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Lelapa - The Home

Langa, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 694 2681
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African, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Langa, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

One of our best dinners on our South African honeymoon. Personalized dinner for two which was absolutely delicious. Loved all the staff who we had the pleasure of chatting with, and the excellent musicians who played thru our dinner. A truly memorable experience!!!

Thank Harris K
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I travel with a large group of 50 or more people, all of who have different food preferences. The buffet has so many choices that everyone is satisfied and always go back for more.

Thank rpmaradonna
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Having a meal at Lelapa was the most incredible experience! It doesn't even feel like eating at a regular restaurant rather we felt like we were welcomed into a home for a delicious home cooked feast. So many different dishes- different rices, salads, vegetables, starches...More

Thank travelenthusiast77
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Lelapa is a home based restaurant that serves up absolutely delicious food. We were treated to many different dishes with a surprise South African band playing in the patio. It was a festive crazy experience. The children in the community greeted us in the street...More

Thank Blondedawg
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Every piece of the experience at Lelapa was truly incredible. The atmosphere is warm, cozy, and welcoming. Shiela and her staff will welcome you with open arms and immediately make you feel like family. The live music was so much fun to watch and dance...More

Thank Stephanie J
Reviewed 11 April 2018

What an amazing experience! The food was incredibly mouth watering, the live music was alive and soul lifting, and the hostesses were beautiful and loving. I would recommend this restaurant to everyone!

Thank Laura V
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We were incredibly lucky to have found this restaurant & made our way back within a few days. There's no doubt we will return again before we leave the city, too. Once you experience this restaurant (promise me you will - or you will live...More

Thank Meghan W
Reviewed 10 April 2018

As a vegetarian, I tend to feel left out of cultural food experiences because they always only have meat options. You go to South Africa and you often hear about eating Braai, ostrich meat, springbok, etc. Which is why I was excited when I found...More

Thank Jessi T
Reviewed 10 April 2018

A great authentic South African experience. The food, music and hosts were all amazing. So glad we found this place!

Thank Hartey11
Reviewed 10 April 2018 via mobile

This restaurant is in a private home, and each meal is prepared and served by the homeowners, Monica and her mother Sheila. The atmosphere is home-y and warm, and each course from the bread bowl to the dessert is made with love. Every morsel of...More

Thank Lenubienne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Langa, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 694 2681
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