With nearly every Mother City corner being home to a cute or quirky coffee house – next time you’re looking for a place to fly solo for a while, meet a mate or catch up on business, look up one of these Cape Town coffee shops. Hire a car in Cape Town that will take you places enjoy all coffee shops Cape Town has to offer.

Truth Coffee Roasting

Address: 36 Buitenkant Street, Cape Town Opening and closing time: Monday – Thursday: 07:00 – 18:00 / Friday: 07:00 – 22:00 / Saturday: 08:00 – 18:00 / Sunday: 08:00 – 14:00 Phone: 021 2000 440 Website: https://www.truthcoffee.com/Named ‘The World’s Coolest coffee shop’ is Truth Coffee Roasting located in the heart of our sublime city. The steampunk-inspired artisan coffee shop not only offers speciality coffees in the form of their Resurrection Blend Flat White (a must-try loved by all) Battle Brew and Potion Coffee (to name but a few options available), java lovers are also invited to take a tour of the roastery and enjoy a coffee tasting.Whether you want to see the one of the kind coffee house for yourself, pop in for a coffee to go or spend the entire day – they recommend a visit.

Deluxe CoffeeWorks

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Address: 25 Church Street, City Center, Cape Town Opening and closing time: Monday – Friday: 07:00 – 17:00, Phone: 072 569 9579 Website: https://www.deluxecoffeeworks.co.za/This small roastery has a cult following for good reason. The blends of coffee are imaginative, unique and sourced from all over the globe. And despite the chic interiors and undeniable hipster element among their following, their prices remain reasonable. Beans to take home can be freshly ground to your specifications, while you sip away on your favourite brew and soak up the friendly atmosphere.

Motherland Coffee

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Address: Mandela Rhodes Building – Corner Street, Georges mall and Wale Street Opening and closing time: Monday – Friday: 07:00 – 18:00 / Saturday: 08:30 – 17:00 / Sunday and public holidays: 09:00 – 15:00 Phone: 021 424 8570 Website: http://www.motherlandcoffee.com/The Motherland Original Blend is a sublime combination Of Rwandan and Ethiopian single origin Arabia coffees where citrus and mandarin notes are brought to a full-bodied chocolatey caramel finish. Offering both traditional coffee house favourites as well as unique African flavours, the menu draws inspiration from Africa. The menu keeps with the classic coffee house culture as well as other signature creations.

Kamili coffee

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Address: Corner of Long & Shortmarket street, Cape Town Opening and closing times: Monday – Friday: 09h00 – 18h00 / Saturday: 09h00 – 15h00 Phone: coffee@kamilicoffee.co.za Website: http://www.kamilicoffee.co.za/Kamili Coffee resides in a rustically revamped corner of Shortmarket Street, where Cape Town’s iconic Purple Turtle once was. Whether your order is a stay or go; the coffee has a strong emphasis on African beans, Kamili Khaya, a blend of Ethiopian and Ugandan sourced beans, being their trademark bean.

Starlings Café

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Address: 94 Belvedere Road, Claremont Opening and closing time: Monday – Friday: 07:00 – 17:00 / Saturday: 08:00 – 16:00 / Sunday: 08:00 – 14:00 Phone: 021 671 6875 Website: http://starlings.co.za/The Starlings Café venue has a distinct Victorian style to it, which makes it romantic, cosy and elegant. Sweet delights, excellent coffee by Origin, hearty breakfasts and gourmet lunches are all on offer within the stunning interior, or the peaceful retreat of the shaded garden.

Empire Café

Address: 11 York Road, Muizenberg Opening and closing time: Monday – Saturday: 07:00 – 16:00 / Friday: 07:00 – 21:00 / Sundays and holidays: 08:00 – 16:00 Phone: 021 788 1250 Website: http://www.empirecafe.co.za/menus/breakfast/With the additional of free wifi – This café attracts the coffee lovers at Muizenberg, who pop in with their laptops and spend few hours working. A favourite place for students completing their dissertations and backpackers catching up on those Skype calls home.Empire Café’s secret ingredient is that it offer more than just a great cup of coffee; it’s relaxed and welcoming atmosphere make it a community favourite.

Origin coffee roasting

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Address: 28 Hudson Street De Waterkant Opening and closing time: Monday – Friday: 07:00 – 17:00 / Saturday – Sunday: 09:00 – 14:00 / Public Holidays: 09:00 – 14:00 Phone: +27 21 421 1000 Website: http://www.originroasting.co.za/Origins isn’t just about coffee. Not only do they have 10 or more single origins available at any one time, they have an extensive list of Nigro loose leaf teas of blend – from black, red to herbal and fruit. At the back of the cafe you’ll find huge ovens where you can order fresh, warm, hand rolled bagels or a delicious variety of pastries.

Rosetta Roastery

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Address: Woodstock Exchange on Albert Rd in Woodstock Opening and closing time: Monday – Friday: 08:00 – 16:00 / Saturday 09:00 – 13:00 Website: http://www.rosettaroastery.com/Cape Town’s exclusive single origin roster invites coffee fanatics of all levels to get acquainted with some of the best bean in the business.The Rosetta Roastery always introduce their audience to something new – whether their audience comprises amateur chicory drinkers or connoisseurs of a higher coffee drinking pedigree does not matter.

Hard Pressed Café

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Address: 4 Breë Street, Cape Town, South Africa Opening and closing time: Monday – Friday: 7:30 – 17:30 / Saturday: 9:30 – 14:30 Phone: info@hardpressed.co.za Website: http://www.hardpressed.co.za/Despite its newness, Hard Pressed already has a strong reputation for excellent coffee, light meals and, in a twist of typical coffee shop produces, premium vinyl records play a large role in what they’re doing. Bulletproof Coffee (at Hard Pressed they call it the Wham) is on the option list – so, for all you paleo pundits, Hard Pressed Café is an excellent choice for a caffeine fix.

Department of Coffee

First in the Coffee Series: Department of Coffee. Blend of bitter and sweet. #township #coffeeA photo posted by Kiet Sivarajah (@kietsiv) on
Address: 158 Ntlazane Street, KhayelitshaOpening and closing time: 6:00 – 18:00Phone: 078 086 0093Website: https://www.facebook.com/Department-of-Coffee-455306021156615/Coffee Kasi-style, Founded in 2012 and situated next to the Khayelitsha train station. They serve all types of java from lattes to cappuccinos, freeza chinos and flat whites. You call it coffee, they call it their passion – everyone can come and chill with friends, family or colleagues whilst sampling their brew.Travelling through South AfricaPublic transport in South Africa is quite sparse, and most attractions are generally far from each other, therefore we recommend car rental or a larger mini bus (for groups) when visiting. Your Uber bill might be a shock otherwise.