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The Hub Cafe

2 Watsonia on Main | 2 Watsonia Road, Scarborough 7975, South Africa
+27 71 342 5210
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  • Very good27%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“pizza” (24 reviews)
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Seafood, International, Contemporary, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
2 Watsonia on Main | 2 Watsonia Road, Scarborough 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent food. Servings more than ample with deliciously fresh garnishings..Quick and attentive service throughout. Great setting and ambiance. Position and parking perfect. Will definitely eat there again

1  Thank Sysser W
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Oh wow, thanks so much Sysser - A wonderful review and much appreciated - so happy that you had such a great evening with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Natasha & The Hub Cafe Team!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Always difficult finding places that do a vegan breakfast that's not just oats or fruit and granola, which is what drew me to the Hub Cafe. I'm going to say that it is a lovely spot and that my breakfast companion really enjoyed his french...More

Thank iamkimwild
Reviewed 27 August 2018

We often want to eat here but we have often been disappointed and I think we are probably disenchanted enough to not return in the near future. On our last visit, one of our party couldn't eat her pizza for the load of garlic and...More

Thank travellersG
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We, as a group of 5 went here for lunch. Great place and wonderful food. I had the veggie burger which was absolutely delicious. Others had salads and burgers which they all enjoyed.More

1  Thank Diana D
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Hi Diana It was so lovely to meet you all and we are delighted you so enjoyed your lunch with us and also your fabulous visit to South Africa. I hope that Edinburgh welcomed you home and the sun was shining. If on your next...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018

Heard it was great, I live in Scarborough and the last time I was at the hub they were still at their old venue and if memory serves, it was okay, many moons later, decided to try the fish and chips, what a disappointment, tastelesss,...More

Thank sharonwalter
Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

We arrived, asked if they do breakfast... not a difficult question, right? Here is the thing, got sent upstairs to only asked the same question “do you do breakfast”? Everyone looked as if I am an idiot... did not answer and continued with their conversation....More

Thank NicoleneC15
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 25 August 2018

Hi Nicolene - We thank you for taking the time to give us very valuable feedback.. The waitress you spoke to is new and currently undergoing training and we do apologise that she was not able to respond correctly to you. I was on my...More

Reviewed 22 August 2018

My wife and I recently spent a weekend in Scarborough with friends. We decided to have lunch at The Hub Café on the Saturday. The Hub has a pleasant ambiance and there is parking on the premises. The place was packed and we chose to...More

1  Thank georgestof
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thanks so much for such a lovely review and that you so loved our pizzas and hope that you had a really wonderful weekend in our very special village. We hope to see you again on your next visit. All the best from Natasha &...More

Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

I’ve been wanting to visit The Hub for so long. Service was incredibly apathetic. Slow and servers seemed disinterested... My food order wrong and the waiter / manager was surprised that he should take my order off the bill as I didn’t eat it... my...More

Thank Devi_Paulsen
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2018

Hi Devi - Thanks for taking the time to give us feedback which is always taken seriously and always appreciated - I have now had the chance to speak to your waitress, Olivia and to the manager on duty. From what I gather your family...More

Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

My wife and I were beguiled and delighted on a weekday lunchtime by the house salad followed by the seafood risotto special, topped off with an incredibly delicate baked cheesecake with all manner of subtle trimmings. This is one dedicated chef and a very friendly...More

Thank PeterW7011
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2018

Wow Peter, what a really fabulous review! Huge thanks for joining us and we are so happy that you had such a fantastic lunch with. We do hope to be welcoming you back again soon. Natasha, Chef Reon and the Hub Cafe team

Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We drove all the way from Melkbosstrand! It was well worth it: the drive and the delicious food served!!The waitron, Richmond, was most pleasant and attentive- even to keep a 5 year old happy by allowing him to help fold napkins 😜 Such a kind...More

Thank COS80919
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 June 2018

Hey there, so happy you had such a great time with us and that you loved your meal. Richmond is so happy to receive your feedback and also to get a free pizza as his name was mentioned! We look forward to welcoming you back...More

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Questions & Answers
6 September 2015|
Response from HubCafe1 | Property representative |
Hi there. We are moving premises in November onto the main road in Scarborough. We will be fully licenced, we do wheat free pizza bases, and no, we won't have a smoking section. We will also be extending our evening menu... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
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Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
09:00 - 19:00
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
12:00 - 20:30
09:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Watsonia on Main | 2 Watsonia Road, Scarborough 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +27 71 342 5210
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The Village Hub in Scarborough is home to both The Hub Cafe and Foragers Deli & Wholefoods Cafe and is perfectly located in a stuning seaside village close to Cape Point and Kalk Bay. The Hub Cafe is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner from Tuesday to Saturday and until 5pm on Sundays. Bookings essential by phone only. We serve our lunch/dinner menu from 12pm straight through to last orders at 8.30pm - Our Foragers Deli & Wholefoods Cafe downstairs is open 7 days a week from 8am to 6pm for breakfast and lunch. The Deli has lots of fresh home-made goodies such as Chicken Lasagne or Veg & Chickpea Curry (plus more to grab and heat up), sauces, dips, pates, fresh veggies, dairy, roast free-range chickens, Quiches, cheese, free-range eggs....and tons more - perfect to grab as a picnic on your way to the beach. Our mission is to serve as a community resource and gathering place, while providing fresh, high-quality, affordable food to the diverse members of the deep south. We emphasize products from local, organic, and socially responsible sources, and work to build connections between our customers and their farmers.
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