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Manna Epicure

151 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 426 2413
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good31%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (18 reviews)
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European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
151 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Reservation arranged by hotel--honored on arrival. Busy place. Can do attitude. Reasonable prices. Attentive service. Tasty fresh food.

Thank jmurrayolympic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The visitors loved the feel of the restaurant - great food and dining without the edge, so they fully relaxed. They asked me what to recommend and the menu was almost entirely changed from when last I visited. Great selection. Good, attentive service. Great portions....More

Thank Andrew B
Agnes C, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Andrew, You know how awesome it is to read such a great feedback... Thank you so much, I am very happy and I can't wait to share your review with my staff. We look forward to welcoming you over and over again! Kind regards,...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I used to frequent this spot weekly. We live in Newlands so traveling in to town / Gardens a mission, but it used to be worth it. Today’s breakfast was a shocker, I asked for soft scrambled eggs with smoked salmon, I...More

Thank Shaun A
Agnes C, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Shawn, I am quite surprised to read the content of your review, I know exactly who you are, I remember Tatenda telling me about your iced coffee and I know he made a new one for you. Iced coffee is 2 shots of espresso...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to stay in the local area on our first evening and chose this restaurant after research and Tripadvisor reviews. The food was excellent as was the wine. Service was friendly and efficient throughout even though there was a technical issue through the back. Folks,...More

Thank Derek B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I popped in for a Sunday breakfast- and had a great experience. Good, attentive service from all the waiters. The breakfasts were both delicious and served quickly. Also maybe the juices were very yum!

Thank Kelsey G
Agnes C, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Kelsey G, Thank you very much for your positive feedback, we look forward to welcoming you again soon. Kind regards, Agnes

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our first meal in Cape Town and it was perfect, we loved the atmosphere and friendly staff. The food was fresh and beautifully cooked. Highly recommend !

Thank TollyD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have been coming here for years for breakfast or brunch and it is always a delight. The place is very cozy and rustic, delivering healthy and good quality food. The freshly made juices are delicious and the menu offers a good selection for all...More

Thank Lauraanjali
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This place comes with good PR but even with Cape Towns reputation for slow service, an hour’s wait for an acceptable calamari salad was a trial. I don’t like to be stressed at a restaurant and despite the boss’s charming manner, this experience was too...More

Thank makoHamptons.NY
Agnes C, Owner at Manna Epicure, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear makoHamptons.NY, I am sorry to read about your experience at manna epicure. We strive to provide a relaxing and enjoyable experience, reading that you felt it was hard work is rather embarrassing. Placing the wrong order on a normal day delays service quite a...More

Reviewed 13 January 2018

We got a table on the outside, which was OK. Quite a rough style, with wooden benches. Good food, and a very friendly Zimbabwian waiter.

Thank Thomas W
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

A nice little find for breakfast in the heart of Gardens. The food was hot and tasty ...just like breakfast should be. Can’t fault anything today and the service was Ace!

Thank Gavin O
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 151 Kloof Street | Gardens, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 426 2413
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The passionately-crafted menu reflects a synthesis of French and South African cuisines, with an exciting Argentinian twist. Open 7 days a week, for breakfast, lunch and dinner!
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