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77 Kerk Street | (Swartberg Hotel), Prince Albert 6930, South Africa
+27 23 541 1332
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Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Worth a stop.

Nice atmosphere, clean and tidy. Efficient waitress and my first ostrich burger was quite good I think.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 22, 2015
Willem D
Good for:
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
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English first
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Nice atmosphere, clean and tidy. Efficient waitress and my first ostrich burger was quite good I think.

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Brisbane, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Per chance we stopped right in front of this coffee shop. Forming part of the Swartberg hotel, it turned out to be a delightful place to stop and catch our breath after long trip over the Swatrberg Pass. The staff are both friendly and efficient. I had the the local dish of bobotie ( South African Curried Mince Pie ),... More 

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Montana, Pretoria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Forms part of the Swartland Hotel, very stylish, excellent food, value for money food, friendly service, amazing setting and decor - felt like Old Colonial in the 1800's.

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Prieska
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Hair in latte!!! Poached eggs and all you can taste is vinegar ??? Tomatoes soggy .... My husband said the toast was nice!!! Waiter never came back to table!

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Mossel Bay, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

After a long drive, we were looking forward to a good meal. We chose "The Coffee Shop" as our first choice. BIG MISTAKE! Very bad service, the staff were unprofessional - including the manager. The food didn't even arrive and the atmosphere was dull and silent. I do not recommend this place.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

We stopped at this spot quite by chance during a long day's drive through the Karoo. Nice tables in the shade, good simple food at reasonable prices and friendly service. Take a look inside the Swartberg Hotel next door - a beautifully maintained classic hotel.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014 via mobile

Enjoyed coffee here on an all too short visit to the town. Much nicer than nearby Oudtshoorn with real charm and plenty of nice places to shop and eat.

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George, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

This is the go-to place for a delicious platter in Prince Albert; sit-in or takeaway. At the ridiculously low price of R48.00 (I speak under correction) you won't believe the amount of cheese, cold meats and wholesome bread slices The Coffee Shop's Ploughman's Platter contains. Gay's Dairy Pepper Cheese is a special treat on the platter. The atmosphere is also... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had breakfast here as part of our stay at the hotel. The breakfast were made to order and very tasty. They had freshly baked croissants and break too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Stopped at The Coffee shop twice in the 2 days we stayed in Prince Albert. First time was just for coffee and scones which were lovely and fresh. Second time was for a milkshake and just as we like them - thick and yummy. A very pleasant place on a hot day with the fine "mist spray" to keep you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 77 Kerk Street | (Swartberg Hotel), Prince Albert 6930, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Prince Albert
  • Phone Number: +27 23 541 1332

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 10

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine

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