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Truth Coffee HQ

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner
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PRICE RANGE
$2 - $12
CUISINES
Cafe, Contemporary

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Truth Coffee is first and foremost a coffee roastery. We pride ourselves on artisan coffee. Secondly it is a steampunk cafe, named by MSN Travel UK's Tom Midlane, the best coffee shop in the world" and the Guardian Newspaper said, "Probably the coolest cafe in the World" At night, TRUTH. After Dark comes alive - setting the stage for late-night dessert dining with a hint of the theatrical, directed by our Paris-born, Michelin star-forged master pastry chef: “I’m bringing an experience to the plate. It’s going to be intriguing.” — Kamal Hamzaoui. Join us Tuesdays to Saturdays between 6 pm and midnight for a selection of exquisite, luxury desserts—the perfect compliment to our world-famous coffee,
PRICE RANGE
$2 - $12
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Drinks
CUISINES
Cafe, Contemporary
FEATURES
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wine and Beer, Digital Payments, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service
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I visit Truth on a regular base; the croissant and the pain au chocolat are always good, consistent in taste and texture and made with butter. I was just a bit surprised this morning about the price of my cappuccino; a bit too much compared...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank MarcFriederich
Reviewed yesterday

This was a spot my son identified as a must-go before we got to Cape Town and boy were we not disappointed! The coffee was AMAZING. I had two cups during our breakfast, a flat white and a pour over. The food was absolutely wonderful....More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Molly C
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Truth Coffee is spot that I will keep visiting for as long as I can. The hours is great even if work and your visit is not entirely social. Open from 7am, serving great breakfasts and other meals. Even if coffee is not your thing,...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Paljas1976
soninkec, Social Media Manager at Truth Coffee HQ, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed your Truth experience.

Reviewed 2 days ago

Yes it is a tourist hot spot but the coffee is still really good. The steampunk theme is what really makes this place amazing. The flavor profiles of their coffees are different than what we're used to in the US, but I think that's the...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank mdsh00
soninkec, Social Media Manager at Truth Coffee HQ, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad you enjoyed your coffee and your time. Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Don't miss the experience. Coffee and food to die for. Excellent service. So if you in Cape Town pop in.

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank sandyc8
soninkec, Social Media Manager at Truth Coffee HQ, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Glad you enjoyed it and thanks for the review.

Reviewed 5 days ago

I am sure coffee experts will love this place, it was so busy so its obviously very popular. I am not a coffee expert so I think the whole ethos of this place passed me by. I also found the food menu quite limited .

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank bredmond9
soninkec, Social Media Manager at Truth Coffee HQ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review. Glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 5 days ago

Went there for Breakfast & had no real expectations, but then.... Not only the café itself, but also the employees are a highlight and bring the atmosphere of Alice in Wonderland into the air. The coffee choice is awesome & everything I tried tasted differently...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MysteryGuestA
soninkec, Social Media Manager at Truth Coffee HQ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Glad you enjoyed your time with us. Thanks for the review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Four of us popped in after a show - one of the few coffee shops in the area that was open till late. Interesting trendy decor, excellent service, great food and snacks. However I've never been bowled over by their coffee which in my opinion...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Jaybru
soninkec, Social Media Manager at Truth Coffee HQ, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for your review.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing coffee and cake stopover ! We had 2 coffees and 3 types of cake just perfect afternoon stop. The atmosphere is just different and the service just great!!

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank charlk2013
soninkec, Social Media Manager at Truth Coffee HQ, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for the review. Glad you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is scandalous to pay R80 for 2 espresso, and surely there were no diamonds in it. We didn't even make use of the available tables. As a European living in South Africa, I have never spent this much back home. It is not right...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank E6392YZriccardof
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TonyTraveler2010
January 29, 2018|
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Response from Ken W | Property representative |
Hi Tony, at this point we have a store of spring water (from up country) in our stores to last for around 6 - 8 weeks after day zero. We hope to continue business as usual!
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Fiona H
May 7, 2017|
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Response from GillonB2 | Reviewed this property |
Hey, yes it is. Truth is in short walking distance of charlies.
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