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The Hub Cafe

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2 Watsonia on Main | 2 Watsonia Road, Scarborough 7975, South Africa
+27 71 342 5210
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  • Very good28%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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2 Watsonia on Main | 2 Watsonia Road, Scarborough 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for cyclists to stop on way around Cape Point, fantastic coffee, great simple breakfasts downstairs, and more fancy if you like upstairs, good service and great location. What’s not to like!! And they are geared for cyclists with a repair station and place...More

Thank andrewe232
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Brilliant - Huge thanks - and we look forward to seeing you again soon - on your bike of course!! Kyall & Natasha and Ivan

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had lunch and three breakfasts at this cafe. The best coffee ever. Nice atmosphere and excellent food.

Thank Margaret W
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Margaret! we are delighted that you feel so happy spending time with us.... Until the next time.....! from all of us @ The Hub Cafe Natasha & the Hub cafe Team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The meal was prepared by the young chef called Reon, who I met before the meal I ordered the Italian risotto with mushrooms & truffles I have eaten Italian Cuisine in many restaurants, Venice, as well as non tourist Italian restaurants across Italy, his food...More

Thank LeonHalliday
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Leon - Fabulous!! Thanks you so much for such a lovely review and we are delighted that you so enjoyed your Risotto and we do hope to welcome you back soon. Natasha, Chef Reon and The Hub Cafe team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I decided to go and have lunch at the Hub Cafe in Scarborough, after having gone to another, well-reviewed place, which was full of screaming children. I’m SO glad that we rather went to the Hub Cafè! We were greated with a...More

Thank Nadia H
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

How awesome!! It was really fabulous to meet you both and spend some time with you - It's always great when i read the reviews to my team and they know exactly who you were!! They are all delighted to be named and are so...More

Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

On the main road. Surprisingly good and tasty food for relative remoteness. Had Patagonian squid that was really, really good. Veg starter plater ( very good indeed) came with main course. Slight glitch in otherwise very good service. Chocolate Marquese is superb. Enough for 2...More

Thank Milan A
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Hey Milan, thanks so much for such a lovely review. We do hope that you will pop in again soon. Natasha, Chef Reon & The Hub Cafe team

Reviewed 7 April 2018 via mobile

We stayed in Scarborough for 2 nights and ate here on both evenings. We had the beef burgers and a pizza on the 1st evening and then the fillet steak from the specials on the second. Food was outstanding and the service exceptional. Chef Reon...More

Thank plotrin
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Scarborough is so awesome and we so delighted to have had you join us for both evening - huge thanks for such a lovely review - I'll pass on your fabulous comments to Chef Reon - He will be delighted! We look forward to welcoming...More

Reviewed 6 April 2018

Do yourself a favour and visit Scarborough ...the scenery on the way is the best in the world - no seriously! and the literal cherry on the cake is The Hub. It's rare these days for the owner to welcome you..the chef to step out...More

Thank Michele R
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 7 April 2018

Huge thanks to you Michele for joining us and WOW!!! Such an awesome review - we are SO happy that you you found us - It was great meeting you and we are delighted that you so enjoyed your lunch with us.The mist over the...More

Reviewed 27 March 2018

We are happy to have stopped for breakfast at Foragers Hub Cafe at The Village Hub while touring the Cape Peninsula. As it was a beautiful sunny morning, it was a pleasure to sit at one their outdoor tables. The service was quick and personable....More

Thank windswept361
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 30 March 2018

Fantastic - thank you so much for such a lovely review - We are delighted that you found us and so loved our Red Cappuccinos We wish you a wonderful Easter and hope to see you back here one day! Warm regards Natasha & The...More

Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

Our lunch at The Hub was amazing. The restaurant is simply decorated, the menu offers for all types of diets and the service was friendly and good. We definitely recommend the menu of the day on the charcoal board.

Thank JoelleSleebos
HubCafe1, Owner at The Hub Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Such a lovely review, thanks so much. We are delighted that so enjoyed your lunch with us and we look forward to welcoming you back soon. We wish you a very happy Easter. Natasha & The Hub Cafe team

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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
  • Value
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, Groups, Local cuisine
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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