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Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
27218829133
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Dining options: Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Mixed Bag

Service was average. Waiter was initially very aloof and disinterested but did improve during the evening. Warm beers!! For the prices that is really poor. Very good Tandoori chicken. Rogan Josh, I have had better. Nice variation on butter chicken and good authentic Bhuna Gosht. Some good aspects... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Tony R
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East London, South Africa
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Secunda, South Africa
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

I have been to many different Indian restaurants but none as expensive as this. To top that the food was average and nothing special.

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

My summary of the event is as follows: 1 – When we arrive (the table were booked many days before for high level guests) the tables were not set and laid out properly, the height of the tables were uneven, there were no preparations done, it was just bare basic tables with nothing on it. 2 – there were one... More 

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East London, South Africa
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Service was average. Waiter was initially very aloof and disinterested but did improve during the evening. Warm beers!! For the prices that is really poor. Very good Tandoori chicken. Rogan Josh, I have had better. Nice variation on butter chicken and good authentic Bhuna Gosht. Some good aspects but for the prices average experience

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5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015 via mobile

Our second visit to this Indian restaurant did not disappoint. Even though it is quite pricey, the food is really well flavored and cooked superbly.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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54 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Expensive for what it is - staff are rather aloof , rice or bread not included , certainly not flawless if they are trying to go high end, great central location though.

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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11 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This restaurant is overpriced and is not good value for money at all. They were out of the only 2 items that I did order and made no apologies. It is worrying and telling when an Indian restaurant doesn't have listed items on the menu. It goes to mean that their food is not freshly prepared and comes in from... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is one of the only Indian restaurants (but part of the Bukhara chain in RSA) in Stellenbosch. The menu choices are limited to begin with (only a 2 page menu) but in spite of that they were always out of several items. On our two visits - lunch and a dinner on two separate days they were out of... More 

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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30 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We did not have a very good dining experience. The restaurant was fully booked and the place was extremely noisy, one could hardly talk to each other. Service was poor, tables coming after us were served before us. When we ordered, I think the food came within less than 5 minutes, felt like a fast food kitchen. The food itself... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Very simply an incredibly overpriced and horrendous experience. Having originally visited earlier this year with a larger crowd including people who were not students, I expected a similar, enjoyable experience. Unfortunately, a couple that arrived and sat next to us outside and ordered after us received their food first. This was notably odd as I couldn't help overhearing that we... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

This is just about the best curry i have ever had in any restaurant. Shanon always a great waiter, we are always lucky to have her serve us. They also have a good wine list. Please do spoil yourself and go to Bukhura

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Address: Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
Phone Number: 27218829133
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
Cuisine: Indian

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  • Address: Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: 27218829133

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  • Cuisine: Indian

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