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“Excellent breakfast!” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Schoon de Companje

Schoon de Companje
Ranked #2 of 3 Bakeries in Stellenbosch
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $2 - $20
Cuisines: Cafe, Delicatessen
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Good for: Kids, Families with children
Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Schoon de Companje is the collaboration of artists all under one roof all in one family. Fritz Schoon started the small, yet unique and unpretentious De Oude Bakkerij in 2010. De Oude Bakkerij received some sisters and brothers under the Schoon roof, namely; Nice To Meat You (Boutique Butchery), fannyChanel (Artisan Ice Cream), Het Wijnwinkeltjie (Boutique small scale wine shop), De Brasserij (local craft beer and local live music evenings), Het Roosterij (on site coffee roasting from various continents) we of course boast in a fresh fruits and veg section including surrounding cheeses such as Dalewood and Le Petit France. This is just the birth of something greater to come...
Somerset West, South Africa
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136 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
“Excellent breakfast!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2014 via mobile

We had the most delicious breakfast here on Sunday. The food was so tasty and original and beautifully presented. The coffee was excellent too. My daughter had the hot chocolate and stated that is was the best she had ever tasted! The crockery is also very unique and quirky. All told a really great experience. The place was very busy, so it did impact on the service though.

Visited January 2014
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London
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65 reviews
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“The best bread ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 20, 2013

WOW!! I fell in love with this place, if I lived in Stellenbosch I'd probably take up residence there. The artisan bakery is wonderful, the bread possibly the best I've ever tasted. The coffee is fabulous, I bought some to take home. I loved the atmosphere, very cute and quirky. It was great to watch the bakers work sitting inside and watch the world go by sitting outside. This place is a really find, so glad we accidentally ended up there.

  • Visited November 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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304 reviews
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“More than just a cafe”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2013

Yes, it is more than just a cafe/restaurant now. There have been a few changes. The place is much bigger and there is a butchery/deli , coffee roasting , wine boutique and probably some thing I didn't see. You could spend hours in there. Really well done and the different products look very good quality. So not just a bakery any more. Fantastic!

  • Visited October 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Cape Town
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“And the best coffee too!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 24, 2013

Any restaurant which is always full and buzzing must be doing something right! The concept of a restaurant centred around bread seems simple, but I'm sure it requires huge input to maintain such a quality menu. I finally managed to get there and can now add to the many accolades! There are plenty of items on the menu I still have to try, so I will be back. Oh - and the coffee is the best I have had for a long time. I wish there was a place like this in Durbanville (hint hint).

  • Visited July 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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“Break bread - the best!”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2013

Time and again have a I taken friends, family and foodies to try and test Fritz's bread. And every time every one is overwhelmed by the bread, décor, tastes, experience and the whole concept. It is a must, especially if you love authentic bread.

  • Visited March 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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