1. Backyard Cafe:
Recommended by John Pistorius and Ceciliy Madison from Chas Everitt Bergvliet and Meadowridge.
‘Come and escape the hustle and bustle with The Backyard Cafe while enjoying a freshly brewed coffee, whilst basking in the sunshine in the most glorious little garden. They’d love to have you.’
Location: 4 Sol Cohen Road, Bergvliet
Phone: 084 392 9104
2. Olympia Cafe:
Recommended by John Silva from Chas Everitt Kalk Bay.
‘Simply furnished with wooden tables, an assortment of chairs and the paintings, photographs and artworks that we’ve come to expect from the area, the strongest décor statements are still the quaint harbor views on the one hand and the leaping flames and sizzling oil on the other.’
Location: 134 Main Road, Kalk Bay
Phone: 021 788 6396
3. Knead Bakery:
Recommended by Isabella Alexander – Chas Everitt Muizenberg area specialist.
‘Expect fresh, rustic café-style food, like sandwiches dripping with pesto and fresh rocket, fluffy scrambled eggs, steak rolls with thin-cut fries, buttery croissants and moreish oblong pizzas topped with flavorful ingredients such as chorizo, whole eggs and pancetta.’
Location: Surfers Corner, Beach Road, Muizenberg
Phone: 021 788 2909
4. Martins Bakery:
Recommended by Franlize Fourie, Chas Everitt Plumstead specialist.
‘The European-style bakery brings to mind a contemporary deli and coffee shop that is filled with the fresh aroma of baked goods to entice the senses. ’
Location: 15 Main Road, Plumstead
Phone 021 712 8555
Recommended by Sally Gracie and Marion Bolton, Chas Everitt Constantia area specialists.
‘Tashas has successfully introduced a new, boutique cafe experience, which has a unique signature style and a point of differentiation from the existing, globalized, franchised model.’
Location: Shop 55, Constantia Village, Constantia
Phone: 021 794 5449
Recommended by Sectional Title area specialist, Ronate Boni – Claremont area specialist.
‘Cafeen is a place to chill out and blend into a relaxed atmosphere. Savour fantastic views of the mountain while enjoying our legendary coffee. Whether it be breakfast or lunch, our meals are prepared fresh every day. We also offer a range of freshly baked confectionaries.’
Location: 41, 3rd Ave, Harfield Village
Phone: 021 674 6209
Recommended by Miriam van Maasdijk, Chas Everitt Wynberg area specialist.
‘The two Silwood trained chefs create dishes made with love, local produce and loads of seasonal flavours. Don’t expect the menu to be the same for more than two weeks, these two creatives enjoy coming up with new dishes way too much.’
Location: 23 Wolfe Street, Chelsea Village, Wynberg
Phone: 021 762 0975
‘A small menu, but it’s so hard to choose! Fluffy scrambled eggs for breakfast, or the fig and camembert croissant, all fresh and buttery? Freshly baked quiche for lunch, or a gourmet sandwich? All are fresh and tasty.’
Location: 94 Belvedere Road, Claremont
Phone: 021 671 6875
9. Bistro Sixteen82:
Recommended by Lisa Rowel, Chas Everitt Tokai area specialist.
‘Situated at the entrance of the Estate River Café has long been a popular social haunt in the Constantia Valley. Revered for its sumptuous breakfasts, River Café offers an assortment of freshly baked pastries, cakes and muffins complemented by a café style menu.’
Location: Steenberg Estate, Tokai Road, Tokai
Phone: 021 713 2211
Recommended by Shanaz Sity-Herskovitz, Chas Everitt Constantia area specialist.
‘Situated in the leafy surrounds of the High Constantia centre, Greens is one of those restaurants that has a pleasantly relaxed ambience, despite a steady flow of customers throughout the day.The menu offers a substantial choice of breakfasts from the Traditional English, to the ever popular Eggs Benedict, as well as the more adventurous combination of French toast, bacon and berries.’
Locations: Shop 7, Hight Constantia, Constantia Main Road
Phone: 021 794 7843