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Whole Earth Cafe

257 Main Road, Scarborough 7975, South Africa
+27 21 780 1138
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Overview
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“cake” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
257 Main Road, Scarborough 7975, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 158 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

Frequently visited during all meal times, cafe (cappuccino & cakes superb), my highlight were the rice balls we underestimated on the Friday eve Mexican tapas menu- amazing!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BellaP114
Reviewed yesterday

Stopped off here after a fabulous walk across MIsty Cliffs Beach. Very friendly staff and great carrot cake and smoothies and milk shakes. Very rustic and casual - totally chilled compared to some other cafe's locally.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 386barryb
Aura K, Owner at Whole Earth Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded today

Hi Barry, Thank you so much for taking the time to review us. We are delighted that you enjoyed your experience in our relaxed setting and we look forward to welcoming you back again soon :) Best wishes Aura and the whole earth cafe team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Felt super welcome. Staff are uber professional... Loved the menu, food was fresh, my portion was in fact too much food.. Very surprised and impressed. X

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Lexvanderwalt
Aura K, Owner at Whole Earth Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much Lex, I quite agree that our servings are very generous indeed but we don’t like to send anyone home hungry. Thank you for your review. It means a lot to us. Best wishes Aura and the whole earth cafe team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've had a meal with my sister at this little gem a couple of times and every time we were so satisifed with the service and exceptonal food quality. This place is a sanctuary where children can enjoy themselves whilst mommy and daddy enjoy a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Stéphanie C
Aura K, Owner at Whole Earth Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review Stephanie. It means a great deal to us. We are delighted you enjoyed another visit to us. We hope to see you back again some time soon. Best wishes Aura and the whole earth cafe team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Whole Earth Cafe with my family and I just say wow! The food is excellent and the service is impeccable. Also try their cakes, absolutely lovely! Next time I visit SA I’ll definitely go there again.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank BTEriksson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was so special to find such a perfect spot on New Year's Day for lunch. My husband ordered the seared tuna and I ordered the Whole Bowl. Both dishes were divine, beautifully presented, colourful and delicious. We love the Scarborough Beach and Whole Earth...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank HappyCape
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Healthy food and lots of gluten free options. This was my favorite place to eat in all of South Africa. The portions were large, but not too large and the food was so fresh. Their breakfast menu was labeled gf, but lunch was not. I...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank mccallc13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Whole Earth Cafe is an absolute gem! Our tour guide, Kirsten, took us here for lunch and I knew the moment we pulled in we were in for a treat. The atmosphere is calming and the food is beautiful. I appreciate how eco-conscious they are...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank olivia k
Aura K, Owner at Whole Earth Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Olivia! What lovely feedback! Thank you for taking the time. It was lovely to meet you and we do hope you’ll be back again one day in the future. Best wishes Aura and the whole earth cafe team :)

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great great great food to enjoy for everyone! More of a healthy touch but at the same time so comforting and delicious. Just leave a little space for coffee and desert!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank martalM8582YE
Aura K, Owner at Whole Earth Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us and for the wonderful feedback. We hope to see you back again in the future. Best wishes Aura and the whole earth cafe team.

Reviewed 12 December 2018

We enjoyed a late Sunday lunch at the Whole Earth Cafe. The food was tasty, staff friendly, ambiance homely, and generally laid back as expected in Scarborough. This restaurant is rated as one of the top 10 in Cape Town, and we wanted to discovery...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank SueRule
Aura K, Owner at Whole Earth Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to review us Sue. We are delighted you enjoyed your experience with us. We do hope to see you back again soon, Best wishes Aura and the whole earth cafe team

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$9
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 257 Main Road, Scarborough 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Scarborough
  • Phone Number: +27 21 780 1138
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