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Bukhara Stellenbosch

Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
+27 21 882 9133
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Overview
  • Excellent24%
  • Very good40%
  • Average18%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
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“curries” (16 reviews)
“naan” (9 reviews)
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CUISINES
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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LOCATION
Bird Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 204 reviews

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 24 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 12 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 2 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!

Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

Went early on a Friday evening with only three tables occupied. The service was outstanding as one can expect with low peak period, but I was a bit disappointed with the food. We had butter chicken with garlic naan. Naan was great but chicken a...More

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

Good afternoon. Thank you for your feedback and review. We apologise for our cuisine not being up to your standards but we do appreciate your candour. We'll look into improving where we can. We hope to improve upon your experience with us next time you...More

Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Of the 3 dishes we ordered, the chicken was the best. The fish curry was too salty and the dahl a peculiar consistency. Service was good. Bill came to R600 with 3 bottles of beer.More

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

Good afternoon. Thank you for your feedback and review. We apologise for our cuisine not being up to your standards but we do appreciate your candour. We'll look into improving where we can. We hope to improve upon your experience with us next time you...More

Reviewed 17 February 2017 via mobile

I live in Stellenbosch and over the years I have eaten at Bukhara often. But it has deteriorated badly. Arrived last week and stood in the foyer while waiters walked past - they ignored me. When we ordered beers, they were warm. Apologies were obsequious...More

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

Good day, we terribly sorry to hear that your experience with us was less than satisfactory. Please help us to take this further by providing us with the name of your waiter and any other staff member that may have made your visit horrible so...More

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WelshChic2013
11 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 - 22:00
Monday
12:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
12:00 - 23:00
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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