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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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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“lamb biryani” (6 reviews)
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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 2 days ago via mobile

Absolutely fantastic - phenomenal food, great service and the small tidbits they offer between courses are just great! Chef accommodated for all our allergy needs and the food that was served completely surprised us - in line with some of the Michelin starred restaurants in...More

Thank sagarrungta
Reviewed 2 days ago

To some this room may be a little old fashion but the service is also THEY know how to do it properly,from the greaters to your waiters all excellent and knowledgable,which helped make the evening. The food was first rate and all reflected a top...More

Thank Clive L
Reviewed 5 days ago

We arrived at the restaurant without having made a reservation and were told to wait in the bar for 20min and they would make a table ready and get us, although 4 tables were empty. After waiting 30 min in the bar, my husband went...More

Thank N B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bombay Brasseries was a great place to catch up with friends over some dinner. A starter (paani puri), on the house, was a nice touch. Lamb biriyani and Bhuna gosth were perfect... :)

1  Thank Smarty_Maddu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

As lovers of Indian food we had reserved well in advance as we did not wish to miss this experience! Without a doubt the best Indian food we have ever been served and importantly the quality, choice and service matched everything you would expect from...More

1  Thank ROBERT S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had dinner here for Valentine’s day. They had a special tasting menu for the night, you could chose between a vegetarian or non vegetarian version of the menu. The service was fine, but the food was bland. Don’t think the cook has ever been to...More

Thank jjw1969
Reviewed 2 February 2018

The food was delicious but the service really stood out to us. Arthur might be the best waiter we've ever encountered. He was very attentive, thorough in explaining the courses and probably the nicest guy you'll ever meet. You can tell he is just a...More

1  Thank sean g
Reviewed 14 January 2018

Went to Bombay Brasserie twice during our recent Xmas break in Cape Town. First - the really positive things.This is a beautiful room in the Taj Hotel - elegant and a great " old school" dining space. Next - great staff and service. They really...More

Thank sbg62015
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I wish I could review the food at the restaurant but somehow they lost our reservation and then treated us extremely poorly. My wife called from the car using the speaker so we all heard her make the reservation which included the gentleman asking is...More

1  Thank SteveKMontreal
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent but service towards the end was horrendous. Had to wait 50 mins for our desert and nono skiing waiters to offer service on drinks (wine and water) as had dissappeared leaving table uncleared. After spending close to 75£ per person for...More

Thank Mary M
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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
20 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
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
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
  • E-mail
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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