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Lelapa - The Home

Langa, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 694 2681
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  • Excellent93%
  • Very good7%
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  • Poor0%
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11:00 am - 8:00 pm Hours
African, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Langa, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing meal. The food was incredible and probably the best we had in all of South Africa. The service was incredible and the music played during our meal capped off the incredible meal. Would definitely recommend to anyone in the area.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank mjdevito
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We brought our customers here for an authentic South African meal and were not disappointed - the food was amazing and the introduction by Monica was thought-provoking and relevant. I can highly recommend this restaurant!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BackPacker34712
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

We visited Lelapa as a family of 4 and are so glad we did. Monica and Sheila were the most amazing hosts and welcomed us as if we were family. The food was fantastic and plentiful - you won't go hungry! Don't let the location...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank lock0976
Reviewed 20 August 2018

The invite to Julie's 60th was really interesting. We met at our church, and were ferried by luxury bus to Lelapa. What a lovely experience we had. The really entertaining and endearing owner, Silvia, regaled on how her entrepreneurship came about, and how she manages...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Liesbet v
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Our Uber driver recommended this place and we were very happy our group of 6 went. The place opened just for us, the array of African food was impressive (26 separate dishes) and all were delicious. Local wine and beer were enjoyed. We had entertainment...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank marilynmca
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

One of our best dinners on our South African honeymoon. Personalized dinner for two which was absolutely delicious. Loved all the staff who we had the pleasure of chatting with, and the excellent musicians who played thru our dinner. A truly memorable experience!!!

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank HarrisK8
Reviewed 4 June 2018

I travel with a large group of 50 or more people, all of who have different food preferences. The buffet has so many choices that everyone is satisfied and always go back for more.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank rpmaradonna
Reviewed 25 May 2018

Having a meal at Lelapa was the most incredible experience! It doesn't even feel like eating at a regular restaurant rather we felt like we were welcomed into a home for a delicious home cooked feast. So many different dishes- different rices, salads, vegetables, starches...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank travelenthusiast77
Reviewed 9 May 2018

Lelapa is a home based restaurant that serves up absolutely delicious food. We were treated to many different dishes with a surprise South African band playing in the patio. It was a festive crazy experience. The children in the community greeted us in the street...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Blondedawg
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Every piece of the experience at Lelapa was truly incredible. The atmosphere is warm, cozy, and welcoming. Shiela and her staff will welcome you with open arms and immediately make you feel like family. The live music was so much fun to watch and dance...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Stephanie J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Langa, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 694 2681
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