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Square Cafe & Wine Bar

No. 3 Energy Lane | Century City Hotel, Century City 7441, South Africa
+27 21 204 8000
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good47%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (3 reviews)
“harvest table” (4 reviews)
Open Now
06:30 - 22:30 Hours
International, Deli, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
No. 3 Energy Lane | Century City Hotel, Century City 7441, South Africa
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

It was my birthday and i was looking for somewhere new to take a few girl friends. I had seen Square Cafe so I booked a table for lunch. I asked if it would be possible to order a cupcake for each friend to have...More

Thank Debbie M
Ryan V, Manager at Square Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your review Debbie, We are very big on celebrations, especially birthdays so I am glad you enjoyed yourselves. Your support means so much to us and we would love for you to dine with us again whether a special occasion...More

Reviewed 13 April 2018

I ate several meals in the Square during my visit and all were good. The breakfasts were very extensive and a pleasant spot to start the day with inside and outside dining areas.

Thank Robert C
WMeyer123, General Manager at Square Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Dear Robert C, Thanks for this great review also, I am very happy to hear you enjoyed our Square Cafe & Wine Bar experience! Looking forward to welcoming you back. All the best, Walda Meyer Hotel General Manager

Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

Decided to have a quick lunch with a business associate. We chose the fish and chips... what a delight! One of the best fish and chips available in Cape Town! Lovely setting, be patient with some of the service.More

Thank Sean M
WMeyer123, General Manager at Square Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2018

Dear SeanJHB, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Trip Advisor! I am very happy to hear that you enjoyed the fish & chips as well as our beautiful setting! Thanks for the feedback on the service, I will raise the...More

Reviewed 23 January 2018

My cousins and I arrived last night at Square Cafe & Wine bar for my pre-birthday dinner celebration. From the moment we walked in, the attending staff (and waiters) gave us weird looks. Once we got a table, a menu was placed on our table...More

Thank itumelengramano
David H, Manager at Square Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 10 February 2018

Dear Guest Many Thanks for taking the time to review Square Cafe & Wine Bar , your comments have been duly noted and addressed with the team I can assure you this is not the service we pride ourselves on at Square Cafe , we...More

Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Great place for drinks (wine bar so impessive with a wall computer to help you decide on wines by the glass or bottle) and fantastic "Popcorn Chicken"! Try it, you'll love it!More

Thank lindaolsen
Management response:Responded 17 July 2017

Dear lindaolsen Thank you for taking the time to review your latest visit at the Square Cafe and Wine Bar The digital menu at the cellar, is our latest addition, in making your experience, an even more impressive one! The popcorn chicken is most definitely...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017

Would highly recommend the harvest table in addition to the menu. Great home-made food that is well prepared and complimented with superior service from attentive staff.More

Thank Denver B
WMeyer123, General Manager at Square Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Dear Denver B, Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor! I am so happy to know that you enjoy our offering! Our Harvest Table is freshly prepared daily and our menu changes every week. Thank you for being a loyal...More

Reviewed 29 April 2017 via mobile

This is a nice relaxing place. Better than the alternatives around Century city. Cocktails are great, seating is comfy, service and pricing is not bad. Decor is great too I will return to sample the food but if it's anything like the rest, I'm sure...More

Thank Rayan R
Management response:Responded 30 April 2017

Dear Rayan R Thank you for joining us at the Square Cafe and Wine Bar I'm happy to hear that you had a great time on your most recent visit, while sipping cocktails on our comfy couches. The food is most definitely a must try...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

From the minute we walked into the Century City Hotel "Square Cafe & Wine Bar" we realized that the staff had been schooled in hospitality. A smile & welcome from reception and security, a welcoming restaurant manager and our waitresses Thando and Michelle. ( thereafter...More

Thank charleskilner808
Management response:Responded 23 April 2017

Dear charleskilner808 Thank you for your review of the Square Cafe and Wine Bar I am most grateful for your feedback, which is such a valuable source of information for me, regardless of whether it is good or bad, and helps me monitor the service...More

Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had dinner 3 nights while staying at the hotel. The menu is not all that extensive but there is something for everyone. The staff are awesome - they alone add a star to the rating (otherwise only 3 stars). The food needs a bit of...More

Thank Peter M
Management response:Responded 18 April 2017

Dear Peter M Thank you for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor and dining at the Square Cafe and Wine Bar Your feedback has been conveyed to the Chef, as we continually strive to improve our offering and ensure guests leave with...More

Reviewed 8 April 2017

We visited with friends and although it was a Tuesday evening it was quite busy. It took far to long to order our pre-dinner drinks and to get our food order taken, but this was not because they were busy. That said when my food...More

Thank Polly D
WMeyer123, General Manager at Square Cafe & Wine Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 11 April 2017

Dear Polly D, Many thanks for taking the time to review us on Trip Advisor. I am very sorry to hear that you did not have a great experience at the Square Cafe & Wine Bar. My most sincere apologies for the lack in service,...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
International, Deli, Bar, Pub, Wine Bar
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Business meetings
Open Hours
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
06:30 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No. 3 Energy Lane | Century City Hotel, Century City 7441, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Century City
  • Phone Number: +27 21 204 8000
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Hear ye, hear ye, food-wine-and-caffeine-lovers. If you’re yet to discover what’s trending the taste buds at the moment, allow us to ease your troubles by introducing you to the Square Cafe & Wine Bar. If there is one thing that this dandy Cape Town restaurant knocks out of the culinary park, it’s the perfectly chosen flavour combinations that the menu has to offer. Wine and dine with your friends, or head there after work to unwind – either way you’ll be slapping some high-fives around in appreciation for the deliciousness that abounds. Coffee bar open until the appropriate time to say wine bar now open; plus “get-in-my-mouth-now” food going around to satisfy your inner most delectable cravings. Enough said, really. Square Cafe & Wine Bar - open daily: Breakfast: 06:30 – 10:30 (11:30 on weekends) Lunch: 12:00 – 14:30 Dinner: 17:30 – 22:30 Bar Menu: 11:30 – 22:30
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