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“Lovely” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of The Sweetest Thing

The Sweetest Thing
Ranked #1 of 1 Dessert in Simon's Town
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: Cafe
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Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Breakfast, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
sweden
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137 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
“Lovely”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

My family and I love this place. Great place to pick up some well made croissants or pastries for breakfast. The tables at the back are a great place to enjoy their cooked breakfasts. It is also one of the few places in Simon's Town that is also busy in the winter when all the tourists leave.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank samuelwest
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English first
The Hague, The Netherlands
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71 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
“Wonderful pastries”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 23, 2013

A true jewel in Simonstown. We had excellent coffee and the most delicious pastries. True French style patisserie. Highly recommended.

  • Visited January 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank skelos
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Simon's Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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13 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Best coffee and cakes in Town.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2013

We love to go here. Every day freshly baked cakes pastries. My absolute favourite is the eclairs. O yes I must put af least 50 caracters here... The danish pastries are also delicious. I hope I made it to 50 now.

Visited January 2013
Helpful?
Thank cheriton-simonstown
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valencia
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“delicious! lovely little cafe with superbe pastries”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 9, 2013

a wonderful little cafe, with excellent little cakes and pastries. my favourite place for breakfast in simon's town, point none. don't miss their delicious 'pear and frangipane' pastry with a good chococcino :) but any pastry at Sweetest Thing is seriously good.
there's plenty of locals at this cafe, and they have a small inner courtyard, close to the kitchen but away from the street, that is just perfect for relaxing and reading.
they have some good veggie pies too, for a takeaway lunch on the way to cape point, but i'd rather suggest you to have a fantastic brekkie here at Sweetest Thing and then stop for a butter tea and a good vegan dinner at another lovely place, Sophea's Tibetan Teahouse, on the other end of the main road, closer to Boulder beach and the golf club.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Food
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Thank marco d
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Ulm, Germany
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57 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Light lunch”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 28, 2012

We had some smoothies there while waiting to go on a tour, it was really nice so we returned later for lunch. I tried the Hamburger with sweet potato chips and my husband had the Chicken burger with a pesto sauce and a side salad. The food were delicious and made with fresh ingredients.
The portion sizes was just enough for a light lunch.
We ordered espresso's that was very good.
They have a lot of sweet temptations on the menu as well as home baked pies and quiche.

  • Visited December 2012
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Food
Helpful?
Thank Carla J
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