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The Blue Crane & The Butterfly

146 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 883 2915
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  • Excellent70%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“cakes” (29 reviews)
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
“lunch options” (3 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM Hours
Cafe, Deli, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
146 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed yesterday

We visited for casual brunch and were not disappointed! The menu is extensive and the food that we tried was great. The service was slow-ish but that's ok - nobody goes out for quick brunch! Coffee and service was great too.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Alis0n_90
Reviewed yesterday

I love the shops and restaurants around Dorp street and this one meets all expectations. A different menu (all which seems delicious - my special certainly was) makes it a place that I will return to. Pretty good value for money too!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Otter68uk
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing breakfast, very good value for money. The plate was packed full of flavour. I would definitely recommend the blue crane and the butterfly!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Janika M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been recommended to stop by for breakfast by our Airbnb host we enjoyed a really lovely brunch. Generous portions and good variety. Only problem was we had no space to have cake which looked delicious!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 954matthewi
Reviewed November 20, 2018 via mobile

Such lovely food and atmosphere on a cloudy and chilly day. The red cappuccino was a winner as always but the croissant with scrambled eggs, spinach and mushrooms were simple just divine. My boys enjoyed the waffle and bacon breakfast. This place has good vibes...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 37mandieb
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

A Birthday lunch celebration. The are not licensed so we could bring our own MCC which was very accommodating. Not many lunch options but be sure to check the specials of the day. Everything is freshly prepared and well presented. Their cake selection is out...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank deztination
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We came to the BCBF nearly ever day during our 3 week stay in Stellenbosch. Coffee is the best!! Wonderful choices for breakfast or lunch. Sinfully delicious desserts! Service is great and staff is attentive. Great place to go anytime of the day and you...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank travelingjoeann
Reviewed October 26, 2018 via mobile

It was my first visit to the place, and I liked the chilled vibe of the place....the staff was very friendly and well mannered

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Leotas168
Reviewed October 22, 2018 via mobile

If you want something a little different for breakfast... Try their chorizo and pork sausage breakfast... So so tasty with a little hint of heat

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ryan1709
Reviewed October 6, 2018

Small deli in middle of town. Limited menu but enough to choose from. I had the chorizo breakfast which was slightly different from normal breakfast options and delicious. Coffee was ok but not great. Overall a nice spot for breakfast at reasonable price.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Shaun_Stell
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October 26, 2017|
Response from augidefreitas | Reviewed this property |
Yes u could
Nicky B
April 11, 2017|
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Response from C2035GSmichaelj | Property representative |
Hi Nicky B, we do the best Soya milk coffees in town.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
$3 - $13
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Families with children, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
6:30 AM - 8:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 146 Dorp Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 883 2915
  • E-mail
Family run restaurant in the heart of Stellenbosch, honest, good food. Coffee roasters and bakery that provides the best and most unique experience in the area. Welcome to our home
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