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Dear Me

165 Longmarket Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 422 4920
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible6%
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
165 Longmarket Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 30 December 2017

My spouse read that this was a great place for vegans, vegetarians and diabetics and kept it at the back of our minds until one day post Christmas when all our favorite haunts were full. they still had room (in fact they strangely had few...More

Thank poleinahole1
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

Well not much you can say except it was a great find! Some loverly vegetarian and healthy options for breakfast and we’ll be back!

Thank RadnipUK
Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

This place is very close to perfect for me. During my 1 week stay in CT I had breakfast there 4 times (!)and I usually don’t go back to the same place twice. Amazing, simple food prepared on a very creative and delicious way. Freshly...More

Thank MarizaCH
Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

My friend and I were wandering around Cape Town and we happened to quickly nip into this place for a quick bite to eat. The food was lovely the service was great. Definately a must try!!!

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 2 December 2016

Happened to walk past this place on a cold, rainy day and was pleasantly surprised with the experience. An energy that says: "breathe easy" as soon as you walk in the door and a menu suitable for the curious taste buds as well as food...More

Thank Jess O
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

First off...our server Precious was just that! Super attentive and helpful in navigating a rather complex and exotic menu. The other staff were all very friendly and welcoming too. One does have to think and work a bit to create a meal which flows and...More

1  Thank riverbend77
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Previously a pleasant, welcoming place to read the news - today was not what I expected. The espresso blend was sour, and thin. A request for Eggs Benedict on rye was ignored (though the eggs were perfect), and the bacon was tough and chewy. The...More

Thank Dusanka
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

The menu hast everything you can think off, even vegan and veggie selections. I can recommend the eggs Florentine. They were fantastic. Thanks Dear Me

Thank Franciie
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we both got heartburn after. We both had the tomato soup and lamb curry, both tasted very good. Service was friendly though she was a bit confused by our order.

Thank David F
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Such a special place to have coffee and lunch. The wraps are delicious as is their Lamb & lentil soup and chicken curry with yummy accompaniments!

Thank GillianR585
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
07:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 165 Longmarket Street, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 422 4920
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Dear Me is a bistro, open for breakfast and lunch during the week. We cater for individual dietary requirements and our lunch menu changes regularly (can be viewed on our website). The White Room at Dear Me (floor above Dear Me) is open for a food and wine pairing 5 course or 8 course dinner on Thursdays and Fridays. This venue is also available for private day-time or evening use by reservation.
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