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Empire Cafe Restaurant

11 York Road, Muizenberg 7945, South Africa
+27 21 788 1250
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good36%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
11 York Road, Muizenberg 7945, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Stopped over for lunch whilst visiting Muizenberg on the way to Simon's Town. Tucked away in a side road, this little gem was found using Google Maps, walking through Muizenberg. Loved the look of it the moment we arrived. The decor is exceptional, giving the...More

Thank MaxineN19
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Cute cafe sort of hidden in a side street. Lovely decor. Food was amazing and atmosphere was great. Service was very good and we did not wait long for our food.

Thank sandra_bald
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome food and coffee. Great position and view of the surf. Brisk service and well balanced menu. Great bakery too.

Thank CaptainKhoisan
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The Empire is a long standing institution serving locals and visitors to the deep south of Cape Town. The breakfasts are always excellent but the almond croissants are without doubt amongst the very best in the Western Cape, Friendly staff and a fair price makes...More

Thank 2david1947
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We visited the Empire Cafe and enjoyed a really good breakfast and excellent coffee. Views are lovely with hundreds of surfers out. Would definitely return again. Staff very attentive. Bathrooms not great location off kitchen.

Thank Kirsty45
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Excellent service and food was delicious. Friendly staff. The chef has excellent skills and really food is 5 ⭐️ quality.

Thank Ane B
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

We visited Empire Cafe in Muizenberg for a breakfast. Lovely little place. The breakfast was AMAZING, tasteful and we'll prepared. The croissant I had was not good......Still a bit raw and not fluffy as I thought it would be. The view from upstairs was wonderful...More

Thank all4you2be
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

Staff and milkshakes great. Food ok. Not bad but not the best you'll ever have. Typical seaside town cafe fare.

Thank MissySJBee
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Always a good vibe at the Empire! Good breakfasts, burgers and coffee and a great bunch of regulars. Love going there!

Thank Stuart T
Reviewed 6 March 2017

nice place to go to an enjoy the view of the ocean and have some good food, mussels in white wine are very bice and so are the burgers....

Thank Ismail K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
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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