We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Truth Coffee HQ Restaurant

36 Buitenkant St Cape Town 8005, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 200 0440
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (27 reviews)
“beans” (31 reviews)
Closed Now
All hours
Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
36 Buitenkant St Cape Town 8005, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
All Details
Write a Review
Reviews (796)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More languages

1 - 10 of 734 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Best coffee, best croissant, best vibe. It is a typical Cape Town vibe that you expect. The waiters are super friendly and know the products.

1  Thank Joelle1611
Reviewed 4 days ago

The best vibe, the best coffee, the best salty cream cake with caramel and the best service I have ever experienced(and I only drink GOOD Cuppachino's - I don't waste my time with medeocer coffee!). I have seen EVERY client there with a happy face,...More

1  Thank Prof. Elain V
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We were in only for coffee and cakes and it was really good. The place is cool and a great place to stop by.

1  Thank AmiKlein
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Coffee was great and the atmosphere is fun. It's totally wack and over the top with every inch decorated to match and costumes for all the staff. Pretty big and noisy -- not for an intimate coffee break. Seemed to have some decent food options...More

1  Thank Amara P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ordered a iced coffe Tried a flat white Disappointed Waitress was disappointing Breakfast was okay I liked the look and feel of the place only. PotentialMore

Thank foondles
Ken_TruthCoffeeHQ, General Manager at Truth Coffee HQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Foondles I am sorry that you were disappointed and would love to find out more details so we can be sure to work on these specific issues. I see that your visit to Truth HQ was more than 8 months ago and in that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best coffee in town all roasted right there, with very good food and cool decor to boot. Enough said...

1  Thank Richard_Outhwaite
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent breakfast delivered with excellent service and personal attention. Industrial interior implemented with eye for detail, including the staff's clothing. Strongly recommended.

1  Thank RBR-66
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good staff, very good breakfast , thank you guys very much. I liked the style so much , it's amazing

1  Thank ModeMalki
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We don't often go to this part of Cape Town but we did recently and took the opportunity to go for a coffee and croissant at Truth. The staff are very welcoming and helpful - the place is was busy but with a great atmosphere....More

1  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a coffee addict, I had to find the best coffee in the city. Recommended by a fellow traveller, we decided to stop by to grab a coffee. Unfortunately, we didn't have time to spend here as it was such an interesting place! The staff...More

1  Thank ClancK
Nearby Restaurants
Dias Tavern
253 reviews
.21 km away
The Cousins
278 reviews
.22 km away
New York Bagels
32 reviews
.13 km away
Nearby Attractions
District Six Museum
1 462 reviews
.09 km away
Iziko Slave Lodge
254 reviews
.48 km away
Castle of Good Hope
690 reviews
.52 km away
The Fugard Theatre
70 reviews
.20 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
Fiona H
7 May 2017|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
Response from Gillon B | Reviewed this property |
Hey, yes it is. Truth is in short walking distance of charlies.
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
08:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Buitenkant St Cape Town 8005, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 200 0440
  • E-mail
Truth Coffee is first and foremost a coffee roastery. We pride ourselves on artisan coffee. Secondly it is a steampunk cafe, named by MSN Travel UK's Tom Midlane, the best coffee shop in the world" and the Guardian Newspaper said, "Probably the coolest cafe in the World"
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing