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cafe Roux Cape Town

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74 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 61 339 4438
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Overview
  • Excellent80%
  • Very good16%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (15 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
RR - RRR
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LOCATION
74 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 2 March 2018

I was so impressed with the the service from staff, as well as the host's. The atmosphere is relaxed and intimate and the talent is fantastic! I would highly recommend it for all music lovers, it is such a great gem in the city center.

Thank Kelly G
Reviewed 2 February 2018

The title says it all. We had a really nice time here during First Thursday. The music was vibey and the atmosphere fun. The pizzas were really tasty. And couldn't believe how fast the service was. All in all a great night, which will definitely...More

Thank TTapp
Reviewed 21 January 2018

Booked to see 3 Tons of Fun at Cafe Roux. What a great night. Cafe Roux is centrally located in Cape Town with safe parking nearby. Service was so good. Waiter even offered (and did) go with me to get a headache tablet around the...More

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Reviewed 15 January 2018

Brilliant little intimate venue with good sound, friendly managers and waiters, simplistic but interesting menu backed by a super fast kitchen. We had a brilliant evening everything was perfect. Well done. I will definitely be visiting again.

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Thank sharndupreez
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Excellent service and food. Show where good and music fantastic. First time for us but much more to come.

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Thank danathiart
Reviewed 11 January 2018

Small, intimate setting. Food options are pizzas and pastas. Music and interaction with musicians was great.

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Thank 318theo
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We had an awesome and amazing experience at Cafe Roux! Food was on point, service was excellent and the band was on fire and bubbling!!

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Thank Felicity D
Reviewed 10 January 2018

We absolutely loved Cafe Roux. From the moment we walked through the doors till we paid our bill was a fantastic experience. The floor managers & waiters are eager to assist & the service was out of this world. Their pizzas are a must &...More

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Thank angeliquej2016
Reviewed 10 January 2018

What a great evening especially being musicians ourselves! I love the way you respect the muso's with your signature sign! Excellent atmosphere, great food, on point staff and the decor has been cleverly chosen. We are definitely coming back and will take our staff meetings...More

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Thank Hilli B
Reviewed 9 January 2018

Great venue, excellent service and good food! And we got to see our favorite band The Parlotones. We will be back soon.

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Thank justinew298
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Meals
Lunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 16:00
Thursday
12:00 - 16:00
Friday
12:00 - 16:00
Saturday
16:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 74 Shortmarket Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 61 339 4438
  • E-mail
Description
By night cafe Roux hosts top SA artists and up & coming talent in a uniquely intimate setting. This 100-seater space allows for the audience & the performers to have an up-close & personal experience. By day patrons can enjoy the best pizza's Cape Town has to offer in a relaxed outside area while sipping on gin cocktails or ice cold beer.
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