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Cafe Brule

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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19:45 - 17:00
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Hours:
Mon 19:45 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 07:45 - 17:00
Fri 07:45 - 17:15
Sat 07:45 - 14:00
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Calitzdorp, South Africa
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2016

The service is always friendly and quick, the food always excellent. The coffee is also the best in town! If I have time I always pop in for lunch or coffee when in O'hoorn for shopping!

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Thank Marie H
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 May 2016

Frequently have a lunch from the harvest table as a take away or sit down. Freshly prepared food, great bakes

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Thank RobertsMary1970
Western Cape, South Africa
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127 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

This is a famous landmark in Oudtshoorn and almost everyone stops at the Queens hotel to visit Cafe Brulee. They did not have any pies left at 3pm, so we ordered cake and coffee, I had the desperate housewives sandwich. Not bad and the coffee was ok too.

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1 Thank Vivienne D
Kronberg im Taunus, Germany
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129 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 March 2016

We ate two times here, once for a coffee break and once for a quick lunch. Quality of the lunch food (we had ostrich salads) as excellent, good value for money. The cakes were okay, but nothing special. At both occasions, staff was friendly, but slow in serving food and preparing the bill. Location is nice, you can sit on... More 

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Thank LordRawdon
Dollar, United Kingdom
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91 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

The staff at the cafe were great, we visited a couple of times. Staff very attentive and accommodating, worth a visit

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Thank Graeme Cochrane
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

I am a regular at Café Brule and sadly, ituse to be our favourite coffee shop in Oudtshoorn, in fact it was one of our favourites fullstop. But now that it is under new management, things have gone downhill. The new young waitress is terribly inattentive and uncommunicative and slams crockery down. When I pointed out that I had received... More 

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Thank Anactoria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

After a quick business trip to Oudtshoorn, we stop here for breakfast before driving back to Cape Town. Service was a bit slow but the food was good none the less

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1 Thank No b
Rustenburg, South Africa
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25 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Probably the best chocolate mousse cake I've ever eaten! Excellent coffee. A good place to sit and watch "the world go by"

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Thank JohnRustenburg
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

This restaurant has the alluring name and French country atmosphere. The staff seemed knowledgeable and the service was good. I had a light lunch which was a bit of a let down as it seems like the food is pre-prepared (had a pie) but at least the salad was freshly made. Now, I may be wrong here, but when the... More 

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1 Thank Reuben C
Queensland, Australia
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166 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Stopped at Café Brule on a cold day for a quick lunch. Looked very clean and inviting with a pleasant atmosphere. Took one of the house specials of homemade soup and bruchetta. Waited an HOUR for a very non descript soup (which at least was piping hot) that came with 2 slabs of stale bread. There were heaps of staff... 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
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, African
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Monday
19:45 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:45 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:45 - 17:00
Thursday
07:45 - 17:00
Friday
07:45 - 17:15
Saturday
07:45 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oudtshoorn, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Oudtshoorn
Description
I think this restaurant might be in a hotel, although it fronts on the street and has outdoor seating.

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