The best coffee spots to grab a cuppa in your neighbourhood

Coffee culture is booming in South Africa and we have done the hard work of finding the best spots to grab your morning joe from the hippest hubs to the sleepiest ‘burbs - we’ve got you covered!


4th Ave Coffee Roasters - Parkhurst

Don’t be fooled by the pink - this tiny glass house is no little princess - packing quite the attitude punch! Don’t miss out on their cheesecake while sipping on their signature Arabica blend of central American and African beans!


Father Coffee - Braamfontein

One of the most iconic coffee spots in the artsy Braamfontein, Father Coffee is not just renowned for its delicious micro-lot beans and almond croissants but also the Instagram worthy interior design. Make sure to don your hippest jeans to blend in with the cool kids that hang out here!



Ginger & Fig - Brooklyn

A true ‘best-kept-secret-spot’, Ginger & Fig is situated in the trendy Brooklyn but if you don’t know it is there it is best you roll down your windows next time you drive down Jan Shoba Street, the smell of their coffee and pasteis de nata will guide you. You too will become a regular like so many others before you!


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Old Town Italy - Menlyn Maine

If you haven’t been to Menlyn Maine, you better get yourself down there as quick as you can for the delight that is Old Town Italy! Old Town Italy prides itself on its La Dolce Vita Caffe beans, which are lovingly roasted by a roaster who has more than 50 years’ experience! Once you have had your fill of coffee and an Italian filled doughnut, take a stroll through the corridors and square to marvel at world-renowned sculptor Anton Smit’s sculptures!


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Beaver Creek - Port Edward

Arabica beans are grown, harvested and roasted on this picturesque estate. Beaver Creek also imports beans from the world’s top coffee producing areas, which are roasted and packed on site. Visit the estate for a ‘crop to cup’ tour, an award-winning cuppa, and breakfast at the farm café, or take a barista course!


Noble Coffee - Clairwood

One of the hippest hidden gems to hit the city! Caffeine lovers can find everything here, from a flat white to ristretto or V60 pour overs with green beans from Cultivar Coffee and Tanzania. Light snacks by Renegade Kitchen are also on offer, as well as freshly baked pastries.


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Cape Town

Truth Coffee Roasting HQ - Buitekant

Coffee served with a steampunk attitude! Not only is the interior something to behold, the coffee is artisanal coffee made with ethically selected green coffee that’s been micro-roasted in-house.


Tribe Coffee - Woodstock

Situated in the hipper than hip, Woodstock, Tribe Coffee Roasting Café boasts with a delicious menu and delicious coffee made from beans that was roasted in the roasting room. The beans come from organically certified farms from around the globe. There’s also a stellar decaf option for those looking to cut down on the caffeine.


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