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M18/M36 Gugulethu, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
27722556239
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We went at 11am on a Sunday morning and there was already a queue to order. We stood in line for about an hour. It's a pretty festive atmosphere. You have a choice of beef, pork and chicken. Also sausages. No lamb. It's given to you raw and you take it to the back room to be grilled. It is... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There we were.. Experiencing a bit of Cape Town, which most of our most beloved city which most people are blissfully unaware of. Thanks to our god daughter and her boyfriend inviting us along with some of their fellow Stellie's students and friends to Sunday lunch..with a difference. Venturing into a bit of "third world" territory not far from the... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I promised that when in CT I would visit Mzolis! We are from jobug and expected to find a shisanyama similar to "Busy Corner" in Thembisa, Joburg. Oh my - was I disappointed! Nothing compared! Definitely a different vibe and a different culture! Too disorganized for me! The food purchase and the braising was too disorganized. If you don't know... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you love out door eating this is a place to be all the tshisa nyama is where you get it. I loved this place keep it up

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Bellville, South Africa
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111 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As a Capetonian it was my first time at Mzolis. It is a quick view and feel of township living. Parking is safe, with a small fee. The food was very good and we had a good time with friends. This is one of Cape Town tourist venues and Mr Mzoli nailed it. Well done, proudly Sout African.

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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great township braai especially on a Sunday afternoon to chill out have a nice meal & drinks. Friendly crowd and nice vibe. Mix of different cultures, very accommodative. Safe and free environment. Would recommend it for anyone who wants to experience Gugs.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Mzolis Place was Good we had great time there. and he is a Very friendly guy also. DJ Master Cash.. is Playing Good music Mixing Local music with international music. and The Meat was very good BBQ spice.. :) But we had to wait more than 40 minutes for the meat thats how busy the place gets. there where more... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to Mzoli's meat as a recommendation from a friend who saw that I was in Capetown via Facebook. It was one of the best recommendations! We asked our hotel about Mzoli's and they suggested that we get a guide because it was in the township. We got there and the place was alive! We picked... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Quite a wait to get in - but can't expect to get right through on a Sunday afternoon. Was with my tour guide who queued for me and paid for the food. Once you get into the seating area be prepared to potentially sit with strangers as it is packed!! Great music and great vibes all around.

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Buchs Zürich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

A good place to get some grilled meat for a very good price. It was tasty and an interessting experience. Defently worth a visit.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$3 - $15
Cuisine
African, Barbecue, International, Grill
Meals
Lunch, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Large groups, Dining on a budget
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: M18/M36 Gugulethu, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: 27722556239

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?