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The Village Cafe

159 Waterkant Street | 159 Napier Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 65 974 2915
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (2 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
“de waterkant” (7 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
159 Waterkant Street | 159 Napier Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

I stayed nearby in the area and loved going to this little corner restaurant for lunch. The waiter (forgot his name... a latino looking guy?) was very helpful and patient to explain each dish etc. It is nice to sit outside and whatch people walk...More

Thank robertosabbatini69
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We love this place. It's off the beaten track and a great view and is not overrun with tourists. The breakfasts are great value. You can sit inside by the fire which is cozy or outside in the sun or under the trees and watch...More

Thank BradleysTravellers
Reviewed 28 July 2018

love this venue and cool owners. The village cafe is on a corner so is great to sit and watch people while having breakfast. friendly servie

Thank simankeleCape
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Another of my favourites in the "village"! It is on a corner so you can sit outside and watch all the beautiful Cape Tonians walk past! The food is always good and service wonderful!

Thank fredericorichardsonf
Reviewed 24 June 2018

We fell in love with this wonderful neighbourhood of de Waterkant. It is such a lovely and beautiful historical area with the colourful houses and cobbled stone streets! We got recommended this delightful neighbourhood cafe by the friendly owners at Baraka Decor. It was lovely...More

Thank shantishahdelhi
Reviewed 28 May 2018

This corner cafe is perfectly located in cute and colourful De WaterKant. We came here for Sunday brunch. We experienced great service and I had the best French toast in my life so far! The place is also reasonably priced.

Thank Sibahle M
Reviewed 19 May 2018

This lovely neighbourhood eatery in trendy De Waterkant has been around for years and never disappoints me. It is on a corner and you can sit outside and watch all the trendy people walk by. lovely service and food. highly recommended

Thank freddiboy75
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Very friendly staff. The food is very delicious. A really insider tip for your breakfast. The Juice is fresh, try the apple, pineapple juice!

Thank IvanaU56
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

This is the first place we tried on our South Africa holiday and it was a good start. We were able to eat outside (okay so it's their winter but we are hardy people from Scotland. ) the halumni panini was lovely as was chicken...More

Thank Susan D
Reviewed 13 August 2017

We ate breakfast here most days and the waiter soon knew exactly what we wanted. Good staff and nice fresh food.

Thank SonjaB60
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 159 Waterkant Street | 159 Napier Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 65 974 2915
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