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228 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+274230885
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $10 - $15
Hours:
Thu - Fri 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Wed 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Cuisines: Coffee Shop, Café, Bistro, Fusion
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
Description: Lola's Cafe has been a long standing institution on Long Street, and it has returned under new management with a gorgeous makeover, new Chefs, and amazing food!Situated at the corner of Long and Buiten Streets in the heart of Cape Town, Lola's is an airy, vibey, beautiful, yet unpretentious venue offering a variety of gourmet meals prepared by inspired Chefs.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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65 reviews 65 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014 NEW

Just walking around Long street we found Lola's on cnr with Buiten street and on impulse grabbed some lunch. Lots of natural light, good vibe, cross-section of people and free wi-fi enticed us inside. Wife had Teryaki stir-fry with gluten-free Quinoa and i tried the Falafel sandwich. We both loved the fresh zesty flavours, portion size and plate presentation. Kitchen... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

I enjoyed a quinoa salad for lunch and a coffee. I had expected more options available for lunch though; there were many more options available on the breakfast menu. The place is relaxed but a bit scruffy.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2014

The restaurant is located in the pulsing district of Long Street but the place itself is quiet and cosy. we had breakfast there and enjoyed a very good eggs benedict dish. they serve fresh made juices and very good coffee. Great place to start the day

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Vienna, Wien, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

Everything was really really good. The Music, the food, the coffee, the service and the interior! A good mix of non-veg and vegetarian dishes...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Scrambled eggs on a croissant rules, especially with their pesto. Waitress mixed up with drinks, that is why 4 stars :))

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Excellent ambiance, jazzy, good, fresh, healthy. Perfect for breakfast or lunch in a trendy area. Spend some times here, check out the people in the street. Enjoy!

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Molokai, Hawaii
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122 helpful votes 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Sunday morning in downtown Cape Town—and too early for most of the population to have recovered from Saturday night. I was so lucky to find Lola’s open. Top five best eggs Benedict I’ve ever had. Fresh juice. Great service. This place is a gem. I went back several times while in Cape Town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The food is simply delicious. The menu displays a simplistically styled array of foods, which when presented, are artistic and well prepared. I've had a different meal each time, all equally as good in their own right. Bravo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

breakfast was so good, had to come back for lunch another day. the people are friendly, the food is an eclectic mix and wonderfully prepared. will be coming back to lola's.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 via mobile

Just had the best breakfast of my life. Fresh and super tasty. Love the vibe. My go-to place. Some of my greatest meals have been at Lola's.

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Additional Information about Lola's

Address: 228 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number: +274230885
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Monday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Tuesday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Wednesday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Thursday 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Friday 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Coffee Shop, Café, Bistro, Fusion

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