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Mama Africa

178 Long Street | Cape Town City Centre, Western Cape, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 426 1017
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good37%
  • Average14%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible3%
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“mixed grill” (52 reviews)
“wild game” (41 reviews)
“game meat” (37 reviews)
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12:30 - 15:00 Hours
African, Vegetarian Friendly
178 Long Street | Cape Town City Centre, Western Cape, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 24 January 2018 via mobile

Every tourist should visit and have a feel of Africa from Mama Africa. Get a reservation if you are a group of four or more. We are lucky to get a seat at the bar. The sirloin is the best. And also try the game...More

Thank Pnyorker
Reviewed 22 January 2018 via mobile

The restaurant located in center of town. Music starts after 8 pm. Limited Veg dishes - 1 starter, 1 salad and 3 main course. Salad was good but did not enjoy main. Good drink menu and good music. Ok

Thank DKDesai
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Had a lovely lamb curry there but as we had not booked we were only able to get the last two seats at the snake shaped bar (in the furthest corner away form the entertainment). The music was pleasant but as there were only 2...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

The atmosphere and food was delicious. We had a mixed grill platter with a selection of African game which was delicious. Service was great and efficient. Live music was so much fun! I would recommend booking if want to avoid waiting.

Thank Magda C
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed our dinner at mama Africa. The waitress was very pleasant and helpful. The food was fantastic! We had the “mama’s wild game mixed grill” and we fully recommend it, It contains: Crocodile Ostrich Kudu Springbock and venison sausage DELICIOUS!!! Pls note reservation...More

Thank Florian K
Reviewed 9 January 2018

We had dinner in Mama Africa and enjoyed our food. Overall it is a busy place. If you enjoy louder live music while having dinner. The service is good but we needed to wait for one hour to get a table although half of the...More

Thank jeko2018
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

We had a great fun evening here with several family members. Obviously the game meat is an attraction but the decor was great and there was live music as well all adding to a great atmosphere. This was completed by friendly cheerful staff. Some folks...More

Thank KevMac1960
Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

African themed restaurant on Long Street, close to many restaurants and bars, unique menu and they have wild meet for those interested

Thank BlrTravR
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

After 1.5 hours after our order we did'nt get food. The waiter said repeatedly sorry for the kitchen. We have paid the drinks and gone with empty stomach. The kitchen seems overwhelmed with the many guests!

Thank Castleson
Reviewed 29 December 2017 via mobile

We came as recommended as a good African meal ..it didn't disappoint ..our waiters ( a blonde pretty lady ) gave us loads of advice ..we had a African place with crocodile spring box version and ostrich which I think is a must and for...More

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Response from Roanthedog | Reviewed this property |
The menu is varied - a la carte, not prix fixe. We chose the game platter so we could try the different kinds of meat but their menu offers a variety of choices. Regardless what the dinner costs in Rand, keep in mind that a... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
18:30 - 00:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
12:30 - 15:00
18:30 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 178 Long Street | Cape Town City Centre, Western Cape, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 426 1017
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