjoy the excellent food and atmosphere. Well worth a visit!

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Address: Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
Cuisine: Indian

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