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madam taitou


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Certificate of Excellence2017 - 2019 Winner

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Authentic Ethiopian cousin restaurant and art gallery combined concept very carefully selected old and new art works from allover Africa including interesting vintage items in display for sale . Madam taitou offer green and very natural environment in a buzz city centre for those who would like relaxed atmosphere
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
African, Ethiopian
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I visited for lunch and had a delicious vegetarian sampler! The decor was great and staff were also very helpful.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank cesca_128
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visit the place if you want to experience something way different! The interiour is packed up with Africa atmosphere and the food represents the authentic Ethiopia.

Date of visit: April 2019
1  Thank Ricobrutus
Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

I had the Veggie Sampler; my spouse the Moto Chicken. Both dishes were large servings, served over fresh salad and Injera (soft, rolled, wide strips of sourdough pancake-like bread). Meals were flavorful, included unique Ethiopian spices and variety of textures. A wonderful culinary experience. Highly...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank StevenW197
Reviewed May 6, 2019

I loved the decorations and the place itself , it's amazing full of antiques , relaxing music of nature was perfect :) We ordered a meat platter and veggies platter , we were two the portions wasn't that big and actually some of the food...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank nancyelsheikh
Reviewed April 15, 2019 via mobile

My husband and I visit Madam Taitou regularly and make it a point to take all of our out of town guests here as well. It’s in a touristy part of the CBD but the good and ambience are worth it!

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank ellenmelonhead
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

You come here not just for the food, but for. The experience. You truly feel like you are in another world! The food was absolutely delicious and I can highly recommend paying them a visit.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank wimnam
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

I went to this place and really had nothing to expect. From the outside it looks like you are walking into Newt Scamander’s backpack. It looks like a savanna and you eat in these very nice tables which have very comfortable pillows. The food is...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank hello_tia
Reviewed March 18, 2019 via mobile

First time in an Ethiopan restaurant. Half shop half restaurant. A really nice decoration and ambiance. And the food was fresh, home made, tastefull.

Date of visit: March 2019
1  Thank mamacarocuisine
Reviewed March 9, 2019

Not as hard to find as many people say, we didn't struggle at all. Welcoming vibe and amazing decor - we loved this place While initially sat in a sharing booth with two other pairs, we'd arrived quite late in the day and quickly had...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Lydia N
Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

Delicious Ethiopian food, in a unique setting! Loved it as it was something slightly different for Cape town. Great service too

Date of visit: February 2019
1  Thank chrisf9872019
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Response from 137HelenC137 | Reviewed this property |
There were definitely options without nuts but I couldn’t guarantee how good their allergy control was in the kitchen, however the owner was really friendly and chatty so sure he would reassure you
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