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“Superb, yet again!”
Review of Cafe Felix

Cafe Felix
Price range: $13 - $26
Cuisines: French
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Good for: Romantic
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Cafe Felix is a beautiful French Provencal styled restaurant in the picturesque Riebeek Valley. Imagine peaceful, lazy afternoons, sipping ice-cold wine under graceful 200 year old oak trees, eating sumptuous fresh country cuisine with a hint of French country music gently playing in the background. Every now and then, the ever-smiling Host extraordinaire, Malcolm, will check on you to see that everything is as it should be. That is Cafe Felix. A little piece of heaven nestled in the exquisite Riebeek Valley, filled with olive groves and rambling vineyards, and surrounded by awe-inspiring mountains. Only 50 minutes from Cape Town, you could be there and back in a day, but rest assured you will return wonderfully fed, completely relaxed and your life enriched.
Reviewed June 11, 2012

We discovered this little gem on a previous Cape visit, and looking forward to a return visit.
And yet again, Cafe Felix with its friendly staff didn't disappoint.

The whole menu looked divine, full of yummy winter-warming-dishes, I decided on the spicy butternut soup and wasn't disappointed, it's one of those dishes you can have morning, noon and night. My fiancee tried the spicy peri-peri chicken livers, and also loved it. Mains to be had was the Beef fillet (which was cooked to a perfect medium) and slow roasted Pork belly. Even though I couldn't, I still managed to squeeze in a heavenly slice of Tiramisu.

Another thumbs up goes to the staff and owner, as we were a bit of a late lunch, they made us feel completely relaxed and not rushed as we basked in the late afternoon sunlight in the garden in the back of the restaurant.

My only wish is that we lived closer to the Cape to be able to visit the picturesque little town of Riebeek Kasteel and Cafe Felix more often.

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Reviewed June 7, 2012

I attended my little brother's wedding here, Saturday past. Fun was had by all and the staff were just great.

I know 'cos I am in the same trade.

Keep Shining Guys !!

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Reviewed June 4, 2012

On a recent holiday in the Western Cape a relative treated us to a buffet lunch at Cafe Felix. The cost: more than twice what you pay at Carver's in Joburg. The portions: minutely small (they dish up), you can only choose one and no second helpings! Worst of all, upon our departure our host was told by our cheeky waitress that the tip is 10% and must be handed over to her in cash! All this in full view of the owner, a retired London banker.

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Reviewed May 28, 2012

Cafe Felix in Riebeek Kasteel,in the "Swartland", South Africa have the best food, french ambience and service. The waiters: Claudia, Valentia en Juny are the best.

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Reviewed May 20, 2012

We have been hunting around for the ideal wedding venue and after visiting Cafe Felix twice, this is it! The food is divine and the staff so friendly! We are looking forward to shàring our special day with all of them, right here.

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1  Thank Alexavb
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