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Bombay Brasserie

Cnr Wale Str & St Georges Mall, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 819 2000
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Cnr Wale Str & St Georges Mall, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Very well prepared food with very helpful and attentive staff. We liked it so much that we visited it twice.

1  Thank GutMD
Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our dinner here. The baingan bartha was so authentic witht he smoky taste, kudos to the chef. Wish there were more kid friendly options though!

2  Thank Lilly1311
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came for a business dinner with customers. We had a reservation for 8 pm. By 8:30 we were seated. I’m writing this review at 9:40 where we didn’t receive any food to the table. Even the nan was not served yet. At 9 pm...More

Thank Yaron T
Reviewed 1 week ago

So good we visited twice in 3 days. Everything about this place is first class, you won’t be disappointed.

1  Thank hazelnut66
Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

My wife and I (from Singapore and London respectively) were craving for Indian food and chanced upon this wonderful place. From start to finish, the waiters (Salem, Clayton and others) were highly professional, attentive and friendly. We had fantastic lamb chops, lamb shanks and fenugreek...More

1  Thank Max411
Reviewed 12 October 2017

I dined here for my birthday meal however, I was slightly hesitant at making the booking because of some of the reviews I read. I'm so glad I dined here because the food was fantastic, the staff were amazing and nothing was too much trouble....More

1  Thank Claire T
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

We were expecting wonderful things from Bombay Brasserie. Certainly the main course and deserts were fantastic. But other elements weren't quite spot on. The complimentary appetisers were really nice - if you like yoghurt - which half of my family don't - so not sure...More

Thank TravelGuide33
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Bombay Brasserie used to be our favourite restaurant for quality Indian food, and not having been for a while, we were very excited to revisit this establishment recently. Unfortunately the restaurant appears to have gone into decline. We arrived to find nobody at the front...More

Thank BD8J
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

3/5 - a few things: 1. Front of the house was friendly 2. Waiter had a system, had a hard time when his "routine " was changed (example, moving glasses around the table - I know that the drink glasses have to be on the...More

Thank JedH
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Let's start with the upside - the food is a taste treat for your tastebuds. However, you should plan for a very leisurely pace. It took us nearly two hours for the two courses we ordered. Of course, consider they added two delighters for courses....More

Thank StaySaneInCrazyTimes
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kristi f
6 July 2017|
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Response from Sandra D | Reviewed this property |
We did book? perhaps you could call them to check?
Aisling B
19 December 2016|
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Response from Mika501 | Reviewed this property |
smart casual is fine but some do go the extra mile
Milind C
21 October 2015|
Response from FarahAbr72 | Reviewed this property |
In peak traffic it will take no more than 10 minutes from the harbour area to the restaurant. You have the added advantage of having the Company Gardens & Iziko museum across the road and Bo-Kaap a 10-15 minute walk up the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$39
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
6:00 PM - 10:30 PM
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
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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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