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Lola's Restaurant

228 Long Street | Cnr Long St & Buiten St, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 4230885
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  • Excellent63%
  • Very good30%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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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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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

French toast and omelets cooked perfectly. Tea, lattes, absolutely wonderful service. Bacon undercooked. Easy access on Long street

Thank Jedsmith2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly Staff. Had a healthy tasty breakfast, fruit, granola and greek yoghurt and honey, cappuccino. Good WIFI speeds and comfortable seating

Thank suejoyce00
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Couldn't resist the Roast Pork with Crispy Potatoes and Apple (sadly, they seemed to run out of cracking!) Didn't really matter - such a great meal topped off with a superb Bread and Butter Pudding. An old school meal executed with a really high quality,...More

Thank Robyn S
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We walked by this place almost every night but they close at 5pm. Finally we were in the city around lunch and stopped for a quick bite. We ordered the sirloin sandwich and the chicken schnitzel. Both were outstanding. The steak was among the best...More

Thank CloudPotatoes
Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Decent food selection, pleasant service, nice smoothie I had here. Bathrooms are not the cleanest and bit of a tight squeeze. Small space but good for a quick lunch. Service was quick and friendly.

Thank glowbe_trottah
Reviewed 12 May 2017

I think I have been visiting Lola's for about 10 years. It's a perfect location to people watch, the food is always good and the staff are always friendly. It's Cape Town people, take a seat and chill.

Thank EmJayBV
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Perfect spot to start the day. Choice of healthy or hearty dishes, fresh juices, great coffee menu, attentive speedy service, relaxing authentic atmosphere.

Thank blunderbuss2017
Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

I come here often since I ve relocated to Cape Town. One of the best Cafes in town. Great for breakfast but i had also often lunch here. Service is very friendly.

Thank Joerg S
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Love this place on Long, they have great food and it is so much fun just chilling there in a nice setting and watching the hustle and bustle on Long Street!

Thank bovebeyond
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

I've never received slower service or a longer wait for food! Yes, the restaurant was almost full, yes they were possibly understaffed, but waiting an hour for a falafel sandwich is unacceptable! I also asked for still water twice but never got it. The juice...More

Thank winniesuns
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$7
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Cash Only, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
07:30 - 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 4230885
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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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