Capetonians are known for enjoying a good day out and about, but no one wants to rise early on the weekend. There are a number of spots that serve a yummy brunch. And the best part? Brunch means it’s perfectly fine to have a mimosa without being frowned at for drinking too early.

Here’s a list of brunch spots that hit the sweet spot:


Source: Starlings Facebook

For those who live the more suburban life, Starlings – located in Claremont – serves a delicious variety of meals that are sure to get you fueled up for the rest of your day. Dishes range from lentil dhal to eggs Florentine, and its lovely leafy setting is the perfect place to begin the weekend’s relaxation after a long, hard week.

Special note: Make sure to try their iced coffee, and thank me later for the recommendation.

Location: 94 Belvedere Road, Claremont

Contact: 079 473 3554

Mulberry and Prince: 

Source: Mulberry and Prince Facebook

This popular brunch spot is known as a little slice of New York in Cape Town. Known for hearty portions and their famous chicken and waffles, a visit to Mulberry and Prince rarely disappoints.

Special note: Try their burrata and truffle scrambled eggs or chicken and waffles for an unforgettable brunch.

Location: 12 Pepper Street, Cape Town, South Africa

Contact: 021-422-3301


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This cosy café is known for its famously affordable mimosas and diverse clientele. Be sure to grab a seat outside and enjoy the Mother City as you enjoy a good meal.

Special note: Try their “fire eggs” to spoil your tastebuds.

Location: 133 Bree Street, Cape Town, South Africa

Contact: +27 (0)87 470 0165


Source: Hemelhuisj/Facebook

Hemelhuijs is known for its beautiful settings and tantalizing dishes. Their food is a blend of locally sourced ingredients and interesting flavours and promises to be a treat.

Special note: Try their soft mieliepap with a dragon pearl tea for a warming brunch meal.

Location: 71 Waterkant St, Cape Town City Centre, Cape Town, 8001

Contact: 021 418 2042

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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.