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“Awesome coffee and even better brownie! Best service in Cape Town”
Review of Brownies & downieS

Brownies & downieS
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$3 - US$9
Description: Contemporary home-style food, full of flavour and prepared with our own unique flare. Proud brewers of Truth Coffee. We are a non-profit cafe nestled at the bottom of Long Street, who train people with intellectual disabilities and find jobs for them. If you're wanting an atmosphere full of love, quality fresh food and drink...you've found us! Come and be part of our unique dining experience.
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Description: Contemporary home-style food, full of flavour and prepared with our own unique flare. Proud brewers of Truth Coffee. We are a non-profit cafe nestled at the bottom of Long Street, who train people with intellectual disabilities and find jobs for them. If you're wanting an atmosphere full of love, quality fresh food and drink...you've found us! Come and be part of our unique dining experience.
Reviewed 31 March 2017

This coffee shop is an amazing initiative. The people in there are so great. The service is 5* and the coffee and brownie was delicious! better then any Starbucks guaranteed.

Thank Omar546
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WadeChinChilla, General Manager at Brownies & downieS, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2017

Thank you for your outstanding review Omar! We're humbled by your words and thankful that you supported us and that you enjoyed your visit. Please be welcomed again soon!

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Reviewed 30 March 2017

it is just amazing to see these people having a purpose in life, and the food is worth it even more.

Thank Rencia2015
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WadeChinChilla, General Manager at Brownies & downieS, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you for coming to support us Rencia! We appreciate your patronage and can speak for all of our trainees and staff in welcoming you back anytime!

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Reviewed 21 March 2017

This is a café worth visiting! I was very hungry mid-morning and found the first enticing café in my path - Brownies and Downies! So friendly, such attentive service and such good food! Thank you for feeding my stomach and my mind! Keep baking, keep smiling! Thank you!

Thank Chyld
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WadeChinChilla, General Manager at Brownies & downieS, responded to this reviewResponded 22 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review us Chyld! We appreciate your patronage and are happy that your tummy quit talking after a yummy breakfast and coffee! We hope to see you again soon!

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Reviewed 17 March 2017

I love Brownies and Downies - not only for working with children and people with Down's Syndrome but also because the menu is delicious and they offer the best bullet coffee in all of Cape Town. I would visit every day in a heartbeat.

Thank DebbieKasia
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WadeChinChilla, General Manager at Brownies & downieS, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thank you for your very kind review Debbie! We appreciate your support , please continue to visit and have your bullet :)

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

This restaurant also employs folks with Learning disabilties and in so doing, enables them to earn some money and get some self esteem and learn how to interact with the public.
Therefor the waiters are very attentive and in some cases very slow , but they are so sweet and innocent that all is forgiven, and I go back there as often as possible. The food is delicious.

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Thank helejk
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WadeChinChilla, General Manager at Brownies & downieS, responded to this reviewResponded 19 March 2017

Thank you for your review helejk. It's sometimes a challenge working with the special needs trainees, but it's always a pleasure and we're proud of their accomplished progress thus far! Please do continue to support - we look forward to serving you again soon!

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