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The Food Lovers Market

Icon Building Long Street | Diagonal from the Thibault Station, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“lunch” (19 reviews)
“sushi” (23 reviews)
“sandwiches” (8 reviews)
Closes in 27 min
07:00 - 18:00All hours
Sushi, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Icon Building Long Street | Diagonal from the Thibault Station, Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If staying in City Bowl, Cape Town, this is a must for fresh fruit, vegetables, bakery items and salads and pre-prepared meals. Is very convenient if staying in an apartment with a family and kitchenette. Very cheap, fresh and clean. Some of the pre-prepared meals...More

Thank TheFreenes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

I will confide my review to the relative new outlet in the Standard Bank Building in Hertzog Boulevard, also called The Towers Food Lover's Market. very large range of food, both cold and hot. From salads, sushi to pizza's -- you name it, it is...More

Thank Andre B
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Its like a big supermarket where you get quick hot meals as well. Nice and clean you can try it for any quick and cheap meals. Found in many areas in the city.

Thank Ayeshabader
Reviewed 16 February 2017

Great menu. Reasonably priced. Fresh ingredients. Cakes were delicious!!! Portions generally big and satisfying. One negative is that the food was cold on both occasions we went. Seems it's not all freshly prepared but then not heated through properly. Vredenburg staff were friendly and helpful....More

Thank TracyDan102013
Reviewed 14 February 2017

In any city centre, there are as many awful places to eat as there are good ones. Around Greenmarket Square there seemed to be more of the former, however, if all you want is decent food at a reasonable price, can't decide what you want...More

Thank ruthiegee
Reviewed 13 February 2017

They have a nice array of food to dish up and pay by weight. The sushi is half price after 4pm weekdays and all day weekends. Super friendly waiters that make you feel right at home.

Thank Rogeema K
Reviewed 25 January 2017

We dived into this place after a sudden downpour at lunchtime.unfortunetly the hot buffet was almost finished for veggie options but we found next door a seating area with a cafe. We ordered a roast veg panini and tagattelli with feta cheese both were large...More

Thank lynda99
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Very quick visit but very impressed by all that was on offer for the tourist who wants something fresh and quick. A large sushi bar as well as rows of freshly made salad of every description to huge slices of pizza with all kinds of...More

Thank adelek2
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Enjoyable visit to SA food Mecca and now more branches / outlets than I remember. Worth a stop for lunch at this outlet given its central location.

Thank Y2CLL
Reviewed 5 January 2017

options vary depending on which store you visit. Medium to high price but good variety of take away food and fresh veggie options; coffee not great

Thank avidtraveller417
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
07:00 - 18:00
09:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Icon Building Long Street | Diagonal from the Thibault Station, Cape Town Central, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Cape Town  >  Cape Town Central
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