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Myatt Cafe

V&A Waterfront | Shop 6244, South Africa
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Ranked #753 of 1,455 restaurants in Cape Town
Cuisines: Bakery, Dessert, English
Most recent review
- May 16, 2014
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  • English first
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English first
Durban, South Africa
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85 reviews 85 reviews
54 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

It's a great place to stop and rest while your other half shops but I always make a point of stopping here. The coffee is great and macaroons are probably best in area. Some very interesting desserts available and the chocolatier area offers tasty bits. The service is quick and efficient. Worth the visit.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014 via mobile

I've always admired Myatt's coffee shop from a distance and finallj had the opportunity to visit this morning for brunch. Little did I know, I should have eaten before hand! My friend and I found a table and sat down. A few minutes went by and we hadn't been helped or given menus, so I got up to scout for... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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49 reviews 49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

Set in a semi enclosed triangular walled design in the V&A waterfront. This is a popular breakfast and tea spot. They specialise in macarons and an array of speciality teas. I has the blooming tea which is a Chinese flower which blossoms in hot water which is served in beautiful china. There seems to be only 1 or 2 waitresses... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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107 reviews 107 reviews
88 restaurant reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

My mom and I have been going to Myatt for a while now. I fell in love with them the moment I saw they had a macaroon menu – too delicious for words! They also do a proper english tea, server in the most beautiful cups and saucers and a tea pot that doesn’t spill. For any tea drinking these... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Went and sat down. A few waiters/hosts looked at us but no assistance. Thought they might be busy and gave it a few more minutes, still no service/smile or just a we will be with you shortly. I asked a waitress for assistance, she told another lady to help us, who sighed and then proceeded on past us and ignored... More

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Doha
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24 reviews 24 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

Afternoon teas in Cape Town are, in my experience, rather pricey affairs but always a whole lot of fun because you can linger over your tea-cups and scones. We were there for the R150pp tea & were very impressed with the selection of eats (scones seemed homemade, fruit tart pastry a bit thick but otherwise good, sandwiches, as always, a... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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79 reviews 79 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I work at the restaurant and always go to buy some coffee. This place is only for delicacies and coffee/tea. I've had their lunch foods once and they were just too shockingly small portioned at insanely high prices. I don't think I can ever be full on that! Do not go hungry. Besides that, this place is the best place... More

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Just ordered the hamburgers for my daughter. Probably the worst I have ever had. I don't even think it was real beef. My daughter refused to eat it. Waitress and manager still had the audacity to argue with me. My wife ordered the scone which was very dry. Service was pretty bad too. Just avoid.

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

we found this place by chance, when shopping in the V and A, the service is excellent, and the teas came in lovely china teapots, and the cake were to die for, and the service was very friendly

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Durban, South Africa
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73 reviews 73 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Well place in the V&A waterfront mall. Friendly service by waitresses. An extra table and chairs were quickly arranged together for a family get together. Tasty chicken sandwiches were served in the form of burgers with French fries. The scone served was on the small side. All in all an enjoyable afternoon at a trendy coffee shop.

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