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“Perfect lazy lunch”
Review of Starlings Cafe

Starlings Cafe
Ranked #1 of 51 Restaurants in Claremont
Certificate of Excellence
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 6 January 2014 via mobile

Took the family for lunch. Menu is varied and the dishes are flavour some.

The staff are pleasant and attentive.

The wife says the chicken curry pie is awesome.

Thank dbobrien
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Reviewed 4 January 2014

We treated my neice and her husband to a delicious breakfast this morning. The service was friendly, the coffee was sensational and the presentation was perfect. My Eggs Benedict were poached to perfection - only comment is that brioche was too sweet and I still prefer an english muffin or rosti with eggs benedict. We all had something different and all the dishes were delicious. Negatives were the old and shabby table cloth with lots of stains and soil where the pot plant on the table had been over filled and rather stained and scruffy cushions on the seats - the initial impression of the table was definitely not an ah-ha moment, which is a shame as the setting is so pretty.

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Thank Janet L
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Reviewed 12 December 2013

I love Starlings; whether sitting at a cosy table inside, on the terrace looking out at the garden or at one of the garden tables beneath a shady tree. A table in the centre of the restaurant, as you walk through, temps you with platters and bell jars filled with freshly baked cakes, muffins and tempting treats. The breakfasts are delicious, from perfectly poached eggs to roasted tomatoes, sauteed mushrooms, omlettes and salmon, to granola or bircher muesli with fresh fruit and yoghurt. The staff are so friendly, each time it feels like you are visiting old friends.

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Thank Bld211
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Reviewed 31 October 2013

A local friend took me to this charming tucked away coffee shop on Belvedere Road Claremont. What a lovely surprise - the large glass doors, for Cape Town weather give you a view of the lovely garden setting. We were lucky enough to have great weather so of course the garden was already full. This was made up by the wonderful casual yet professional service & perfect poached eggs! I had the eggs pesto & real rye toast while my friend had the avo, pesto & toast. These dishes were perfectly & beautifully served & the coffee was great too. Thanks, we'll be back often!

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Thank Kuschi555
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Reviewed 3 September 2013

This is really a hidden gem. We keep going back for breakfasts and lunches and have yet to be disappointed. Lovely garden in summer, fires indoors in winter. Super coffees and lovely fresh food. Quirky decor.
Since coming to Cape Town a year ago we've made it a mission to try all the best restaurants in the city, and we've quite far along that list. But this remains my fav.

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Thank Elin L
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