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Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 4664
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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“naans” (4 reviews)
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Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly
€€ - €€€
Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Didn't try the food ,but it's the worst shisha place in town! The neighborhood is not safe as well! (The place is quite tho)

Thank Nouf_s7
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Friend and I googled for a shisha place as the one we wanted to go to only opened at 4pm. Lovely traditional decor. Arabic themed food. Ordered kubbe, naan and humus. Tasty but quite different to how it is in the middle east. Sat on...More

1  Thank Travel-Meisie
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We loved this eatery, great food for meat lovers and dips/breads. The staff were the loveliest and service excellent. You can choose to sit on mats on the floor or at tables, we had a great night .. Good for families and friends on a...More

Thank MelvdW
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time at Mesopotamia! Very nice atmosphere and super relaxing - something different for a change. I'll be back soon!

Thank Christel E
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The food at Mesopotamia is amazing! I usually take the set menu because you get to sample a little bit of many dishes. The lamb kebab was so amazingly tender. What I love most about this restaurant is that you can sit on the flat...More

Thank Rogeema K
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Went there by default as the restaurant we wanted to go was closed on Sunday night. We were 4 of us and ordered just a main course each which were hot lamb, chicken and vege dish. All were perfectly presented and very tasty. The service...More

Thank AlainrlgMelbourne
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Main course lamb incredible! ! Haran something. Mezze starters were good but Naans not great . Winelist a bit limited but cushions on floor seating adds to the experience and definitely the dancers are a highlight . Dining experience!

Thank Knysna101
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I love an eating experience and this spot doesn't disappoint. Sit on cushions on the floor for a proper Kurdish experience. Belly dancers for some entertainment. Worth a visit

Thank candyandbrian
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This was our last night in Cape Town and although we had spotted this restaurant before we hadn't fancied it. However on closer inspection of the menu decided to give it a go. Our waitress, Terri, couldn't have been more attentive and helpful. We had...More

Thank Gail E
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Atmosphere is intriguing, sensual. You can sit on cushions inside or at tables outside. We sat on the cushions. A little uncomfortable until you get used to them. Then it was fun. You can also order a "hubbly bubbly" hookah pipe and smoke it at...More

Thank Frank L
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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  • Address: Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 4664
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