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Barans Kurdish Restaurant

St Georges Sq | Central Business District, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 426 4466
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  • Excellent15%
  • Very good46%
  • Average17%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible13%
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Middle Eastern, Turkish
St Georges Sq | Central Business District, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a simple and delicious lunch, starting with a small meze platter and Kurdish pide (pizza) for mains. The house wine was decent. Service was fast and attentive.

Thank timefly
Reviewed 4 September 2017

It was on Saturday evening when I was chilling the Cape Town CBD. You may get a sense of the chilly cold of the Mother's city winter. I was just at the Greenmarket place and when a strong wind hit me, I lost a bit...More

Thank Pat_traveller1
Reviewed 27 June 2017

This restaurant is conveniently situated on Greenmarket square and could be a jewel. Unfortunately not so. Went in for a meal but stopped at the coffee only. Premises too outdated to justify the hype and the price. Even the toilets are disappointing and old.

Thank Ramesh B
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Already aware of the enormous variety of ethnic eateries we were lured in by the lure of Near eastern food and being more than critical when it comes to Turkey we stepped in with a smile, ready for a “Kurdish treat” for lunch. The corner...More

Thank Walter_SCHINDL
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Stopped by twice and ordered the meze each time which was great as a snack with light drinks. Nice place to watch everyone in Greenmarket Square

Thank lindore
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

We had a main course dinner here today. Leisurely Sunday but a great waited. He explained the coffees and variety of dishes patiently and they looked good mostly. My chicken fillet curry had lost its taste from the sauce but the chicken was good quality....More

Thank James L
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

Maybe it was the quiet Sunday afternoon or hot windy day that was to blame. Service was very slow. 15 minutes of sitting with a menu and finally having to call another waiter over to place an order. Food (cold meze) was okay but hardly...More

1  Thank Kevin O
Reviewed 6 February 2017

Very well located Kurdish restaurant on a pedestrianized street overlooking Greenmarket Square with its busy crafts market. The restaurant itself is scruffy with a long walk upstairs to the toilets. The building appears to have formerly been a theatre or concert hall. Drinks were fine,...More

Thank savvy_dave
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We missed the market but decided to have a beer and a light dinner here, it was a good spot to watch the market being dismantled. Food was good and reasonably priced, we had the chicken livers and a lamb curry to share. Watch out...More

Thank Brett S
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

I visited this restaurant with my family last week for brunch and came away very disappointed. Firstly, it took a very long time for the food to arrive and when it finally did they only brought the food for 2 of the three of us....More

Thank NL_World_Traveller
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: St Georges Sq | Central Business District, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 426 4466
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