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Shift Espresso Bar

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Cape Royal 47 Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
+27 21 433 2450
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“cake” (3 reviews)
“green point” (5 reviews)
“great coffee” (7 reviews)
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Cape Royal 47 Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not much more to say really - grabbed a quick cappuccino which tasted great and was served by a friendly, chatty barista. Exactly what I like from a coffee shop

Thank IRT68
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Yet again such lovely people and friendly welcome. I come here almost every second day and love to have a Cortado while enjoying the good music and the positive vibes. Keep your good work up. See you soon

Thank Oliver W
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We ate breakfast here on two or three occasions. It offered a good selection of options in terms of both food and drink, all at moderate prices. There was a choice of indoor or outdoor seating. The staff were friendly. We paid with a UK...More

Thank Gadam_13
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

Loved the menu and their logo and the coffee was super nice. The staff could also explain to us the difference in the type of coffees

Thank MJ_Chloe_K
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Excellent cafe. Loved the fresh juice, coffee, food and people. Highly recommend the green freshly squeezed juice and lots of espresso!

Thank kimdavis4
Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

I loved this place. Excellent coffee with a nice almond cake made my day:)) while walking to V&A Waterfront, this cafe deserves to be stopped by:) enjoy 😊

Thank Dogan G
Reviewed 31 March 2018

We wanted a coffee and as we were passing thought we would stop here. Situated next to the hotel, not sure if it is part of it, but lovely small courtyard in front and other tables inside. The waitress who served us was lovely, bubbly...More

Thank Eatoutgirl
Reviewed 17 January 2018 via mobile

Visited the shop to taste the strongest coffee in the world, “black insomnia”, unfortunately they were out of stock so instead we had a specialist expresso (which was amazing). Would definitely recommend, awesome vibe and great coffee!

Thank Connor D
Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

I found this place while waiting for my tour. The coffee is amazing and the atmosphere is wonderful. A must stop for coffee lovers!!

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 26 December 2017

we stayed next door in the hotel and wanted to try here a few times but they shut early at 6 so missed it a few times the menu looked good so we finally got in we asked for a table and were pointed at...More

Thank lutonlagerlout
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cape Royal 47 Main Road, Cape Town Central 8005, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 433 2450
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