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Origin Coffee Roasting

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28 Hudson Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
+27 21 421 1000
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07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 14:00
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New York City, New York
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I lived in NYC, now live in LA, and regularly visit SF, so I've watched the coffee revolution over the past decade, and Origin is as good or better than any place I've ever been to. Perfectly pulled espresso, a great selection of beans from all over, and particularly more floral, smooth african origins, and really, really good food. The... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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58 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great coffee, small simple menu, but tasty. Best for a quick stop or to grab a quick coffee. Tried having a meting there but tends to get a little load with everyone chatting so close by.

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Thank danders212
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to get some beans for my friends back in Singapore. It was 2.30pm, knowing they are supposed to be closed at 3pm we went to the store. They were preparing to be closed then, and a male waiter attended to us. He was pushy on the beans and slap the coffee paper bags up and down treating it like... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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27 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way to experience coffee... and I mean serious coffee. Great range of single origin coffees and a full selection of methods to prepare your brew. Food is of great quality and the place has an awesome, but relaxed vibe. This is a must stop if you enjoy your coffee.

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Thank CaptCapeTown
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68 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely little coffee shop. The coffee varieties are great. Nice selection with different types of brews to choose from. Pastries are to die for!! If you have a sweet tooth you are in for a treat!! Breakfast not bad either. Vive and atmosphere is great!! Just battled to find parking!!

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Thank Grant T
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been coming here for some time now and I think may be an official 'regular'. The coffee is big, strong and super-tasty. Every breakfast I've had arrives fast, perfectly cooked and presented, plus, the portions are generous and real value-for-money. Dominique, who has served me a few times, is sharp and perceptive and understands good service. She has a great... More 

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Waco, Texas
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35 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have spent a combined total of about 9 months in Cape Town over 4 trips. Origin has the best coffee in Cape Town, and is also a great breakfast spot. Definitely go! Buy some coffee to take home as well; it makes a fantastic gift and I believe they should be able to give you a sealed bag if... More 

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Thank thirstygrunt
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

It has been over a year since I've been back to Origins. The reason for not going back for so long was expensive pricing, food quality and service. I thought since it was such a long time since my last visit I was willing to give it another chance. It took a whole 7 mins for me to sit down... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Origin makes fantastic coffee and if you're looking for something cold then their hazelnut iced latte is wonderful. It's very busy though, so expect a bit of a longer wait for your order. You can also ask for wifi access. I will definitely go back.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

At this address, I had hoped this would be a fine pot of freshly-made coffee to enjoy with the morning paper. Turned out looking like a chemistry experiment served in glass, and tasting of dish-water with extra petrol added. It took ages to appear. It was horrible. Avoid.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 14:00
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Saturday
09:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 28 Hudson Street | De Waterkant, Cape Town Central 8001, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
  • Phone Number: +27 21 421 1000

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?