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Bombay Brasserie

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Cnr Wale Str & St Georges Mall, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 819 2000
18:00 - 22:30
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Sun - Sat 18:00 - 22:30
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Plus points: attentive staff and impressive presentations of some of the dishes (the steaming dry ice trick for the sorbet pallet quencher was certainly a crowd pleaser). Negative points: In view of the enormous price tag for the set menu (by local standards, close to the sort of price per head you would expect to pay at La Colombe), I... More 

Thank reneewebb
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Opted for the chefs menu, one vege and one non veg. Everything on the menu tasted amazing. Too many delicious things to mention all of them but the highlights were definitely the truffle mushroom starter, the chicken curry main, the black dahl and soup course. Highly highly recommend!

Thank waseem k
Nelson-Tasman Region, New Zealand
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My daughter and son in law booked us a table here for my farewell dinner. My son in law accidentally pushed the "Cancel" website button when we arrived (parking at the church). But we entered the restaurant three minutes later only to be told that we were not welcome, as we had cancelled. Now, I know that the Right of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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173 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 138 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had the multi-course tasting menu with pairings. All the courses were well-prepared, delicious, a little underspiced to please the non-Indian crowd maybe, and the service was great.

Thank intrepid1406
Panama City, Panama
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not your run of the mill Indian Restaurant with the regular menu items. The service was excellent and the quality of the food exceptional. We will back on our next visit to Cape Town

Thank panamamike2016
New York City, New York
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29 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As avid Indian food enthusiasts, we need to get our regular fix of Indian cuisine on our travels and this was the perfect antidote to a long trip across the Garden Route. Excellent ambience, with well crafted dishes and sumptuous Indian cooking.

Thank oneworldmanywonders
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91 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 243 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had 1 night left to organise dinner for. We booked here not expecting too much and were pleasantly surprised. Nice cocktails, excellent Biryani cooked in pastry topped pot. Excellent Ras Malai. Service very professional. Proper restaurant style seating with table cloths. Free wifi using iBahn.

Thank rjn21
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

What a lovely experience. The staff are very professional and friendly and they have excellent knowledge of the menu. The food was ordered by our Indian colleague so I don't remember the names so clearly. What I do know is that the spiced chops of Karoo lamb, chicken masala and the spicy paneer were divine. The meat was soft and... More 

Thank Janine C
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107 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food is very good, we love Indian food. The food is unfortunate not very spicy, but it has the Indian flavours. The price is not that expensive. We made a reservation via the concierge. I think that the reservation never arrived as the waiter looked very long to the screen of his computer, he looked worried and then brought... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

We were in New Delhi & Mumbai, this time last year & we ate in some of their best high end restaurants. Bombay Brasserie in Cape Town lives up to that standard. Regal surrounding & Michelin starred service, this place oozes class. The food we had here was amazing. Delicious tandoori chicken & lamb starters, were the best I've had... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$19 - US$39
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Valet Parking
Good for
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Romantic
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Wale Str & St Georges Mall, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 819 2000
Luxury dining meets fine Indian cuisine at the Bombay Brasserie where every meal is a gastronomic journey through a delicate melody of flavours. Contemporary Indian dining at its best. We also offer an award winning wine list, local craft beers, valet parking and large groups up to 8 guests.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?