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Mezbaan - CLOSED

126 Buitengracht Street | Hilton Hotel, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 3700
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Overview
  • Excellent32%
  • Very good15%
  • Average19%
  • Poor17%
  • Terrible17%
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“curries” (2 reviews)
“rice” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Indian, Halal, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
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126 Buitengracht Street | Hilton Hotel, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 48 reviews

Reviewed 7 March 2017 via mobile

I loved this restaurant. It is inside Hilton City Centre Hotel and serves quality food... The Milktart was to die for!

Thank moonlioness
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

It is part of a hotel and the hotel is very North African and the restaurant is halal so I thought it would be good. It is, in my opinion, a little lower than average. My butter chicken tasted like flavored tomato gravy and chicken,...More

Thank Sandra G
Reviewed 26 November 2016

The Mezbaan was a cute comfortable setting right under our noses with a delicious Indian cuisine and great service by a young African gentleman. A funny thing, we regularly enjoyed the breakfast buffet in this restaurant during our stay and the selection was amazing, but...More

Thank PAYankeeWoman
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Being a local in Cape Town i was quite disappointed in the food taste. Being renowned for is serving if Indian This restaurant is renowned for its serving of Indian cuisine. Being a local from Cape Town I was quite disappointed in the food taste,...More

Thank Ezzaat
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Chef is awesome as I cannot resist mentioning him in my review and so is the staff. You say a thing and you get it right there.

Thank arvindb2
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Ate in here whilst in the hotel. The menu is pretty limited & shared in part with the Signal Hill Bistro upstairs. Also for someone who eats Indian a lot it is not very Indian! I went for Samosas as a starter, these were excellent,...More

Thank tr7v8
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Was here 5 years ago for anniversary and thought would do it again. Disappointment is all I can say. Food, atmosphere, service ranging between lousy to mediocre. Could have stayed at home and odered a better meal from Mr Delivery. What a dissapointment.

Thank Graham R
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Not impressed at all... butter chicken tastes like chicken cooked in butternut and orange soup. Tikka chicken was more like angry chicken... tough as nails... dry as the ambiance. Never to visit again... I'm off to Nobu or Pigaille for dessert.

Thank NadiaRusson
Reviewed 22 August 2016

If you really have a taste for Indian and you're unable to walk a few blocks down across for a better alternative, the in-hotel Indian restaurant is serviceable at best. The portions are ok, the selection and ambiance is pretty good, but I wouldn't rave...More

Thank SimpsonTide985
Reviewed 18 August 2016

limited menu and does not cater for general clientele as would be expected for an international hotel brand. Food not really appetizing with no alcohol served in restaurant and cannot enjoy a glass of wine with dinner.

Thank george j
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  • Address: 126 Buitengracht Street | Hilton Hotel, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 3700
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