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Cafe Brule

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Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Mon 19:45 - 17:00
Tue - Thu 07:45 - 17:00
Fri 07:45 - 17:15
Sat 07:45 - 14:00
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Dollar, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

The staff at the cafe were great, we visited a couple of times. Staff very attentive and accommodating, worth a visit

Thank Graeme Cochrane
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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25 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2016

I am a regular at Café Brule and sadly, ituse to be our favourite coffee shop in Oudtshoorn, in fact it was one of our favourites fullstop. But now that it is under new management, things have gone downhill. The new young waitress is terribly inattentive and uncommunicative and slams crockery down. When I pointed out that I had received... More 

Thank Anactoria
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2016 via mobile

After a quick business trip to Oudtshoorn, we stop here for breakfast before driving back to Cape Town. Service was a bit slow but the food was good none the less

1 Thank No b
Rustenburg, South Africa
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

Probably the best chocolate mousse cake I've ever eaten! Excellent coffee. A good place to sit and watch "the world go by"

Thank JohnRustenburg
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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76 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

This restaurant has the alluring name and French country atmosphere. The staff seemed knowledgeable and the service was good. I had a light lunch which was a bit of a let down as it seems like the food is pre-prepared (had a pie) but at least the salad was freshly made. Now, I may be wrong here, but when the... More 

1 Thank Reuben C
Queensland, Australia
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166 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2015

Stopped at Café Brule on a cold day for a quick lunch. Looked very clean and inviting with a pleasant atmosphere. Took one of the house specials of homemade soup and bruchetta. Waited an HOUR for a very non descript soup (which at least was piping hot) that came with 2 slabs of stale bread. There were heaps of staff... More 

Thank Chris43bh3
Addo, South Africa
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38 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 August 2015

After having had a pleasant experience the last time we visited Oudtshoorn we returned only to be slightly disappointed. The service has deteriorated and the quality of the meals were not up the the standard we were expecting. Although the quality is still above average it felt somewhat slapdash and menu description were not followed through to the plate with... More 

1 Thank sparafucile
Durbanville, South Africa
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177 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

We were not so hungry, but Cafe Brule looked so warm and inviting that we could not pass without a nice cup of coffee. At the end we also shared a herb chicken salad which was really special. There are also nice jars of canned fruit and jams on the shelves, and on the morning we left Oudtshoorn we went... More 

Thank Jeanette K
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2015

This small restaurant offers fresh products with a unique twist! Really enjoyed my Sunday breakfast there. Friendly staff and good food!

Thank MountNoahLodge
Oudtshoorn, South Africa
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

Food is fresh and tastefull. Good service, friendly waitress. Good location and great atmosphere. Will visit again

Thank RunelsCoffeeFriends

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, African
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Business meetings, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
19:45 - 17:00
07:45 - 17:00
07:45 - 17:00
07:45 - 17:00
07:45 - 17:15
07:45 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Oudtshoorn, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Oudtshoorn
I think this restaurant might be in a hotel, although it fronts on the street and has outdoor seating.

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