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Bombay Bicycle Club

158 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 423 6805
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“ribs” (37 reviews)
“steak” (54 reviews)
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158 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

11 people dined on Saturday 12 August for a 40th birthday party. Decor was fun and quirky (thanks Madame Zingaras), atmosphere vibey and fun, service exceptional as was the quality and portion size of the food! Wine reasonably priced but can also bring own with...More

Thank Gavin J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fun atmosphere and good food! The waiters were very friendly and wore cool outfits. We sat in cool swing chairs. Would definitely recommend this place for dinner with friends.

Thank Brittany L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Part of the Madame Zingara group so fun & quirky. Good vibe. Glitter station is a must, as well as hats!

Thank Natasha D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a restaurant with such a "reputation" (and price tag) we were thoroughly disappointed: We were 7 guests and were cramped into a small table in a restaurant half-full. It took 1/2 hours before our drinks were served (came in 5-minute intervals after that), the...More

Thank Horst S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was here just for some drinks, but I really liked the place. The settings and decoration are very cool and unique. Cocktails were lekker and service was great! Despite the fact that the place was crazy busy, the bartender was very nice and attentive. I...More

Thank Snucky18
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Myself and my boyfriend went to this restaurant early as we were told it is often fully booked! Once the kitchen opened we ordered the steak and my boyfriend ordered the pork ribs. Food came very quickly and I had to go find the waitress...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 14 July 2017

This is a very special place, with crazy decoration (there is a bed hanging from the ceiling!), lekker food (as they say in South Africa) and a very nice ambiance. It is worth a try. The menu includes chocolate chilly steak, vegetable lasagna, and some...More

Thank Maria A
Reviewed 13 July 2017

A very different setting and decor to most places, definitely had me looking around the room at all the wonderful, eclectic items all night. Did feel a little crammed though as we were a big group. Service was attentive and food was very good. Offer...More

Thank Chris N
Reviewed 5 July 2017

The initial meal i ordered was not available and the drink i had ordered was confused for another but in all that i cant say i am upset. The food was yummy and the drink interesting. I enjoyed myself a lot.

Thank Mutinta B
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Very unique space. Fun and interesting, but.....food was slow to arrive and very average. Staff was friendly but our waitress seemed quite inexperienced so the service was awkward and slow. There are a couple tables that just should not be tables. We were first seated...More

Thank _TejasRT_
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Questions & Answers
17 February 2016|
Response from NavigatingAbroad |
No, this is the kind of place where anything goes. The servers sometimes dress up in costumes. This is a wild bohemian kind of atmosphere, so if you have some unique piece of clothing collecting dust in the closet, pull it... More
Jaye b
10 July 2015|
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Response from Luke M | Reviewed this property |
All prices in South Africa are really a bargain for US travellers due to the exchange rate. The average meal in a place like the Bombay incl starter, meal, dessert and a few drinks will cost about $25.00
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
16:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 158 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central>  > City Bowl
  • Neighbourhood: City Bowl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 423 6805
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