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“Great homemade food!”
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The Victorian Cafe
Cuisines: Cafe
Restaurant details
Cape Town
Level 2 Contributor
8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Great homemade food!”
Reviewed September 26, 2013

The service and atmosphere was not great but the owner/manager was there and she was very friendly and helpful. The food was homemade and delicious. The pies are yummy and the homemade lemon meringue pie is delicious. Howick itself was not the most interesting stop but our lunch was good.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank Dominique W
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11 reviews from our community

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  • English first
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English first
Chintsa, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
46 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Would not recommend...”
Reviewed August 10, 2013 via mobile

Popped into this restaurant for lunch as it was close to the falls and had been recommended by a local. Service left a lot to be desired, a few things on the menu weren't available and my friend fell ill within 1hr of eating the "lasagne" which was a bowl of mince with melted cheese on top. Would not go again and would not recommend!

  • Visited August 2013
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1 Thank CintsaSunshine
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2 reviews
“Left with a bitter taste of bad service”
Reviewed June 17, 2013

Do not have the quiche! It was terrible and for the price it is unacceptable. Service was really bad too, the attitude of the man there was shocking. Very disappointing! Would most certainly would not return.
Kerri visiting from Johannesburg

  • Visited June 2013
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Thank Coaker1985
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
236 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 144 helpful votes
“Bit tired”
Reviewed April 3, 2013

There is really not much special about the Victorian Cafe. The food is usual, nothing exciting. The service is poor.

It's just a standard coffee shop without much to recommend it.

Surrounding coffee shops such as the Howick falls coffee shop have a nicer setting.

  • Visited March 2013
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Thank Sarah S
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Level 2 Contributor
7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Stay away!”
Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

When we arrived at the restaurant we waited a while before anybody came to attend to us. We were advised by a shabbily dressed Englishman who eventually served us that "you won't get any service here"! The food was bland and the portion sizes of the different sandwiches on offer differed greatly. One of our party ordered fruit juice, but it was prepared from a concentrate. A dismal effort in a tourist location!!!

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1 Thank Diane B
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