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Bombay Bicycle Club

158 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 423 6805
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (43 reviews)
“chilli steak” (15 reviews)
“surf and turf” (6 reviews)
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Bar, International, Vegetarian Friendly
158 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We was told by friend whilst we was on our holiday in South Africa to check out Kloof st, so I looked up a few places and I’m totally into unique and weird great place so I thought let’s go here! We stayed at the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Fantastic steaks and great atmosphere - a must when in cape town. Definately book in advance. A warm welcome was given. The pork ribs were amazing and the chocolate steak was the best in SA

Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved the ambiance, the service was efficient. The food was really enjoyable as well. Dining here is more than just having delicious food, it's an enjoyable experience, and if you run out of conversation with your dining companion, there's always a lot to look at...More

Thank Kay J
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

This is a good little bar, sitting is limited so don’t expect to find a seat easily to have your beer/cocktail. The waiting staff are, not rude, but not professional, a group of guys looking for a good time, this can annoy some, or like...More

Thank N1ck_29
Reviewed 7 January 2018

This restaurant was fairly highly reviewed but the experience didn’t live up to our expectations. The wait staff seemed distracted and it took about half an hour for the beer we had ordered to arrive. Apparently the bar was busy (the restaurant was half empty...More

Thank Naomi T
Reviewed 2 January 2018

Visited based on recommendation, and brought a friend for a birthday dinner. It was a very hot and humid summer's evening, and we were seated upstairs. While the decor is quirky, cute and interesting, we did feel the upstairs area was a little over populated,...More

Thank DKoster101
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

We were a group of 4 girls having dinner. Loved the decor and atmosphere which makes for a lively experience. The staff are warm and friendly. We ordered drinks which took a while to come. The menu is limited and 3 of us went for...More

Thank Kathyfitchett
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

We came here based on a recommendation and were left fairly disappointed. We ordered the jalapeño wontons as an appetizer which were alright. Both of us ordered the Chilli Chocolate steak - this came highly recommend to us and was meant to be fantastic. Frankly...More

Thank Elias T
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Food was average not more, price/ value not acceptable for this city. The „Steak with chili-chocolate sauce“ was swimming in chocolate. My fries weren’t even fried, every fast food restaurant can do fries better. Other points: - wine wasn’t cold. - service unfriendly. Better chose...More

Thank Fabian R
Reviewed 28 November 2017 via mobile

This place is definitely overrated. We got the chili steak, which wasn't of the best quality and over done, the sauce was too sweet and allover the steak. As a proper chef you don't put the sauce over your filet. The fries aren't finished and...More

Thank Max L
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9 October 2017|
Response from Natasha D | Reviewed this property |
I'm sure they are! It's a fun place & will keep them captivated!
17 February 2016|
Response from NavigatingAbroad |
No, this is the kind of place where anything goes. The servers sometimes dress up in costumes. This is a wild bohemian kind of atmosphere, so if you have some unique piece of clothing collecting dust in the closet, pull it... More
Jaye b
10 July 2015|
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Response from Luke M | Reviewed this property |
All prices in South Africa are really a bargain for US travellers due to the exchange rate. The average meal in a place like the Bombay incl starter, meal, dessert and a few drinks will cost about $25.00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central>  > City Bowl
  • Neighbourhood: City Bowl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 423 6805
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