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Cape Town’s best restaurants for breakfast

Start your day right with this epic list of the best breakfast restaurants in Cape Town, it’s all here. Cape Town, South Africa, is bustling with inventive restaurants and cafés that showcase a variety of brunch and breakfast spots offerings ranging from waffles and pancakes to fry-ups and eggs every which way. Looking for best breakfast places in Cape Town? Here’s Dream Africa’s a list of top restaurants and places serving up some of the best breakfast in Cape TownSouth Africa.


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Freshly squeezed juices at Lola’s | © Lola’s

At Lola’s, food are made from fresh produce, easily one of the best breakfast spots in Cape Town. You can choose a hearty brunch or breakfast from a variety of international and local dishes. Their French toast are divine, but dare to indulge their brownies, you’ll be blown away! Plus, it’s a vegetarian friendly breakfast restaurant.

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Clarke’s Bar & Dining Room

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Breakfast at Clarke’s Bar & Dining Room, Cape Town | © Clarke’s

Clarke’s is the spot for you if you’re looking for an all-day breakfast place in Cape Town. Founded in 2011, Clarke’s bar & dining room is located in trendy Bree Street. Here, you’ll get a taste to some of the city’s best sandwiches, brunch, oysters, dinner, cocktails, and more. Their reputable for some badass burgers earned them a spot on our list of the best burger spots in Cape Town.

Contact: www.clarkesdining.co.za 

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Coffee at JARRYDS Espresso Bar + Eatery | © JARRYDS

With two branches, JARRYDS is a great place for a late breakfast or brunch in Cape Town. Primarily, it is an espresso bar, a spot for real coffee lovers and connoisseurs + eatery. JARRYDS has a tasty breakfast options, including fresh pastries and sweet treats.

Contact: www.esthg.com/jarryds 

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Pajamas + Jam eatery

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Pastries at Pajamas + Jam eatery | © Pajamas + Jam

Pajamas and Jam is a magical breakfast restaurant in Cape Town. There’s good food, good music, loungewear and an extraordinary collection of treasures – a fun bistro filled with second hand gems for sale. From early morning cortado pouring to freshly baked croissants baking, P + J, serves breakfast from a frequently edited menu to suit the city’s daily seasonal items. Want a taste of their beautiful array of cakes? You can either phone them or visit them in the store.

Contact: www.pajamasandjam.com 

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Hemelhuijs is definitely the right place for a morning meal, an amazing breakfast and brunch in the heart of Cape Town, everything we tried here is excellent. The spot is modern, chic choice offering sophisticated cafe fare with ever changing interiorPlus, there are ace juice blends and breakfast cocktails!

Contact: www.hemelhuijs.co.za 

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Jonkerhuis Restaurant

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Breakfast at Jonkerhuis Restaurant, Cape Town | © Jonkerhuis Restaurant

Situated in the heart of the Constantia Valley, a top wine destination in Africa, Jonkerhuis Restaurant is an ideal venue for breakfast or brunch with family. Beyond some good tasting breakfast that ticks the taste box, this Cape Malay influenced bistro offer panoramic views of the peninsula and the majestic Constantia Valley, Cape Town. A breakfast journey full of authentic aromas, tastes and wine!

Contact: www.jonkershuisconstantia.co.za 

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Truth Coffee Roasting

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Treat at Truth Coffee Roasting © Truth Coffee

Truth Coffee is an artisanal roastery and world-class café, ideal for an early breakfast. The doors open at 6am, ready to offer you a range of freshly baked goods. Great atmosphere and décor, it is worth visiting for some of the finest home-roasted coffee.

Contact: www.truth.coffee 

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Brownies & downieS

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At Brownies & downieS, there’s something for a everyone, a top coffee shop and lunchroom choice for both locals and tourists in Cape Town. A foodie’s gem with everything ranging from freshly-made food, artisan coffee, lunches and breakfasts, platters and home-baked breads. Drop by to try a flavorful drip coffee or the best brownies you’ve ever tasted.

Contact: www.browniesdownies.co.za 

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Bistro Sixteen82

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Specials at Bistro Sixteen82, Cape Town | © Steenberg Farm

With breakfast, lunch and late-afternoon tapas menus to choose from, Bistro Sixteen82 provides foodies in Cape Town with an inimitable dining contemporary spirit. It doesn’t cost much to have your table filled with pastries and freshly baked bread. And don’t forget to visit the surrounding wine estates.

Contact: www.steenbergfarm.com/bistro1682 

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Manna Epicure

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Manna Epicure restaurant in Cape Town | © Manna Epicure

Manna Epicure treat diners to a culinary experience in Cape Town, a great menu with loads of options – a great wine list. A delicious, dynamic fusion of chic French flair with a rustic South African approach to gourmet. Which is an amazing addition for a Cape Town-style breakfast — coffee and bake goods.

Contact: www.mannaepicure.com 

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Jason Bakery

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Kimcheese Toastie at Jason Bakery | © Jason Bakery

With three branches scattered across Cape Town, Jason Baker is a home to probably the best croissant you’ll ever have. Their coffee is the bomb, 100% Arabica. And everything is kept fresh which helps with the kickass breakfast experience. Visiting the Jason Bakery is well worth visit it, even for first timers.

Contact: www.jasonbakery.co.za 

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