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“You have to risk it to get the biscuit.”
Review of Mzansi

Mzansi
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African
Description: Experience the Township of Langa at this traditional African restaurant. We cater to tourist and locals alike wishing to have a positive experience in Cape Town’s oldest township. Our kitchen is run by longtime Langa residents that have worked to put a modern twist on recipes that have been passed down through the generations. As you enjoy your locally sourced meal, a live Marimba band will entertain you with traditional African music (tipping is encouraged). Your support helps us to provide jobs and to empower our community. We kindly ask that you make a reservation/booking in advance for, we cook to order and are not a walk-in restaurant. Open for lunch and dinner, we request that you call 24 hours in advance or early in the morning. PLEASE NOTE: Our Restaurant will be closed September 19th-October 3rd, 2017 for holiday. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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Description: Experience the Township of Langa at this traditional African restaurant. We cater to tourist and locals alike wishing to have a positive experience in Cape Town’s oldest township. Our kitchen is run by longtime Langa residents that have worked to put a modern twist on recipes that have been passed down through the generations. As you enjoy your locally sourced meal, a live Marimba band will entertain you with traditional African music (tipping is encouraged). Your support helps us to provide jobs and to empower our community. We kindly ask that you make a reservation/booking in advance for, we cook to order and are not a walk-in restaurant. Open for lunch and dinner, we request that you call 24 hours in advance or early in the morning. PLEASE NOTE: Our Restaurant will be closed September 19th-October 3rd, 2017 for holiday. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

"You have to risk it to get the biscuit" Is the way i would describe tripadvisor's best restaurant of the city. It is only a short Uber ride to the Langa township, where you will be greeted with live music, open arms and the mouthwatering aroma of traditional South African food. Nomonde, now our South African mama welcomed us in as strangers but leaving as a family. Truly a night that has to be experienced leaving you only wanting more.

Thank George S
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

If you are after a true heart felt authentic African experience Mzansi wont disappoint you. The food, culture and the story behind how this restaurant started is just incredible. We felt safe and secure the entire time we were there. Please dont let people deter you from going to the small town ship of Langa.

Thank Dannielle B
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Mzansi was the most heart warming experience surrounded by amazing food, great entertainment and good company. We felt so safe and secure and right at home! Don’t let people’s opinions about the area turn you off going because it isn’t something you’ll regret; an incredible night is guaranteed

Thank Shaeleigh W
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

After 3 months living in Cape Town, I finally decided go to this delicious restaurant. It was one of the best experiences that I've lived here and I recommend to everyone that would like to feel love on the meal. All the experience was spectacular.

I felt so emotional a lot of times at this place because of the history of the neighborhood and this family, but specially because of the food.

Was D E L I C I O U S and U N F O R G E T T A B L E.

PS: the place is totally safe and when you decide to go there you support people who lives there. So come on, don't lose this opportunity... It will be unique!

Thank Vinícius P
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Reviewed September 2, 2018

This home/ restaurant in Langa Township dishes up not only excellent food both traditional and contemporary (and vegetarian) but also an insight into South Africa from Ma Nomonde. The music was amazing too and we felt quite at home. They take you and your vehicle security seriously and it's not a long drive into the township from the highway. It was hard to get hold of them via internet for a booking but we called once in Cape Town and got in. One of our top experiences in South Africa

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Thank Sabcfamily
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