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News Cafe

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Beach Boulevard, Table View, South Africa
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07:00 - 02:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 23:30
Mon 07:00 - 23:30
Tue - Fri 07:00 - 02:00
Sat 08:00 - 02:00
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went here for sundowners a couple of times and always happy with the service and options for food and drinks.

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Thank Cara K
Coventry
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82 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

6 of us came here for early afternoon lunch. There was no seating left outside so we were seated just inside, the service was very good and the menu and drinks explained clearly and with good knowledge. Food was very good, steaks done to perfection and as usual there was plenty of food on the plates.

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Thank Amanda1051
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The view is outstanding, it is unfortunate to say that the food and service is mediocre 😒 The smell was not pleasant, the cutlery was old and looked dirty - tables and menus also dirty.

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Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The place offers great cocktails and snacks but they are very over priced, 5 sticks of cheese in shot glasses for a crazy price is not worth it at all. However the view is good, vibe is great and drinks are superb.

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Thank sqmprops
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

The place has a lot going for it. Maybe we just went at the wrong time. Waiters werent knowledgable of the menu, slow, struggled to take the order, no personality. Burgers tasteless. All this on a quiet a monday night ruined by a table so loud you could barely hear yourself think. Management in full sight but they couldn't care... More 

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Thank Mark C
Cape Town, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We go there often for their super special breakfast! Very good vaue for money. The waiters/waitressess are always very friendly and efficient and I like the fact that the staff remains there for long periods (get to know their faces/names) Have had lunch and super there as well - very good variety to choose from. Great view!!

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Thank Z7610YYbrendab
Kempton Park, South Africa
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23 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

Five of us each had the tuesday night steak special. Exellent! Good service and friendly staff. Excellent view of the bay.

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Thank 560pieterv
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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282 reviews
130 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We often have breakfast at the News Cafe when we are visiting Cape Town. My son lives in the area and it's one of his local breakfast haunts. There is a great view of Table Mountain ( weather permitting ) and you can sit inside or out depending on the weather. We had a beautiful spring morning so sat outside.... More 

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Thank Eric J
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109 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

This one is across the road from the beach. Perfect location. Good service. Food is great. They are also very accommodating. Will definitely return

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Thank Rayan R
Cape Town, South Africa
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152 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

It's right on Marine Drive, with the beach and stunning views of Table Mountain ahead. There is an upstairs and downstairs section. Wonderful to sit outside in good weather. The food is fresh, the service good and the prices reasonable.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, International
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 23:30
Monday
07:00 - 23:30
Tuesday
07:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 02:00
Thursday
07:00 - 02:00
Friday
07:00 - 02:00
Saturday
08:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Beach Boulevard, Table View, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Table View

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?