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Peli Peli Galleria

5085 Westheimer Rd, B2515, Houston, TX 77056-5673
+1 281-257-9500
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good15%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (32 reviews)
“bobotie” (91 reviews)
“chicken livers” (20 reviews)
Closes in 17 min
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
American, African, Bar, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5085 Westheimer Rd, B2515, Houston, TX 77056-5673
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I try to do date night at least 2xs a month and we always try new places- new to us lol :) and we chose Peli Peli. The restaurant is so beautiful it’s a real sexy feel inside so be sure to...More

Thank Missleyley89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was at Peli Peli on a biz trip and wanted a good dinner with quick service. At Peli Peli I got both ! For an appetizer I had the Bacon Wrapped Chicken and as my entrée I had the Curry Chicken. Both items were...More

Thank Robert F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Discovered this place during a Google search for unusual restaurants in Houston. I was hoping for something like NYC’s Jekyll and Hyde Club, not this. Peli Peli is unusual only in how good it is. The restaurant is tastefully decorated and spacious. We went at...More

Thank Wayne D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Peli Peli Galleria for dinner last night. Poor service (brought clorox smelling glasses for wine and sparkling water, hurried appetizer flatbread off the table, forgot dressing for the salads, brought the wrong salad, had to ask which guest ordered which meal, brought...More

Thank jcassidy2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When my friend suggested South African food I was hesitant We started with the sampler plate, great flavors, interesting spices. Everyone enjoyed their entrees- chicken ,beef, lamb. A must is the Sticky toffee bread pudding! It was a good thing I had to share, but...More

Thank aleeoops
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

I really enjoyed dining here. Great food. Lamb chop was sensational. Sampler was very good. The staff were amazing. Very knowledgeable and helpful in suggesting matching wine and food.

Thank Ali K
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Was in town for a wedding and went to the mall to walk around and have lunch of course. Stumbled on this place, then was referred to this place by someone at Mac, and it was awesome!

Thank ldybug252000
Reviewed 8 April 2018

It is always exciting to discover a restaurant for a country one has never been and the ambiance and decor of this South African restaurant promised great things, but alas did not deliver. The Great Karoo lamb chops I ordered were fine, heavy with the...More

Thank G8683VWwendys
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

The rest was nice as expected. This location is much smaller of course but still has an outside eating area which is nice.No complaints. This location doesnt compare to Cinco Ranch location but, it is nice.Everyone was friendly.The only thing I would say is they...More

Thank shiretta b
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

This Galleria restaurant was a pleasant surprise. The brainchild of South African chef, Paul Friedman, it’s a bit meat-centric, but also offers good fish dishes and vegetable sides. The chicken curry dish was excellent as was the appetizer featuring an assortment of tasty South African...More

Thank davemh333
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8 August 2017|
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Response from lmchimere | Reviewed this property |
There are vegetarian options but they are uninterestingly limited in my opinion.
20 July 2017|
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Response from PeliManagement | Property representative |
Not only are our cocktails, beer and glasses of wine half-off during happy hour, but we have really good food on the HH as well! $7 - 1 skewer of sosaties, bacon wrapped chicken, mac n cheese bites, shrimp cocktail... More
13 February 2017|
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Response from PeliManagement | Property representative |
Hi Lee! I am terribly sorry that you were not treated in the right manner at our restaurant. Can you let me know what happened? Would like to make sure that never happens again and would like to see what we can do to give... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$12 - US$65
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Valet Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover, Private Dining, Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
11:00 AM - 11:00 PM
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5085 Westheimer Rd, B2515, Houston, TX 77056-5673
  • Location: United States  >  Texas (TX)  >  Texas Gulf Coast  >  Houston
  • Phone Number: +1 281-257-9500
  • E-mail
Peli Peli is South African flavors, Southern Hospitality. Featuring steak, chicken and seafood by South African Chef Paul Friedman, Peli Peli is currently one of the top rated restaurants in Houston and has become the perfect setting for special occasion dining.
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