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Birds Boutique Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe,
127 Bree Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
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2 Feb 2017
“Breakfast @ Birds”
7 Oct 2016
“A comedy of errors”
Cafe, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
127 Bree Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

Breakfast at Birds was great, the location is perfect. The prices are steep, but the food was good! The restaurant is small and people shares tables. The staff are lovely :) Would go back

Thank LMojito22
Reviewed 8 October 2016

This restaurant was called Bird cafe, and then changed its name to Mink and Trout under the same ownership. What a food disappointment! Our table of 4, all are in the food and wine industry, and we were so let down by tonight's performance by...More

Thank baren
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

We visited this restaurant on the recommendation of our local host. A not too big place serving a limited but nicely composed menu. My choice was a risotto with herring and a mild curry sauce. It turned out to be a well prepared and tasty...More

Thank Dietmar W
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

I ordered the bacon, egg and tomato. The bacon was made up of FAT and a tiny sliver of edible bacon. I sent it back and got my plate back with watery egg and no apology. The service was terrible, we had our coffee cups...More

Thank kit576
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

Went for early dinner after work. No one else in restaurant ...even though we left at 8pm. Small portions that are quiet pricy. If you don't like fish not many options to choose from. Not for picky people.

Thank StarfishCPT
Reviewed 26 April 2016

ordered the mussels for starter and got 1 mussel with what looked like 2 or 3 microwave peas and some sauce in a tiny bowl. the mains was the steak and it seemed to mostly be sinew and very little solid meat. seated outside and...More

Thank Chris F
Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

Sometimes you wanna keep a place just to your own because it s so special and cosy. I go there almost every week and if i could every day. It s healthy. Fresh. Looks beautiful in the plate and you can change every day. There...More

Thank CTandyou
Reviewed 15 March 2016

An address that I already regret to disclose...lol...trendy, delicious, friendly....always a great pleasure....watch out no liquor licence BUT you can bring your own wine.

Thank TrixDuCap
Reviewed 10 March 2016 via mobile

First visit to Birds which is opposite the very popular Charango which was jammed on Bree St. The restaurant is bright and airy with high ceilings and minimalistic furniture. It was surprisingly quiet with only 2 other couples present during our stay. The food is...More

Thank John J
Reviewed 7 March 2016

This was utterly unexpected while on vacation in Cape Town. We decided with friends to try this place; the restaurant was quite busy, as it was "first Thursday" celebration in the city. The staff managed to find a table for us (cheers for that!). Beyond...More

Thank MikeBob1980
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Cafe, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Outdoor Seating, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Bree Street, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
Long-established cafe in a heritage Dutch building under the trees in Bree Street (Cape Town).Our menu has a focus on healthy seasonal produce. Relaxed environment - a few things you might not find elsewhere. We also provide outside catering.
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