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Reviewed 13 December 2020

Let me start by saying that they’re super overpriced and the attitude of their staff sucks. I have been to Bean in Love on many occasions and they never fail to put me in a bad mood. Their food is average and way overpriced. Their...staff has an attitude each time I go there. I even witness their attitude with other tables so I know it’s not just me. The manager has a HUGE chip on his shoulder and seems to think he’s doing the customer a favour when you ask for a table. Terrible service when my sister had her birthday brunch there, the one waitress gave us a dirty look and rolled her eyes when we asked for a knife to cut her cake. Waiting for the day they close down.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 13 October 2020 via mobile

Had brunch with friends,it's okay but a typical coffee shop,not sure if we'll be back,very crowded very cramped

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 15 February 2020

First time visiting Bean in Love, always caught my eye when we pass by. I am a coffee snob and the name attracted me. First impressions were good, very unique design inside, with second-floor seating as well. Clean bathrooms made me very happy. The aircon...was a blessing in disguise after our hot cycling ride. Wow, whatever you do order that Cornflakes French Toast, you won't be disappointed! The coffee is also a must-have.More

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 17 December 2019 via mobile

A courteous request of “Can I please have a skinny cappuccino?” was met with a contemptuous “We don’t do skinny”.

Date of visit: December 2019
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Reviewed 26 August 2019 via mobile

We stopped hereby accident for a quick coffee, but after ordering we notice the cheese cake and order a portion. This is one of the best cheese cakes we ever tried. Words can't do justice to this masterpiece. The ambiance is great and the service...excellent, there is nothing wrong with the coffee.More

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 20 March 2019

Stopped off at Bean in love for a cuppa and a quick bite, it was lovely. Lovely setting. It was lovely sitting outside and seeing life going past

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 22 February 2019 via mobile

Neatly situated on Main Road in Paarl with ample parking, Bean in Love makes for a comfortable break. I sat inside although outside seating is available. The menu is simple yet pleasing for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Had one of their croissants which was excellent....Price wise they on par with most mainstream cafes. I found the waitors a bit cold and uninviting though. Other than the waitors, everything else was superb. A definite pitstop on a return visit to Paarl.More

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 14 February 2019

We were just passing through and wanted a lunch bite. With a hamburger and a sandwich each we wer well served - very tastily prepared with much attention to detail. Followed by a very good espresso. Nicely furnished place with garden.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 12 January 2019 via mobile

It is very difficult to get a good cup of coffee. Although it was not the best I have had it was still a good cup of coffee. The omelette was ok. The rest of the table raved about their burritos and French toast. I...loved the ambiance and the atmosphere in this coffee shop. It has such an energetic vibe. I always opt for sitting outside when I have the option but this time we went inside and went right to the top. Great view and perfect for people watching.More

Date of visit: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 January 2019

yes, i was there again a year later and I was very pleased to see the same place in the same shape and even recognised most of the people working there. Same great coffee and breakfast as I was expecting it, same friendly service, so...its again a recommendation to go there and enjoy a very good coffee. As they run their own roaster, you can buy coffee out of a nice selection of different kind of coffee beans.More

Date of visit: December 2018
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  • Bean in love is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
    • Food: 4
    • Service: 4
    • Value: 4
    • Atmosphere: 4