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46 Oxford Street, Durbanville 7550, South Africa
+27 21 975 2426
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I visited this place twice so far, the first time, I had the spinach, mushroom and olive panini, with a pot of earl grey tea. The spinach was probably the frozen stuff, and the meal was tasteless. The pot of earl grey tea, did not at all taste or smell like earl grey, even though the tag on the bag... More 

Thank sessni g
Cape Town, South Africa
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14 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Often meet a friend here for brunch. Lovely atmosphere both inside and outside. Food is always good and the staff are very pleasant. Parking is often an issue, so I park near the library and take a brisk walk. Recommendable.

Thank Janice D
Cape Town, South Africa
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93 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was invited to a dinner function to Chocolat Bistro. I was pleasantly surprised with the setting. The service was really good. A pity though that my lamb shank was burnt at the bottom. The shank portions also did not seem to be the same. However, it was still nice.

Thank Bennie v
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a wonderful date night at Chocolat. The atmosphere and setting lends itself to an intimate dining experience. The service was good and we really enjoyed our evening. The food was a little bit of a let down in comparison. We will, however, definitely go back.

Thank Tracy R
Wilderness, South Africa
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71 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited with a party of 7. Ordered sandwich snacks, took an hour for food to arrive. After 25 mins told us that tramazinni's not avaiable. Whe food did arrive it was really unacceptable fare. Fillings in sandwiches were meagre and unappertizing.

Thank rrustler
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6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were 22 people. Nothing was wrong. The food was good and each and every person had a good experience and talked highly of the service and food. I'll lie if I say anything bad about Chocolat.

Thank Dirk V
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101 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 13, 2017 via mobile

In the heart of Durbanville at 46 on Oxford, opposite the library you will find Chocolat Bistro to enjoy a delightful breakfast, a lunch of a dinner. The new Chocolat Bistro offers intimate interiors with French Provencal-inspired décor (19th 18th century more or less), as well as charming outdoor seating on the porch in the shadow of a huge tree... More 

Thank Willem S
South Africa
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26 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 7, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful setting inside and outside and a wonderful ambience. What a beautiful place! The cuppachinos were superb. Our omelettes were delicious. The very friendly staff made for a special time. With all the beauty and attention to detail it was a dissappointment to receive butter and jam wrapped in the usual plastic containers - friendly explanation from the manager again... More 

Thank Girlthings
London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2017

From the moment we walked into this place we were impressed beyond our expectations with its stylish decor and grandeur. The staff were friendly and helpful, and while we waited for our meals we had a good look around at all the interesting pictures and decor items, a bit like visiting someones house who takes pride in curating their interior... More 

Thank kombuis777
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10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 4, 2017 via mobile

Vernon and the team were as usual on target. We tried different food items and were pleasantly surprised. All 4 meals we're excellent and tasty. Love the staff and chefs. Price is well worth it. You always leave with a thought 'now that was awesome'. Great job team.

Thank Marius V

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
Open Hours
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Oxford Street, Durbanville 7550, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Durbanville
  • Phone Number: +27 21 975 2426

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?