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78 Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
+27 21 447 6747
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  • Excellent38%
  • Very good34%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible11%
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“roasted veg” (2 reviews)
“burger” (9 reviews)
“home made” (2 reviews)
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International, Pub, Healthy, Soups, Vegan Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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78 Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my family visit this cafe over the weekend. I ordered an Egg and Bacon sandwich It was very nice and tastefull. The coffee was also nice. My wife had an salad of chicken and she was also satisfeid with it. Nice place

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Travelvespa
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

I sat down and was offered drinks and a newspaper. The food was delicious, I'll come back for the ribs and roasted veg. Seriously ask for the roasted veg.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank GrantS1513
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

We took the advise of a previous reviewer and tried the smoked Chicken salad. It was delicious. It came with a home made dressing and it was big enough to share as a starter. Then we had the spare ribs which were really good. Very...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Z7179VVnicoleb
Vivienne H, Owner at Mimi's, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2018

Many thanks for your kind words Nicole. My staff really try hard to please the customers at Mimi's

Reviewed 4 April 2018

Cozy interior but the food is nothing special. There is free wifi and it usually works. Good location.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank birref
Reviewed 29 March 2018

Great service - very much like mom serving the meal. Food is decent and prices are good for the area. Looks like many locals come here regularly. Coffee is not the best I've had but is strong and hot.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Mike5466
Vivienne H, Owner at Mimi's, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2018

Thank you Mike

Reviewed 17 March 2018

My husband and I had a mediocre breakfast here. It took 30 minutes to get our coffees, which were weak, and another 30 min. so for our meals to arrive. There were several mistakes in our orders and, unfortunately, the crumpets we ordered were burned...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank mkdestraven
Reviewed 21 December 2017

I visit this place regularly as it is only 10 minutes walk away from my home. The environment is very cozy and the wifi is pretty good; one of the best wifi connections in Lower Main actually. The coffee is better than almost any restaurant...More

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank kmbasad
Reviewed 22 November 2017 via mobile

This was just a quick pop in for coffees and one giant slab of cake to share Friendly staff amidst the bustle of Observatory All very nice

Date of visit: November 2017
Thank HHH666Y
Reviewed 23 October 2017

I ordered food from Mimi's via UberEats. I was really impressed with the quality of the food and the speed in which it came. One day I will make my way over to the restaurant and have the pleasure of sitting down and grabbing a...More

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Mickey-vn
Vivienne H, Owner at Mimi's, responded to this reviewResponded 24 October 2017

Thank you for your kind words, we look forward to your visit. Currently we are a running Tequila Friday promotion and will be hosting a Halloween Party on 31st October which you may enjoy.

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Firstly the atmosphere in there is awesome. You really feel from the moment you step in that it is still a family run business in which much love and passion and effort was and still is invested. Also the menu offers wide variety of delicious...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank LisaP5862
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$ 14 - US$ 59
Breakfast, Lunch, Drinks, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Free Wifi, Reservations
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Open Hours
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 10:00 PM
7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 78 Lower Main Road | Observatory, Cape Town Central 7925, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 447 6747
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Mimi's attempts to provide a meal suitable for all - Vegans, Vegetarians and meat lovers. We have developed delicious and nutritious meals suitable for vegans from breakfast through to dinner.
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