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I have eaten at Mzansi Restaurant for quite sometime now, it had one of the most amazing food I have had while in Cape Town. The traditional African food is truly special and delicious. They play the traditional African live music once in a while...More

Date of visit: June 2020
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Reviewed April 22, 2020

Our best and most genuine restaurant experience in Cape Town. Good, simple and home cooked food. A warm welcome and great music too!

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed March 11, 2020

Everything was good. We were in this restaurant with the family. It was really quite nice. We will definitely go again!

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

It was amazing to hear from the founder and owner of the shop to tell about she competed with all the fancy restaurants at the Waterfront and was able to get to #1 restaurant on Tripadvisor. The local food was a small buffet but done...More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed March 5, 2020

The food was so tasty, like the best home cooking. The music was top class and authentic. The hospitality was unforgettable. We will be sending all our friends.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

Ubuhle boMzansi in essence ❤️ I love mama Nominee's soul..thank you for such a homely welcome and hospitality

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed March 3, 2020 via mobile

I am Cape Town born and bread and this is my first time here... I loved it, great food, amazing music... Well done guys

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed February 27, 2020

I have eaten at Mzansi Restaurant two times now, and it is quite easily the most amazing food I have had while in Cape Town, and one of the best experiences I have had in 7 weeks here. The traditional African food served by local...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed February 25, 2020 via mobile

Absolutely amazing evening The story, the people, the food, the music! Dont miss it! A very inspiring evening

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed February 17, 2020 via mobile

Didn't get to go. Mbasa emailed to confirm reservation and asked if we wanted transport to and from the venue. We accepted. Heard nothing more. Emailed again on the morning, but again no reply. Dunno what's going on but had to make alternative arrangements at...More

Date of visit: February 2020
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January 11, 2020|
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Response from Trindade74 | Reviewed this property |
I didn’t see any babies there. If I were you I wouldn’t go. The place is really different vans the food isn’t that good. Igo to Gold restaurant that has a really good show with typical food
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We went with an organised tour there was a group of 10 with a guide from Langa. We felt safe and he kept us together. Its not the place to wander off from group but was a great experience and food and music was great at... More
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