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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good24%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“beans” (29 reviews)
Open Now
07:00 - 18:00All hours
Cafe, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
36 Buitenkant St Cape Town 8005, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 704 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a nice experience with good coffee, but we couldn't quite see why it's ranked the best coffee shop. However, still worth going if you'd like a coffee break and are in the area, but you wouldn't need to go across town for it.

Thank Lena P
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Truth coffee is still one my favorite coffees. Their blend and roast is amazing, but am disappointed by the service and the employees' lack of knowledge on the blends. This is my third visit in the span of 4 years. The coffee is great but...More

Thank Esther E
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Hi Esther, thank you for your feedback. We love our coffee and are so glad you do too! I am sad that our staff failed you - coffee knowledge is an area we are constantly working on, so your comments are valuable and give us...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

With the baristas in their awesomely quirky getup, and the phenomenal coffee, plus the out of this world decor - this place is a must see! I had a bulletproof coffe, something i have read about a fair amount, and this did not disappoint! I...More

Thank MattEm3
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best coffee in the 3 weeks we've been travelling around South Africa. Fantastic staff and service too. A must visit in Capetown.

Thank Robyn S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow...my family and I enjoy visiting 'new' places in Cape Town (places we've never been too)....eating at trendy places and capturing every moment. Today was another amazing experience at Truth. From the time walking in with the warm welcome, till the time paying the bill...More

Thank StressFree1234
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best coffee shops I've ever visited! Love the steampunk/industrial decor and the uniforms of the staff. I had a latte and my husband a flat white and it was one of the best coffees we had so much so we visited again...More

Thank UKScorpio76
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in to quickly share a moment and nourish my caffeine quest. This is such a unique place and I can understand why it's voted as one of the best coffee shops in the world. I haven't come across anything remotely similar in the world....More

Thank WalterCPT
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place will definitely surprise you! For us it was a pleasant surprise and we loved this place. It's very quirky, staff are super friendly and helpful with a smile on their faces. Looks like they enjoy their work too :) We arrived Saturday without...More

Thank tameeka
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

While staying in Capetown just up the road we had breakfast here most mornings, loved the atmosphere and by far my favourite was the scrambled eggs with mushrooms, they were delicious and the coffee was great too.

Thank GypsyGrumpies
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were staying at an air BnB around the corner and went here for breakfast each day. Great coffee, reasonable price, personable service, funky, mad max type decoration. Well worth a visit. The punk steam eggs are very tasty as are the truffle scrambled.

Thank Mark D
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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, Kids
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
  • E-mail
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"
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