7 Cape Town spots to get your crêpe fix

Cape Town is home to a wide selection of spots that celebrate the light and delicious crêpe. The thin pancake can be enjoyed as both a sweet and savoury treat.

Here are 7 spots you need to check out in the Mother City:

Swan Café

Swan Café is Cape Town’s first authentic Parisian crêperie designed to make you feel like you’re walking on the streets of Paris. With a combination of sweet and savoury crêpes and a proudly French ambience, this makes for an unforgettable dining experience.

Must try: Luscious luc crêpe prepared with Ferrero Rocher, homemade salted caramel and Nutella.

Location: Corner Buitenkant and Barrack St, District Six

Price: From R55

Contact: 079 45 44 758

Website: swancafe.co.za

La Rozell

La Rozell french sweet and savoury crêpes celebrate the owner’s Brittany heritage and family recipes. Visitors will go on a flavour journey that will excite their taste buds and enrich their knowledge of this beloved pancake.

Must try: Nutella banana with homemade salted caramel.

Location: 8 Blake Street in Observatory and Oranjezicht Farmers Market.

Price: From R40

Contact: 079 480 099

Website: www.larozell.co.za

Hang Ten Café

Hang Ten Café is a crêperie and coffee bar located opposite Muizenberg Beach. The spot offers a range of crepes to suit every tastebud, whether it’s a fudge, banana and almond combo or a savoury vegan option.

Must try: Alice in wonderland sweet crepe made with fudge, vanilla ice cream, hot berries and toasted almonds.

Location: Balmoral Building, 62 Beach Rd, Muizenberg.

Price: From R30

Contact: 021 788 2001

Website: www.facebook.com/hangtencafe/

Crepe Town

Fancy a crêpe? Have one in Crepe Town. The on-site catering company serves gluten, sugar and dairy-free crêpes that can be enjoyed as a takeaway or at your next private event. The best part? They prepare their crêpes with fresh, organic and local ingredients.

Must try: Nutella crepe with mini marshmallows.

Location: Neighbourgoods Market, Old Biscuit Mill.

Price: From R30

Contact: 081 412 8382

Website: crepetown.co.za

Dip n Dip

Dip n Dip is a dessert lover’s dream. From crêpes topped with delicious seasonal fresh fruit to ones with double chocolatey goodness, there’s something for everyone.

Must try: Specialty Dip n Dip crêpe made with fresh seasonal fruit, vanilla bean whipped cream and chocolate.

Location: V&A Waterfront Mall and Canal Walk Shopping Centre.

Price: From R75

Contact: 021 427 9045 or 076 823 4056

Website: dipndip.com

French Tacos

Although tacos are the main character menu item, their tasty crêpes are among the popular menu items. With a variety of options to choose from, you’re bound to find something that will satisfy your crêpe cravings.

Must try: Mixed chocolate fettuccini crêpe.

Location: Palmhof Centre, 105 Kloof St, CBD.

Price: From R115

Contact: 021 422 2092

Damascus Restaurant

Damascus Restaurant whips up crowd-pleasing crêpes with a Syrian twist. The restaurant offers a wide range of options, including ones made with chocolate, banana and hazelnut.

Must try: Specialty Damascus crêpe made with golden and maple syrup, tahini and roasted sesame seeds.

Location: 307 Main Road, Sea Point.

Price: From R95

Contact: 081 757 3148

Website: damascus-cpt.co.za

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