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Starlings Cafe

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94 Belvedere Road, Claremont, South Africa
+27 21 671 6875
07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat 08:00 - 16:00
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75 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

When in Cape Town we decided to meet special friends for brunch and a regular suggested Starling Cafe. The one friend went ahead to reserve a table. It is a quaint old house with a hedge in front which is their trade mark. You walk "thru" the house which is a full working operational business to the back which we... More 

Thank RamolaMakan
Durbanville, South Africa
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62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2016

We love visiting Starling Cafe every-time we are in Claremont. Lovely setting under the trees and umbrellas. You can't ask for better and friendlier service. Breakfast, brunch, lunch or just for a cup of coffee or tea it's always a good experience. Everything are tasty and well presented.

Thank Eater167
Nairobi, Kenya
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Starlings is a little hidden gem in Claremont that is worth seeking out. With a lovely garden, the ambience is very cosy and filled with great charm. Kept going back for coffee and a brownie that practically melts in your mouth.

Thank annmutua
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51 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Went there earlier in the year. Was really busy but that explained they might be a bit slow, which it wasn't and it was great to have a place with honestly and integrity with an amazing atmosphere. Especially in the mornings

Thank Murray R
Cape Town, South Africa
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15 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Nice setting in a garden. Service is fast and friendly. I was satisfied with the lentils and avocado salad that I ordered.

Thank poenskop
Durbanville, South Africa
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Enjoyed a celebratory breakfast with family. Choice of indoor dining but we chose the garden setting. Not your manicured garden but rustic, natural shrubs, plants and the smell of jasmine. All the favourite dishes served, I enjoyed chicken livers peri-peri topped with a poached egg. And the sour-dough bread added to the ambience of the venue.

Thank Ethne1941
Cathcart, South Africa
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39 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I was delighted with the garden setting. It was a lovely peaceful place to sit and enjoy a cup of coffee & delicious burger that was recommended by my waiter. It is difficult to find a truly delicious burger but they delivered with every bite. The staff were friendly and ensured that I was comfortable. My biggest disappointment was that... More 

Thank Stephanie B
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22 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

I met a friend for breakfast on Monday. Not easy to find the place, and quite problematic trying to get to the door with the water feature leaking everywhere. The staff were all very friends. There was no drinks menu and the menus look a bit shabby. The freshly squeezed fruit juice was very good, but the coffee was spilt... More 

Thank Deon L
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17 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Love love love this place! Such unexpectedly beautiful surroundings just off a suburban road. Food is delicious and generous (and they can poach an egg perfectly to order!) and the service, which they say on their menu can be slow, we found to be efficient and friendly. Ask to sit outside if the weather's good.

Thank MonwaX
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Such great service, quaint location (with a gorgeous garden for summer days) and fresh & delicious menu options.

Thank GillianR585

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Healthy, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Parking Available, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
07:00 - 17:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 94 Belvedere Road, Claremont, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Claremont
  • Phone Number: +27 21 671 6875

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