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Birds Boutique Cafe

££ - £££Cafe,
127 Bree Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good34%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
2 Feb 2017
“Breakfast @ Birds”
7 Oct 2016
“A comedy of errors”
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Cafe, Contemporary
££ - £££
127 Bree Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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11 - 20 of 86 reviews

Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Always the first fine meal on arrival in Cape Town. Last night was no exception, crayfish tail in a sublime bisque sauce with subtle beetroot & chalottes, washed down with recommended (Cederburg?) Sauvignon Blanc, incredible starter. Rump steak never tasted so real, small portion but...More

Thank LFK2014
Reviewed 28 December 2015 via mobile

Cool urban setting on happening Bree street. Minimalistic decor. Decent service, sadly average food. Pasta overcooked, small portion, uninspired water melon salad...

Thank Besarema
Reviewed 21 December 2015

Nice spot. We had an excellent salad, chicken harissa sandwich and a tasty quiche. Nice wine selection, beautiful dining area, and friendly service. Would recommend. They had an interesting menu with a lot of different options - we will be back to try out more.

Thank ChrisSeattle_wa
Reviewed 5 December 2015

This was Cape Town's First Thursday when all the art galleries open late and offer wine and snacks, and the city centre becomes a party night. It was a bustling, warm evening and we sat outside this lovely cafe on the road's edge and watched...More

Thank LesC100
Reviewed 23 November 2015 via mobile

This used to be one of my favorite spots in CT .. Went again for lunch today and its totally empty and service not great either ! Ordered the Birds salads and it arrived with literally a raw egg that i scooped out. The mushrooms...More

Thank Rachel Y
Reviewed 20 November 2015 via mobile

Stumbled upon on a Friday night and could not have been less impressed. The food was nicely presented and the flavors wow!

Thank Frankdell
Reviewed 6 October 2015

The good: Birds is conveniently located on Bree Street in the centre of town, with lots of boom-controlled parking available right across the street (extra bonus: you don’t have to go hunt down your parking marshal when it’s time to pay). When we arrived, frustrated...More

1  Thank Samantha B
Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

Had some business in the city and needed a place for breakfast. Heard much about the Birds Cafe so took a long walk to get there from where we were required to be. The menu was very limited with a limited options for vegetarians. It...More

Thank Jaqui D
Reviewed 2 September 2015

This is my first choice for breakfast! I live in the same block ,so it's very convenient & food is always fresh & coffee good. They have an amazing breakfast special from 8- 10 am for only R25 ( including 3 breakfast options & coffee...More

Thank Nan2274
Reviewed 2 August 2015 via mobile

Reasonably priced and excellent breakfast spot in the sun on vibey Bree street. Outstanding pancakes!!! Service a little slow.

Thank JanuaryOne
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
08:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 16:00
18:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Bree Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Long-established cafe in a heritage Dutch building under the trees in Bree Street (Cape Town).Our menu has a focus on healthy seasonal produce. Relaxed environment - a few things you might not find elsewhere. We also provide outside catering.
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