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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%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“primavera” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 130 reviews

Reviewed 25 March 2017

I went to the sidewalk cafe for a meal, I had the risotto with prawns. The staff were friendly and smiling, the food was very nice but the portion wasn't that good, I always give a tip but I was a bit shocked when I...More

Thank Al C
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Such a charming experience. Lovely staff hustling atmosphere. Lovely food. Location is on street with easy access. Good spot to walk to and drop in with easy parking also within range. Good views on two sides. Inside and outside options.

Thank Mario C
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Had a little time to kill and a little peckish too, popped into this popular vibey spot for a snack and drink. The waiters were good although the food and drink took forever. The price to portion size isn't great, it's an expensive outlet, but...More

Thank NaughtyCatCapeTown
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorites in Cape Town. Its a very small restaurant in Vredehoek, but the vibe makes this place great, the food and drinks is also amazing! This is a great place for one on one dates!!

Thank Marquerite03
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I read about it in a Bloomberg article. The restaurant is cute and intimate. It's great for a first date or an ordinary one. Our meal was delicious and our server, Vava, was so sweet and energetic!

Thank rpmolina
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The cutest little gem on the side of the mountain. It's tiny but doesn't dynamite come in small packages! I could never recommend just one thing here, you won't go wrong with whatever it is you choose! A hidden gem very much frequented by the...More

Thank Tara O
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Visited as a family of 5 and were impressed with the charm friendliness and value for money. Had a variety from fish and chips to burgers, spaghetti primavera calamari and chicken curry. All were pleased with the service and twinkle twinkle our waitress.

Thank John J
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Small but classy breakfast and lunches served at this little local eatery ... nothing fancy but has a very local vibe to it -

Thank Martin L
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Ate dinner here a while ago but not a really memorable experience. Well situated above the city with a buzzy vibe with tables on the pavement and lots more tucked around the inside. It's, I think pricey, because it forms part of the Madame Zingara...More

Thank Frenske O
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This cafe was recommended to us by some locals during our stay in Cape Town. It's fairly small inside but also warm and welcoming. My Vegetarian Moussaka was delicious and my partner's Risotto was equally tasty. We found the staff friendly and the food reasonably...More

Thank Traveller581
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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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