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The Sidewalk Cafe

Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
+27 21 461 2839
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (4 reviews)
“primavera” (2 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:30All hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
€€ - €€€
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 131 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Popped in for lunch and time to read. It was a winter day and awesome to sit inside with the sun hitting my table. The place has a trendy real energy. Good people. I had a Caesar salad which came with a perfect soft center...More

Thank WalterCPT
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a lovely spot loved the decor the food fresh and interesting so many good choices on the menu from soup to pasta the chicken burger was fantastic pasta primavera just perfect and a pita with calamari and tzadiki awesome We also shared a stack...More

Thank 728amanda
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

We arrived for dinner with our 3 year-old daughter and we were very lucky to wait only 5minutes to get a table ! People were very nice and the food was good, especially the grilled calamari!! Très bon dîner :)

Thank Jennifer D
Reviewed 25 March 2017

I went to the sidewalk cafe for a meal, I had the risotto with prawns. The staff were friendly and smiling, the food was very nice but the portion wasn't that good, I always give a tip but I was a bit shocked when I...More

Thank Al C
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Such a charming experience. Lovely staff hustling atmosphere. Lovely food. Location is on street with easy access. Good spot to walk to and drop in with easy parking also within range. Good views on two sides. Inside and outside options.

Thank Mario C
Reviewed 1 March 2017 via mobile

Had a little time to kill and a little peckish too, popped into this popular vibey spot for a snack and drink. The waiters were good although the food and drink took forever. The price to portion size isn't great, it's an expensive outlet, but...More

Thank NaughtyCatCapeTown
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This is one of my favorites in Cape Town. Its a very small restaurant in Vredehoek, but the vibe makes this place great, the food and drinks is also amazing! This is a great place for one on one dates!!

Thank Marquerite03
Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

My wife and I read about it in a Bloomberg article. The restaurant is cute and intimate. It's great for a first date or an ordinary one. Our meal was delicious and our server, Vava, was so sweet and energetic!

Thank rpmolina
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...More

Thank Tara O
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.

Thank John J
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 14:00
Monday
08:00 - 22:30
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:30
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:30
Thursday
08:00 - 22:30
Friday
08:00 - 22:30
Saturday
08:00 - 22:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Derry Street, Vredehoek, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Vredehoek
  • Phone Number: +27 21 461 2839
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