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The Gardeners Cottage Restaurant & Coffee Shop

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31 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
+27 21 689 3158
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good45%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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31 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is I great breakfast or brunch venue - a hearty breakfast is served in Newlands close to Kirstenbosch gardens

Thank monty781
Reviewed 1 week ago

A regular breakfast and lunch spot for us - the only downside is not having made a booking on weekends (although they always try to "make a plan"). Staff are wonderful and very attentive. Their 'all-day' roast tomato and goats cheese omelette is hands down...More

Thank NickyFan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always looking for a place to go with my pups. What a lovely garden setting with friendly waiters. Tables under old oak trees with the lovely fresh smell of nature. The breakfast was filling, well presented and very tasty. Have lovely Chai Latte on the...More

Thank Trawlers2013
Reviewed 7 June 2017

the staff are very polite. the owner is hands on and always there with a smile on her face. Nothing is too much trouble. Delightful outdoor area to eat out in the garden as well as in door for the Winter months.

Reviewed 2 June 2017

We had a quick lunch with a friend. Our food was fabulous particularly the shredded pork in coconut wrap and sushi stack. Very good service, attentive and helpful.

Thank 237Gloria
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Great little breakfast spot, if you can get a table! Never been one to think ahead to make a booking for breakfast so I always take my chances for Gardeners. The breakfast selection, taste and execution of the dishes is great. The only let down...More

Thank LekkaLegoLamb
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

A lovely place to meet with friends for breakfast. I loved my eggs Benedict with crispy bacon. The service was friendly and attentive. Parking is easy.

Thank Audrey H
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

What a fantastic spot. Under the trees in Newlands. Service was great delicious food. What more do you need on a Saturday morning but be sure to book.

Thank Lesavw
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

The Gardener's Cottage is in most respects a delight: the setting is unique and relaxing, the food is good and the service is friendly. What a disappointment to be subjected to a rather high-handed approach when I phoned to make a booking for an 11:00...More

Thank Marguerite G
Reviewed 26 March 2017

It was all good, from the brown bread to the scrumptious desserts and cappuccino. For a smallish menu there was good variety to it. We had a lamb burger, Vietnamese pork, curried chicken, and sushi. All were done well with a pleasing presentation and were...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:00 - 16:30
08:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 31 Newlands Avenue, Newlands 7700, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Newlands
  • Phone Number: +27 21 689 3158
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