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Viva Cafe - CLOSED

Studio 30, Somerset Square | Highfield Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 418 2619
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good25%
  • Average0%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
2 Aug 2016
“viva cafe”
17 Aug 2015
“Greek Lamb salad to die for”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Cafe, Spanish, Gastropub
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LOCATION
Studio 30, Somerset Square | Highfield Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviews (12)
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Reviewed 2 August 2016

vibrant young dynamics, good food, friendly staff, good cook, well priced food and drinks menu, excellent value for money

Thank nb12015
Reviewed 17 August 2015

A casual cafe with a view of a car park, just off Somerset Road, the Greek lamb, served most days is absolutely fantastic! And served by chilled efficient staff

Thank 555capetowntraveller
Reviewed 13 November 2014

The menu of this cute little hide-away eatery on Somerset Square is superb. The implementation there of is spot-on every time. Viva Café is small, not really intimate, but humongous in atmosphere, even despite its situation ~ rather ~ because of where it is situated,...More

Thank engemi
Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

Viva still has the best benedict in town. The chef Barend is a master in the kitchen. The vegetarian benedict combined with a freshly squeezed orange juice and a delux coffee is the best way to start the day. Not open on a sunday.

Thank Lionel B
Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

We love this hidden gem. They serve a mean Deluxe coffee and the best breakfasts in town. Haven't been for a lunch yet, but I'm told the lunches are well worth the visit too!

Thank Degen_ZA
Reviewed 10 October 2013

VIVA Cafe is a well-kept, secret local gem! Tucked away in Greenpoint in the heart of the music district, the crowd is diverse and you will find Chef Barend serving up DELICIOUS tapas from the kitchen! Barend spent years in Europe training and working, and...More

1  Thank LisaHuang_FC
Benedikt S, Owner at Viva Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2013

Hey Lisa! As always happy to accommodate you! Thanks for always supporting us! Much love from the VIVA Team!

Reviewed 6 October 2013 via mobile

Quite the unexpected find, but we had a wonderful lunch sitting in the sun under the umbrellas enjoying the vibe. The service was a bit slow with a young waitress who probably had a heavy night before - but then the food! Wow! The chef...More

Thank Degen_ZA
Benedikt S, Manager at Viva Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2013

Hey Degen! Thanks for this recent review! Let me know when you're here again. wanna show you our appreciation! Benedikt

Reviewed 3 September 2013

Discovered this little gem hidden away off the beaten path a few weeks ago. One has to head up the parking section behind the Tafelberg Furnishers off Somerset road, but the trip is worth it. They make a mean Deluxe Coffee cappuccino and the chef,...More

Thank Degen_ZA
Benedikt S, Owner at Viva Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2013

Thank you for your review. We really appreciate it. I know it's been a while since your review but just wanted to say thanks! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 2 July 2013 via mobile

Viva Cafe serves the best eggs Benedict in Cape Town. Great vegetarian options. Excellent coffee. Great service.

Thank Lionel B
Benedikt S, Owner at Viva Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2013

Thanks for always supporting us Lionel! Good luck with everything!

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Restaurant Details

Cuisine
Mediterranean, Cafe, Spanish, Gastropub
Good for
Groups
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 19:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 19:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 19:00
Thursday
07:00 - 19:00
Friday
07:00 - 19:00
Saturday
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Studio 30, Somerset Square | Highfield Road, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 418 2619
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Description
Viva is an intimate café with great coffee and brilliant food. Gourmet sandwiches, indulgent breakfast and salads galore. Great vibes and huge innovative plans for the future. WATCH THIS SPACE !!!
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