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“Fantastic Food”
Review of Mama Africa

Mama Africa
Ranked #138 of 1,304 Restaurants in Cape Town Central
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Bar scene, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 17 August 2018

Wow how big are the portions! The food was amazing, full of flavour and truly delicious. Service was great -staff really helpful in providing detail on the different meals and recommendations. Band was also a real bonus, great for all ages. A must for all visitors to Cape Town.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank debrawhite1509
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Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Great food. Great service. Awesome atmosphere. True South African experience. Local african band. We loved everything about Mama Africa. You should book a table. It gets very busy!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank anevandervyver
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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Great experience. I had read hood things and it lived up to expectations.
Wonderful decor, vibe, service, local beers and most importantly the food!
I was apprehensiveness about ordering the liver starter, but WOW! Seriously delicious - the whole family were soon mopping up the sauce with bread and asking for more. All mains were good too. i opted for the Bobotie as had never eaten it before - mmm. Would recommend this place and return if we are in Cape Town again. Suggest making a reservation if you are going on an evening.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Llama44
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Reviewed 9 August 2018

Recommended to us by a local friend, Mama Africa served us some really nice local food with a great live soundtrack. I ate the Game Kebabs- kudu, Springbok and Ostrich, and they were delicious. A friend has the Bobotie (the local version of a moussaka) and it was also yum!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Ayesha P
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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Dears, it is rare that I leave negative opinions but I have to do it for this time.

Slow service, full of tourists, high prices and really really bad beef. It was cold when they served it.

Complaining it is not useful, the owner is not kind to fix it.

When you take pics, they come to you to say that you have to buy the paintings... not possible to take pics!! Ridiculous!

Please, avoid it and go for better quality and cheaper prices. Ciao!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank M L
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