Bakeries and delicatessens

Photo courtesy walton and talitha

Cape Town is well supplied with good bakeries and delicatessens. Whether you’re holidaying in the Mother City or live here, it’s worth putting together a picnic lunch of crispy rolls and delicatessen fare to nibble while sightseeing.

Follow the scent of freshly baked goods to some of Cape Town’s tastiest bakeries and delis:

  • Olympia Café and Deli – Kalk Bay
  • Empire Café – Muizenberg
  • Gogo’s – Simon’s Town
  • Charly’s Bakery – Cape Town
  • Knead – Cape Town
  • Giovanni’s Deliworld – Green Point
  • Melissa’s – various locations
  • Queen of Tarts – Observatory
  • Caramellos – Cape Town
  • Compass Bakery – Kommetjie
  • The Smiling Oven – Somerset West
  • Bonjour Pattiserie – Tamboerskloof
  • The Olive Station – Rondebosch
  • Newport Deli – Mouille Point
  • Andiamo – Cape Quarter
  • Tribeca – Kalk Bay
  • Deli Delish – Hout Bay
  • Rose’s Bakery – Cape Town

Charly's is an iconic bakery, and an ardent design supporter. Photo courtesy of Blyzz

Queen of Tarts' Alice in Wonderland cupcakes. Photo courtesy of Queen of Tarts

Tribeca Café is a trendy spot in Kalk Bay. Photo courtesy of Mirka23

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