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“An Absolute MUST if in Cape Town!!!”
Review of Mzansi

Mzansi
Ranked #1 of 1 196 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: African
Description: Experience the Township of Langa at this traditional African restaurant. We cater to tourist and locals alike wishing to have a positive experience in Cape Town’s oldest township. Our kitchen is run by longtime Langa residents that have worked to put a modern twist on recipes that have been passed down through the generations. As you enjoy your locally sourced meal, a live Marimba band will entertain you with traditional African music (tipping is encouraged). Your support helps us to provide jobs and to empower our community. We kindly ask that you make a reservation/booking in advance for, we cook to order and are not a walk-in restaurant. Open for lunch and dinner, we request that you call 24 hours in advance or early in the morning. PLEASE NOTE: Our Restaurant will be closed September 19th-October 3rd, 2017 for holiday. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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Description: Experience the Township of Langa at this traditional African restaurant. We cater to tourist and locals alike wishing to have a positive experience in Cape Town’s oldest township. Our kitchen is run by longtime Langa residents that have worked to put a modern twist on recipes that have been passed down through the generations. As you enjoy your locally sourced meal, a live Marimba band will entertain you with traditional African music (tipping is encouraged). Your support helps us to provide jobs and to empower our community. We kindly ask that you make a reservation/booking in advance for, we cook to order and are not a walk-in restaurant. Open for lunch and dinner, we request that you call 24 hours in advance or early in the morning. PLEASE NOTE: Our Restaurant will be closed September 19th-October 3rd, 2017 for holiday. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Reviewed 19 September 2017

Mama is just the best. She makes you feel so at home and encourages everyone to eat together as family - who are all one, despite where in the world they might come from. She beautifully shares her story and that of the restaurant, and if you're lucky, there's lots of dancing and instrument playing involved. OH and the food is obviously fantastic. A huge buffet with incredible variety and deliciousness. And the malva pudding is perfection. PLEASE go here. You need to experience this if you are in Cape Town. You will not regret it. <3 you Mama

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Thank Hansae C
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

#Mzansi Restaurant was the best! Very Welcoming, music and food enjoyed everything about the visit. Me and my husband came to Cape town for our honeymoon from South Africa, Gauteng (Pretoria). We saw the restaurant as one of the best eating places in Cape town from handy smartphone at President hotel. The township is also safe, we were lost but the people around directed us nicely to our #Home away from Home.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

You are welcomed into their home with a gracious smile and immediately shown around. You will sit down to eat family style and the meal is a buffet of African and Tschosa specialties. The music is lively and fun--I never realized there was a soprano marimba and a bass marimba.... We ate with a Brazilian couple, a Taiwan couple and some Americans. We ate as one family in one home and we truly enjoyed ourselves.

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Thank BonCher
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Amazing food - 100% recommend this place its the best traditional food we ate whilst in Africa for 3 weeks- and cost is very cheap we were expecting to have to pay a lot more

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Thank Lauren H
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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed everything in Mzansi. I recommend to try everything from food,because it's delicious. Amazing atmosphere.

Thank Marija N
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