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Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 882 9133
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Sun - Tue 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Of the 3 dishes we ordered, the chicken was the best. The fish curry was too salty and the dahl a peculiar consistency. Service was good. Bill came to R600 with 3 bottles of beer.

Thank steadyslack
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I live in Stellenbosch and over the years I have eaten at Bukhara often. But it has deteriorated badly. Arrived last week and stood in the foyer while waiters walked past - they ignored me. When we ordered beers, they were warm. Apologies were obsequious and overdone. Food was bland and tasteless, and at the end I was given a... More 

Thank EveAndMark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came here because on Valentine's day we decided to dine out and had no reservation. They accepted us. The dinner was made of lemon rice which we loved and prawns. Wine was excellent: durbanville hills white Chardonnay.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very very nice curry. Very different menu to UK and starters limited. But do not let this minor point stop you from making a visit here. Still licking my lips.

Thank patrick c
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 147 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We fancied a curry whilst staying at the Oude Werf and our wine tour guide told us about this Indian. The food was good though we weren't actually very hungry but were upset by the tipping episode we had. Our meal came to 406 rand so as we were paying cash just put 600 rand into the wallet. After waiting... More 

Thank travelaslongasican
Cape Town, South Africa
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10 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed a tasty dinner at Bukhara in Stellenbosch. The Restaurant was not very busy which was nice. The food tastes the same at all the other Bukhara's that we have eaten at. It is always tasty and of good quality. I recommend the Butter Chicken. Unfortunately the service does not match the standard of food.

Thank Odette803
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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294 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 173 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you love proper Indian food and know your Pappadums from your Chapatis, this is the only franchise to visit in Cape Town for genuine Indian dishes. Laced with taste the selection is first class but priced at the top end!

Thank Spithead
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83 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2017 via mobile

Had a delicious lunch here. Food was tasty and authentic. Can particularly recommend the fish curry.

Thank Business_UK
Somerset West
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11 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 27, 2016 via mobile

Went a year ago, the complimentary starter is no longer on offer, the lovely copper pots that the food was served in have been taken away, no beautiful big white bibs, music loud, management not to friendly, our waitress was pleasant, food was good.

Thank Robyn L
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 1, 2016 via mobile

Extremely expensive and mediocre tasting. To top it all off we ordered or curries and there was no rice! Where is the rice? Oh sorry you have to buy that separately. Hmmm ok why didn't you tell us that when we ordered? Fine bring us some rice please.. 10 minutes later our rice arrives to a cold curry. Crazy expensive... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 882 9133

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?