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Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
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Reviewed 9 February 2023

Walking into Espresso, I always get a friendly greeting and on ordering, a little chat to catch up. I love going there on a Saturday morning after shopping.

Date of visit: February 2023
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Reviewed 8 November 2022

A spacious coffee shop in the small mall. Friendly service; a Bacon & Avo Toastie and an 'anytime breakfast' were just £2.40 each (R50). Breakfast came with a coffee included, but the Toastie didn't come with butter on the bread :( Good for a quick...stop-off, not busy, but service was friendly, smiley and professional.More

Date of visit: October 2022
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Reviewed 7 February 2020

Espresso Fish Hoek Early Wake Up! Breakfast. It is easy and there is WiFi available plus you can recharge... Your phone! You can recharge your phone as well as your laptop battery. Many people do early morning meetings there. However, there are cosy elderly people...enjoying the perfect morning too. Breakfast. Cake and COFFEE. Choices are easy to make. Cake cost R20 YUM. I can easily have a R40 or a R65 breakfast (including coffee) then stay till 3pm is how cosy the work oops coffee shop environment is. People are friendly! GREAT review The Crystal Tea Cup BRAND BusinessMore

Date of visit: February 2020
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Reviewed 18 October 2019 via mobile

I live in Muizenberg and have a WRITING STUDIO at my home. As a treat I sometimes trip out to Fish Hoek early morning. The WiFi at Espresso is convenient to use and there are plug points to use if you do decide to take...a business trip to Fish Hoek as often as I do. I have a breakfast which comes with the COFFEE. However, the Flat White (COFFEE) is to delicious to not have each time I pay Espresso a morning visit. Sometimes I treat myself and have a slice of cake. The music is lovely and the people are interesting than only the staff. I love reading online in this calming space while enjoying non alcoholic beverages. Oh. They have interesting combinations of HEALTH shakes, yummy! The Crystal Tea CupMore

Date of visit: October 2019
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

All around tough to beat in Fish Hoek for coffee and breakfast. Tucked away at the back of a small mall close to parking.

Date of visit: February 2018
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Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Lots of energy! Always a buzz. Creative breakfasts and fabulous coffee. The shops and banks are in close proximity and so is the parking. Worth a visit. Great value for money

Date of visit: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I've had good sandwiches here, and a marvelous vegetarian wrap full of melty cheese! Yum. Nice croissants too. Good coffee, nice tea in a pot, and friendly service. The staff are very helpful. I do get the feeling that they just get overrun at busy...times. Hire more waiters for peak hours, please!More

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Decent enough breakfast at a decent price. Sausages not quite to my english pallette. Servie was fine. Free wifi which is very useful

Date of visit: February 2017
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Reviewed 19 February 2017

This place makes everyone welcome, makes you feel at home. If you are a pensioner and do not need to eat as much as you use to and want to share a piece of cake or pie they will gladly cut it down the middle...for your to share with your partner at no extra charge. Great selection of eats and beveragesMore

Date of visit: January 2017
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Reviewed 11 November 2016

We had a early morning meeting and it was the only place open at 7.30am. The waitress was really friendly and the coffee was so good we ordered breakfast. I was pleasantly surprised by the breakfast and the only this that spoilt it for me...was the rancid butter. Apart from that the venue was great for my meeting and we could converse normally and enjoy the atmosphereMore

Date of visit: November 2016
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

Although the food we had was mediocre, the coffee was fabulous! We went for breakfast recently, and got what we paid for, a cheap meal. Then again, breakfast is breakfast and you can't beat the price. But its a cute little spot and I highly...recommend the coffee.More

Date of visit: June 2016
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Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

I wanted to have breakfast at this place on 26 December 2015 at around 10:15. Only on other table with three guests. Waited for over 10 minutes to get served then walked out. One waitress on duty.

Date of visit: December 2015
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Reviewed 13 October 2015 via mobile

Nice place for lunch. The salads were fresh and well done. The service is ok. The coffee awesome. The chocolate croissants are brilliant.

Date of visit: October 2015
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Reviewed 8 October 2015

Espresso Indulge Yourself An early morning meeting/eating / shopping / breakfast / lunch venue. Situated at the Western entrance to The Arcade in Fish Hoek, this busy eatery is a must stop at venue. A hive of activity, from folks having their morning breakfasts, business...meetings going down and then the gotta have pie or cake folk. Tasteful decor and a cosy environment make this place special. The menu is creative, with an abundance of breakfast and lunch variations to choose from. The omelettes are a definite pallet pleaser (be warned, not for the faint hearted) portions are - my opinion - rather on the large size. R35.00 for a savoury mince omelette this size was value for money. The open ham, cheese and scrambled egg croissant is a winner. R 30.00 was money well spent. Wish I had not over indulged and that there was space for some of their delicious desserts / pastries, but alas not. I however will be back, purely to embrace the sweeter side of this special place. Not forgetting the coffee selections of course. Thanking You Mr.G - Marcus GibbonsMore

Date of visit: September 2015
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Reviewed 2 September 2015

I love their coffee, and the barrister Givemore! perfect evertime! The breakfasts are great and the sunday roasts are amazingly homely.

Date of visit: October 2014
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Espresso is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 4.5
  • Atmosphere: 4