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Lola's

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Cafe, Coffee Shop, Fusion, Bistro
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228 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 4230885
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7:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Lola's Cafe has been a long standing institution on Long Street, and it...
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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    Very good
  • 7
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  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great breakfast spot

Very nice and fresh selection of breakfast and lunch. Always nice to be there, do also offer fresh juices. Will definitely return and I can highly recommend this place. Only 4 stars, because parking in CPT down town can be stressful.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
Patricia_St_0602
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Munich, Germany
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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very nice and fresh selection of breakfast and lunch. Always nice to be there, do also offer fresh juices. Will definitely return and I can highly recommend this place. Only 4 stars, because parking in CPT down town can be stressful.

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Cape Town, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

By far one of the best breakfast places in Cpt. Eggs benedict simple elegant delicious... Slow cooked beans on toast... one of those things only pregnant women can love.... but once again delicious. Will definitely be back again and again and again...

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denver
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Lola's was just down the street from where we were staying. This was such a great place to walk down for breakfast, have a first rate omelette and some great coffee, and knock off the work I had to do for the day. Wish I had Lola's at home!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

Ate here for the first time yesterday and Lola's has left a great first impression. Will definitely go back until I've eaten my way through their menu.. and will then most likely return to start all over again. Yummy sweetcorn fritters, hot chocolate(with ganache) and great service!

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Norway
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I ate here twice during my stay in Cape Town. It's got ambiance, good food and good coffee. The staff were very helpful and always smiling. A nice place to sit and people watch in Long street.

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TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

We had a lovely visit to Lola's for lunch after some sightseeing in central Cape Town. I had a ham and cheese toasty, which tasted divine, and my husband ordered a modern take on a chicken pot pie, which was beautifully presented and he appeared to enjoy it quite a bit. The service was timely and polite, and the prices... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Always a great meal as well as value. Range from Asian to European to traditional African are well prepared. We never miss a meal here and are never disappointed,

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

I have lunched countless times at this small bohemian restaurant from 2012 until early May 2015, when I moved back to Amsterdam. Favorite items: mussel chowder, mussels with leek soup, chicken pie, mushroom risotto, sirloin steak, grilled tuna with cold potatoes/anchovies/etc; various very tasty pasta dishes; mashed potatoes with bangers (on the menu a few years ago); lentil soup; carrot... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

A lovely simple place in town, located on the well famous Long St. Food is fresh and varied, and the menu varies every week. Fresh fruit juices !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

My husband and I had breakfast here. Prices are very good, and the food is incredible. We stayed for extra juice, their fresh juices were delicious. Great atmosphere, friendly, quick service and the waitress gave us good tips for exploring the local area.

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Additional Information about Lola's

Address: 228 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 4230885
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Open Hours:
Sunday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
Cuisine: Cafe, Coffee Shop, Fusion, Bistro

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 228 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 4230885

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 10 - 15
  • Cuisine: Cafe, Coffee Shop, Fusion, Bistro

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 4:30 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?