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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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“primavera” (2 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
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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
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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
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

A very small and cozy place, a lot of locals eating. Good vibe and friendly staff. I choose the granola, yoghurt and fresh fruit. I loved it so much! Does someone knows how to make the granola or where to buy it? Need to know..

Thank Nicole L
Reviewed 18 December 2016

We have booked to eat here in a few days' time but have already popped in for cocktails on 2 occasions. The staff are very friendly and welcoming. They have happy 'hour' every day from 3 to 6 and the cocktails on offer were excellent....More

Thank Aswefindit
Reviewed 7 December 2016

It's hidden high up in Vredehoek. The locals obviously know about it. To be sure to get a table, make a booking. Try to sit outside on a good evening, watch the sunset. Super. Food is fresh and great.

Thank Manya-ct
Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

Great local spot in Vredhoek. Excellent service. Fresh delicious food. Great decor. I ordered a granola and fresh fruit combo and wasn't dissappointed. I'd happily come back. Recommend to people in the area.

Thank Suzie K
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

I have often gone to.sidewalk cafe , and i enjoy the vibe. I have never thought the food is anything too great, but its been decent enough. On my last visit I ate the primavera pasta and I was really dissapointed. The portion left me...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 13 November 2016

The Sidewalk Cafe is a great casual neighborhood eatery. We locals love it. The service is always with a smile and the food is good and so are the coffee & teas. Great for breakfast too.

Thank RinskeS
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Excellent, brilliant, just great. This is a super little local eatery located in Vredehook area of Capetown. It has a great homely feel to it on entering. The owner & staff were excellent, attentive helpful and there but not in your face. The food was...More

Thank decdeasy
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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, Romantic
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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