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Bukhara Stellenbosch

Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 882 9133
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Overview
  • Excellent25%
  • Very good39%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“butter chicken” (18 reviews)
“curries” (16 reviews)
“naan” (9 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 207 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

This is not an every day place; only reserved for special occasions. Yes, as the other reviews suggest, it is pricey, but we feel that you get what you pay for. The dishes are made to order with fresh herbs and spices, fresh bread and...More

Thank FoodieCPT01
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Although the restaurant moves in the more expensive spectrum of stellenbosch restaurants, if you have time, it is totally worth it to go. I have been a few times now and am always surprised of the variety of food the restaurant offers as well as...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Felt like Indian food and decided to dine at Bukhara (limited options for Indian food in Stellenbosch). Food was excellent but way overpriced compared to many other eateries in the area. Also had to walk around the block to get cash to pay as the...More

Thank PraveenDwarika
Reviewed 16 July 2017

The Bukhara was recommended to us by my sister in law so given that there is a shortage of good Indian restaurants where we live in Gordan's Bay, we took the extra drive out to try it. I It was a cold and wet miserable...More

Thank Chrisgimson
Reviewed 1 June 2017

I really love Bukhara! The food is really great. It's lovely to go as a couple for a really romantic evening or with a couple of friends. If going with a couple of friends, choose a few different curries so that you can share and...More

Thank Maria V
Haiku_Management, Owner at Bukhara Stellenbosch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Stellar review and rating! Thank you for your kind words, come back to visit again so we may once more amaze you!

Reviewed 23 May 2017

Had dinner at Bukhara one evening during my recent stay in Stellenbosch. I had previously tried to find Bukhara in Johannesburg but could not (I eventually did), but discovered that there are four locations in South Africa. Staff was friendly and efficient, and service was...More

Thank Marc R
Haiku_Management, Owner at Bukhara Stellenbosch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Stellar review and rating! Thank you for your kind words, come back to visit again so we may once more amaze you!

Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

The service might not be the best, but the food is very good. I'd recommend ordering take away if you don't want to sit through the bad service.More

1  Thank Lile P
Haiku_Management, Owner at Bukhara Stellenbosch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Good day. thank you for your review and feedback. We apologise for the poor experience of your time with us. We would love to look into this further in an effort to rectify the issue for future visits. Please, could you provide us with the...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place served me the best meal I had in my entire 9 week stay on the continent. I had some amazing curry that blew my mind. The waiter, Ashley, was wonderful. I told him I had several allergies and he took me into the...More

Thank Bushra F
Haiku_Management, Owner at Bukhara Stellenbosch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you for these kind words and review. Come back to visit us again soon!

Reviewed 2 April 2017 via mobile

Went there for Dinner on Satuday evening. When we arrived the host assumed 2 people despite us making a reservation for 4. 3 othe Couples in the restaurant at 19:00. This alone eould have said something. We chose a rable for 4 and sat down...More

1  Thank Mielies48
Haiku_Management, Owner at Bukhara Stellenbosch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Good day, we humbly apologise for this horrible experience you had to endure! This is absolutely appalling and not on at all. Please, could you provide us with the names of both the manager on duty the day you visited as well as your waiter's...More

Reviewed 1 April 2017

I've never had a bad meal at Bukhara - we typically order a couple of different dishes, which they service in beautiful pots and then we all share. We've also had a number of non-meat meals there (as my brother is a vegan), and it...More

Thank maisondebosch
Haiku_Management, Owner at Bukhara Stellenbosch, responded to this reviewResponded 10 July 2017

Thank you for these kind words and review. Come back to visit us again soon!

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WelshChic2013
10 January 2015|
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Response from Kwassie | Reviewed this property |
Yes, they are open for lunch. Don't think it's necessary to book at lunch time, usually not all that busy over lunch.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 882 9133
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