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“Lovely spot for snacks and special teas” 4 of 5 stars
Review of The Birdcage

The Birdcage
Crnr Drostdy & Van Riebeeck Street, Stellenbosch, South Africa
021 882 9790
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Ranked #46 of 163 restaurants in Stellenbosch
Cuisines: Café
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch
Description: The Birdcage is a small restaurant and gift shop in Stellenbosch. You will find us on the corner of Drostdy and Van Riebeeck street, right next to the museum and church. We serve breakfast until 12h00 daily, light lunches from 09h00 to 17h00 and the most delicious cupcakes throughout the day. Our trading hours are,Mon - Fri from 09h00 to 17h00Saturdays from 09h00 to 13h00 (Breakfast served until 13h00)Sundays - closed. Our venue is perfect for baby showers, kitchen teas and birthday parties for small groups with a maximum of 20 guests.
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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8 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
“Lovely spot for snacks and special teas”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

The little courtyard is a great place to have breakfast. Love their coconut bread! 'Clean' food, pleasant waiting staff, delicious teas. A favourite place with the local girls! (Nice shop too.)

Visited March 2013
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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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23 reviews 23 reviews
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“Best cupcakes in town”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2013

I first went here a few years ago and fell for this little place. It has a shop you can wander through filled with girlie things and home decor items but the drawing card for me was the little restaurant serving good coffee and drinks and light meals as well as amazing cupcakes. They are huge, decadent and decorated so prettily that you almost feel guilty eating them. I look forward to going back again soon!

Visited January 2013
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“Very nice”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

Good central location, something completely different in a good way, nice shop as well. Enjoyed our breakfast in the courtyard at the back. Can recommend.

Visited August 2012
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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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“Great little spot”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2013 via mobile

This is a great relaxing spot and we thoroughly enjoyed the ambience in the garden setting. Food is very good and you can pick up quirky little gifts along the way.

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Stellenbosch, Western Cape, South Africa
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“Yum”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2012

Whenever I've visited the Bird Cage, I've felt like I'd been pampered! Friendly staff, really scrumptious food - from the memorable breakfast options to the cakes and coffees, and the bonus sandpit for toddlers in the backyard all make this worth a visit. Love the fact that I can browse the wonderful decor items too; I've often found a special gift here.

Visited August 2012
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