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Red Sofa Cafe Restaurant

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21 Derry Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 461 7274
07:00 - 17:00
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Great spot for yummy breakfast and fab coffee! Portions are large and tasty... staff are friendly, switched on and engaging. Love it!

Thank Rikidick
Pretoria, South Africa
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Cosy little corner cafe vibe that serves the best french toast and coffee. The breakfasts were also hearty and beautifully presented.

Thank Mollipops
Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Fabulous breakfasts highly recommend the muesli with fruit, croissants are huge and the wrap is the best ever!! Amazing service, extremely friendly and the waitresses and manager remember what you like to order x this is only our third visit this week!! X Would highly recommend

Thank Rachel E R
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in for a quick lunch. Service staff friendly. Food was ok. Would go again if in the area but not make a special effort.

Thank acquireit
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Stopped for coffee and croissant. The coffee was really awesome but the croissant was like cardboard. I asked for the croissant to be warmed and this was done with the cheese still on - it ended up like a burger!! I did not eat it.

Thank Hans K
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3 reviews
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

Great little spot for breakfast and coffee with friendly staff and free WiFi. Try the "build your own" breakfast. Only docking one star as my poached eggs were a little overdone and cold but I'm being picky.

Thank Ric M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely spot. Local neighborhood coffee shop, excellent friendly service, great coffee and good food which is well priced. I will come back regularly. Highly Recommended.

Thank Simon W
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The. Cafe is in an old house in one of the older parts of Cspe Town. There is seating on the verandah or inside. Wooden floors, wooden tables and friendly staff welcome you. Th e menu is basic. We ordered a burger and beer special and one chicken wrap. The burger and beer special was good so I am tild,... More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

As a local living 5 minutes walk from Red Sofa, I'd really like to support them. And I've tried. But they're terrible. My last experience happened last Sunday, and I'm still puzzling at how they could be so awful. From past experience I expect them to be slow, but this was glacial. We arrived at 9 and ate at 10.30.... More 

Thank Octavius_Ace
Cape Town, South Africa
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Cold Coffee and stale dry muffins. I was very disappointed but the staff were friendly. This is well located but I wont be back in a hurry

Thank dianewW6211ON

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4,5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 21 Derry Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 461 7274

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?