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News Cafe

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Beach Boulevard, Table View, South Africa
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07:00 - 02:00
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Sun 08:00 - 23:30
Mon 07:00 - 23:30
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 02:00
Sat 08:00 - 02:00
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

News Cafe in Blouberg is a regular visiting place for us. The main reason is the proximity of Blouberg beach and the view of Table Mountain. The only problem is the busy traffic circle between the restaurant and the beach. Parking is another problem. On the positive side, there is ample benches outside with umbrellas where you can enjoy a... More 

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Thank N4553REclaudial
England
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65 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great for people watching and a nice view of the sea/beach, always seems to be a crowd gathered on the terrace, the food/coffee is ok and we found the service good.

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Thank RichardHNottingham
Atlanta, Georgia
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155 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

News Café used to be a family favorite, but we were really disappointed by the brunch selections and the service on our last visit. The interior and menu have been updated over the past few years, but the News Café has lost its soul in the process. We miss the pannekoek and the smiling service.

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Thank ATLpch
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

News Cafe on Beach Blvd in Table View has great service. The staff was polite, engaging and attentive without intruding. The French Eggs Benedict was delicious and the eggs were spot on. Mexican Sunrise with 2 poached eggs, chorizo, sauté spinach, corn fritters and Avocado again eggs cooked perfectly and the flavors of everything were spot on. There is dining... More 

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Manchester
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73 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in for lunch and cocktails. Even though the place was not busy we waited a while to get service. It was as though nobody really wanted to be bothered. There were at least 4 waiters who stood chatting rather than serving or clearing tables. When the waiter took our order he was very pleasant and when the food... More 

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Thank Gorjas
Saudi Arabia
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18 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ask for cold milk get hot milk. Waiters are impossible to get hold of once seated. Slow...slow..slow staff. And indifferent.

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Thank chachaman
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Venue came highly recommended for cocktails and the proximity to the beach. View was spectacular. Cocktails lacked flavor and presentation and was very average.

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Thank Jenny B
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Waited 10 min 4 tables 3 eating. Had to ask for service. Ordered 3 drinks. One arrived had to ask again.... sorry printer ran out of paper. Food arrived. The Omlette was perfect. The medium T Bone arrived no colour overdone on the one side raw on the other and as tough ad and 100 year old cow my dog... More 

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Thank jaco v
Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017

Brilliant view of the sunset. Fun and friendly environment. Drinks made beautifully and food served in style. Altogether a great venue to relax with friends and make some memories.

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Thank CandyceRCT
Poole, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2017

Stopped here foe a drink and quick bite to eat, Ordered two salads, arrived in decent time and very tasty. Not terribly expensive and nice views over Table mountain and outside seating area.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:30
Monday
07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Boulevard, Table View, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Table View

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?