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The Food Lovers Market

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Icon Building, Long Street | Diagonal from the Thibault Station, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Mon - Fri 07:00 - 18:00
Sat 09:00 - 15:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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67 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great menu. Reasonably priced. Fresh ingredients. Cakes were delicious!!! Portions generally big and satisfying. One negative is that the food was cold on both occasions we went. Seems it's not all freshly prepared but then not heated through properly. Vredenburg staff were friendly and helpful. Highly recommend. Always busy there so grab a seat quick!!

Thank TracyDan102013
Farnham Common, United Kingdom
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171 reviews
106 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

In any city centre, there are as many awful places to eat as there are good ones. Around Greenmarket Square there seemed to be more of the former, however, if all you want is decent food at a reasonable price, can't decide what you want or just need out of the rain or sun, come inside. There is something for... More 

Thank ruthiegee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

They have a nice array of food to dish up and pay by weight. The sushi is half price after 4pm weekdays and all day weekends. Super friendly waiters that make you feel right at home.

Thank Rogeema K
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248 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We dived into this place after a sudden downpour at lunchtime.unfortunetly the hot buffet was almost finished for veggie options but we found next door a seating area with a cafe. We ordered a roast veg panini and tagattelli with feta cheese both were large portions and very tasty at a reasonable price.

Thank lynda99
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very quick visit but very impressed by all that was on offer for the tourist who wants something fresh and quick. A large sushi bar as well as rows of freshly made salad of every description to huge slices of pizza with all kinds of toppings. Cooked food, sandwiches etc all looked very good. Bustling with people for nearby offices... More 

Thank adelek2
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184 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable visit to SA food Mecca and now more branches / outlets than I remember. Worth a stop for lunch at this outlet given its central location.

Thank Y2CLL
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70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

options vary depending on which store you visit. Medium to high price but good variety of take away food and fresh veggie options; coffee not great

Thank avidtraveller417
Herzlia, Israel
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27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

The place is very nice, the variety is large, prices are reasonable. The atmosphere is nice, many nice and interesting people

Thank Arieh E
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23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Really great option for breakfast or lunch. Very varied selection of both hot and cold foods that are well presented in various themed sections. Staff friendly and excellent value for money. Food can be eaten in house or as take away.

1 Thank joemcdub
Granada, Andalucia, Spain
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26 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

FLM has something for everyone. Someone rushing to the office can grab a delicious on the go breakfast from scrambled eggs to bangers, cherry tomatoes and seed bread. Health freaks can have a delicious smoothie made to order, while lunchtime diners can expect a feast of chicken pie, oxtail, spinach, pumpkin, roast potatoes and many more dishes daily. There is... More 

2 Thank Carolcharmaine

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Sushi, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Icon Building, Long Street | Diagonal from the Thibault Station, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central

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