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“Highlight of our trip”
Review of Mzansi

Mzansi
Ranked #1 of 1 233 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 15 February 2018

Nomonde has created an wonderful experience. The food was delicious! Even my finicky kids cleaned their plates. There was such joy -- from the musicians (we were invited to play at the end of the night) to the kids peering in, to hearing Nomonde's journey to creating Mzansi (which, btw, is entirely supportive of Langa — cooks, servers, musician, car guards, and buying food -- all is locally grown.) You must must must go!

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Thank BklynBetty
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

Scrumptious food and friendly hosts. It was the perfect place to take my German mother-in-law. They even played our request. It's an authentic, refreshing break from all the tourist traps and you really feel at home. DO NOT miss the spinach. It's incredible.

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Thank ForestloverIL
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

The food was delicious and the owner came out and explained the various dishes. She also made allowances for the vegetarians in the group. Loved the performances by both the band and the young people.

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Thank PurpleAnkh
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Reviewed 13 February 2018

Mzansi restaurant really feels like home. The food from the mama's is the best, the music was amazing and I wish I asked the recipe for the spinach. The vibe made us feel comfortable and happy!

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Thank Jet B
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Reviewed 12 February 2018

If the address in Langa Township scares you a bit; or if you wonder where you are going while following your GPS, join the club. Really, a restaurant on this street? As soon as you meet the people assisting with your parking, or assigning you a spot on the common table, you realise this is different and genuine. The music, the food and the stories soon combine to a great experience. Enjoy, come with an open mind and leave with a warm heart. A great experience.

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Thank JohanSebastiaan
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