Best cafés in Cape Town

Check out the top cafés in Cape Town, reviewed and ranked by the city’s locals
1. Camps Bay
1. Camps Bay
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82 local reviews
Camps Bay, Camps Bay
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Jacques
Camps Bay is great for a beach outing and enjoying sundowners or lunch alongside the ocean at a number of tren…
Afribode
These soft white sand beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton attract Cape Town’s beautiful people. But forget about …
Pierre
Want to be where the in crowd goes, then this is for you!
1. Camps Bay
1. Camps Bay
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82 local reviews
Camps Bay, Camps Bay
Jacques
Jacques
Camps Bay is great for a beach outing and enjoying sundowners or lunch alongside the ocean at a number of trendy cafés. We recommend Café Ca…
Afribode
Afribode
These soft white sand beaches of Camps Bay and Clifton attract Cape Town’s beautiful people. But forget about swimming - the water is freezi…
Pierre
Pierre
Want to be where the in crowd goes, then this is for you!
2. V & A Waterfront
2. V & A Waterfront
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468 local reviews
V & A Waterfront, V & A Waterfront
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Lisa
The V&A Waterfront lies between Robben Island and Table Mountain, in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour…
Danielle
All the latest trends and stores! Delicious restaurants and cafés as well for when you need a shopping break!
Sarah
Robben Island tours leave from here, and as well as being full of shops and restaurants, it's a working harbou…
2. V & A Waterfront
2. V & A Waterfront
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468 local reviews
V & A Waterfront, V & A Waterfront
Lisa
Lisa
The V&A Waterfront lies between Robben Island and Table Mountain, in the heart of Cape Town's working harbour. Originally upgraded when grea…
Danielle
Danielle
All the latest trends and stores! Delicious restaurants and cafés as well for when you need a shopping break!
Sarah
Sarah
Robben Island tours leave from here, and as well as being full of shops and restaurants, it's a working harbour, and full of fascinating Cap…
3. The Company's Garden
3. The Company's Garden
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153 local reviews
19 Queen Victoria St, Cape Town City Centre
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+27 21 426 1357
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Tania
The historic Company Gardens and a stylish café under the trees. Take a walk down Molteno Rd & follow Governme…
Lozanne
The historic Company Gardens and a stylish café under the trees. Take a walk down Molteno Rd & follow Governme…
Erika+Lynne
Peaceful strolls and a lovely outdoor restaurant. Feed the squirrels
3. The Company's Garden
3. The Company's Garden
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153 local reviews
19 Queen Victoria St, Cape Town City Centre
Closed · Opens 7:00 AM
+27 21 426 1357
Tania
Tania
The historic Company Gardens and a stylish café under the trees. Take a walk down Molteno Rd & follow Government Ave which will lead you to …
Lozanne
Lozanne
The historic Company Gardens and a stylish café under the trees. Take a walk down Molteno Rd & follow Government Ave which will lead you to …
Erika+Lynne
Erika+Lynne
Peaceful strolls and a lovely outdoor restaurant. Feed the squirrels
4. Noordhoek Farm Village
4. Noordhoek Farm Village
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56 local reviews
Village Ln, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
021 789 2812
Establishment
Marc
The Farm Village is only 5 mins away and has it all...Gourmet restaurant (The Foodbarn) to Sushi (Village Sush…
Adie
Has the Toad pub, The Food Barn, and Café Roux eating places. Also shops where you can buy local crafts etc. V…
Thomas
This place offers it all, 3 amazing restaurants, Café Roux, The Food Barn and The Food Barn Deli. Great for br…
4. Noordhoek Farm Village
4. Noordhoek Farm Village
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56 local reviews
Village Ln, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
021 789 2812
Marc
Marc
The Farm Village is only 5 mins away and has it all...Gourmet restaurant (The Foodbarn) to Sushi (Village Sushi) to great Pub restaurants (T…
Adie
Adie
Has the Toad pub, The Food Barn, and Café Roux eating places. Also shops where you can buy local crafts etc. Very pretty area.
Thomas
Thomas
This place offers it all, 3 amazing restaurants, Café Roux, The Food Barn and The Food Barn Deli. Great for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Caf…
5. Camps Bay Beach
5. Camps Bay Beach
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72 local reviews
Camps Bay Beach, Cape Town
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Tessa
These soft white sand beaches attract Cape Town’s beautiful people. But forget about swimming - the water is f…
Tania
Our local beach, white sands, tumbling waves, rocks to explore, restaurants and cafés over the road for when t…
Afribode
These soft white sand beaches of Camp's Bay and the 4 coves of Clifton attract Cape Town’s beautiful people. B…
5. Camps Bay Beach
5. Camps Bay Beach
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72 local reviews
Camps Bay Beach, Cape Town
Tessa
Tessa
These soft white sand beaches attract Cape Town’s beautiful people. But forget about swimming - the water is freezing! Just top up your tan …
Tania
Tania
Our local beach, white sands, tumbling waves, rocks to explore, restaurants and cafés over the road for when the hunger or thirst gets too m…
Afribode
Afribode
These soft white sand beaches of Camp's Bay and the 4 coves of Clifton attract Cape Town’s beautiful people. But forget about swimming - the…
6. Kloof St
6. Kloof St
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56 local reviews
Kloof St, Cape Town
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Morne
Kloof Street is known as the "Restaurant Mile" of Cape Town. Great favourites include Drop-kick Murphy's, Huds…
Lorien And Matthew
Busy, buzzing, eclectic and interesting, Kloof Street offers a bit of everything – from burger spots, coffee s…
Pieter Bezuidenhout & Deon Weideman
A good selection of different restaurants up Kloof street.
6. Kloof St
6. Kloof St
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56 local reviews
Kloof St, Cape Town
Morne
Morne
Kloof Street is known as the "Restaurant Mile" of Cape Town. Great favourites include Drop-kick Murphy's, Hudson's, Arnold's, Davinci's, Sai…
Lorien And Matthew
Lorien And Matthew
Busy, buzzing, eclectic and interesting, Kloof Street offers a bit of everything – from burger spots, coffee shops and chic cafés to pubs, p…
Pieter Bezuidenhout & Deon Weideman
Pieter Bezuidenhout & Deon Weideman
A good selection of different restaurants up Kloof street.
7. cafe Roux
7. cafe Roux
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41 local reviews
Chapmans Peak Dr, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
021 789 2538
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Andrew & Penny
Café Roux is a family run business, open daily for breakfast, lunch and cakes. Situated under the oak trees, e…
Jenni
“Since opening our doors in 2006, café Roux has become an institution in the Noordhoek Valley. It’s a place fo…
Jonathan & Margaret
Great cafe, largely outdoors, close to playground, shops. Reliable food, prompt service.
7. cafe Roux
7. cafe Roux
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41 local reviews
Chapmans Peak Dr, Cape Town
Closed · Opens 8:00 AM
021 789 2538
Andrew & Penny
Andrew & Penny
Café Roux is a family run business, open daily for breakfast, lunch and cakes. Situated under the oak trees, en route to Chapman’s Peak Driv…
Jenni
Jenni
“Since opening our doors in 2006, café Roux has become an institution in the Noordhoek Valley. It’s a place for friends and family to meet, …
Jonathan & Margaret
Jonathan & Margaret
Great cafe, largely outdoors, close to playground, shops. Reliable food, prompt service.
8. Imhoff Farm
8. Imhoff Farm
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37 local reviews
Kommetjie Road, Kommetjie
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
021 783 4545
RestaurantFoodEstablishment
Gerald
Good restaurant (Blue Water Café); outdoor activities for children including camel rides and snake park. Loca…
Diane
Blue Water Café has very good food with views out of this world! Patio has seating with area for children (lis…
Markus
With blue water café. One of our favorite restaurant. Children can visit a pet zoo.
8. Imhoff Farm
8. Imhoff Farm
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37 local reviews
Kommetjie Road, Kommetjie
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
021 783 4545
Gerald
Gerald
Good restaurant (Blue Water Café); outdoor activities for children including camel rides and snake park. Local cheeses.
Diane
Diane
Blue Water Café has very good food with views out of this world! Patio has seating with area for children (listed as one of the best kid fri…
Markus
Markus
With blue water café. One of our favorite restaurant. Children can visit a pet zoo.
9. Two Oceans Aquarium
9. Two Oceans Aquarium
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75 local reviews
Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+27 21 418 3823
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Tessa
The Two Oceans Aquarium is so impressive that adults love it more than children. Check out the jelly gallery a…
Afribode
The Two Oceans Aquarium is so impressive that adults love it more than children. Check out the jelly gallery a…
Nicci
The Two Oceans Aquarium is so impressive that adults love it more than children. Check out the jelly gallery a…
9. Two Oceans Aquarium
9. Two Oceans Aquarium
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75 local reviews
Dock Rd, V & A Waterfront
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+27 21 418 3823
Tessa
Tessa
The Two Oceans Aquarium is so impressive that adults love it more than children. Check out the jelly gallery and walk through the marine tun…
Afribode
Afribode
The Two Oceans Aquarium is so impressive that adults love it more than children. Check out the jelly gallery and walk through the marine tun…
Nicci
Nicci
The Two Oceans Aquarium is so impressive that adults love it more than children. Check out the jelly gallery and walk through the marine tun…
10. Café Caprice
10. Café Caprice
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79 local reviews
37 Victoria Rd, Camps Bay
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+27 21 438 8315
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Joanne
Relaxed, split-level, all-day cafe combining an eclectic café-style menu, artisan cocktails, relaxing lounges …
Heidi
Café Caprice combines artisan cocktails, a café-style menu, relaxing lounges and sidewalk seating to experienc…
Gerard
"Café Caprice combines artisan cocktails, a café-style menu, relaxing lounges and sidewalk seating to experien…
10. Café Caprice
10. Café Caprice
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79 local reviews
37 Victoria Rd, Camps Bay
Closed · Opens 9:30 AM
+27 21 438 8315
Joanne
Joanne
Relaxed, split-level, all-day cafe combining an eclectic café-style menu, artisan cocktails, relaxing lounges and sidewalk seating to experi…
Heidi
Heidi
Café Caprice combines artisan cocktails, a café-style menu, relaxing lounges and sidewalk seating to experience the epitome of Cape Town’s c…
Gerard
Gerard
"Café Caprice combines artisan cocktails, a café-style menu, relaxing lounges and sidewalk seating to experience the epitome of Cape Town’s …
11. Grand Africa Café & Beach
11. Grand Africa Café & Beach
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88 local reviews
Haul Rd, V & A Waterfront
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+27 21 425 0551
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Morne
A Stunning beach café with live music and DJs over weekends. A Great experience.
Khosie
Grand Africa Café & Beach embraces a free-spirited beach café culture, nestled poignantly on the sea-front sho…
Talga
Set within a restored warehouse, paying tribute to our eco policy, positioned on a private beach in Granger Ba…
11. Grand Africa Café & Beach
11. Grand Africa Café & Beach
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88 local reviews
Haul Rd, V & A Waterfront
Closed · Opens 12:00 PM (noon)
+27 21 425 0551
Morne
Morne
A Stunning beach café with live music and DJs over weekends. A Great experience.
Khosie
Khosie
Grand Africa Café & Beach embraces a free-spirited beach café culture, nestled poignantly on the sea-front shoreline and flaunting her majes…
Talga
Talga
Set within a restored warehouse, paying tribute to our eco policy, positioned on a private beach in Granger Bay. Grand Café & Beach is part …
12. FNB Bank ATM Gardens Shopping Centre
12. FNB Bank ATM Gardens Shopping Centre
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108 local reviews
22 Mill St, Oranjezicht
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
AtmFinancePoint of interest
Ryan
Vibrant, cosmopolitan and as colourful as the Mother City herself, Gardens Shopping Centre continues to attrac…
George
2 minutes walk from Cape Lemon Cottage and with everything. Open till 8 even on Sunday, Woolworths food store…
Marli & Werner
Groceries and pretty much anything else you might need at this compact little mall. WW foods, PnP, Clicks, cel…
12. FNB Bank ATM Gardens Shopping Centre
12. FNB Bank ATM Gardens Shopping Centre
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108 local reviews
22 Mill St, Oranjezicht
Closed · Opens 9:00 AM
Ryan
Ryan
Vibrant, cosmopolitan and as colourful as the Mother City herself, Gardens Shopping Centre continues to attract locals and visitors to its l…
George
George
2 minutes walk from Cape Lemon Cottage and with everything. Open till 8 even on Sunday, Woolworths food store. Vibrant, cosmopolitan and as …
Marli & Werner
Marli & Werner
Groceries and pretty much anything else you might need at this compact little mall. WW foods, PnP, Clicks, cellular providers, hardware stor…