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Alba Easy Lounge

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International Airport Street, Matroosfontein 7490, South Africa (Formerly Rhapsody's Lounge)
+27 21 934 5221
05:00 - 21:00
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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23 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Only smoking area at CT international. Quick friendly service with good menu and great seating to relax and await your flight! Location unfortunately at the end of terminal building far away from downstair gates.

Thank Adele E
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30 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

All round smiles and friendly staff. Soft lounge chairs to sit on- especially on a airport this counts as a big positive. Good coffee.

Thank Isabella V
Benoni, South Africa
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268 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 January 2017

While waiting for my flight to leave a had a cold draft beer and a plate of chips here. The beer was excellent, the chips on the little side but good.

Thank HermanK449
Simon's Town, South Africa
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41 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

Nice and quiet, good value for money worth the walk to the end of the departure hall. Friendly staff understands your time constraints before boarding, so a frequent stop for me.

Thank japoti
Durbanville, South Africa
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62 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We looked forward to a new experience at Cape Town international airport for pre flight eats. What a dissapointment. Breakfast with jelly eggs, burnt bacon and old coffee. If we had time before our next flight we would have sent it back. Maybe that is what happens at airports. Your clients are on the move and you'll have new ones... More 

Thank Eater167
Port Elizabeth, South Africa
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594 reviews
241 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 529 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

I liked the comfortable seating here... my husband was happy with his croissant and cappuccino. Free wi-fi is a bonus, but roll on the day where it is widely available throughout the airport departure lounges! The only down side to our wait at this venue, was that the aircon was either not working, or the temp control had not been... More 

1 Thank Jilldutoit
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7 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

A very nice and cosy lounge. No need of fancy mile cards. Extremely good food with more than reasonable prices

Thank razvan s
Durban, South Africa
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65 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

An easy laid back venue that is sometimes forgotten due to its location. Coffee was great with added offerings of free wifi; plugpoints etc. I think this "lounge" should advertise a little more conspicuously as a lot of passengers do not enjoy the run of the mill franchise type restaurant.

Thank Sheeda K
Cape Town, South Africa
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

A number of people were getting upset that their orders had not been processed and their flights were leaving. Many leave unserved. There are a number of waitrons but they avoid eye contact and gather around a terminal on the wall. Burgers are awful, "all the trimmings" includes a piece of cooked lettuce and a standard bun soaked in sauce... More 

Thank Barry C
1 review
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Staff are super nice and a pleasure to deal with, wifi is great, food is nasty. They really need to update their menu and source quality ingredients.

Thank Kathleen F

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Takeout
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
05:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: International Airport Street, Matroosfontein 7490, South Africa (Formerly Rhapsody's Lounge)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Matroosfontein
  • Phone Number: +27 21 934 5221
Easy access, close proximity to various boarding gates and Wi-Fi Hot spots are just a few reasons why playing the “waiting game” is so much more convenient at Alba Easy Lounge, Cape Town International Airport. Alba's Airport Lounge is the ideal location for both holiday and business travellers. A quick bite to eat or a glass of wine, Alba Easy Lounge brings you an experience away from home.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?