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Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Highly rated Indian restaurant

We ate here with friends who had been here before a few years ago. It is not open every evening so we booked a table to make sure we we got in. There was a power cut from 6pm the night we were there and they don't have a generator but the staff coped pretty well, and it came back... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 20, 2015
Rosemary03
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Sussex, Wisconsin
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  • Late Night
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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177 reviews 177 reviews
96 restaurant reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Coming from the UK, where we have a large Asian community and therefore some fantastic Indian restaurants, we weren't sure what to expect of Bukhara but had seen good reviews. We were really amazed by the standard of the curries and by the quality of the ingredients they were using. The menu was more limited in options than some Indian... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

Lovely food including some of the nicest desserts we've ever had in an Indian restaurant. good selection of food and wine available. Difficult not to like this place

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Pretoria
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

The service was fast and friendly. The food excellent. Parking is a bit of a problem but park a bit further and walk past all the little shops that are open at night

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Sussex, Wisconsin
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

We ate here with friends who had been here before a few years ago. It is not open every evening so we booked a table to make sure we we got in. There was a power cut from 6pm the night we were there and they don't have a generator but the staff coped pretty well, and it came back... More 

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Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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296 reviews 296 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

We liked eating here , good food at good quality level and a good price . The curry selection was good and there was some unusual North Indian options as well as the menu you would expect . I would return

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Paarl, Western Cape, South Africa
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25 reviews 25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Before I post a negative review, I am careful to read other reviews on a venue. As always, I am surprised by how much some of the reviews differ from my experience. There is a common thread here though, and that is price. The prices, for what we were offered and the lack lustre service that accompanied it, were just... More 

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Petersfield, United Kingdom
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111 restaurant reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

On the corner of Bird and Dorp street, Bukara is a favourite and we come here regularly, if infrequently our last visits were in 2007, 2003 & 2001. Nothing has changed in 14 years, including we think, the paintwork that remains dark curry red. Chicken Tikka, Garlic Naan (sublime), Chicken Tikka Marsala, Lemon Rice, Cucumber Rita, Four Castles and a... More 

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Virginia
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13 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

We were in the mood for Indian food and Bukhara come through, we had Butter Chicken, Lamb Madras, garlic Naan, the sauces over the lamb and chicken were great, dipping the Naan in the sauces is great, service was average for us.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

On the pricey side but excellent food and good service. Personal attention from the manager which is always appreciated and shows pride which reflects in the restaurant

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Nelspruit
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We have frequented this place numerous times over the years and had great meals. Our last meal was disastrous! We had load shedding so decided to go out and eat at Bukhara. On arrival they informed us that they couldn't cook any Tandoor meals as they couldn't put the extractor fans on, so we said, "no problem, we will wait... More 

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Restaurant Details

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

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  • Cuisine: Indian

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