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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
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Dinner, Lunch
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have tried over 10 Indian restaurants in Cape Town and by far Taj Mahal in Hout Bay is by far the best. Amazing prices, friendly staff and curries with pure Indian flavors. Even though strictly Halaal so no alcohol sold or allowed it is...definitly worth a visit or even for take aways. Can highly recommend.More

Date of visit: October 2021
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Reviewed August 21, 2021

Went with my wife, cutlery dirty, plates not properly clean, water jug fatty marks on inside. Waited 50 min for prawns which Tasted off and chewee We could not eat it. Only ate some of masala with rice and naan. Manager did not even try...to discount or comprnsate. I paid full price for food that made me sick.More

Date of visit: August 2021
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Reviewed June 26, 2021 via mobile

Food is lovely, made on the spot so not fast food. Tasty, good menu. Friendly environment and a delivery option. Lots of veg options

Date of visit: June 2021
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Reviewed December 22, 2020 via mobile

Stopped by for some naan and rotti’s after work. Waited 45mins and when I arrived home it was awful. Dough was old and cooked in old oil. It was cold too. Waiting would have been fine if the food was good. I will never go...back.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed December 11, 2020 via mobile

Been there last week and we were a little disappointed to be honest. I asked for spicy, it was weak, the taste was sort of neutral. Service was good, just not my type of Indian restaurant

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed August 13, 2019

I order vegetarian take-aways from this restaurant regularly. The food quality is good and the flavours tasty. It's on the spicy side of mild, so bear that in mind in making your choices. Our favourite is the palak paneer. The bhangan bharata (aubergine) is also...good.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed May 30, 2019

Restaurant was quite when we visited. So it was like a private dinner for four of us.Prices was really affordable too.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed May 22, 2019

The food is okay but way to expensive for what you get. They don't serve alcohol probably good if you are a muslim. I am not.

Date of visit: September 2018
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Reviewed May 6, 2019 via mobile

A great variety of delicious food is available The portions could be a little bigger for the price, but it is different to eat here.

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

A very spur of the moment decision to make a stop here for a late dinner yesterday evening. Not at all disappointed in the food. Lamb Buna Gosht with Garlic Naan bread and Lamb Biryani (usually my favourite and what I'll judge to the extreme...haha). Was extremely tasty with an amazing combination of spices. One of the very few restaurants who bother adding potato! Only little qualm would be a bit of fat on the meat piecea but otherwise soft, tendy & tasty. Decor however is lacking as well as the overall atmosphere. Deathly quiet. Half an hour into our visit we got some Indian music. I do have the entertainer app purchased for January but was told that it wasn't yet valid. That is technically a personal ripoff as the restaurant is meant to be a participant but the prices are good & won't break the bank. Virgin cocktails are really great especially the Chilli Lovebite. Also really good samoosa starters!More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions about Taj Mahal Restaurant

Yes, Taj Mahal Restaurant offers takeout services.

Yes, Taj Mahal Restaurant offers delivery services.

Taj Mahal Restaurant is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5
  • Atmosphere: 2.5