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Bombay Brasserie

Cnr Wale Str & St Georges Mall, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 819 2000
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good15%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Closes in 13 min
18:00 - 22:30All hours
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Cnr Wale Str & St Georges Mall, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Had dinner here for Valentine’s day. They had a special tasting menu for the night, you could chose between a vegetarian or non vegetarian version of the menu. The service was fine, but the food was bland. Don’t think the cook has ever been to...More

Thank jjw1969
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was delicious but the service really stood out to us. Arthur might be the best waiter we've ever encountered. He was very attentive, thorough in explaining the courses and probably the nicest guy you'll ever meet. You can tell he is just a...More

1  Thank sean g
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to Bombay Brasserie twice during our recent Xmas break in Cape Town. First - the really positive things.This is a beautiful room in the Taj Hotel - elegant and a great " old school" dining space. Next - great staff and service. They really...More

Thank sbg62015
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I wish I could review the food at the restaurant but somehow they lost our reservation and then treated us extremely poorly. My wife called from the car using the speaker so we all heard her make the reservation which included the gentleman asking is...More

Thank SteveKMontreal
Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

The food was excellent but service towards the end was horrendous. Had to wait 50 mins for our desert and nono skiing waiters to offer service on drinks (wine and water) as had dissappeared leaving table uncleared. After spending close to 75£ per person for...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

We made a reservation at this restaurant as we were staying at the same hotel. It had great reviews and we were looking forward to good Indian food but to our dismay when we arrived they refused to seat us since we had a child...More

Thank Amit D
Reviewed 8 December 2017

We dined here while in Cape Town and were very satisfied with every aspect of this restaurant. Located in the Taj hotel on Wale St the food, staff hospitality and service as well as ambience were top notch. Its only open for dinner and I...More

1  Thank BenitaMumbai
Reviewed 6 December 2017

What a fabulous venue, perfect lighting, comfortable chairs and relaxed vibe whilst maintaining the highest standards of food and service.. Our server brilliantly recommended some dishes to suit our tastes, the tandoori line fish starter was outstanding. The two curries we shared were flavoursome and...More

Thank SuperNickLondon
Reviewed 5 December 2017

We dined here during our stay in November. The service second to none and the food well presented and delicious. The little extras thrown in really made the restaurant stand out from other high-end Indian restaurants we've been to. All dishes were cooked to a...More

Thank Laurena7
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Everything was perfect, from the service to the food. Great atmosphere and excellent service. A real opportunity to treat yourself !

1  Thank Adel R
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kristi f
6 July 2017|
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Response from Sandra D | Reviewed this property |
We did book? perhaps you could call them to check?
Aisling B
19 December 2016|
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Response from Mika501 | Reviewed this property |
smart casual is fine but some do go the extra mile
Milind C
20 October 2015|
Response from FarahAbr72 | Reviewed this property |
In peak traffic it will take no more than 10 minutes from the harbour area to the restaurant. You have the added advantage of having the Company Gardens & Iziko museum across the road and Bo-Kaap a 10-15 minute walk up the... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$39
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
18:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Wale Str & St Georges Mall, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 819 2000
  • E-mail
Luxury dining meets fine Indian cuisine at the Bombay Brasserie where every meal is a gastronomic journey through a delicate melody of flavours. Contemporary Indian dining at its best. We also offer an award winning wine list, local craft beers, valet parking and large groups up to 8 guests.
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