Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and in Cape Town, it doesn’t have to cost you ridiculous amounts of money.

We’ve put together a list of some places in the city where you can get a delicious brekkie on the cheap…

Arnold’s
Arnold’s offers one of the best breakfast specials – if you can get to the Kloof Street bistro before 7am. The special includes 2 eggs, 2 rashers of bacon, 2 ostrich/pork chipolatas, fried tomato, toast and jam, from Monday to Friday for just R25.

Address: 60 Kloof Street, Gardens, Cape Town
Contact: 021 424 4344

Clarke’s Dining Room
Clarke’s Dining Room offers a light breakfast to get your day going. This includes two farm eggs on the toast of your choice, as well as a coffee or freshly squeezed orange juice for just R30. This is also a light and airy space to start your day on a good note, as the Dining Room is ensconced in natural bright light.

Address: 133 Bree Street, CBD, Cape Town
Contact:  021 424 7648

Tiger’s Milk
Tiger’s Milk is a popular spot in Long Street, and offers a delicious and affordable pan breakfast for a mere R34! This includes a fried egg, bacon, mushrooms, tomato and toasted ciabatta.

Address: 44 Long St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8000
Contact: 021 422 0700

Tortilla Modern Mexican
Located at the Icon Building, Tortilla Modern Mexican offers the option to build your own breakfast bowl or burrito for R35. The size of your bowl may be upsized at an added charge. This meal is vegetarian friendly, as chicken or beef are considered as extras and can be added for R14. Your burrito or bowl must have a minimum of 5, and maximum of 10 fillings, so you will be spoiled for choice. You can also select how hot or mild you would like your salsa to be.

Address: Ground Floor, Icon Building, Corner Lower Long Street and Hans Strijdom Avenue
Contact: 021 418 4599

Kauai
This organic food joint has recently introduced a new edition to their ‘all day breakfast’ menu with their Egg Hot Pot. This includes a free range poached egg, sautéed mushrooms, kale, pesto, feta, parmesan and rose tomatoes all for an unbelievable R29.

Address: 39B, Matador Centre, Long Street, Western Cape, Cape Town, 8001
Contact: 021 421 5642

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Lucinda Dordley

Lucinda is a hard news writer who occasionally dabbles in lifestyle writing, and recent journalism graduate. She is a proud intersectional feminist, and is passionate about actively creating a world which is free of discrimination and inequality.