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Obz Cafe

115 Lower Main Road | Cape Town, Observatory 7925, South Africa
+27 21 448 5555
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good47%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pizza” (37 reviews)
“calamari” (5 reviews)
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Bar, Pizza, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
115 Lower Main Road | Cape Town, Observatory 7925, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cafe is located in one of my favourite parts of capetown. So many cool vintage shops and cafes. The street it’s situated on, kind of reminds me of New Orleans. The cafe has a rustic feel and serves up delicious food. Definitely check it...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have not been to Obs for many years and stopped in today for lunch at Obs cafe. Absolutely brilliant. We had an excellent waiter. Food was excellent and portions large. You can also walk around the area after lunch looking at the quaint shops...More

Thank Adrienne M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walking by and seeing people sitting mostly at counters and at the bar I assumed this place was more a bar joint than a food joint - I was so wrong. Easter weekend with few choices of restaurants open, we popped in just for a...More

Thank Mike5466
Reviewed 31 January 2018

I used to eat here when I was a student, and I took my son here last week as he is now a student living in Obz. What a treat, and so nice to see its the same Obz Cafe - good, real food at...More

Thank kaiser08_KZN
Hannah M, Owner at Obz Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thanks so much! Hope top see you again soon!!

Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Great seating, happy waiter that knows what he was doing. Really enjoyed the vibe they have going. Bit diffrent then most place in the area and thats what I liked about it. We where there for lunch. Will return for sure.

Thank 112tiaanl
Hannah M, Owner at Obz Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

So glad you enjoyed it! Looking forward to seeing you back again soon!!

Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

We stopped in OBZ cafe and really liked it. Good ambiance and service. Our server Jack Lippert was excellent. He had knowledge of the menu and made great recommendations. He was very attentive to our needs and checked in with us to make sure we...More

Thank Hina M
Reviewed 4 December 2017 via mobile

Came here for an early evening meal with some friends. Very pleasantly surprised. Plenty to choose from on the menu; comprehensive drinks menu including some interesting looking cocktails. Attentive staff. Served promptly. Food was good too. Would definitely go back.

Thank Marguerite W
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We stopped in on a Sunday afternoon without booking and it was fairly busy the whole time. Our waiter was a lovely young chap who was very helpful but seemed to be a bit under pressure with too many tables although more staff arrived later...More

Thank Marion S
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The food is more than good and really not to pricy for the quality one receives. Also they offer many specials that are really worth trying. Best thing though is the cocktail happy hour from 4-7 pm where you get 2 for 1 and their...More

Thank Lisa P
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Pizza is a sacred thing. You order a pizza at a restuarant because you want to enjoy in no? If I knew how sloppily they make Hawiian pizzas I would have made my own at home, and would've actually enjoyed it. Quite frankly their quality...More

Thank Steven K
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13 December 2017|
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Response from Hannah M | Property representative |
We most certainly do! And you can find us on Uber Eats as well as Order In :) ~ Obz Cafe Team
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Lower Main Road | Cape Town, Observatory 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Observatory
  • Phone Number: +27 21 448 5555
  • E-mail
Upbeat and urban, the new Obz Cafe restaurant is situated in the heart of Observatory. So come for a visit, sit down, enjoy the friendly vibe and great food and become part of the Obz Cafe family.
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