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Takeout, Seating, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've been going to The Hoek for years, and it never disappoints! This quaint coffee shop in Franschhoek serves the best coffee in town with delicious, tasty morsels. The staff are always friendly and professional, making every visit a pleasure. It's a charming spot with...consistently great service that keeps me coming back!More

Date of visit: May 2024
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Reviewed 19 January 2023 via mobile

Very small but the best cappuccino in Franschhoek. Just of the main road and with a small outside seating area. Small assortment of cookies available

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 13 January 2023

Fab coffee, lovely service and friendly customers. Easily the best in town in a nice, relaxed setting. No load shedding issues at all either, the coffee keeps flowing.

Date of visit: January 2023
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Reviewed 24 October 2020 via mobile

First and foremost, the coffee quality is outstanding and given half the cycling world that seems to stop here, that’s all you need to know! Nice variety of freshly backed snacks - sweet and savoury.

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 30 November 2019

We wanted a good espresso whilst taking a break from our town walk. Restaurants on the main drag were expensive and required table service. We saw the sign for The Hoek and turned off to the side street, Such an excellent move! The coffee was...excellent, the quiet courtyard soothing and shady, and our barista was very kind. This is the place to go for good coffee!More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 10 November 2019 via mobile

Cute little place with a variety of coffees, lattes, espresso, and more, including cold and iced options. When we were in, there was almost nothing to eat aside from some biscotti-type options, but the coffee was very good. Cute little outdoor eating area and friendly...service.More

Date of visit: November 2019
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Reviewed 21 August 2019

My husband is very fussy about his coffee, but loved the Cortado served at this little cafe. In fact, he went every morning while we were visiting in Franschoek

Date of visit: August 2019
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Reviewed 10 June 2019 via mobile

If you really appreciate coffee this the place to come. Solid cordata coffee to get a great buzz first thing. The best coffee in Franschhoek

Date of visit: June 2019
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Reviewed 24 March 2019 via mobile

It's our favorite place to go to. Early morning coffee at them is far better than any other place. The staff are amazing, especially Darlington and the wonderful lady, who's name I didn't quite catch. The coffee is amazing. Hot chocolate is my favorite. They're...always kind, and professional. The service is great. The coffee is wonderful. Just what one needs to start a day. The area is lovely and animal friendly. Cyclists are always enjoying their coffee their too. It's wonderful and I gihly recommend. Kind regards TayyMore

Date of visit: March 2019
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Reviewed 10 February 2019

Really great coffees. Also do a great take away service. A favourite place in Franschhoek, just off the main street. Quieter place to sit and enjoy your coffee.

Date of visit: February 2019
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Reviewed 25 October 2018

Was hot so we wanted something cold, I had a iced latte and wife a blended coffee drink. Coffees were very good and service super. We sat outside, enjoyed the coffee and light breeze. If you want a coffee this is the place.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 23 October 2018

The coffee tastes very good, no doubt about that. The inside area is extremely small and not very clean. Only some biscuits to choose from, no cakes or anything.

Date of visit: October 2018
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Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

The place is cute, the lady is awesome and so friendly, amazing coffees and choices of tea and home made biscuits. It is a perfect place for a coffee in town .

Date of visit: August 2018
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Reviewed 22 July 2018

The americanos they make are divine. There are lovely bakes to buy, and all are reasonably priced. We really enjoy going there. On a nice day you can sit in the courtyard. Inside there is not much seating. I highly recommend it if you like...good coffee.More

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Visiting The Hoek, on Sundays with my family, and boyfriend for a quick coffee, has become something we all look forward to. Unfortunately we haven't been able to go every Sunday, of late, due to us all working, but if we could, we'd definitely. I...love going there, as does my family. This Sunday, we went, for a coffee, and I of course, for the best hot chocolate in town. The staff, as always are incredibly friendly, know our individual orders off my heart. It's always fun seeing locals there, chatting to each other, while enjoying our lovely drinks. Now that the colder weather is coming in, the warm beverages are an absolute must, before we venture on into the new week. I personally think, that the hot chocolate just keeps getting better, and better each time we go. We often tell tourists, and friends to go for a cuppa, as we feel, it's the best in town. To the management : Please tell your staff to keep up the fantastic work! Thank you for such a lovely coffee spot, that makes locals feel at home, and tourists get a true sense of Franschhoek. If I could, I'd rate it 6,because 5 does not do justice! Kind regards, TayyMore

Date of visit: May 2018
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The Hoek is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5