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Cafe Sofia

Kloof Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
+27 21 426 0801
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  • Excellent8%
  • Very good11%
  • Average28%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible45%
22 Feb 2018
“Amazing Atmosphere!”
25 Apr 2016
“A M A Z I N G ambiance and cuisine”
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Cafe, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
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Kloof Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 23 February 2018

Absolutely loved the food and the service was really good. Even the manager was really helpful and made us feel very welcome. I will definitely be going there again :)

Thank _mallory_govender
Reviewed 25 April 2016

We had a wonderful dinner at Cafe Sofia - the menu is incredible, and makes you want to go back again and again, just to try their different dishes.

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 15 September 2013

Service wasn't good,unfriendly staff,found a hair in food,manager not very helpful.left without eating food we had to pay for.Shocking!

Thank LoodNagel
Reviewed 26 March 2013

The food was first class. The deco was still Christmas...not bad... but in March? Still, I would choose to eat there again!

Thank Finhansa33
Reviewed 16 December 2012

Cafe Sofia in Big Bay has been the worst culinary experience I've EVER had! Being a lover of spanish tapas, I was bitterly disappointed at the quality of the food, and the tasteless dishes served. Service was slow and some of the dishes we ordered...More

Thank Nadia S
Reviewed 11 December 2012

Cafe Sofia is okay, their food is nothing amazing and the breakfast is cheap though but basic. I think they are a bit pricey for the standard kind of food they have to offer.

Thank Colleen M
Reviewed 5 October 2012

Cafe Sofia: Blaauwberg: What a heartache this must be for such a beautifull setting of our beautifull Cape Town!!Went there on 03/10/12 after a beautifull walk on the beach with family visiting. What we hoped would be turned out to be a treat turned out...More

Thank TertiaTerblancheL
Reviewed 10 September 2012

our waiter was disapointing but the manager made it worse by shouting and berating him in public. good location, you can see the mountain if you sit in one of the front tables

Thank luckyme30
Reviewed 20 August 2012 via mobile

It's a shame. Every Cafe Sofia I've visited has had amateur waiters, greasy bitter coffee and never has a majority of items available. You might be lucky as the prices are reasonable but you're better off almost anywhere else. Finally, don't feel bad about walking...More

Thank Ivan C
Reviewed 19 August 2012

We visited the cafe Sofia in blouberg beach on a Sunday lunchtime.... so it is winter but that is no excuse for such indifferent service, very mediocre food etc! The three of us agreed to share the 20 tapas however as we went through the...More

Thank catbesom
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Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 15
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Kloof Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central>  > City Bowl
  • Neighbourhood: City Bowl
  • Phone Number: +27 21 426 0801
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