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Maharajah Restaurant

Kloof Nek Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 6607
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“lamb curry” (18 reviews)
“paratha” (12 reviews)
“vermicelli” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal
Kloof Nek Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 128 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic meal on a cold evening. The butter chicken is a must and was paired perfectly with our red wine. Good service and a cosy setting.

Thank terri34482017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It has nice view of Table Mountains as well as enjoyable spicy food , both quantity and quality of their portions are very good . Only problem is about the noise . When the restaurant is busy , the noise it cause is more than...More

Thank Conciergecapetown
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We were looking for another restaurant (that had moved) and accidentally arrived at Maharajah. We decided to try it and were very pleased with the experience. The meals were very good, the prices reasonable, and the staff very helpful. Parking is a challenge so going...More

Thank DavidGunn1
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We never ever tire of this superb Indian restaurant that we have been going to for the last 35 years. We are always so warmly welcomed by the Manager Jason and Kevin who are superb hosts and really look after their guests. The curries are...More

Thank Sunshine938
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Had take-away from here. Not that many good indian take outs in cape town but here is usually pretty good. Paratha were really tasty and lamb korma was pretty good but the aloo palak was awful

Thank Lizzie C
Reviewed 28 July 2017

I walk past this little gem and its steamed filled windows whenever I go to the "locals" down the road, always smelling the amazing aromas as I go. Finally on Tuesday we decided to go inside and grab a bite to eat after not being...More

Thank Andrea R
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Whenever I eat Indian food, I have high hopes – and Maharajah certainly high jumped right over them! The butter chicken (R105) was really, really good, although I felt it might be a bit spicy (as in hot) for some. Make sure your waiter communicates...More

Thank Christiaan_Slabbert
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Delicious Durban food, different from Cape Town taste . A bit noisy inside when the restaurant full .

Thank Conciergecapetown
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Great Indian food restaurant in Tamboerskloof, and nice for vegetarians. My favourite things are the potato samoosas and the paneer dishes. The potato samoosas are always fresh, and are spiced for perfection. The paneer is soft, not chewy, and also spiced just right. The meal...More

Thank Kate R
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Perfectly prepared Indian cuisine. We had a selection of both chicken & lamb and all dishes were superb. Great service by the Maharajah team! We'll be back soon ☺

Thank rebekkaswiegers
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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, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining
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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