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madam taitou Restaurant

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77 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 426 6969
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
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“injera” (8 reviews)
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African, Ethiopian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
77 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We wanted to sample some African food in a holiday dominated by many western meals and we were not disappointed! We had the veggie sampler, which was delivered on a huge silver platter with loads of bread to eat with. Fantastic portions and the food...More

Thank Liam R
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Came here for lunch on a Sunday with my husband. Atmosphere was unique and there was really interesting Ethiopian decor. We were greeted by friendly staff, given a suggestion of a traditional share dish based upon what we said we felt like eating... It was...More

Thank Aarti M
Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Ordered the meat platter and veg sampler so hopefully I got to eat majority of what's on the menu. Big silver platter arrived with rolls of dough as your bread to eat the food ( use your hands). All very nice and well worth eating...More

Thank Huck L
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a bite while travelling on my own. Solomon recommended the Vege sampler which I found very tasty, but the best part was then that he sat down (presumably because I was on my own and it wasn't busy) and we had a...More

1  Thank elisa005
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Good food and nice staff. The restaurant in inside an antique shop and the whole experience is very interesting.

Thank Mariana V
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Madam Taitou's ethiopian food is relatively average. We shared the vegetarian sampler. The injera was not as sour as really good teff injera should be, and the spices were somewhat muted, perhaps the kitchen was not using enough berbere or turmeric. The service was very...More

Thank Aeneas1842
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We come from a city with a large Ethiopian community and enjoy the cuisine on a regular basis. The food at Madam Taitou was every bit as good as we get in Atlanta. However, the service was surprisingly slow considering the restaurant was not crowded....More

Thank Grandpa117
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Just looked up this restaurant online and booked for 5 of us on Easter Sunday. Taxi dropped us outside and it looks a bit dark so was tempted not to go in, so glad we did. Met some of the friendliest people in CT, and...More

Thank Celia C
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful experience. Delicious food. Healthy and fresh. Very nice atmosphere. You have to experience it!

Thank CTandyou
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

I wasn't overly impressed with this place. The interior is great - looks like an African curio shop and there are 'tree houses' you can book for your meal. There are loads of souvenir type objects available for purchase but some other more authentic African...More

1  Thank emma_lea00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Long Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 426 6969
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