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Lola's

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Coffee Shop, Café, Bistro, Fusion
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228 Long Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+274230885
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8:00 am - 6:30 pm
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Hours:
Thu - Fri 8:00 am - 9:30 pm
Sat - Wed 8:00 am - 6:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Late Night
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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Good for:
Breakfast/Brunch
Lunch
Late Night

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Visitor rating
  • 89
    Excellent
  • 40
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 2
    Poor
  • 2
    Terrible
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
Most recent review
Excellect!

Location is spot on and the food is amazing! All the best guys. You're doing a great job keep at it. Will be back for more without a doubt!!! Xxx

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
Hendrik K
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Late Night
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015 NEW

Location is spot on and the food is amazing! All the best guys. You're doing a great job keep at it. Will be back for more without a doubt!!! Xxx

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United States
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126 reviews 126 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015 NEW

We have to applaud Lola's for maintaining a consistent quality of delicious food. We have visited 5 times over the past several years and have never been disappointed. The Salad Nicoise is my favorite but my husband always selects one of their Asian offerings and they are always a treat. We showed up at noon ready for lunch but the... More 

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Al Hofuf, Saudi Arabia
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10 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My wife and a friend at here while on vacation in Cape Town. We had a great breakfast. We all tried different things and were equally impressed with what we ordered. We also had a solid internet connection which was just what we needed as we planned our day while waiting for our food to arrive. The prices are average... More 

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London
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

We stayed round the corner from Lola's and it was our favourite place. Great location, fantastic menu and great service. Wish there was one in the UK.

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Hout Bay, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

i've had a few eggs benedict in my lifetime but this was BY FAR the best. firstly, i have to comment on the service... prompt; friendly; no frills no fuss; super. our eggs were poached to perfection; the hollandaise sauce just right; the bacon - streaky - crispy & delicious and the accompanying spinach & roasted cherry tomatoes the cherry(s)... More 

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Cape Town
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81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

We visited Jason's last week and in a similar fashion sat out on a corner in central Cape Town. This time the chairs and tables were properly comfortable and it's a whole lot better for a pavement coffee and snack. We had the breakfast menu and the eggs bene with bacon and cappuccino were fine and decently priced. There are... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

Visited Cape Town and loved loved this place. From customer service to delicious food. Apparently one of the owners is the chef and works in kitchen himself, the server said "everything is done in love":) enjoy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

There's a chicken sandwich that shouldn't be missed - a pesto with lasting flavor. The French toast is a great start to a high energy day. And the juices are fresh.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

I have been visiting in 2001 the fist time and it only got better. I would say it is worth a perfect 10. Prices are rather moderate, if you are from Europe at least.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Lola's + breakfast + vibe + friendly staff + great menu (try the sweet corn fritters or eggs benedict for breakfast and chicken teriyaki for lunch) - make sure you are early or have time as it can get busy

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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: +274230885

Price and Cuisine

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

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
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

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?