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The Coffee Shop

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77 Kerk Street | Swartberg Hotel, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
+27 23 541 1332
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Cape Town, South Africa
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12 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Hubby and I stopped here for a few drinks and spent a lovely 2 hours just watching the world go by. It faces the main road of Prince Albert but it isn't a busy village so the little traffic there was didn't bother us. We sat facing the majestic Swartberg Mountains. Although we didn't eat, the menu was well priced... More 

Thank Nadz5150
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20 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

We took a wrong turn and ended up in Prince Albert...on a sunday afternoon 16:30 so the prospect of getting something to eat look grim...but alas the Coffee Shop was open. Had the most divine Herbed Pancake with chicken mayo avo and bacon!! Delicious side of vegetables and Cornish Pie smothered in gravy with crispy chips...delicious milkshakes! Friendly waitress who... More 

Thank estefranz
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Loved their milkshake! If you are looking for a place to have lunch in town, the restaurant will do. Friendly staff and vintage feel.

Thank Claudette L
Modimolle (Nylstroom), South Africa
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 29 June 2016 via mobile

We shared the pub platter and it was great! Lots of different things to eat and everything was homemade. A very nice surprise!

Thank Elaine d
Overberg District, South Africa
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Their Coffee Shake is the best. A definite must for those enjoying a strong and very tasty shake. Their lunches are also great. Try a home made pie with salad and chips.

Thank Francois R
Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

Had delicious scones and coffee. Excellent and friendly service. Worth a visit when in Prince Albert.

Thank Quinton M
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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63 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

We stopped here during the morning and I had a delicious piece of lemon tart with an iced coffee. The atmosphere is relaxed a cooled with a fine spray. A very nice tea break after a long walk in the heat.

Thank muttas
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016 via mobile

We wanted to do lunch and only ended up having drinks. It was not busy and waited at least 30min for water and the rest of our drink. The staff seemed a bit grumpy when asked when our drinks where coming. Not a good experience at all.

Thank alicia d
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

A lot of the restaurants in Prince Albert were closed after breakfast, or only served meals that seemed fit for dinner- not the coffee shop. The service staff was attentive and the burger with cheese sauce was excellent!

Thank Patrick M
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20 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast there and the food and service was really excellent and very well priced. A very good place if like me you need a decent cup of cofee to get the day started.The owner and his wife came to see if everything was all right. We felt like locals. Has a nice shaded outside area that you can... More 

Thank Frank d

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 77 Kerk Street | Swartberg Hotel, Prince Albert Municipality 6930, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Prince Albert Municipality  >  Prince Albert
  • Phone Number: +27 23 541 1332

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