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Truth Coffee HQ Restaurant

36 Buitenkant St Cape Town 8005, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 200 0440
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  • Excellent60%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
36 Buitenkant St Cape Town 8005, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Our 4th visit - WOW - every visit just gets better! This visit we took friend with, their 1st visit. We had the best waiter EVER! He introduced the men to coffee with vodka, boy on the rainy day that went well with a smokey...More

Thank Madsfs
Reviewed 5 days ago

There is no doubt - the coffee is good. Not the best I have ever tasted, especially when compared to Washington, USA, but one of the best in Cape Town. If you do not like crowds and tight spaces with a lot of noise, this...More

Thank kenjencat
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my boyfriend don't like coffee, but we had to try the best coffee in the world! The waiter was really helpful and nice with us , helped us chosing the best coffee for us! We've got mocha and a flavoured one ! We...More

Thank Patricia S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Delicious coffee in a very interesting surrounding. Steam punk style decor strangely works in this large cafe/bar. We also had food which was good.

Thank Louis S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not sure what the fuss is about. It seems some people like to sit in queues to get a table and feel crushed in by wifi theives who sit the morning on one coffee. There are so many easier places to access and feel relaxed....More

Thank Adam C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was literally buzzing on the morning that we went. From the gentleman welcoming us at the front door to the staff inside, one immediately got the sense that they absolutely know and understand how to deal with their customers. So efficient and even though...More

Thank TraceyPutzier
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

After reading about Truth Coffee we decided that it is a must do. We arrived on a public holiday just before 14:00 which was their closing time. Luckily for us, we still managed to get some flat whites and baby chinos :) What a taste...More

Thank thehungrytraveller10
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My first visit love the venue great vibe but the steam chicken burger with kimchi was superdry and the bread was not baked today..... It was eatable but I was looking forward to the coffee heard a lot about it. It was bitter real bitter...More

Thank BurgerBurger
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great décor and ambience, with friendly and engaging waitrons. Reasonably priced, but an additional r10 for milk alternatives (almond / soya) I thought was quite steep.

1  Thank GaryvE
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The coffee is good. The interiors are magical - you could spend hours spotting the details. Service was great too.

Thank Mitsour T
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Fiona H
Where is a safe place to park near Truth coffee HQ? Is the carpark near Charley's available to the public and safe?
7 May 2017|
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Response from Gillon B | Reviewed this property |
Hey, yes it is. Truth is in short walking distance of charlies.
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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
Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 36 Buitenkant St Cape Town 8005, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 200 0440
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Truth Coffee is first and foremost a coffee roastery. We pride ourselves on artisan coffee. Secondly it is a steampunk cafe, calle dby 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"