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21 Derry Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 461 7274
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07:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 07:00 - 17:00
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Pretoria, South Africa
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Cosy little corner cafe vibe that serves the best french toast and coffee. The breakfasts were also hearty and beautifully presented.

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Thank Mollipops
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous breakfasts highly recommend the muesli with fruit, croissants are huge and the wrap is the best ever!! Amazing service, extremely friendly and the waitresses and manager remember what you like to order x this is only our third visit this week!! X Would highly recommend

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Thank Rachel E R
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch. Service staff friendly. Food was ok. Would go again if in the area but not make a special effort.

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Thank acquireit
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33 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for coffee and croissant. The coffee was really awesome but the croissant was like cardboard. I asked for the croissant to be warmed and this was done with the cheese still on - it ended up like a burger!! I did not eat it.

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Thank Hans K
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Great little spot for breakfast and coffee with friendly staff and free WiFi. Try the "build your own" breakfast. Only docking one star as my poached eggs were a little overdone and cold but I'm being picky.

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Thank Ric M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely spot. Local neighborhood coffee shop, excellent friendly service, great coffee and good food which is well priced. I will come back regularly. Highly Recommended.

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Thank Simon W
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

The. Cafe is in an old house in one of the older parts of Cspe Town. There is seating on the verandah or inside. Wooden floors, wooden tables and friendly staff welcome you. Th e menu is basic. We ordered a burger and beer special and one chicken wrap. The burger and beer special was good so I am tild,... More 

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Thank HAYLEY W
Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

As a local living 5 minutes walk from Red Sofa, I'd really like to support them. And I've tried. But they're terrible. My last experience happened last Sunday, and I'm still puzzling at how they could be so awful. From past experience I expect them to be slow, but this was glacial. We arrived at 9 and ate at 10.30.... More 

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Thank Octavius_Ace
Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Cold Coffee and stale dry muffins. I was very disappointed but the staff were friendly. This is well located but I wont be back in a hurry

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Thank dianewW6211ON
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

The cafe itself was very nicely decorated, and the food was of high quality and nicely presented. However, it took too long. All the drinks came together, apart from one which was delayed, and this was the same with the food. For 5 sandwiches and 5 drinks in quite an empty cafe, it took too long. Would be a good... More 

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Thank Izzy1367

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Derry Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 461 7274

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