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Magnifica Coffee Bistro

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Canal Walk | Shop 53 Lower Ground Floor, Milnerton 7536, South Africa
+27 21 551 0199
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Cape Town
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

A very busy place that serves light meals, cakes and fantastic icecream. Quite a variety of drinks, food, dessert and cakes. Open from 9 to 9 daily.

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Thank Margaret S
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

+ve: Staff are friendly and helpful; it's located in a cosy part of the mall, between the escalators. Strawberry milkshake was good but very very sweet... even for a strawberry milkshake. Fries are really good. Worth coming just for those! -ve: Orange and Carrot juice had a strange taste and wasn't refreshing. Strawberry fruit smoothie was bland and watery. Chicken... More 

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Thank Andrew A
Cape Town, South Africa
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36 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

There is absolutely nothing I can say wrong about this restaurant. We were welcomed by friendly staff, got fast and efficient service even though the restaurant was full. The food was beautifully presented and tasted fabulous. I highly recommend them and will be a regular customer in future.

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Thank BethJacobsFerreira
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180 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the most delicious milkshakes:bar one-, peanut butter & banana- and also a fruit milkshake. Friendly and attentive staff.

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Thank Dirmu G
Cape Town, South Africa
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

The food is seriously delicious, and there are so many options. The dessert are also fantastic, especially the sorbet.

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Thank kaylynvanas
Cape Town, South Africa
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 May 2016

The food is exquisite and there are a wide range of options for both food and dessert. The cocktails are impressive, as well as their range of fresh smoothies and lemonade. The gelato and sorbets are delicious.

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Thank kaylynvanas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 May 2016

I always find the service excellent and the food very good. They have a smoking section as well, which is an oasis in the mall where they are located.

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Thank Shaun K
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2015

Nestled under an escalator in Canal Walk shopping centre, the place can be a little cramped and seats not exactly the most comfortable. They have a side smoking room corner and equipped for babies as well, though the lack of space makes you dread dealing with kids there. Prices are mid range but I would not call it value for... More 

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Thank PaulWongsh
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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133 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2014

Nice selection of drinks and treats. Cake display looks awesome and the ice-cream tempting. A smoking section is what attracted me.

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Thank Ann H
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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91 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 June 2014 via mobile

We had breakfast at Magnifica today. Despite there being only three tables occupied when we got there, the service was slow. Taking the order, delivering the food and especially getting the bill took forever. I suspect the reason the food was cold is because it was waiting on the pass. From a value perception point of view, things are expensive.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Mediterranean, Greek
Meals
Breakfast
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Canal Walk | Shop 53 Lower Ground Floor, Milnerton 7536, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Milnerton
  • Phone Number: +27 21 551 0199

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