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Olympia Cafe and Deli


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


Seafood, Mediterranean, Cafe, International, Contemporary
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, Late Night
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We decided impromptu to have lunch at Olympia Cafe as we heard this is where locals tend to go! We were not dissapointed! Olympia Cafe is small and space is limited. We were however lucky to find an open table. Order from the menu against...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Wscott010
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for mussels last night. The four of us feel they were the best we have ever had. Impeccable service by all. Jared especially personable and made for a fantastic evening. Summary: Great food and wine, highly recommend!

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank douglasw978
Reviewed 1 week ago

Food is very good an well priced.Place is small and crowded and it was difficult to get a table as it is very popular.We found it very noisy and it was difficult tp have a conversation.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Andreas K S
MichPhish, Manager at Olympia Cafe and Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Andrea's Thank's you for your review, glad you enjoyed the food. We are busy working on the soundproofing, it can get too loud in the restaurant. All the Best! The Olympia Team

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love places with history. Looking at old photos and the little knick knacks collected throughout the years. The added bonus was the spectacular sunrise. Breakfast was great. I had an omelette. The toast had some adventurous toppings that I have not seen at a...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Crazyredpepper
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food delicious. The service excellent I had pork crispy nelly with mash The portion was good I had view if all food going out and it looked great from mussels pork belly and pasta Pub style ambience Even coffee and cakes and tarts were served...More

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank Jjincpt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Literally the best breakfast in Cape Town. I live 30 minutes drive away but well worth the trip.The food is amazing. Only downside is the toilets. Don't let this put you off it is a fabulous place.

Date of visit: September 2019
Thank jamesjfowles
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been quite a few times, usually for breakfast. The Olympia Cafe is renowned for good food and coffee. I heard of this place via word of mouth many times before we went there. I would say we have been going for ten years...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank barrysB3966AY
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My wife loves this place. She raves about it. We went this week again for about my 4th or 5th time in the past 4 years. Always packed and difficult to get a table for more than 6 people. The food is only ok. Nothing...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Africapaddy
MichPhish, General Manager at Olympia Cafe and Deli, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Africapaddy We would like to thank you for accompanying your wife to one of her favorite restaurant's, despite it not being yours. We think you’re a stand up kinda guy! Regards The Olympia Team

Reviewed August 12, 2019

we really enjoyed our breakfast at Olympia, but they need to sort out their service, this is a busy place, with great views and an old world Kalk Bay charm about it, one somehow does not mind it being a little run down in places...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank 52Shelley52
Reviewed August 6, 2019

This is a long standing establishment that has served up many meals to passers by without blushing about the tiredness of its premises. It's very popular with local cyclists doing the Sunday run to Simonstown and back with excellent coffees and always a very interesting...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Kevin G
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January 2, 2019|
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Response from Barry P | Reviewed this property |
We went last night. Service has improved. Delicious mussels in a white sauce. Young lady must have moved one long time ago.
March 24, 2017|
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Response from StuarttheChef | Property representative |
Hi there, there is a parking lot close to the restaurant and also lots of safe parking in the surrounding streets
August 21, 2016|
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Response from Vicki360 | Reviewed this property |
We ordered so I don't know, sorry.
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