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Common Ground Cafe

Milner Road, Rondebosch, South Africa
+27 21 686 0154
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“devils peak” (3 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
€€ - €€€
Milner Road, Rondebosch, South Africa
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

The place offers a fantastic view of Devils Peak, but give some 35 minutes for your scrambled eggs to be cooked in the early morning hours. The waiters are anabiotic, the cook seems to be half-asleep, the whole pace does not seem to care about...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ike475
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Quite the worst service I've had in a long time. Phone-booked but no record thereof. Placed our order - got iced coffee instead of hot chocolate (and it's winter time!). Then after half-an-hour asked "Where's our order?" - no reaction and again after a 50-minute...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Lucille B
Reviewed 25 July 2018

The view and location gives potential for awsome place to meet but despite friendly service it was not attentive to - serviettes, salt and pepper waiting very long periods to get e.g coffee, bill etc Food was good quality and value but not once did...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank tiny263
Reviewed 9 July 2018

This restaurant is buzzing and busy - rather reserve a table and avoid frustration (like we did when we visited on a Friday morning). The view of Table Mountain is glorious. The menu offers various options, but our group settled for the inviting cakes on...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Kardoesie
Reviewed 2 May 2018

I met a colleague for a meeting - the location is super. Great views over the common and mountain. Good parking available. The day was a bit chilly so the cement floors did not help with the lack of warm feeling. I ordered a flat...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Natalie V
Reviewed 10 March 2018

I came in on my own, asked to sit outside which was fine. As the waiter left I sat outside for 50 minutes waiting for him to come back outside and ask for my order. I am still waiting here and I am almost very...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank nixlin2018
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A cafe with lovely views of the Table Mountain. The perfect place to enjoy catching up, as you savour you lovingly made meal.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank TravellingQoi
Reviewed 6 September 2017

This place is pretty busy on a Saturday morning after the park run. The breakfast has a great variety but service tends to be slow when it is busy which is understandable. Also a great place fro coffee and cake. Brilliant views of the commons...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Sureshinee
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Marvellous breakfast and lunch spot, something for everyone on the menu, friendly service and great food. Free wifi (always people on couches with laptops and coffee), good meeting place for business or pleasure.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank utahiggs
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

Besides the address (map location) being wrong (should be 23 Milner Road), the coffee and croissant were very good. Service was very friendly and prompt. The view is very impressive. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank 147antonyc
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Milner Road, Rondebosch, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Rondebosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 686 0154
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