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Cafe Sante

Corner Greenmarket & Short Market St. | Green Market Square, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 426 2939
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  • Excellent13%
  • Very good51%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
11 Jan 2017
“Good Food and Atmosphere”
1 week ago
“Horrible food !!!!”
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Cafe, Pizza, Mediterranean, Pub
$$ - $$$
Corner Greenmarket & Short Market St. | Green Market Square, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago

After a wonderful weekend my friend and I had, before we made our way to the airport, we stopped here for a quick lunch ... And thinking that it's at Greenmarket Square we would get good service and all. Firstly, the waiter brought our drinks...More

Thank Sinovuyo D
elipaz, Manager at Cafe Sante, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi , I am sorry for your bad experience , are you sure you were at café sante? Its impossible to serve old fried chips as we always fry them on demand. please before we go to other factors lets make sure we talking about...More

Reviewed 25 February 2017 via mobile

This is the first cafe I found in Cape Town upon arrival and it was quaint, with great service. There is nothing pretentious about this cafe, it just is what it is and you get to watch the world go by, with regular street performers...More

1  Thank MCHands1972
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

Awesome spot to grab breakfast or lunch. Great service combined with a good menu means I will keep going back. Staff are always smiling and it is conveniently situated centrally at green market square.

Thank DudesIslandAct
elipaz, Owner at Cafe Sante, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2017

Thanks , great to have you , see you soon

Reviewed 11 January 2017

The restaurant is situated on the corner of a shady square which seemed ideal for an evening meal. I chose the banana pizza with ham and chicken which was good value and surprisingly very good. Despite previous reviews, the waiter was most attentive. However, it...More

Thank Wickerman2000
elipaz, Manager at Cafe Sante, responded to this reviewResponded 13 January 2017

Thanks for the nice comments , happy you guys had a good evening, sometimes due to being extremely busy periods some people can be unhappy, sometimes also is that the day goes wrong, in generally we give good service and good quality on everything ,...More

Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Very nice spot in the middle of everything for a drink, but don't order food. We had 4 different dishes, the one worse than the other. Dry sandwiches, cold fatty fries, burnt bread (also the second time the sandwich came after we sent it back)...More

2  Thank JohannaGagel
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

My mom and I went to lunch at Cafe Sante we were very friendly and in a good mood, the food was good but the waiter was the worst waiter i have ever had . He had a horrible attitude very unfriendly as well as...More

1  Thank 944nicolev
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Atmosphere not great. Beggars harassment. Service good and food good. Very good foreign waitron friendly and professional. The square was a disappointment with hawker stalls which are everywhere anyway - no unique stalls at all.

Thank LJSJhb
Reviewed 6 September 2016

The Restaurant is situated in a quiet cobble stoned street. There are local musicians playing on the corners close to the restaurant. The Restaurant itself is vibey, and the staff are very friendly, attentive and entertaining. We had drinks, and an early lunch of very...More

Thank ZizMK
Reviewed 13 March 2016

The restaurant is well situated at the corner of a market square and a pedestrian thoroughfare, therefore an excellent place to take lunch and soak up the atmosphere. We normally just have a pizza to share an a beer, and sit outside watching the world...More

Thank Greytop13
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

Horrible food, maybe for drinks nice. We had a salad and noodles, both was awful. The oil for the salad was obviously spoiled. No recommendation at all.

Thank matayasB
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Restaurant Details

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  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$2 - US$10
Bar, Cafe, Pizza, Mediterranean, Pub
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Greenmarket & Short Market St. | Green Market Square, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 426 2939
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