Go On A Taste Journey at Bo-Kaap Kombuis  

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Bo-Kaap Kombuis is an authentic Cape Malay restaurant that pays homage to its surroundings. 

‘The Kombuis’, as the restaurant is affectionately known, is owned by Yusuf and Nazli Larney and has been serving guests for more than 17 years. 

What’s on the menu ?

Travellers who visit this restaurant are spoilt for choice when it comes to Cape Malay cuisine.

The expansive menu consists of everything from curries, vegetarian dishes, and snacks like potato waras and samosas. 

There is also a selection of authentic Cape Malay dishes like slow-cooked Denningvleis, which is lamb cooked with tamarind paste and local spices, and their Kombuis Special Frikkadel. 

And, for those who want more than one option, the restaurant has included a tasting platter on their menu, with options of fish curry, butter chicken, and lamb curry. The eatery is also famous for its desserts, which include Artappel Porring (potato pudding), koesister platter and malva pudding. 

If you’re a dessert person, you have the option to try all three!

The guest list

The restaurant has also received visits from famous celebrities, including chef and patron of Michelin-star Restaurant JAN, Jan Hendrik van der Westhuizen, Finnish double Michelin Star award winner Hans Valimaki, and TV personality Andrew Zimmern.

Contact details

Opening times: The restaurant is open from Tuesday-Sunday between 12pm-3pm for lunch and Tuesday-Saturday between 6pm-10pm for lunch. 

Location: 7 August St, Schotsche Kloof, Cape Town

Contact: Call 021 422 5446 or email


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