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The Sweetest Thing

82 St Georges Street, Simon's Town, South Africa
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English first
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

Quaint little patisserie with the most delicious food! Service appalling!! 9 of 11 meals staggered over 15 minutes when brought to the table! 2 out of our party of 11 received their meals after the waitress had cleared away everyone else's plates. Owner didn't have the decency to even come over & apologize! Waitress impolite & very unhelpful with requests!... More 

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31 reviews 31 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014 via mobile

one might argue that the atmosphere is not the best,one might argue that the location is far from city centre and most of suburbs,but pastries are soooo delicious and service so kind that.....who cares. I Recommend this place ,but let's not spread the rumour.....

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Cape Town
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

The food and pastries are all of top quality. The staff don't smile and not very attentive. Best to order and then take away

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

I'm lucky that I only go to Simon's Town when I am on holiday, otherwise I would spend far too much time in this fantastic bakery! Staff friendly, food amazing and beautiful decor. 10/10!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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93 reviews 93 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The Chef is an artist. The pastries are mouth watering. The food is good but go for the decadent stuff, you will be back!

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Fish Hoek, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

We like the chocolate eclairs and the savoury tarts Not much of a welcome though and no attention from the owner

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Cape Town, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Cookies here are fab, beautiful presentation, rich and yummy. Just the place for cake and tea. Not the most beautiful location in the area but really worth it for the sweetness!

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Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Once I started going here, I came back every day of my stay in Simon's Town. Coffee is fantastic and the desserts are incredible...highly recommend!

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Simon's Town, South Africa
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great selection of pastries cooked on the premises and various forms of freshly prepared breakfast courses are offered. Casual and informal. An ideal spot for delicious breakfasts with family or friends. Friendly service, good quality and fair value.

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Schagen
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74 reviews 74 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

The place could do with a touch-up. And the staff could be less occupied with themselves, behind the counter. It takes some time to get their attention if you're sat at a table. I usually do not care a great deal about the staff though, I go here for food. That said...their cakes, pies and scones are wonderful! We went... More 

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Address: 82 St Georges Street, Simon's Town, South Africa
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
Cuisine: Coffee Shop

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