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Lola's

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French, Cafe, 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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 4:30 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Full Bar, 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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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
Excelllent food all round!

We frequent Lola's and they never dissappoint. Breakfast and lunch's are divine and quality. Definitely one of my favourite eat out spots to visit..

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
Rikesh H
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

We frequent Lola's and they never dissappoint. Breakfast and lunch's are divine and quality. Definitely one of my favourite eat out spots to visit..

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Egg benedict awesome 😍❤️ And lovely people staff But they don't have filtrate coffee Nice mood Small branch Prices not bad .

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

All I needed was decent wifi and some good green tea. Both were a treat and the atmosphere was very comfortable. Then I tried the flat white, which was almost perfect. Very attentive staff and an intimate atmosphere had me thinking that I should try the food. The balance of flavours of their chicken and veg salads was simply perfect.... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 via mobile

One of many great laid back cafe style establishments on Long Street. Good for a quick meal, or a slow day idling away in from of your laptop, looking up occasionally at the bustle of Long Street. Menu has a great selection of breakfast foods, coffee is excellent. Sit inside or outside, or at one of the unusual 'sharing tables'... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Great little breakfast spot. I can 2 days in a row because the eggs Benedict was so good. Also have great pastries!

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I went there after a swim in the Turkish baths. I highly recommend their orange and mango juice with ginger. Fairly large serving for 30 rand. I also took away a slice of cheesecake. It looked like it is known for brunch, coffee and salads. Just a bit too crowded. They could do with a second level.

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Pretoria
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

We went there for breakfast, based on other reviews, and was not disappointed, excellent breakfast, great service, and well priced.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

One of my favorite restaurants in the city. I had an incredible beef stew with a side salad from the deli fridge (very Banting), my friend had the best burger of her life. The food is always delicious at lola's, and they're breakfast rule Cape Town. ❤️❤️❤️ and I love the garlic mayo!!

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

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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lolaslongst, Owner at Lola's, responded to this review

Hi Glad to hear you enjoyed your time at lola's. Parking is something that is out of our control and we are unfortunatly unable to do anything about it. Thanks for tripadvising us! More 

Cape Town, South Africa
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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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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: French, Cafe, 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: French, Cafe, 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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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?