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Kloof Nek Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 6607
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“lamb curry” (19 reviews)
“paratha” (12 reviews)
“vermicelli” (5 reviews)
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Indian, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
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Kloof Nek Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got good cross referencing results for this place so we tried it only to find that the service is welcoming but the food was not. Very limited choice for an Indian restaurant especially if your looking for something that isn't fried. Vegetarian choice is...More

Thank 583talk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not sure why I've not noticed Maharajah in Kloofnek Road before! Apparently it's been at this location for nine years, and before that it was in Long St (which I did eat at about 20 years ago). We were greeted with big smiles and very...More

Thank Traveller123CT
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food is authentic and so are the smiles of the waitrons and welcoming team. Expect delicious traditional dishes and a select number of wines and spirits on the menu. The butter chicken is a-m-a-z-i-n-g and so is the Lamb curry...prefer medium which has quite...More

Thank LynneDeaconCT
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Definitely worth a visit for the curry lover. I don't enjoy very hot curry and the kitchen kindly accommodated me by producing a dish that had a medley of flavours that played on my palate and became memorable. Relaxed atmosphere, friendly service good quality, wholesome...More

1  Thank nadiad437
Reviewed 22 January 2018

The food is absolutely delicious - just be careful, can be a bit spicier than some are used to. Service is efficient and quick. It's a well-loved Cape Town curry haunt.

Thank Kay J
Reviewed 20 January 2018

The food was great and the service friendly and quick. A family establishment for over 40 years in Capetown.

1  Thank Tom F
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

We celebrated our anniversary at Maharajah Indian restaurant and we had an amazing and memorable time. Service was excellent and efficient and the quality of the food was great. The curry was one of the best we havw eaten for a long time.

1  Thank bk705
Reviewed 13 January 2018

There are a chain of maharajah restaurants in Cape Town which the owner runs. I have been to two of them in my 8 days stay in the city and both restaurants serve good food with super quick service. 5 star.

1  Thank Aditya J
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I was raised on the spices and flavours of Cape Malay curries and Southern Indian cooking in my home city of Cape Town, so everywhere I travel I sample the local Indian cuisine. No matter how humble or fashionable the restaurants I've been to, from...More

1  Thank Donyale M
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

On a night out after theatre my friends spoke about having a good curry. I took the off chance remembering the Maharaj without a booking. Although very busy they accommodated us. The food was tasty. We had lamb off the bone, lamb korma, vegetable breyani...More

1  Thank Henry U
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25 October 2016|
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Response from gtomlins124 | Reviewed this property |
Great to hear that you are coming to Cape Town, South Africa. You are going to have a fantastic time here. There are so many Indian cuisine restaurants here in Cape Town to choose from. Bihari, Jewel of India, Maharaj... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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6:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kloof Nek Road, Tamboerskloof, Cape Town, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 6607
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