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Outdoor Seating, Seating, Table Service, Takeout
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Reviewed 21 February 2021 via mobile

One of the best coffees I have had! Nice place to sit and enjoy it. Good for buying beans too. I will definitely be back.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 8 November 2020

Our regular go to coffee house. The BEST tasting capuccino's anywhere. It's roasted on site and in spite of the many coffee houses in CapeTown supposedly boasting world class coffee, this remains unbeaten in my family's opinions. Don't expect a smart city slicker coffee shop...vibe, it's rustic, villagey, and rough around the edges decor, but the coffee is incredible.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 5 July 2020

Had a cappuccino that tasted like a blended ricoffee. Disappointed due to a very poorly made cappuccinno, absolutely no flavour.

Date of visit: July 2020
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Vacationer588756, Owner at Hout Bay Coffee Roastery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2020

Hi there, so sorry you had a disappointing experience, really wish you had spoken us at the time and we together could sort out any issues. If it was a take away please come back and we will remake/refund your coffee. Kind regards Houtbay Coffee

Reviewed 26 April 2020

A little bit hidden away but great when you find it. Yes the locals all know about it and it does a good trade in selling coffe beans and ground coffee. The ambience is very rustic and that is the charm of this small establishment....A very wide choice of coffees and cakes/pies to go with it. Hvae visited it a few times during stay in Hout Bay and will definitely be going again when next in SAMore

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 5 April 2020 via mobile

Everytime when we're in Southafrica we're planinig our Tour in that way, that we have time to visit minimum once during the trip the cozy Houtbay Coffee. This time we are stranded in Llandudno because of the Lockdown. But we found Houtbay Filtercoffee at the...Spar in Houtbay. So the cup of Coffee helps us getting along the boredom. Thanks to the lovely owners and employees. We're sure coming back again to your wonderful,relaxing place. Stay healthy Susanne and Jörg / GermanyMore

Date of visit: April 2020
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Vacationer588756, Other at Hout Bay Coffee Roastery, responded to this reviewResponded 6 April 2020

Thank you Suzanne and Jorg with two dots above the O ! We look forward to the next time you come sit a drink a good coffee here with us. Until then, keep safe and strong. From all at Houtbay Coffee.

Reviewed 15 March 2020

Taking a drive around the Peninsula a must stop for coffee and cake one of the best carrot cakes I have tasted in a very long time. This is a second visit after 3 years away and was not disappointed.

Date of visit: March 2020
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Escape29686339328, Owner at Hout Bay Coffee Roastery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 March 2020

Sharonh . . . jeepers!! We searched high and low for the missing star, but could only find four 😪☕️😪😪 We promise to try harder. See you next time 👍

Reviewed 27 February 2020 via mobile

Great little coffee shop, quirky interesting decor. You can sit out or inside. Good coffees, local pies and cakes. Recommend..

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 12 February 2020

Generally looks like an old fisherman’s shack, part of its appeal! Quality of produce is its hallmark, first rate and good service.

Date of visit: February 2020
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Vacationer588756, Other at Hout Bay Coffee Roastery, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2020

Our gracious thanks for such a thoughtful aaaand intelligent review, from all at Houtbay Coffee.

Reviewed 25 January 2020

Luckily we discovered the shop during a quick stop in Hout Bay, having followed the smell of roasting coffee! I've worked for a large commercial coffee roaster and, on holiday, love to go and visit artisan roasteries. Paul, the master roaster, found me oogling his...roasting shed and was so kind in spending his time talking coffee with an over-excited tourist! The coffee shop is beautiful, quirky and vintage, and the coffees (their Harbour blend) were very good. I also bought four other roasts in whole bean (easier for travelling) and Paul ground up some more of the Harbour blend for the Aeropress which we bought. I know that I am a coffee geek, and if you are too, this is a gem of a place. Equally, if you just want a good cup of coffee, served by friendly and knowledgeable staff in a lovely location and with a great choice of cakes, this is the place for you. Next time I am in Hout Bay, I will be back!More

Date of visit: January 2020
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Reviewed 18 January 2020

My wife and I hit this place every time we are in Hout Bay. The cappucino and moist orange cake are to die for. I think it's about time to head over there again today.

Date of visit: January 2020
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