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The Gardeners Cottage Restaurant & Coffee Shop

31 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 689 3158
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good42%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (33 reviews)
“cakes” (10 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 am - 4:30 pm Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
31 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 168 reviews

Reviewed 5 November 2018

Beautiful little cottage, so cosy and nice if it is too cold to sit outside under the beautiful trees. Excellent lunch, large portions. And take it from a person who anytime prefers another starter instead of a dessert: The homemade cakes on offer here are...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JeJeWe
Reviewed 3 October 2018

What an awesome way to relax and have good food served and unusual drinks. The staff are so friendly it just makes you want to go back

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ncock831215
Reviewed 7 September 2018

I was at GC for a work lunch. Really enjoyed sitting outside, enjoying the sun and the great atmosphere. The staff is very friendly and helpful, making you feel comfortable. I would recommend to try their Street Chicken Curry.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank jontrip2016
Reviewed 23 August 2018

My wife and I don't visit the Newland area often. On this rare occasion we wanted to have lunch before a business meeting so we selected the venue from the Tripadvisor app. The atmosphere is very relaxed a "back to nature" feel about it. I...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank AllenVH
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We stopped by on a lovely afternoon. The food was delicious. It was on the fancier side and the portions were a little small but we still enjoyed it. Amazing outdoor setting too.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank Brian L
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Just the we love it. The setting is beautiful. I love the fact that there is so much to do before and after the meal. Love the trees, the ducks, the dogs hanging around but most of all I love the food. You can taste...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Crazyredpepper
Reviewed 12 April 2018

With a beautiful setting this place needs to be booked for lunch or be happy waiting. Very busy from breakfast onwards - food and drinks were lovely. Plenty of outside seating under the enormous trees and dog friendly. Very popular with locals especially brunch.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Ashley B
Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

It is worth making a reservation at this perfect spot. The food is always fresh and tastes delicious. The serving staff have been there forever! Attentive and friendly. I love the location . 10 out of 10 every time

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank WendyDaffarn
Reviewed 13 March 2018

fresh and tasty, love it. I do wish they could offer more vegetarian options. They have some, but not enough.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Asanda B
Reviewed 10 March 2018

We had breakfast on our first visit with family and lunch on our second visit - both were excellent - including the vegan menu - which is good to know! The staff are very friendly and helpful. The menu choices are wide and varying for...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank SophisticatedLady17
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 689 3158
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