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Vovo Telo

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Victoria and Alfred Waterfront | Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 418 3750
07:00 - 20:30
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Sun - Sat 07:00 - 20:30
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Pretoria, South Africa
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45 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Good selection for breakfast, we both ordered poached egg with salmon. Decent portion size and lovely hot chocolate drinks. A number of cyclists use it a sa breakfast venue so they can't be wrong!

Thank Joeboy69
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74 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

First: no toilet, you'll have to go into V&A Waterfront. But that's the only drawback. Creative ideas for food, good pizza and really good bread and coffee available. Crafts beer and others on the drink list. Communicative staff in a friendly and appealing surrounding.

Thank mktripadvidor
Detroit, Michigan
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63 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Thought this was just a bakery/coffee joint but we sat for lunch and were thrilled with the pizzas made on nan bread. Delicious! Had Butter Chicken Pizza that was drizzled with spiced yogurt and cilantro. Also had steak pizza with sweet onions and bbq sauce.

Thank Tatia C
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158 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great cafe on the waterfont. Perfect for lunch or dinner or just having a coffee. Pizza here is delicious. Prices are reasonable and service is great.

Thank mdfer3
Grahamstown, South Africa
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63 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are used to the Vovo Telo in Port Elizabeth- so it was with a degree of expectation that we sat down to eat lunch at Vovo Telo in the V&A waterfront. The service was appalling. The maitre'd shouted at us for moving our table a few centimeters out the sun. Then the orange and beetroot salad I ordered came... More 

Thank BarbiCow
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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217 reviews
166 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 168 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our lunchtime choice of Café Alfredo caught fire whilst we were there so we tried here. Had a job getting served and then the food was at best average. Lots of other places to go that are better. They do not have any toilets and you are directed to the nearest shopping mall, this may give you a clue on... More 

Ballarat, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Go early for the best of the waterfront. Lovely coffee, great food, good service. Easily the best of the waterfront

1 Thank welleman1
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for breakfast. Waited 15 mins to get served then another 20 for coffee to come. My order eventually came and was all hard and messed up. So hard I could not cut into it. Changed my order to a croissant. Waited a further 20 mins for the waiter to come back and say they don't have any. If you... More 

Thank Diyaksha c
Manchester, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped here for lunch today. Were quite busy but we thought we were lucky to get a table. Waited 45 minutes to order and another 40 minutes for food. Chicken Sriracha salad was flavourless. Tomato pizza was so heavily soaked in pesto it looked bright green. Almost inedible and spent 5 minutes scraping excess pesto off. Would have sent the... More 

Thank GLC8261
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80 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Good service at this busy waterfront restaurant. The wine we had was excellent. We both opted for spicy bacon pizza. Not really spicy and not really pizza but it was pleasant enough. This place specialises in quality artisan breads. Whilst the pizza base was how I like my pizza- thin and crispy, it wasn't a traditional topping and really didn't... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
07:00 - 20:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Victoria and Alfred Waterfront | Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 3750

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?