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Bean There Coffee Roastery

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58 Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 87 943 2228
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07:30 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 07:30 - 16:00
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff at this establishment is excellent. I do wish the menu had more to offer, food-wise, but considering their main focus is coffee, I loved it every time I visited.

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Thank XenaJpeg
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We love our coffee. This place delivers. Very knowledgeable staff who dont heat the coffee to solar temperatures. They serve it just right. Great roast selections and friendly staff make this a go to place for a good coffee. And my son likes the cox chip cookies. Overall a 10.

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Thank Chris W
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33 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Great space - and so nice to see the beans being roasted. Truly great staff - friendly and informative. Clean and bright with great wifi also. Open Monday to Friday only but I absolutely loved this spot - and missed it at the weekend. Exceptional!!!

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Thank iain c
Sarahjr05, Owner at Bean There Coffee Roastery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback! More 

Knysna, South Africa
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

I often meet colleagues at Bean There for a chat before or after other meetings. They serve fair trade coffee roasted and ground on site and delicious light snacks good for tea or lunch. The service is excellent and the staff friendly.

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Thank Nicci D
Sarahjr05, Owner at Bean There Coffee Roastery, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback and support. More 

Ottawa, Canada
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63 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I discovered this uber cool little coffee shop just down the street from the Hilton when I was there a few yrs back and was delighted on this visit to see it has survived the test of time and changing coffee tastes in Cape town where Coffee shops seem to be a dime a dozen. The baristas here take soooo... More 

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Thank ChristopherMW
Sarahjr05, Owner at Bean There Coffee Roastery, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback! We are so glad you had a great Bean There experience. Hope to see you again soon. More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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21 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016

The place has a nice (if a little hipster) ambience. People of all ages hanging around, enjoying coffee and food.

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Thank Jared L
Sarahjr05, Owner at Bean There Coffee Roastery, responded to this review

Thank you for the feedback. Hope to see you again soon. More 

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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 November 2016

I found an article in CapeTownMagazine about the best coffee bars and coffee roasters in Cape Town. I visited 8-10 of them, and tested their espresso and flat white. I found most of them fairly good, but Bean There excelled them all. Their knowledge of the single origin organic coffee bean they used in their espresso was impressive, and the... More 

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Thank Kristian W
Sarahjr05, Owner at Bean There Coffee Roastery, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the feedback. So glad you enjoyed your experience and the coffee. Hope to see you again. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Nice friendly coffee shop that loves what they do! So much different from the others down the street! Being a roaster myself, they also sell green beans which are hard to find like Congo and Tanzania. Must go in Cape Town making great coffees and people here have great respect for that..

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Thank vintc
Sarahjr05, Owner at Bean There Coffee Roastery, responded to this review

Thank you for much for the review and for visiting the roastery. Hope you enjoy your time in Cape Town. More 

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Finally went to try Bean There. The decor is lovely and its bright and open- very appealing. The coffee was excellent and the service very friendly. I would definitely go back.

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Thank DominiqueHerbig
Leeds, United Kingdom
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514 reviews
235 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016 via mobile

When I first visited Cape Town 12 years ago, coffee was awful and there was no coffee scene. How things have changed! I popped in here when I was sauntering around the city centre. I needed a coffee fix! A great latte, and good strong coffee. Service was friendly. I loved the decor. It really cheered me up on a... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Breakfast
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Monday
07:30 - 16:00
Tuesday
07:30 - 16:00
Wednesday
07:30 - 16:00
Thursday
07:30 - 16:00
Friday
07:30 - 16:00
Saturday
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 58 Wale Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 87 943 2228
Description
Bean There Coffee Company, South Africa's first roaster of Certified Fairtrade coffee, strives to make a sustainable difference in the lives of African coffee producers by personally sourcing quality coffee through direct fair trade.

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