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The Sidewalk Cafe Restaurant

Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
+27 21 461 2839
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Disappointing meal at Sidewalk Cafe last night. The service was really poor and we kept having to call our waitress to tend to us. The fish was overdone and dry and instead of asparagus was served some sort of deep-fried potatoe wedge. A far cry...More

Thank lianehaig
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

As summer beckons from behind winter's horrible wet cloak, Capetonians will be on the look out for a solid setting to enjoy a good ol' cocktail. Sidewalks two-for-one special is a cornerstone menu item in the Vredehoek community that gets many individuals through Cape Town's...More

Thank Abe L
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Have lived in City Bowl for 18years and have regularly frequented Sidewalk Cafe for early suppers about 5.00pm with friends from all over South Africa. I have always booked to ensure that we have a table reserved. All of a sudden I tried to book...More

Thank Graeme L
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We went for breakfast . The menu very impressive, the staff friendly , the food very very nice . A lovely way to kick of your weekend . Just such a lovely restaurant .

Thank Lutia2015
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Loved the food, interesting and diverse menu, prices reasonable and a good vibe. We recommend the Asian Beef Salad, Calamari and the Burger.

Thank Mick2014
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

Great spot with lots of tables both in and out. The coffee and the freshly made fruit juices are really good. I have had the eggs Benedict and chicken salad from sidewalk which were both not bad. Only downside being the wait but the food....More

Thank 101Rachael_Holly
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We read such great reviews and my daughter had been previously so she wanted to go back for her birthday dinner. Great service and a really quaint setting. Alas, not sure if this was just a bad night. calamari was swimming in oil. I had...More

Thank ecsonza
Reviewed 25 June 2016

Whenever I need a place that allows me to get some work done on my own time or relax with friends or just enjoy to enjoy some exquisitely prepared meals... Sidewalk... it's a verb... "what are you doing today bud?" "meh, I think I'm gonna...More

1  Thank Lincoln H
Reviewed 23 June 2016

I love this local cafe, food is always good, my favorite on the menu is the calamari. Staff are friendly, and I enjoy the chilled vibe, very relaxed. Always full during sun downers especially in summer. I would suggest you make a booking as it...More

Thank MaineTaylor
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

I have been to sidewalk several times and it's quirkyness coupled with an awesome and thoughtfully designed menu has yet to disappoint. Great service and a great vibe set this as a top performer in the restaurant scene especially at night. I was rather disappointed...More

Thank Yorke L
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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
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Open Hours
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
8:00 AM - 10:30 PM
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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