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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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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
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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
Reviewed 18 May 2016

We spotted this delightful little eatery by chance when viewing property in the area. It was mid afternoon and a coffee seemed like a great idea. It was well worth the slight battle to find parking! The service was welcoming, friendly and funky. The coffee,...More

Thank Sandiman7
Reviewed 15 May 2016 via mobile

I've becoming here since as the expression goes "pa fell off the bus". It's "the" funky neighbourhood hangout which serves breakfast, lunch and most nights, dinner. Once again off the back, there's no attitude and whether you've just come from a film shoot or three...More

1  Thank WCPT
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We recently came across this cafe and being owned by Madame Zingara I suspected the food would be good although I was wrong as the food was amazing! I had the chicken and bacon club sandwich with the chunky chips and all washed down with...More

Thank Bgboarder82
Reviewed 3 March 2016

My husband and I decided on the spur of the moment to have lunch at Sidewalk - I really love the feel of the restaurant - we felt welcome and comfortable immediately as we walked in. The service is authentic (no one fawns over you...More

Thank Lindsay_CB
Reviewed 26 February 2016 via mobile

Always buzzing with locals enjoying good coffee, excellent brunch or a post work beer. Tables outside for when the wind isn't blowing and your dog may get a bowl of water on the house.

Thank Nicola B
Reviewed 13 February 2016 via mobile

Bit of a fail today. Arrived at 1020 order taken at 1050 eggs Benedict delivered to the table at 1140. Rossi cold and soggy, crispy bacon floppy and Luke warm, used three serviettes to mop up water on the plate, still waiting for the Tabasco...More

2  Thank Ant R
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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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