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Charly's Bakery

38 Canterbury Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
+27 21 461 5181
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  • Excellent32%
  • Very good26%
  • Average19%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
Travellers talk about
“cupcakes” (71 reviews)
“cheesecake” (25 reviews)
“quiche” (13 reviews)
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$$ - $$$
38 Canterbury Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

its very nice place, cakes, cookies are soo fresh and delicious.... you can visit any time before 5: PM...

Thank Saurabh C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had the most amazing russian cheesecake with a hearty cappuccio to wash it down with. The place will forever have a sweet place in my heart.

Thank Dean G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Charlys for the first time a few days ago. The idea was to grab something for breakfast. The only "savoury" items they had at the time were pies. My husband had a lamb pie which he said was amazing, i had a...More

Thank thehungrytraveller10
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a afternoon tea. Coffee and tea are nice. The cake was also good. It is amazing to see the creative cake and cupcake decoration

Thank Tanners2521
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Very disappointed in the cleanliness, flies everywhere AND on everything! Even if the food looks so pretty I wouldn't eat it with the flu infestation. Understandably flies are sometimes pesky, but surely this establishment can make the effort to keep them off the goods? There...More

Thank Jessica G
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

The baked goods are fairly creative. Very chilled and friendly. Generous helpings. Pricey but worth it. Good for families.

Thank Gillon B
Reviewed 7 April 2017

We had heard alot about this place from friends, and also saw it on TV. A quick pitstop here, to collect some heavenly cake :) recommend the

Thank pdijjie7
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

Always enjoy a pop in at Charly's can not leave without a chocolate fudge cake with extra chocolate sauce! Had a lamb pie and cookies with cute pictures on. Love stopping at Charly's

1  Thank Natalie E
Reviewed 8 March 2017

sat on the stoep with an enormous cheesecake and a ginormous sausage roll. not being able to eat sweet things I was relieved that there was one savoury item available at that time when we got there. .

1  Thank Christine K
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Dropped in to try the cupcakes and was not disappointed. . Really liked the red velvet cupcake .. I can see why the place is so popular

1  Thank AuroraDiner
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Canterbury Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 461 5181
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