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Reviewed 1 October 2020 via mobile

My first time there and I got a very arrogant, unfriendly response from a lady who I perceive to be the owner.. All I wanted was a breakfast roll but the sort of welcome I got had been going back the direction I came from.....almost like ‘if you don’t know what we are about get going and don’t waste my time’More

Date of visit: October 2020
Reviewed 7 December 2019 via mobile

OMG, I love this place. Excellent food, attentive service, amazing coffee and inviting atmosphere. Highly recommend breakfast, which we love from here.

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 21 September 2019

Freshly baked bread every day. The cinnamon sticks best Early morning, as are the banana-choc muffins. The barista Job makes the best lattes. Join owner Jo's bread making class. Grace's salads in summer is amazing, her soup in winter hitting the right spot on a...cold day.More

Date of visit: September 2019
Reviewed 5 June 2019 via mobile

Fantastic hospitality with great coffee and food. Had many of the artisan pastries and recommend them to anyone visiting Fish Hoek.

Date of visit: February 2019
Reviewed 27 May 2019 via mobile

Definitely the best coffee, great service and the bread is just fantastic, love the breadsticks. It’s a very busy local spot right close to the beach - highly recommended.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 20 April 2019 via mobile

The ambiance, variety, aromas and people at this tiny restaurant are absolutely Devine . We will be back many times over . The breakfast menus are simple and varied, all offering a taste of their varied cuisine. A pleasure to spend time here in the...morning.More

Date of visit: April 2019
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

The smell of bakery was a great way to wake up, the selection and quality of pastries are absolutely great. They even make a tasty bread as well. If I want to be difficult, the espresso (italian style) and it could have been done better...especially considering they use Illy caffè. Really recommendedMore

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

The bakery, the bakery, the bakery! There are this formation of absolutely lovely ladies that is just taking care of you in the most fantastic thoughtful way. The man behind the coffee machine is making magic as well as the women in the kitchen. Then...there is the bakery- they baking bread, and bread they’re baking!More

Date of visit: January 2019
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Really good coffee. Absolutely the best salads, bread and sandwiches. Closed on Mondays and short working hours in general.

Date of visit: December 2018
Reviewed 30 March 2018

The Cafe ist great with all the coffee and sandwiches. Unfortunately right outside people wait to take your credit card away. Does not seem to be a very safe area for tourists at least. They claim that you need to pay parking fees on a...machine. Cash not possible in this area. Be really careful.More

Date of visit: March 2018
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C'est La Vie is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travellers:
  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4.5