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Motherland Coffee Company

Mandela Rhodes building, Cnr Wale street St, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 424 8570
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Mandela Rhodes building, Cnr Wale street St, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

coffee and cake, plus small meals. sit indoors or out or takeaway. good place to rest a while with good service

Thank shoemaker_10
Reviewed 11 January 2018

We enjoyed a great coffee and had wonderful cheesecake with it. The staff was very friendly and we like the atmosphere. A place where we would certainly come back to

Thank jeko2018
Reviewed 3 January 2018

Ordered an iced latte and got a watered down glass of weak liquid coffee with a few ice cubes in it. Terrible! Better coffee a few doors down.

Thank Meg J
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This is a favourite of mine for years now. Brilliant coffee and friendly atmosphere and service. Not to miss when you are in Cape Town!

Thank IanSteyn
Reviewed 8 November 2017

The coffee was fine but we had to order at the counter rather than having someone take our order at the table. This place doesn't have toilets ... you gave to get a card, leave the coffee shop, cross an open area and go down...More

Thank CustomerConsultant
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

I've visited this coffee place a few times and each time the coffee is amazing as well as a variety to choose from. The coffee tastes better than any other that I have tried. If you're in the area, this is a great place to...More

Thank Thaakiyah
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Terrific coffee and service. If you haven't tried African sourced coffee, you're in for a treat. And then you get to browse St. George's Mall.

Thank Bucky1836
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Having tried all of the other local places for coffee, this is my favourite. The coffee is good and the staff are great. The wifi is a bit slow and sometimes unreliable, but this is Africa. The food is ok for a snack or light...More

Thank jaso747
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Love every visit to Motherland. The staff are always super friendly and willing to make suggestions on different flavours. The food is light and tasty and the ambiance is bustling with trend. Never disappoints!

Thank Nadinemcl
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon this on a wintery, rainy day walking around Cape Town and it was a Haven of nice people, wifi and good coffee. Went back again a couple of days later and it was just as good. Tried the 'Dictator' coffee (more like a...More

Thank David P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
10:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Mandela Rhodes building, Cnr Wale street St, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 424 8570
  • E-mail
Motherland Coffee Company believes in African coffee. Coffee began in Africa, and Africa is the future. We serve a variety of coffee drinks as well as light meals, but we're not just another cuppa, we’re an uplifting bubble in your day. Whether you're grabbing something to go, or you've come to spend some time in our relaxed environment, we want to add an inspirational coffee moment to your day.
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