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The Power and the Glory

$$ - $$$
Bar, Cafe, Pub
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3B 93 Kloofnek Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27-21-422-2108
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west islington
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Imagine a jet lagged visitor from london needing refreshment immediately after a long flight. By accident found this great bar and cafe which served me the tastiest bulgar chicken salad with great lager. Recommended. Feeling particularly powerful and glorious now

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Thank denver71
London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

What a lovely little eatery/coffee shop this is. We love the friendly vibe, and simple yet good food! It doubles up as a great bar at night serving all the trendy local craft beer. Delightful

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Thank Brian J
Dublin, Ireland
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice to see that this joint is still as super cool as it was a few years ago. They have a great selection of craft beer. Food is simple and good. Nice and imformal. The big bouncer at the door Jose?(from Angola) is a Cape Town legend with lots of interesting stories to tell. He was a child soldier in... More 

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Thank Wilbur V
Winchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 January 2017

Great bar, great food and great people customers and staff. Even though we were slightly older than the average customer we were made to feel very welcome over the 5 days we visited. Favourite place for breakfast and a drink in the evening .

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15 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 December 2016

I've been a few times. Good selection of wines and beers, interesting food, good music (not playlist). Nice spot.

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Thank Angus B
New York City, New York
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20 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016 via mobile

Stumbled into this spot while doing laundry next door and loved it. Excellent eggs and oatmeal, lovely service, good coffee. The kind of place you could spend the whole day in.

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Thank Lucy R
Capetinga, MG
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016

We had a fantastic evening at The Power and the Glory and enjoyed the Hot Dogs and the choice of wine.

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Thank Y1868KIdaniel
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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50 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2016

Scrambled eggs with Avocado pear and rocket and Kale & tomatoes made a great brunch with a juice and filter coffee.

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Thank Topnotchted
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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13 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

The morning coffee, as well as the afternoon beer, were delicious. A place you must visit when in Cape Town!

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Thank 483scott4321
Madison, Wisconsin
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43 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2016

Loved this place! Friendly staff, great food, good choice of drinks. Combo of coffee shop and bar - Great for day and night. Excellent local atmosphere. Loved the meat pie.

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Thank Lindsay S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Cafe, Pub
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Cheap Eats, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3B 93 Kloofnek Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27-21-422-2108

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