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Kloof Nek Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 6607
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb curry” (21 reviews)
“paratha” (12 reviews)
“vermicelli” (5 reviews)
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18:00 - 22:00 Hours
Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Kloof Nek Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Over the years this restaurant has stayed a firm favourite. The decor is great and with the picture windows looking onto Kloofnek Road this is a very popular and vibey restuarant, with excellent service and greta food and a good selection of South African wines

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Their food is always delicious! I’m a creature of habit so I rarely change my dishes but when I do, I’m never disappointed.

Thank Candice T
Reviewed 30 June 2018

My husband and I visited Cape Town on our honeymoon, and came here one of the evenings for dinner. They were booked up, so we had a late dinner, and the wait was well worth it. The flavors were incredible. Everything we ordered was delicious,...More

Thank Raima M
Reviewed 24 June 2018

Visited as a family for dinner. Wonderful welcome, excellent service, most delicious food, huge portions, excellent value for money.

Thank Stelvet
Reviewed 10 June 2018

We have been dining at Maharajah for decades. Whenever we visit Cape Town it is the first item on our itinerary. We are always greeted by name, even our particular order detail and drinks are recalled instantly by Jason and his team. But astonishingly Maharajah...More

Thank ErrolFarnham
Reviewed 28 May 2018

went there on the last day of our holiday in may for lunch.Wish we had gone there sooner as we would definitely have gone back again. I had the lamb curry and my wife had the chicken curry both were delicious. And not at all...More

Thank holms14
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

We got good cross referencing results for this place so we tried it only to find that the service is welcoming but the food was not. Very limited choice for an Indian restaurant especially if your looking for something that isn't fried. Vegetarian choice is...More

Thank 583talk
Reviewed 25 April 2018

Not sure why I've not noticed Maharajah in Kloofnek Road before! Apparently it's been at this location for nine years, and before that it was in Long St (which I did eat at about 20 years ago). We were greeted with big smiles and very...More

Thank Traveller123CT
Reviewed 24 April 2018

The food is authentic and so are the smiles of the waitrons and welcoming team. Expect delicious traditional dishes and a select number of wines and spirits on the menu. The butter chicken is a-m-a-z-i-n-g and so is the Lamb curry...prefer medium which has quite...More

Thank LynneDeaconCT
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit for the curry lover. I don't enjoy very hot curry and the kitchen kindly accommodated me by producing a dish that had a medley of flavours that played on my palate and became memorable. Relaxed atmosphere, friendly service good quality, wholesome...More

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25 October 2016|
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Response from gtomlins124 | Reviewed this property |
Great to hear that you are coming to Cape Town, South Africa. You are going to have a fantastic time here. There are so many Indian cuisine restaurants here in Cape Town to choose from. Bihari, Jewel of India, Maharaj... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:30 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kloof Nek Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 6607
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