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The Bread Cafe

$$ - $$$
Cafe, Contemporary
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The Bromwell Boutique Mall | 250 Albert Road, Woodstock, South Africa
+27 21 447 4730
08:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Sat 08:00 - 17:00
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56 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bread is in stark contrast to the surroundings. The seating is bright and cheery. The menu for breakfast offers a robust bread basket. The platter is large and varied with cheese, butter and jam. The dish ware is funky and the waitstaff attentive Find your way here and the wonder the hipster neighborhood

Thank Margdris
Worcester, Massachusetts
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144 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped for a coffee and was tempted to order the yogurt and granola with fresh fruit. Delicious and generous portion. Loved the decor and enjoyed the free wifi. Will try lunch for another visit.

Thank Norad1297
Granada, Andalucia, Spain
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Quite an experience on Saturday afternoon...The cafe has a distinctive interior and the waiters are extremely attentive. We had oxtail, which was served with mash, a delicious gravy and carrots. The meat was tender. We had cheesecake and coffee to follow. The live music created a relaxing environment. I would certainly recommend it.

Thank Carolcharmaine
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

Me and my family visited this beautiful restaurant.Gorgeous interior and I can see in my mind a high tea happening but there was a little bit of business and little special attentiveness that lack.Please visit and make your own decision

Thank JohanAntoinette R
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 April 2016

The live music (every second Saturday I believe) is excellent, and the food is quite good if a bit overpriced. But the service! One table of six left in disgust after waiting 20 minutes for a wine list. I heard someone say that he'd waited over an hour for scrambled eggs! My other complaint is that the place is filthy,... More 

Thank GeorgeJSmit
Western Cape, South Africa
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124 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

Such good service(I think it was Busi But I could be wrong) - she works alone at the little satellite office in the office block. Shes amazing and the croissants were to die for - I dont think many people come to this one as its mainly for the offices in the BIG ORANGE BUILDING, but what she deals with... More 

Thank Vivienne D
Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016 via mobile

Service slow and broken. Different things coming to the table in drips and drabs. First my tea cup and bag. Then I had to remind them off water. In the 3rd round I got the milk. Tea should be served in one go. Drinks at the table should come in one go. Had the burger. Firstly I was set on... More 

Thank Streepmuis101
Johannesburg, South Africa
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2016 via mobile

Experienced Cape Town in a different way when visiting The Bread Cafe. Live jazz music was the perfect backdrop. Very European feel to it

Thank chrisb198707
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38 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016 via mobile

We found this gem of a bistro by accident and had lunch here. The decor is bright and stylish. My husband had the gourmet sirloin steak sandwich - very tasty and tender and beautifully presented. I had a delicious lentil soup, served with a selection of bread. A wonderful experience!

Thank Jenny W
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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174 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 March 2016

Met a client here for a late Friday afternoon meeting. What a fantastic spot. Often one looks for an elegant location for a business meeting where you can actually relax and hear what each of you are saying. The Bread Cafe has this. We sat in a very relaxing lounge area which literally makes you feel at home. Had the... More 


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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Open Hours
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Bromwell Boutique Mall | 250 Albert Road, Woodstock, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Woodstock
  • Phone Number: +27 21 447 4730

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