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Loading Bay Cafe

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30 Hudson Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 425 6321
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good31%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (7 reviews)
“truffle fries” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
30 Hudson Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved sitting here it has a good vibe and good coffee. Very beautifully designed shop and they also sell upmarket clothing. Next to Origin coffee which I also like. And a nice area with colourful houses and shops etc.

Thank AllM
Reviewed 5 April 2018

Glorious coffee and great 'healthy juices' very refreshing and really good food ranging from vegan quinoa salad to smashed avocado and salmon with poached eggs. Snappy service and engaging waiters Meade for a really enjoyable experience.

Thank Man0fPr0perty
Reviewed 23 February 2018

I love going here, sit facing Hudson street and watch the beautiful people walk past. Ah and the food and coffee is very good here. Also friendly staff!

Thank jeremygreenpoint
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Ate here a few times on a recent trip to Cape Town and LOVED it! Excellent location, not much parking though as it is the CBD. Great menu, beautiful interior decor and friendly staff. Linked to a gorgeous menswear store which stocks major euro brands...More

Thank nicolecostello
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

We visited the Loading Bay for lunch on a Saturday. The venue is beautiful with modern decor and great attention to details. Our waiter was very friendly and gave us top quality service. Their freshly squeezed juices are refreshing and served with straws made of...More

Thank LoveForTravelling101
Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

I've been to the Loading Bay many times over the years - alone, with friends and with colleagues. Sometimes the service is amazing, sometimes dismal. Today, I popped in for brunch. I had just eaten my last morsel of food and the waiter gave me...More

Thank Zahira A
Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Had a fantastic experience. Ate the Mushroom Ragout with Oyster mushrooms and pasture raises eggs. Flippen delicious.

Thank Ingrid V
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

This venue is an interesting well designed and very chic space. I ordered a chai latte which I sent back because it was too watery but it came back just perfect. I ordered the wilted spinach with mixed mushrooms,pesto with a poached egg on a...More

1  Thank InezzPatel
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Loading Bay is consistently a great place for a quick bite. My hamburger and chips was excellent today, friendly service as well. Very cool restaurant!

Thank Hooggenoeg
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Another one of my favourite upmarket venues to have brunch. The trendy modern decor, excellent natural light and buzzing ambience has me returning over and over for many years. My favourite dishes include the mushroom ragout and the fried chicken with truffle fries. It is...More

Thank JosephOu
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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Wheelchair Accessible
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Hudson Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 425 6321
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