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An enormous, yet intimate restaurant, Bukhara allows you to experience the best of what India has to offer in the heart of Cape Town. Enjoy the show kitchen for chef-watching, and be sure to bring a bunch of friends to mix and match the exciting North Indian dishes. Past the kitchen is a full bar, which adds to the lively atmosphere. Tenderness and subtle spice combinations characterize the Tandoori cuisine made so masterfully in Bukhara's kitchen. Chicken Kebabs, Butter Chicken, Tandoori Lamb Chops, and Rogan Josh are all recommended. Bukhara has a 10-page wine list plus a cigar menu.
Masala Dosa is by far one of the most fun places in Cape Town to visit for a fantastic Indian meal in a non-traditional Indian restaurant atmosphere. The décor is sleek and modern with white overtones. Giant Indian puppets watch over diners while faux Bollywood movie posters announce menu items. The impressive menu offers traditional masala dosas with sautéed potatoes, mustard seeds and curry leaves as well as mouthwateringly good chicken and beef kebabs served with a variety of dips and crackling pappadums. Drinks include tasty lassis, homemade sweet masala tea and hot chai tea. For those craving alcoholic drinks, there is a decent beer and wine selection and a special cocktail menu; ask the waiter for details.
The Raj is not just a restaurant, it is an experience. Located at the Promenade on Victoria Road, this Asian eatery brings a whole lot of India to South Africa. The cuisine is primarily North Indian and is often spicier than what is normal to the locals, making it immensely popular. The inviting spot is open through the week and accessible for all the necessary morning, afternoon and night meals.
Located in Cape Town, Bihari Indian Restaurant brings you authentic North Indian cuisine. Founded by gourmet queen Dona Ross, this restaurant is popular amongst the large Indian diaspora in South Africa as well as the locals. The decor of this place is thematically Indian with elephant murals, paintings depicting Indian kings and that intriguing aroma of the tandoori food waiting to welcome you. From starters like kebabs, salads, tikkas to main courses like curries, daals and rotis, this place brings you India in a plate. Do not forget to end that lovely meal with Indian desserts. There is also a fine selection of wines to complement that meal. The service here is very friendly and the ambiance very casual and relaxed. So if you are an Indian, this place will be home away from home for you.