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“Adorable”
Review of The Sidewalk Cafe

The Sidewalk Cafe
Ranked #1 of 3 Restaurants in Vredehoek
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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62 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
“Adorable”
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

The cutest little gem on the side of the mountain.
It's tiny but doesn't dynamite come in small packages!
I could never recommend just one thing here, you won't go wrong with whatever it is you choose!
A hidden gem very much frequented by the locals of the area.
Love it

Visited October 2016
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  • Dutch first
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English first
Ballinrobe, Ireland
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81 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Relaxing casual local diner”
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Visited as a family of 5 and were impressed with the charm friendliness and value for money.
Had a variety from fish and chips to burgers, spaghetti primavera calamari and chicken curry.
All were pleased with the service and twinkle twinkle our waitress.

Visited January 2017
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Harare, Zimbabwe
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Homely and good ”
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Small but classy breakfast and lunches served at this little local eatery ... nothing fancy but has a very local vibe to it -

Visited January 2017
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“okay but pricey for what one gets”
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Ate dinner here a while ago but not a really memorable experience. Well situated above the city with a buzzy vibe with tables on the pavement and lots more tucked around the inside. It's, I think pricey, because it forms part of the Madame Zingara Group. Staff were friendly and attentive. I don't think we'll come back here or make it our 'go-to' place as we live on the other side of the mountain, and there are more places to eat out closer to home, as well as further out worth traveling to.

  • Visited November 2016
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Great food and two for one cocktails!”
Reviewed 31 December 2016

This cafe was recommended to us by some locals during our stay in Cape Town. It's fairly small inside but also warm and welcoming. My Vegetarian Moussaka was delicious and my partner's Risotto was equally tasty. We found the staff friendly and the food reasonably priced. Two for one cocktails in the afternoon are an added bonus. We would, however, recommend booking a table or getting there early, especially if you are a larger group, as it's obviously very popular!

  • Visited December 2016
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