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“My new best lunch cafe...” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Starlings Cafe

Starlings Cafe
94 Belvedere Road, Claremont, South Africa
27 216716875
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Ranked #1 of 21 Restaurants in Claremont
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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58 reviews 58 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 28 cities Reviews in 28 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“My new best lunch cafe...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 via mobile

I was raving about the garden setting of St Clements in Musgrave Rd Durban and my wife told be about Starlings Claremont. Today visited for lunch and was equally impressed. Was not able to get a table in the quaint garden but then that us for our next visit. Great atmosphere and setting. Great service and introduction to the lunch menu. The lamb rib special was outstanding and full of flavours. Just luvd the place and cannot wait to go back.

Visited July 2014
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  • English first
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
“Fantastic little secret ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Hidden away behind a hedge, great breakfast and even better service. Will need to come back for lunch sometime soon!!!!

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Cape Town
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Great, healthy breakfast”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Really enjoyed the poached eggs with smoked salmon and 'Banting' bread. Service was great. Portion was generous and well presented. Altogether a very satisfying experience. My friend was very happy with her food too. Highly recommended.

  • Visited May 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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cape town
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29 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 15 cities Reviews in 15 cities
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
“Hidden gem in plain sight”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The food is simply delightful.
Good crowd of people.
Menu not too big.
Great coffee.
Always busy.
Try it for breakfast or lunch.
Parking sometimes difficult.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviews in 8 cities Reviews in 8 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“Perfect little breakfast spot!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Starlings has been my go to coffee / breakfast spot for a number of years now. The menu is small but covers the basics - eggs, bacon, fruit with muesli, benedict, florentine, souffle, etc. Bacon always crispy, poached eggs soft and melty! But honestly we keep going back for the origin coffee - always a winner. They also do lunches with a twist - thai curries, soups in winter, home made tarts, melty brie sarmies... oh and the babychinos are free and there is a garden area at the back where kids can toddle and explore the water feature - just be warned, sitting under the pear trees in season comes with a warning!

  • Visited April 2014
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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