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The Sidewalk Cafe

Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
+27 21 461 2839
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“primavera” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:30All hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This unassuming restaurant has really fantastic friendly service! Unbelievably interesting combination of foods that tingling your tastes! What a joyful experience and really tasty eating!

Thank KevinGF
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sidewalk is always packed and had delicious food. I used to visit very often, but then they changed their menu. I still go for drinks, but without vegan options, I'm afraid they've lost me as a food customer :( It's a great pity because I...More

Thank Heidi L
Reviewed 31 December 2017

Brilliant food, super relaxed and charming service, lovely view, very cosy and cute place. Will definitely go there again!

Thank jokifu
Reviewed 4 December 2017

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 2 December 2017

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 12 November 2017 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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
08:00 - 22:30
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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