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The Sidewalk Cafe

Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
+27 21 461 2839
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (5 reviews)
“primavera” (2 reviews)
Open Now
8:00 AM - 10:30 PMAll hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed in an AirBnB right around the corner from The Sidewalk Cafe in Vrederhoek, so we decided to stop in on our first day in Cape Town as we waited for check-in. Needless to say, we fell in love and made...More

Thank Mary B
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was attracted to the hip decor of this place. However, the food was rather disappointing. I ordered the Line fish of the day, which I was told was seared tuna with Asian style noodles. The tuna was pretty good but the noodles were so...More

Thank limericklin
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Sat on a corner with great views, this place has a superb range of dishes We all went for seafood with three lots of crispy calamari (like popcorn!), prawns in string pastry, and the line fish of the day, a succulent tuna steak with a...More

Thank HHH666Y
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

We came here for breakfast during the week. The breakfast was excellent. Try the fresh juices. They are superb. Staff is super friendly and the whole place has a very relaxing atmosphere.

Thank Christian P
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Great funky place with consistently good food and really friendly and relaxed service - one of the best in Cape Town.

Thank Les055
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

The Sidewalk Cafe in Cape Town is owned by the Madame Zingara group. Quaint and cozy, it offers great coffee and quite acceptable, healthy and fresh food. A nice place to meet friends or for business during the day, it becomes really lovely at night...More

2  Thank Fathima D
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The Restaurant is quaint and trendy with warm fires and friendly staff. Where is goes pear shaped is the pricing is expensive especially the draft beer (served in a jam jar) and whiskey, (plus even the burger special) ? The food was good but still...More

Thank R8979PFandrewe
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Popped in for lunch and time to read. It was a winter day and awesome to sit inside with the sun hitting my table. The place has a trendy real energy. Good people. I had a Caesar salad which came with a perfect soft center...More

1  Thank WCPT
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

Such a lovely spot loved the decor the food fresh and interesting so many good choices on the menu from soup to pasta the chicken burger was fantastic pasta primavera just perfect and a pita with calamari and tzadiki awesome We also shared a stack...More

Thank 728amanda
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived for dinner with our 3 year-old daughter and we were very lucky to wait only 5minutes to get a table ! People were very nice and the food was good, especially the grilled calamari!! Très bon dîner :)

Thank Jennifer D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Vredehoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 461 2839
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