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21 Liesbeeck Parkway, Rosebank, South Africa
+27 21 686 6004
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08:30 - 16:30
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Cape Town, South Africa
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Very impressed with both the quality of food and service. Five of us had dishes from the special breakfast menu and the "ranchero poached eggs" came out tops. Delicious coffee too!

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Thank joeneethling
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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124 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Situated in the middle of the nursery, the small restaurant has seating inside and outside with shade. The menu is basic and includes muffins, croissants, scones, salads, wraps and a few desserts. The portions are sufficient and well presented. The coffee is good. Service is efficient and friendly. There is no wifi. The toilets are clean.

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Thank naz632
Paarl
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96 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016

Good for breakfast and brunch. Can sit outside (under cover for wet days) and be amongst all the plants. Also a large gardening store within complex.

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Thank carstairs323
Cape Town, South Africa
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28 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

A regular weekly haunt of ours I can highly recommend their wraps - but do ask for a doggie bag as you won't get through one on your own!

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Thank Lucille B
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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155 reviews
102 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

A nice venue in a lovely setting. Outside as well as inside seating. Convenient for a stop after browsing the floral options. Menu is limited and lacks excitement and creativity which was a disappointment.

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Thank Aeraille
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The adults meals were really excellent. We enjoyed the grilled yellow tail and mash. The kids hated their toasted cheese and chips. The service was slow and we also did not receive a good welcome. I have received much better service and a good warm welcome before so I was very disappointed. To top it off our waitress was discussing... More 

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Thank Nafeesa V
KyleMiller001, Owner at Fraiche Ayres, responded to this review

Hi Nafeesa, Thanks for your review and bringing your concerns to light, i am glad the adults meals were really excellent, but very sorry that slow service spoiled our kids meals. I will take this up with the waiteress that served you. Tips are service dependant and i am glad that you tipped accordingly, again i will bring it up... More 

Newcastle, Australia
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127 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

The service when we arrived was good but the longer we stayed it seemed to deteriorate. Drinks were forgotten and food delivery was slow. While the apple crumble portion is tasty and very large, there is no crumble so it was more like an apple stew on my plate.

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Thank Jodi R
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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105 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 May 2016

The café forms part of a Starke Ayres nursery, and is in a beautiful setting. It is great for coffee/tea and cakes, and it has a good lunch menu. Most of its offerings are unfortunately overpriced.

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Thank 546james
KyleMiller001, Owner at Fraiche Ayres, responded to this review

Thansk for your review James, we have just recently been forced to increase our prices due to rampant food inflation (14% increase in 4 months) and are currently running food cost around 45% with minimal wastage. I believe we are still marginally cheaper than most of our local competitors and won't be considering another increase till next year depending on... More 

Cape Town
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169 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

It has been a while since we last visited. A wonderful setting in an established nursery. It was a perfect Autumn day and we looked forward to our lunch. I ordered Thai Fish Cakes but after a while was told that the last portion had just been served - no problem. I then ordered the Prawn Salad with avo and... More 

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Thank Jaqui D
KyleMiller001, Owner at Fraiche Ayres, responded to this review

Thanks for your honest review. I was personally in the kitchen yesterday and apologise for your experience. Fortunately we had an record day on Sunday which completely wiped out the kitchen of stock and were unable to make new batch of fish cakes in time.. the prawn salad is served with a mango and sweet chilli vinaigrette. I did rectify... More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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251 reviews
141 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

I come quite often to the Starke Ayres nursery and like the setting of Fraiche Ayres inside. There is an inside and outside sitting area. The menu is basic with a typical breakfast, lunch or tea menu. The scrambled eggs are nice. Had lemon meringue which was particularly yummy. The only down side is that service is slow. It takes... More 

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Thank Jasonleg

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:30 - 16:30
Monday
08:30 - 16:30
Tuesday
08:30 - 16:30
Wednesday
08:30 - 16:30
Thursday
08:30 - 16:30
Friday
08:30 - 16:30
Saturday
08:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Liesbeeck Parkway, Rosebank, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Rosebank
  • Phone Number: +27 21 686 6004

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