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The Cape

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Station Road, Beaconsfield HP9 1NN, England
+44 1494 681137
08:00 - 17:00
Closed now
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Sun 09:30 - 16:00
Mon 07:45 - 17:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 18:30 - 23:00
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London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Large group of us South Africans decided to have a bit of home away from home. Nice little place, good service and decent food (a little expensive and small portions-but overall good) Hubby raved about his chicken livers! I ordered a vegetarian curry dish and a friend ordered the Lamb Bobotie, I wish I had his rather- it was so... More 

Thank KayleighLR
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Really surprised at the standard of food in this little place. The SA wine could be less pricey but in all great place to relax and have a chat.

Thank mickeyb58
Level Contributor
4 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Six of us had dinner at The Cape shortly before Xmas. The food was very tasty and arrived promptly. The young waitress who served us was really first class, showed great maturity, and put up with our banter with a smile, despite the pressures of a busy evening in a full restaurant. We were all impressed!

Thank Patrick D
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12 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great menu for brunches. Always enjoy the eggs royale. Fab fresh smoothie/juices. Good coffee. Noticeable friction between staff on occasions. Lady who looks like an owner never seems to speak to customers, yet can appear sharp to staff - man who looks senior or owner is always gracious and good humoured. Definitely worth a visit. Great looking cafe. I'll certainly... More 

Thank Tara B
Slough, United Kingdom
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63 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit, staff very friendly and pleasant, food well presented and cooked to perfection. Did not realise that it was South African themed and not being a lover of wine from that country did not order a bottle. Would be nice if other countries were available. Not a criticism just a thought. Even French and Italian restaurants we visit have... More 

Thank Gary J
Chinnor, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We've been going there for over a year, it used to be brilliant, and half the staff are lovely. But over the last couple of visits we have been over charged without an apology and got given a terrible sandwich with half the ingredients missing, on nearly stale bread. We won't be going back and there are 3 competitors in... More 

Thank Wheresmykeys
East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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105 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had breakfast at The Cape. The name gives it away but the café/bistro has a South African theme. The service was very good and the food was very well presented and tasty even though it was a little bit on the expensive side. But saying that it was very popular with the locals and had a nice atmosphere

Thank Mrfarandaway
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Visiting Beaconsfield for a few days and eating at The Cape twice!!! I find it by accident when i came from the train station and i was hungry!After having a warm welcome from the staff i order a cumberland sausage with caramelised onion, cheese and mustard mayo.It was amazing!! Next day i order a piece of carrot cake and a... More 

Thank nkallioph
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016 via mobile

This place used to be a gem. Each meal felt like it was given care and attention. Now it just feels a bit rushed and the quality has dropped as a result. I had a steak sandwich which was O.K but was filled out with two big pieces of lettuce and lots of mayo. Just the sort of meal you... More 

Thank MJR8890
Beaconsfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2016

A superb brunch enjoyed with fantastic food, excellent service and great atmosphere. It was a superb place to catch up with friends as they had arrived in from Heathrow. Used to outstanding service in Dubai we all commented about the excellence here. Food was freshly made to order, beautifully cooked, drinks arrived shortly after ordering and boing was too much... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$6 - US$37
British, Cafe, Delicatessen, Healthy
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Full Bar, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Kids, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:30 - 16:00
07:45 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 23:00
08:00 - 17:00
18:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Station Road, Beaconsfield HP9 1NN, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Beaconsfield
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 681137
A quirky busy cafe with a South African/Cape Town twist, open 7 days a week for breakfast excellent coffee, lunch, Daily Deli specials, excellent sandwich's and afternoon tea and freshly baked cakes and other products, Relaxed Evening Dining at weekends (Friday & Saturday Evenings) The Cape transforms into a delightful bistro restaurant on Friday & Saturday evenings, offering good quality locally sourced products on a small but freshly prepared menu, we offer a small but well chosen South African wine list. Booking is advisable for the evening dinner experience

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