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Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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Sun - Tue 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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55 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm surprised that this chain has scored so highly, as I have tried plenty of curries in my time and don't find that theirs stands out in any way. The flavours are very similar and I often find the dishes are highly coloured and sharp in taste. The service wasn't great (there weren't many people both times we were there)... More 

Thank KEZ C
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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41 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been a great fan of Bukhara, having visited the branches in Church Street CPT and the Grand West Casino i was expected the same level of quality in the food. I order the chicken biryani, as per the other branches this is served in a large bowl with a dough covering that's baked in the oven to lock... More 

Thank Keshnee H
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118 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is so good that I return for more when ever in the area. The butter-chicken is my favorite with Naan bread. Simply the best!!!

Thank Vixen2
Johannesburg, South Africa
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Arguably the least enjoyable most expensive butter chicken I have eaten... waitrons didn't know what was on the menu and all round not enjoyable. Definitely won't be going back.

Thank Duncan D
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have now eaten at Bukhara 3 times and always been impressed with the quality of the food and the service. Their curries are extremely tasty and rewarding. The only drawback of the restaurant is the price - a meal for two can easily cost around R600 . Still if you want to have a memorable evening, I would recommend... More 

Thank Hans K
Cadillac, MI
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111 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bukhara is a wonderful Indian restaurant with fantastic service that is open after 10 pm on a Friday night! It is good to know if you are flying in late to cape Town and staying in Stellenbosch.

Thank sking81
Somerset West, Western Cape, South Africa
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great curry as always! Never disappointed with the food at Bukhara. Had amazing lamb and chicken curry plus 'to die for' garlic naan and delicious raita. Cannot fault the food and very friendly service! Made the mistake of booking in Cape Town thinking I was booking Stellenbosch. But they very nicely found us a table. Only downfall possibly is the... More 

Thank Nicole K
Stockholm, Sweden
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118 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

We didn't go wrong here. The menu was reasonably varied and the dishes we ordered were well prepared, though hardly taste explosions. The decor is nice--Indian contemporary. The service was a little slow, and at one point we had to get up to chase someone down to order more drinks. The bill came to probably a bit more than the... More 

Thank Elisabeth P
Houston, Texas
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10 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We loved Bukhara so much that within a 4 day time period we ate here twice (once in Cape Town and again in Stellenbosch)! If you have to eat one thing get this: murg lababdar with lemon rice & garlic nan. My mouth is watering thinking about it!

Thank LWILL86
stockholm, sweden
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53 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

Bukhara is a chain of Indian restaurants and we tried both this one and the one in Waterfront, Capetown.Both restaurants were very tidy and with nice furniture etc. Food was a bit better than OK.

Thank annahelena

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    3.5 of 5 stars
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
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: 27218829133

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