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The Birdcage

5 Plein Street | Aan de Gragt Building, Ground Floor Unit 3 & 4, Opposite Kauai in the de Wet Centre, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 882 9790
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good41%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“cupcakes” (19 reviews)
“cheesecake” (6 reviews)
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5 Plein Street | Aan de Gragt Building, Ground Floor Unit 3 & 4, Opposite Kauai in the de Wet Centre, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The birdcage has a huge variety of cupcakes and baked goods! So definitely a place to consider if you are in the mood for a sweet treat. The service, however, was a bit lacking and the tables were sticky as if not cleaned all day...More

Thank hazelnut641
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

I had tea here with my granny and friends. The cakes and other goodies are incredible, and there is a large variety of teas to choose from. The best place in Stellies to have a good old fashioned (high) tea. I also ordered a birthday...More

Thank Nimzat
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Our favorite breakfast place has now become even more of a temptation. The restaurant is renown for the brilliant cakes and pastries. It is a temptation that have me sit with my back to these beautiful products, to avoid the desire to tuck into all...More

Thank Leonard A
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Lots of character, friendly staff and delicious eats for breakfast, coffee and lunch. Superb cup cakes. Also make awesome birthday cakes for parties - must pre order!

Thank Louise E
Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

The waiters are attentive and very friendly. The service is relaxed, the kind you can expect from this type if establishment. The decor is unique and modern and fits perfectly with the style of food and cakes. It is very popular with SU students. Perfect...More

Thank Lile P
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

There are a wide variety of absolutely delicious cheesecakes! There is even a flourless option for those who require a gluten-free alternative. The cheesecakes and cakes are so delicious that I've already driven 50 KM merely for a piece of heaven!

Thank ritesh17
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

I have never ever been disappointed here with anything on the food menu. The cakes are delicious ALL OF THEM!! and there toasted sandwiches are super tasty! Our waiter was abit grumpy but that didn't spoil our experience here as the food was great and...More

Thank TaylorBrooke8
Reviewed 30 June 2017 via mobile

Absolute terrible experience had by a friend of mine who needed the bathroom urgently being her period had just began. She, a regular customer, was publicly humiliated by the manager for "abusing" their bathroom facilities. She wanted to order something to drink but lost her...More

Thank Desiree U
Beate S, Owner at The Birdcage, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Dear Tripadvisor user Thank you for your feedback and rating. You have made your point very clearly and I would like to take this opportunity to kindly do the same. This is the first time ever that we are responding to a review on Tripadvisor...More

Reviewed 14 June 2017

I had my very best Cappuccino in South Africa here- what a wonderful surprise! And they introduced me to a yogurt dish with fabulous seeds. Fabulous selection of pastries, coffee's and light fare items in a charming, inviting space. The staff were all super friendly...More

Thank Robert T
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Wow! I had tea and cheesecake with a friend it was the best cheesecake ever. The interior is beautiful and the service was very good, I will come back here again and can recommend this restaurant to anyone

Thank Wanda L
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Plein Street | Aan de Gragt Building, Ground Floor Unit 3 & 4, Opposite Kauai in the de Wet Centre, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 882 9790
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The Birdcage is a small restaurant and gift shop in Stellenbosch. You will find us in the Aan de Gragt Building, Ground floor unit 3 & 4, right opposite Kauai in the De Wet Centre. We serve breakfast until 12h00 daily, light lunches from 09h00 to 17h00 and the most delicious cupcakes throughout the day. Our trading hours are,Mon - Fri from 09h00 to 17h00Saturdays from 09h00 to 13h00 (Breakfast served until 13h00)Sundays - closed.
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