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Charly's Bakery

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38 Canterbury Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
+27 21 461 5181
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8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Tue - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Pittsburgh
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Try the cupcakes. If you don't try anything else - try the cupcakes! I am not even a cupcake sort of sort of guy, but I would relish one of their cupcakes any time! Not quite sure how they do it - but when it comes to baked goods, this is the place! Did I mention the cupcakes....!!

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Thank Sirpicky
Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 29, 2016

We went on one of the cold days. Very full so be prepared to wait to be helped but it is worth the wait. The prices and cakes are amazing. Also happy that all the "famous" girls where their

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1 Thank Clint1318
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24 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 21, 2016 via mobile

After the TV series, this had to be visited. Rather a pricey stop but worth it. Very delicious and beautiful cakes and cookies. If it were mine, I would seriously relook at the flow of the people from ordering to paying. Bit of a crush and not clear how the process works.

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Thank Angela d
Pretoria, South Africa
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52 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016 via mobile

Wow! This bakery is a must do when in Cape Town! Such elegant and beautiful cakes and sweet items to chose from! One won't be disappointed!

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1 Thank jodz-m
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42 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

Having reviewed Charlys before and taking my very well travelled friends to Charlys for a treat I was so so very disappointed with the result. The place was buzzing with tourists and locals alike and after getting to the counter for assistance I had to ask what was available for tasting wanting to brag a bit to my friends how... More 

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Thank Jan B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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50 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016 via mobile

After all the hype, must say we were disappointed with this place. Looks good, but cakes were not great to eat, mousse was dry, milk tart not great either. Presentation compared to other establishments (food lovers) was lacking. To top it all staff working on cakes and cookies were texting on phones whilst working, not a healthy thing I think.... More 

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Thank Arthur M
Torpoint, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 7, 2016

I was so excited to visit this bakery on our visit to cape town. Cakes are amazing and the cater for the gluten free. So many cakes and cookies to choice from

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Thank Leanne H
Great Malvern, United Kingdom
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189 reviews
72 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 5, 2016

If visiting District 6 museum you must pop round pad the corner afterwards for coffee and cake at Charly's. incredibly hard to choose from the fantastic selection of cakes but we decided on cherry cheesecake- one of a variety of cheesecake options. One piece was plenty for two and it was delicious. I would like to have bought more to... More 

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Thank mabel98
Edinburgh
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

So many cakes and biscuits to choose from! And all of them are expertly decorated. Such a colourful display when you enter! And they taste great too!

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1 Thank Scott R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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65 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

I visited Charly's bakery after reading many cool reviews. Its nice colourful bakery with yummy cakes. I had a cup cake and it was very nice! If you love cakes i would highly recommend that you visit this bakery.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Families with children
Open Hours
Tuesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday
8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Canterbury Street, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 461 5181

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