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Empire Cafe

11 York Road, Muizenberg 7945, South Africa
+27 21 788 1250
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good33%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“croissants” (7 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 16:00 Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
11 York Road, Muizenberg 7945, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time yesterday. Great food - best eggs benedict on a butternut rosti and creative chocolate french toast with berries. Superb service too! Definitely be back soon.

Thank Lyndu
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

We visited on a Sunday morning, always a busy day for restaurants on the Muizenberg beachfront. Service always excellent, good wholesome and of a very high standard. Love this place!

Thank Lynda J
Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

Had a late breakfast. Service was quick, bacon was over cooked, the lemon tart gets the thumbs up. Sit upstairs as the view is lovely of surfers corner

Thank laralauts
Reviewed 19 April 2018

Great food, drinks and vibe at this friendly tucked away local. What an excellent spot for breakfast!!!

Thank JonanthanAndrew
Reviewed 17 March 2018

This morning's croissant was 80% raw, served with burned bacon and unsalted eggs. When we sent the dish to the kitchen we were told there was nothing wrong with it. We were made to pay for the uneaten meal. They didn't even throw in a...More

Thank Naomi J
Reviewed 6 March 2018

Empire Cafe is one of my favourite places to hang out. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly, and it's a great place to either pop in for a quick coffee or meal, or to while away some time. I've taken friends there and also often...More

Thank Alexandra L
Reviewed 26 January 2018

I have reviewed this place before and spent a great deal of time there in November when i was in Cape Town for a week. Great coffee and great staff. also has wifi. A must; best coffee in Cape Town

Thank kilalead
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Conveniently located restaurant with local & unique food options. Service was excellent. Food was simple & delicious. One of this restaurants where you know the owner is passionate about his business. Great views of Muizenberg beach whilst you eat.

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Our family was visiting from the United States and decided to stop here and we are so happy we did!! Everyone had a delicious breakfast and unique dishes too!! Coffee was excellent ! A MUST when you are in town!!

Thank Tina v
Reviewed 19 December 2017

We had high expectations , so while it was decent, it didn't really meet them. The scrambled eggs were a bit overdone, and the ingredients didn't seem to be matched too well. The portions were huge, but we prefer quality over quantity. We left feeling...More

Thank realsc00p
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
07:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 York Road, Muizenberg 7945, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Muizenberg
  • Phone Number: +27 21 788 1250
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