Cape Town swarms with eateries of all types and tastes. When you fancy a feast from India in the gorgeous Mother City, these are some of the Indian Restaurants you could head for. Do book ahead – Cape Town is abuzz with visitors during holiday season and dining space needs reserving.
Bombay Brasserie, The Taj Hotel, Wale Street, Cape Town. Tel 021 819 2000. Contemporary Indian dining at its best at a very plush city hotel.
Bukhara, 33 Church Street, Cape Town. Tel 021 424 0000.
Popular Bukhara serves Indian food from a glass – walled kitchen where you can watch the chefs in action. Ochre walls, teak Indian furniture and beautiful green marble floors create a stylish atmosphere.
The Raj, Constantia Village, Constantia. Tel 021 794 6546
The Raj Indian Restaurant offers all the splendour of traditional North Indian cuisine in the popular “restaurant wing” of Constantia Village.
The Raj, Shop 4, The Promenade , Camps Bay. Tel 021 438 4555.
At the Raj, enjoy spicy servings of Bhoona, Vindaloo and Korma, accompanied by bread from a clay oven. Try the signature cocktail, Raj Rose Petal (vodka, shaken with rose syrup, fresh lime and cranberry juice), whilst oggling Camps Bay’s sublime sea views.
Maharajah, corner Kloofnek and Woodside Roads, Gardens. Tel 021 424 6607. Inter-leading rooms with great views of Table Mountain and Kloof Nek in which to savour curries from North and South India with all the trimmings.
Kushi Indian Restaurant, Shop 7, Red Sails, Main Road, Hout Bay. Tel 021 791 4805. An extensive menu of delights, with the added feature of a Bollywood Lounge in which sit back and relax or host a private function with an eastern feel and flavour.
Bihari Indian Restaurant, Main Road, Newlands. Tel 021 674 7186. A chic restaurant located in the Southern Sun Hotel. North Indian feasts are prepared to taste, from mild through to fiery-hot.
The Eastern Food Bazaar, 96 Longmarket Street, Cape Town. Tel 021 461 2458.
This is a casual and popular eating-house, ideal for lunches when sightseeing in the city. It’s a self-service, canteen-style eatery where you can select portions of Indian food, as well as other Asian cuisines.
Mail us for bookings, or call 0860 102 907 (local) or +27 21 797-7122 (international).