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McKenzie Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 462 4183
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
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2 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The service was beyond atrocious and the food average. Took an hour to prepare 3 burgers and the order wasn't even correct.

Thank Herman d
Ballito, South Africa
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 14, 2017

If I lived in this building I would eat eggs benedict for breakfast here every morning. The only thing I could fault them on is the service being on the slow side even though we were not in a hurry.

Thank HeatherL007
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed February 17, 2017 via mobile

The coffee is pretty much always great, as is the food. Occasionally the standard does slip but generally it's a good bet.

Thank Keith C
Milan, Italy
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1,322 reviews
874 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 432 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2017

we always like Knead, its food, portions, and this location is amazing. but service needs to improve. slow not attentive , quite painful

Thank nicolas s
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52 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 26, 2016

Food was good. Coffee too. Service was friendly. One waits for good food, so it pays to be patient. It is not a fast food restaurant, it is a place where people meet and spend time together, even if going to work on the way. Make sure tou are not pressed for time somthat you can enjoy this amazing place.... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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34 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed April 29, 2016

We had burgers and home-made lemonade, as well as their chocolate cake - delicious! Love the look of the place as well.

Thank Noelien B
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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184 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed April 27, 2016 via mobile

We met up with my hubby for a quick bite to eat for his lunch break at work. Drinks were cold (cappuccinos) and we waited for 50min after placing our meal order for it to eventually arrive. The restaurant was not at all busy and patrons that arrived after us, received their food first. I ordered the "salmon" fishcakes... Lol,... More 

Thank mcp19752014
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36 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing, so delicious And full with options. A must in cape town! The eggs with sausage, mushrooms and bacon are amazing And the fruit salad is soo good!!

Thank Karla S
Paarl, South Africa
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed March 3, 2016

Very slow service. 3 Different waiters which resulted in orders being wrong. Requested food not even complete according to menu! Very small portions for the ridiculous prices. Definitely a no go.

Thank Elism0
Porvoo, Finland
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31 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed February 21, 2016

The breakfest is amazing there. Food is excellend and portions are large! Its also not that expensive. The menu is very wide so there is something for everyone. Staff is nice also.

Thank Jari1

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout
Good for
Families with children
Open Hours
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
7:30 am - 5:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: McKenzie Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 462 4183

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