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Charly's Bakery

38 Canterbury Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
+27 21 461 5181
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  • Excellent37%
  • Very good26%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
Travellers talk about
“cupcakes” (75 reviews)
“cheesecake” (25 reviews)
“quiche” (13 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:00All hours
€€ - €€€
38 Canterbury Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 251 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved Charly's cupcakes since the first time I tried them about 10 years ago. I don't live in SA anymore, but the lovely staff at Charly's helped me organize a shipment of these beautiful and delicious cupcakes to a friend who had just had...More

Thank Kameko13
Reviewed 1 week ago

Charly's Bakery used to be in Roeland Street, but now has relocated...it is still as garish and quirky and sells marvellous cakes...if you cannot resist sweets then go and revel in the glorious displays and buy and eat...but don't blame me if you get fat!!!

Thank Jane W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After all the hype of the tv show we decided to visit. Needless to say, mostly decorated expensive biscuits on display, no nice pastries or baked stuff, the staff werent friendly at all, and apparently their meatpies are the best ever, so we wanted to...More

Thank Joe J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love going to Charly's when visiting Cape Town. Love, love, love the chocolate cake. Always take a cupcake or gingerbread man home for the kids.

Thank beverleym2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went through so much effort to get my husband birthday cake and the cake tasted really bad not what I expected at all.More

Thank Zulaka D
DaniBGreen, Owner at Charly's Bakery, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Zulaka I'm so sorry to hear that you weren't happy with the cake you ordered for your husband's birthday! The cake we made for you is our Wicked Chocolate cake, which is our #1 bestselling dense moist brownie-style chocolate cake. Did you perhaps eat...More

Reviewed 16 August 2017

Since watching the TV series with the same name, I promised myself if ever in CT again I would pop into this bakery. And what a delightful bubbling busy little spot. The cashier is a "no nonsense" lady, make sure you place your order with...More

Thank Annali K
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Absolutely delicious sweet treats. My favourite was the Petit Fours. Parking was a bit of an issue as the surrounding area was quite busy. This bakery is a little more on the expensive side but worth it for the delicious baked goods.

Thank Yuvisha
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Come and pass some time at this hidden little gem. This is the real thing,WOW,WOW,WOW.If you are looking to pass some time,drop in here and order your slice of heaven and enjoy a cup of coffee,great stuff.

Thank Naz R
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

They put the Chocolate Brownie in a box, then smother it with liquid chocolate - not too sweet, and the brownie was perfectly moist - made to perfection! Delighted to pay the price for such decadence!

Thank Kirk S
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Finally visited Charly's Bakery after watching on TV. It didn't disappoint ❤️❤️❤️Very relaxed atmosphere, very friendly and helpful staff, cakes, biscuits and more to tempt you. Kids loved it too.

Thank aingerfam
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Canterbury Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 461 5181
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