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228 Long Street | Cnr Long St & Buiten St, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 423 0885
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“eggs benedict” (42 reviews)
“french toast” (10 reviews)
Open Now
07:30 - 16:30 Hours
Cafe, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
228 Long Street | Cnr Long St & Buiten St, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 306 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try the mixedberry smoothie and any of the croissant options! Yammy food and nice athmosphere in the middle of Long Street.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank mindfulnesskirsi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lola's is a gem, located along trendy Long Street. The restaurant is quaint and vibrant, begging for long lingering meals. We ordered huevos rancheros, eggs Benedict and the potato hash. Everything was excellent. Service is painfully slow with the 2 servers completely overwhelmed but that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Madame_Trey
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great breakfast menu with friendly and attentive staff. The french toast was superb. Def worth a visit

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank JohannG_13
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Lola's is 100% my absolute favorite place to have breakfast in Cape Town. This cozy little cafe opens daily between 7:30 and 8:00, and serves up some amazing breakfasts! ( I think I've tried them all, my favorite being the Eggs Bennadict with smoked salmon)...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Mandie M
Reviewed 2 November 2018 via mobile

Great little place for lunchtime visit. Food was excellent we had the falafel burger. Service really good too. Great to watch the world go by on Long Street.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank DebEllison
Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

This little cafe is great for just chilling and watching the world go by The coffee was fantastic and the croissants large and fresh, a great little place for breakfast or lunch.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank nbennett480
Reviewed 19 October 2018

Lola's which is located on Long Street is a must to satisfy your breakfast/brunch cravings. My friends and I enjoyed sitting outside on the calm, cool, breezy Sunday morning. I ordered the French toast, scrambled eggs, and soy hot chocolate which was simply amazing. The...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank BlackClarkKent
Reviewed 4 October 2018

My husband and I came to Lola's based on the great reviews online. I am so glad we did. It was a short walk from our hotel which was nice but the best part was the food. I had THE best eggs benedict I have...More

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank jessica s
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Lola’s was a beautiful discovery, lovely surprise. We had eggs Benedict which was absolutely delicious, the best I have ever had. My sister had it with bacon and I had it with salmon, my goodness! It was so good that I wanted to return the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Nilda A
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

I first came here with a group of friends from a tour and we all enjoyed our lunches. The service was great and the atmosphere was laid back. I came back on my own and had the quiche of the day and it was tasty...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank ImeldaMario
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
08:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
07:30 - 16:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 228 Long Street | Cnr Long St & Buiten St, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 423 0885
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Lola's Cafe has been a long standing institution on Long Street, and it has returned under new management with a gorgeous makeover, new Chefs, and amazing food!Situated at the corner of Long and Buiten Streets in the heart of Cape Town, Lola's is an airy, vibey, beautiful, yet unpretentious venue offering a variety of gourmet meals prepared by inspired Chefs.
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