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Empire Cafe

11 York Road, Muizenberg 7945, South Africa
+27 21 788 1250
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
11 York Road, Muizenberg 7945, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 1 week ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

It would have been great, as coffee was great, so was the dessert we ordered. Sadly, just as we got settled in, they told us to finish our order as they were closing - at 4pm in a top holiday destination. There are some great...More

Thank Pete M
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

The Empire Cafe is a wonderful, relaxed place to get an excellent coffee/tea and delicious breakfast or pastry. Take the spiral staircase up to the second floor to settle in with a view of the surfers through open French doors.. When we travel to Cape...More

Thank suitcases2016
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Have had two breakfasts there in the last six months. Do try the eggs with butternut rosti, the scrambled eggs with various options are also great. The sweet goodies are very tempting, the orange and almond Florentines are a perfect end to the meal with...More

Thank KNEES13
Reviewed 15 November 2017 via mobile

Didn't even know the place existed! The staff were super patient and helpful. Great food and awesome coffee.

Thank Khotso M
Reviewed 1 October 2017

Many people head for the coffee shops n the beach front of Muizenberg. Great locations, I agree, but Empire is better. The staff are super friendly and the coffee is god. Try the light meals and the breakfast and you will not be disappointed.

Thank kilalead
Reviewed 4 September 2017

Very enjoyable pasta and generous portions. Did not try the pizza or grills, but might be back in future. Go with an empty tummy...

Thank Stephnie T
Reviewed 23 August 2017

It's Monday 7th August and my friend Irene has a birthday. We've come to Empire Cafe for lunch. We climbed up the little up & up & round & round staircase and sat with the view! The two platters we had without drinks came to...More

Thank SueAfrica
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
View, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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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