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The Sweetest Thing

82 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good39%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“tarts” (14 reviews)
“quiche” (16 reviews)
“cake” (12 reviews)
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Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
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82 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Dropped in to have a coffee. The family had tea... The cappuccino was perfect- not too strong. The caramel mousse cake is delicious!

Thank robdotinfo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a definite place to stop en route to Cape Point to obtain a ready made picnic with both savoury and sweet tarts and pastries

Thank Barry C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

These days I find it really hard to find scones jam and cream!!! Voila found them in Simonstown!!! What a bonus!! Light and delicious... never had time to try it but the chicken pies, chocolate cake and Almond tarts are next on the list!!! Best...More

Thank Yogihog
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

Good as expected. Flavour of pastries was great and coffee was delicious. Would definitely recommend for anybody visiting Simonstown.

Thank MuhammedJashwin
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Found this place by accident. Super choice of cakes and pastries all made by the owners wife. Wished we had more time in Simons Town. Coffee good too. Service excellent. Would return if in the area.

Thank AEPat
Reviewed 7 November 2017

We were very impressed with variety offered on the menu and thoroughly enjoyed our breakfasts. We visited a few times during our stay.

Thank wmarsden2017
Reviewed 19 October 2017

This is one of the best places in Simon's Town for tea and cake. I've slowly worked my way through most of the cakes but the carrot cake is my favourite. I can honestly say that I have eaten cake at every single café in...More

Thank Tracy D
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Just visited them again and had cheesecake and tea with my wife. Unfortunately the cheese cake had collapsed in the center. To hide this a thick layer of cream was added.the cream at the center of the cake was thicker than what the actual cheese...More

Thank HomerJ0
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We were looking for desert to bring back to the hotel and walked in with pretty low expectations, but were completely surprised. The Sweetest Thing is a true hidden gem with authentic French pastries as good as any we've had in Paris or New York....More

Thank Jeremy S
Reviewed 30 August 2017 via mobile

This is definitely the best morning stop for breakfast (Eggs Benedict w/smoked salmon) in Simons Town. The coffee is superb as well! Everything is good!

Thank AndyandAmy
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 82 St Georges Street, Simon's Town 7975, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Simon's Town
  • Phone Number: 0028-21-786-4200
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