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The Sweetest Thing

82 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
0028-21-786-4200
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Overview
  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“pies” (20 reviews)
“quiche” (16 reviews)
“pastry” (12 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 17:00 Hours
CUISINES
Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
€€ - €€€
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
82 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 165 reviews

Reviewed 14 April 2018

Good for lunch and brunch. All freshly prepared food and good value. Delicious cakes and pastries, although a little expensive, but good for a treat. Disappointed that they no longer make my favourite passion fruit tarts!!

Thank suesteel
Reviewed 10 April 2018

We know that the food here is really great, tasty and made with love.We also know that after a weekend midday a lot of it is sold out. Doreen's patisserie and food is superb, extra special and so well made. That's how popular and good...More

Thank Frenske O
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Warm hearted staff providing our family with a scrumptious breakfast and serving excellent coffee.So much so we returned a second time.It is truly the "sweetest thing".

Thank AntCB
Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Delicious food, ended up having to swop my roast lamb and rosemary pie with my son because wanted it so bad

Thank gavinb129
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Doreen is the owners wife and is the force behind the pastries which are even delicious just to look at. Do try and visit and even if it is very busy, you may be seated in the courtyard at the back of this really old...More

Thank nicolettel995
Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We found this cafe by chance and were very pleased that we did! Ordered coffees (great), a mini quiche Lorraine (really tasty) and a red velvet cupcake (amazing!). Sadly we weren’t staying in the area so couldn’t go back a second time to try some...More

2  Thank rach2902
Reviewed 28 February 2018

The coffee is superb and I can never choose anything but the almond croissant. Not because it doesn't look delicous but when you have tasted perfection, theres no looking back. Such a delightful spot and baking happens at the back. When the locals queue you...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 20 February 2018

The pastries are to die for and the savoury pies are very very good. Whoever makes their pastry is a geneous. Simple furnishings but friendly and value for money

Thank 39meridianroad
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

One of the great joys of travelling is uncovering a gem - often hidden and of sparkling quality. So it is with the Sweetest Thing which bursts into life from inauspicious beginnings. In fact you could blink and miss the petite entrance opposite the Simon’s...More

Thank postscript65
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Dropped in to have a coffee. The family had tea... The cappuccino was perfect- not too strong. The caramel mousse cake is delicious!

Thank robdotinfo
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 17:00
Monday
08:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 17:00
Thursday
08:00 - 17:00
Friday
08:00 - 17:00
Saturday
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: 0028-21-786-4200
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