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Lekka Kombuis

81 Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 423 3849
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Too many chefs

The guided walk before the class was informative and interesting. The food was good and not very... read more

Reviewed 6 May 2018
Linda L
via mobile
INTRODUCING YOUR TASTE BUDS TO MALAY FOOD

This was a wonderful cooking experience with Gamideh Jacobs in her home in Bo Kaap. She is an... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
Ed D
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Rincon, Georgia
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  • Excellent92%
  • Very good7%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
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“samosas” (37 reviews)
“chicken curry” (29 reviews)
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81 Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

The guided walk before the class was informative and interesting. The food was good and not very complicated to learn. Gamidah was very friendly and knowledgeable. My only problem with this day, which is the reason for the rating, is that our group was too...More

Thank Linda L
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

This was a wonderful cooking experience with Gamideh Jacobs in her home in Bo Kaap. She is an excellent instructor and taught the participants how to make samosas, rotis, and wraps with a red lentil filling. She even made us some special dessert with balls...More

Thank Ed D
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

Most amazing experience, Gamidah is a vibrant lady, she has brilliant skills in the kitchen. Her home is beautiful, spotlessly clean and a happy family enviroment. My husband enjoyed it so even though he has zero skills in the kitchen. I would recommend this to...More

Thank Sharon R
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

One way of getting to know a country is through it's food. And thanks to Gamidah, we've felt like real South Africans for one afternoon. We've made some delicious chili bites, samosa's, roti's - all very flavourfull and enjoyable. Gamidah is a lovely person to...More

Thank Marlin V
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Myself, my mum and my friend had a wonderful afternoon with Gamidah cooking amazing Cape Malay cuisine. She made us feel incredibly welcome in her brightly coloured Bo Kapp house and we thoroughly enjoyed cooking, chatting and learning with her. I would highly recommend doing...More

Thank Maria R
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Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

What better way to get to know a new city than by learning to cook their cuisine. Myself, daughter and colleague did just that with Gamidah. She opened her kitchen to us and made us very welcome. We were taught how to cook lentil curry,...More

Thank Suzanna S
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Reviewed 22 February 2018 via mobile

Booked for my girlfriends birthday with myself and another couple and had an amazing experience. Would recommend to anyone heading to Cape Town and it’s a great way to break up the day! Thanks again

Thank Jimmy T
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

A fun, delicious morning learning to make samosas, chilli bites, rhoti, chicken curry and sambaal. Gamidah is a fantastic, warm host who makes you feel at home in her traditional bo-kaap residence. It was particularly interesting learning to make samosas and rhoti (I am South...More

Thank DorsetGirl84
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We went here for the Cape Malay cooking class for the 25th anniversary of my parents. Gamidah was a wonderful host. The class started with a tour around the area 'Bo Kaap'. It was great to learn about the history of Capetown and all the...More

Thank Eefje K
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Reviewed 29 January 2018

We have done a nice cooking course. Gamidah is a wonderful hostess who received us in her own kitchen. The content of the course is not spectacular and because we were with a group of 8, you could not do everything yourself but we had...More

Thank vroniek
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I was able to reach her, very sweet via email. .FB =lekkakombuis
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