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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” (34 reviews)
“corn fritters” (6 reviews)
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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 4 days ago via mobile

Definitely the place to eat when you close to the Long Street Area. Food is so fresh and staff and great!

Thank Bradlykak
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect. Always busy but really nice! The lunch's are great. I love the juices and the personal. Really good! Go and try. Take time and go later oder really early ;)

Thank graficgirls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This quaint little restaurant was busy with the Sunday brunch crowd. The supply doesn't meet the demand and people were being turned away by the manager. We actually waited 25 mins for a table.i don't have to do this venue again.

Thank myway93
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Scrumptious breakfast with good coffee & juice. Small friendly little cafe and conveniently situated close to self catering apartments

Thank 637madelynj
Reviewed 28 November 2017

Great food in a buzzing area! The menu has lot of choices. Good vegetarian dishes too! And great backed cheesecake

Thank albie v
Reviewed 21 November 2017

We breakfasted here regularly for several days while staying nearby and always found it friendly, prompt and wth excellent food. Eggs Benedict a favourite but more important to us really good espresso with foam milk on the side (i.e. a macchiato). Sometimes noisy but this...More

Thank Biblioswiss
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Just landed in Cape Town and hotel is beside this restaurant-we stumbled about this precious gem-I cannot recommend it enough- The food is so tasty and yummy and you cannot go wrong.We actually went back for breakfast and again we're not disappointed-The staff are so...More

Thank Maeve H
Reviewed 9 November 2017

My wife and I ate breakfast here a couple times and the food was wonderful. Nice, intimate, cozy seating inside and outside. Fast service from friendly wait staff. The food was really good. Fresh ingredients, prepared and seasoned well. I had my fire "South African"...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

Came here first thing after arriving in Cape Town for breakfast. At first there was no table and we went across the street but their kitchen as not going to open in 15 minutes. We rejoiced at this news and crossed back over to Lola’s...More

Thank Sweet_NK
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely efficient service. The sweet corn fritters were delicious and the coffee was perfect. Without an overdone poached egg, this would have been a 5 star experience

Thank Giovanna C
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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, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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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