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45 Harlem Avenue | Langa, Cape Town Central 7455, South Africa
+27 73 754 8502
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  • Excellent94%
  • Very good3%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beef stew” (15 reviews)
“malva pudding” (12 reviews)
“salad” (15 reviews)
Closes in 6 min
African, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
45 Harlem Avenue | Langa, Cape Town Central 7455, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The food, the welcoming, and the atmosphere at Mzansi was the highlight of my trip. By far the best restaurant I have ever dined at. Listen to her thrilling and emotional story of its history and taste the delicious cuisine, cooked by the owner herself....More

Thank Niké A
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our last dinner in Cape Town and we couldn’t have had a more wonderful experience. Friendly people, excellent food and great environment. Nice to visit the townships after a lot of sameness at the Cape Town waterfront.

Thank Wander686916
Reviewed 5 days ago

We heard about it and we saw the reviews, but people still tried to put us off. But it was truly fantastic and so pleased we followed our intuition. Cabbie from hotel who dropped us there and didn’t take payment until he returned for us!...More

Thank Rob W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited this restaurant after seeing the reviews on Trip Advisor. This place is in Langa, one of the townships at the outskirts of Cape Town. Loved the food, Friendly communal place, truly a unique experience. It is also very safe to get to - we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to Mzansi’s for dinner and just like every other tourist who were planning their visit, we were skeptical about the safety and were warned by the taxi driver and hotel about going into the Langa township, but the experience at Mzanzi’s was unique,...More

Thank Karina S
Reviewed 1 week ago

After reading the reviews before visiting Cape Town this was the one visit I was determined to do. The taxi driver was from Langa township so knew exactly where to take us. The meal was a buffet of two meat and ten vegetarian dishes. Many...More

Thank H4772NMrogerh
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow, this was a very pleasant surprise. Mzansi is located in the Langa township in the Cape Town area. Our Uber driver asked us to confirm that we knew we were going into a township before he agreed to take us there. We told him...More

Thank Randal P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Yes it is in a Township! Yes it is completely SAFE! No your car will not be stolen as there is security guards! Now that I have alleviated your fears . . . It was such an amazing experience! The food was awesome the music...More

Thank Sheena S
Reviewed 1 week ago

It was truly the best dinner I had with my family in Cape Town. While restaurant was situated in the outskirt of a Township, driving there as we did was completely safe. Once we reached the restaurant, there were friendly faces guiding us to a...More

Thank pippxz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Imagine if your mother was an amazing cook, wanted to open a restaurant out of her home, but lived in a very poor area. You would get people to take a cab there and back, and that's exactly what everyone should do. I'll start with...More

Thank Dave H
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10 September 2018|
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Response from jkd67 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they do.
19 August 2018|
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Response from 8080riviera | Reviewed this property |
We called the restaurant for this info. The owner was very helpful. There is only one seating. And you need to arrive on time to get the benefit of the evening’s entertainment.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 45 Harlem Avenue | Langa, Cape Town Central 7455, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 73 754 8502
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Experience the Township of Langa at this traditional African restaurant. We cater to tourist and locals alike wishing to have a positive experience in Cape Town’s oldest township. Our kitchen is run by longtime Langa residents that have worked to put a modern twist on recipes that have been passed down through the generations. As you enjoy your locally sourced meal, a live Marimba band will entertain you with traditional African music (tipping is encouraged). Your support helps us to provide jobs and to empower our community. We kindly ask that you make a reservation/booking in advance for, we cook to order and are not a walk-in restaurant. Open for lunch and dinner, we request that you call 24 hours in advance or early in the morning. PLEASE NOTE: Our Restaurant will be closed September 19th-October 3rd, 2017 for holiday. We apologize for any inconvenience.
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