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Bukhara Restaurant

33 Church Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 0000
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Overview
  • Excellent37%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible10%
Travelers talk about
“butter chicken” (37 reviews)
“naan” (18 reviews)
“rogan josh” (8 reviews)
Open Now
6:00 PM - 11:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
33 Church Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 645 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the thirteen people in our group was not served her meal until most of us were almost finished. The wait person finally brought it and said that the would not be charged because of the significant delay. The meal was charged and the...More

Thank fhillenbrand
Restaurant's Favorite
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

It is always Fantastic to eat at Bukhara. I visit Capetown once a year from Canada and always make sure I eat here. Fantastic Indian food. Broad menu and super staff. Highly recommended

1  Thank Paul L
Sabi S, Owner at Bukhara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded June 8, 2017

Stellar review and rating! Thank you for your kind words, come back to visit again so we may once more amaze you!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Intimate with friendly staff Food is of great quality and taste Bit pricy but worth the splash if you really like good curry.

Thank Laurika L
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Service is pathetic, manager is arrogant and unfriendly. I would not recommend for big groups. Menus took a while to get to us and the Starters take far too long to prepare.

Thank Anand1712
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is my second visit to this chain. First was in stellenbosch and second was this place. Both places have excellent Indian food. I’m from India, trust me when I say so. Even my parents enjoyed the food. If you’re in the mood for Indian,...More

Thank Vaidikar
Reviewed 1 week ago

myself and a colleague were pointed to this restaurant after its sister one was fully booked .. so glad they did, it has a lovely ambience and we chose a butter chicken thali each and paratha with a lovely bottle of white wine .. very...More

Thank greensparty
Reviewed November 8, 2017

This was the first time that I have eaten here and it was totally awesome. From the service to the food, I really enjoyed myself. The waitress was very helpful in assisting us with what we should order and she was on point as all...More

Thank 608terryo
Bukhara_Management, Owner at Bukhara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

It makes us so happy to know that our customers are enjoying their experience at Bukhara! Thank You for your appreciation and review. We look forward to having you visit us again.

Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

We found the twin menu for Chinese and Indian confusing. My pilau rice was good, the lamb madras was generous with the portion of lamb, although large pieces were frustrating to manage. The green chicken curry was odd, and my daughter could not eat it...More

Thank MootHouse
Bukhara_Management, Manager at Bukhara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Please accept our humble apologies for your bad experience. We will investigate further the lack of service, quality of food and short stock of beers. We take this very seriously and will do our utmost to rectify it.

Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

When you come on holiday to South Africa, you don't immediately think lets go have a curry... but this was a game changer. Service was superb, very attentive and our waiter Julien knew the menu inside out! The portions are generous, and rich with flavours....More

Thank EleBilton28
Bukhara_Management, Manager at Bukhara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your 5 star rating. We always strive towards excellence in all areas of operation within the restaurant and therefore appreciate you taking the time to share you good experience. We look forward to serving you again soon.

Reviewed November 2, 2017

I like Indian food very much so i am quite critical about it when abroad. This restaurant however understands the art of making a fine Indian dish. The Tandoori lamb shops were excellent and the curry marvellous. Maybe the rice was a bit too cold...More

Thank Dimitri381
Bukhara_Management, Owner at Bukhara Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for the amazing review. We appreciate that you've taken the time to share your positive experience. We look forward to seeing you again soon!

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Bridget C
December 1, 2017|
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Response from Dev1185 | Reviewed this property |
Bukhara is child friendly Indian restaurant, that could be an option especially if you don’t want a traditional Christmas lunch. Have to take the kids to ratanga junction, great theme park for kids
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Rups13
July 27, 2017|
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Response from Tebogo M | Reviewed this property |
apologies for late response. best to use card. they're affordable
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$10 - $80
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 33 Church Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 0000
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