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3 Blom Road | next to the PJ Olivier Art Institute on right as you enter the parking behind Checkers, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 82 328 9602
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 17:00
Sat 08:00 - 13:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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59 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

nice little place to stop for a coffee. We didn't eat there but service was good and there is a nice little tea garden in the back with some seating in the sun.

Thank tobes727
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 December 2015

Enjoyed a quick stop for coffee and delicious cake, relaxed and chilled cafe. Just round the corner from the tourist office so good place to plan your day!

1 Thank Katy H
Grande Prairie, Canada
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2015

From the start the waiter very friendly Bianca she served us with a well presented plate of food and I definetly recommend this place

2 Thank Karen S
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37 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2014 via mobile

Decent coffee, relaxed vibe & helpful staff. Open fire for when it gets a bit cooler. I would recommend this place

Thank MelbourneMajor
East Lansing, Michigan
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45 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 May 2014

Hungry but not famished? Want a quick bowl of soup or a terrific little sandwich? Coffee, tea? Five minutes (really) of free wi-fi. This is the place for you. We both had soup and bread. Left very happy. Service is quick. On a cool day they supply blankets on the chairs. For what it is, its remarkable.

Thank whaw
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2014

Cafe Art is a relaxing, friendly place with caring, attentive owner and staff. Best coffee / cappuccino's and lunch time steak braai's in the greater Stellenbosch region, at a very affordable price for locals. Foreign visitors can have an authentic South African dining experience with potjiekos and/or a braai. Highly recommended for tourists and locals!

1 Thank Jade G
Stellenbosch, South Africa
2 reviews
Reviewed 14 January 2014

I'm intuitively drawn to places that accentuate my mood instead of interfering with it. Cafe Art has never let me down with it's homely, bohemian ambiance, world-class coffee and breakfast special offerings. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that they've diversified their lunch menu to include chilli con carne served in a tortilla basket. Thankfully, the quality of this meal... More 

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Stellenbosch, South Africa
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32 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2013

I love to visit this restaurant for breakfast. It is simple but cozy and has great coffee. The menu is good for a snack and the food inexpensive for large portions. However, there is one drawback. The fireplace (which is a great idea) is always smokey and you must beware if you have breakfast on your way to work. Despite... More 

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Lizelle R, Owner at Cafe Art, responded to this review

Thanks to all our guests for their reviews regarding Cafe Art Coffee Shop & Function Venue - Your feedback enlightens us to the changes needed (such as a smokey fireplace) tom make your future visits even more enjoyable! All your critique and suggestions will be taken to heart. We look forward to serve you in the future Regards , Lizelle More 

Stellenbosch, South Africa
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2013

We saw the breakfast special (eggs, bacon, toast, tomato AND coffee) for R20-00. Did not expect much for the price, but what a surprise! The place is a little gem, warm and cosy with a great atmosphere and the coffee was probably the best I ever had. My daughter had a hot chocolate, rich and creamy. Yum!

1 Thank Karin d
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 August 2013

Went for dinner with my family tonight, on a freezing Stellies night! But from the moment we walked in it felt warm and cozy! The place was nice and full of student gathering for the same reason we were there, "The Potjie Kos"! The small set of staff made us at home with personal attention and chef Willem filling us... More 

1 Thank Van Zyl v

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$25 - US$65
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi
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 - 13:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3 Blom Road | next to the PJ Olivier Art Institute on right as you enter the parking behind Checkers, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 82 328 9602
Located in Blom Street adjacent to the P. J. Olivier Art Institute and against Checkers parking area inStellenbosch with easy access from the Braak. The rustically renovated venue under a Bedouin tent with a fireplace , great coffee and a simple yet varied menu giving good value for money in a comfortable setting. The theme of classic movies, art and music are combined with good personal service and neat surrounds.The theme and decor are inspired by the thoughts and interests of the owners for music , art , classic films , simple food and rustic structures combined with the idea of offering locals with similar interests a venue to meet and interact. By means of constant exposure we hope to determine and adapt to the changing needs of patrons while retaining the basic theme and atmosphere of Cafe Art. All suggestions to improve or vary what we offer will be considered and if viable, be implemented. We can comfortably offer functions for as few as 10 people to as many as 150.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?