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V&A Waterfront | Shop 6244, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 418 8844
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9:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Seating, Waitstaff

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  • 17
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    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 5
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good for coffee

We've been here three times. The coffee here is fine. We've never actually eaten their principal food offerings here since we've seen too many dishes sent back to the kitchen. Their large selection of chocolates are pricey and not sufficiently exciting to repeat the sampling we had.

3 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
LokShenLondon
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London
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London
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110 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We've been here three times. The coffee here is fine. We've never actually eaten their principal food offerings here since we've seen too many dishes sent back to the kitchen. Their large selection of chocolates are pricey and not sufficiently exciting to repeat the sampling we had.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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52 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I suppose every shopping centre has one... A coffee shop that has a terrific look and feel. Until, of course, the food arrives. And in this case, if it arrives at all. The service is virtually non-existent,. The 'waiters" are merely devices employed to deliver from the kitchen to the table- whenever. Your welfare as a patron is completely irrelevant.... More 

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Thank DudleyFeebish
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22 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The best coffee in the waterfront. My partner had the yummiest nutella donut milkshake, which was absolutely amazing!

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Thank Roxy L
Cape Town, South Africa
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126 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I have not eaten at this establishment but have had coffee on numerous occasions and the coffee is superbe! The macaroons are about the best I've had besides the ones in Paris! Chewy on the inside and crumbly on the outside. Perfection! The coffee is served in gorgeous vintage cups/saucers. Attention to detail is the name of the game here!

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Thank SammyKim
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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153 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

The restaurant decor is superb. Very modern, stunning colors and eclectic design. Fantastic location. Great service and delicious food served on gorgeous Villeroy & Boch crockery. Don't leave without a box of freshly baked macaroons .

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1 Thank LanaDavies
Johannesburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2015

Been here before. This restaurant standards was not the same as that experienced about 10 months prior. In their defense we did descend on them in a group of 14. If we allow for the size of the group, then service was ok, but there is no excuse for the presentation of the meals. The miniature burgers which came highly... More 

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1 Thank Kayroon14
Plattekloof, South Africa
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48 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015 via mobile

Quality food, informative waiters, excellent macaroons! Fabulous flavour and gorgeous tea selection. Will frequent often.

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1 Thank TheLEB1975
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

Forgot our order and takes too long. Out of stock of lots of cakes. Been 30 minutes and no sandwiches do not recommend this restaurant.

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1 Thank 561eltong
Reigate, United Kingdom
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168 reviews
121 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

This cafe is beautifully decorated with bright velvet chairs and chandeliers. The tea cups and teapots are very stylish too. It's on the upper floor of the V&A Waterfront which is much more peaceful than the ground floor. Even on a busy Sunday it was an oasis of calm. On one visit we had the carrot cake which was delicious... More 

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1 Thank Intrepidtravellers_8
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015 via mobile

Saturday morning shopping at the V&A waterfront is not the same without a mid-morning tea or coffee at Myatt Cafe!!! Stylishly decorated with chandeliers & bright pink & turquoise velvet chairs, tiered selections of decadent Belgian chocolates, pastries, profiteroles & meringue baskets ...It is like being Alice in wonderland !!! I ordered a Cappucchino & rose & chocolate macaroons!! The... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: V&A Waterfront | Shop 6244, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 8844

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Cafe, British
Open Hours
Sunday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
9:00 am - 10:00 pm

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