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Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 424 4664
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good35%
  • Average19%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible14%
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“set menu” (11 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Middle Eastern, Vegetarian Friendly, Halal
$$ - $$$
Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

I’ve always considered myself to be very open minded when it comes to trying new things, especially food. My mantra has always been that we need to try new things to formulate an opinion and then make an informed judgement; anything to the contrary, is...More

Thank Mario A
Reviewed 14 October 2017

We opted for the set menu and boy oh boy did it exceed our expectations. Food was delicious, huge portions, service great and we loved the floor seating arrangement. The decor reminded us of the old souqs in the Middle East. They did not have...More

Thank sumiherholdt
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Didn't try the food ,but it's the worst shisha place in town! The neighborhood is not safe as well! (The place is quite tho)

Thank Nouf_s7
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

Friend and I googled for a shisha place as the one we wanted to go to only opened at 4pm. Lovely traditional decor. Arabic themed food. Ordered kubbe, naan and humus. Tasty but quite different to how it is in the middle east. Sat on...More

1  Thank Travel-Meisie
Reviewed 13 July 2017

We loved this eatery, great food for meat lovers and dips/breads. The staff were the loveliest and service excellent. You can choose to sit on mats on the floor or at tables, we had a great night .. Good for families and friends on a...More

Thank MelvdW
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely time at Mesopotamia! Very nice atmosphere and super relaxing - something different for a change. I'll be back soon!

Thank Christel E
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

The food at Mesopotamia is amazing! I usually take the set menu because you get to sample a little bit of many dishes. The lamb kebab was so amazingly tender. What I love most about this restaurant is that you can sit on the flat...More

Thank Rogeema K
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

Went there by default as the restaurant we wanted to go was closed on Sunday night. We were 4 of us and ordered just a main course each which were hot lamb, chicken and vege dish. All were perfectly presented and very tasty. The service...More

Thank AlainrlgMelbourne
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

Main course lamb incredible! ! Haran something. Mezze starters were good but Naans not great . Winelist a bit limited but cushions on floor seating adds to the experience and definitely the dancers are a highlight . Dining experience!

Thank Knysna101
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

I love an eating experience and this spot doesn't disappoint. Sit on cushions on the floor for a proper Kurdish experience. Belly dancers for some entertainment. Worth a visit

Thank candyandbrian
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Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
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Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 4664
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