Liquorice & Lime café: A hidden gem in Gardens, Cape Town

Liquorice & Lime

Located at the foot of Table Mountain with what has to be the very best view of this iconic landmark of any restaurant in the city – Liquorice & Lime is a charming gourmet café beckoning those with adventurous palates and seeking a unique culinary experience. Let their symphony of flavours dazzle you as traditional comfort food meets a burst of creative flair.

It’s not just about the amazing food; your competent & friendly team of well trained staff  have endeavoured to create a relaxing space where you can escape the madness of the Mother City CBD while enjoying their ‘all-day’ breakfasts or lunch.

Engage in lively conversations amidst the gourmet café’s warm and inviting atmosphere. The decor is a fusion of modern and vintage elements, which makes the restaurant an ideal spot to catch up with friends or to just a solo lunch.

Their deli is also always ready to serve those needing to grab a quick bite or take away. Ask them about their delivery service should you not be able to visit their store!

Many of their previous patrons have said many wonderful things about their experiences – read below.

Liquorice & Lime café menu

It is in serving amazing meals that Liquorice & Lime truly excels. Expect a menu bursting with flavourful options and culinary artistry. The menu caters to all palates, with a variety of vegetarian and vegan options ensuring a tantalizing experience.

Their menu consists of hearty breakfasts, light meals, wraps and trammazini’s, quiches and pies, pastas and other generously portioned main meals.

However, some of their real stars emerge in the dessert section. Did I mention that they also bake some of the best cakes in Cape Town? Among their specialties are their in-house cake selection, traditional apple crumble, Nutella pancakes, ice-cream and chocolate sauce, strawberries and ice-cream, and Bar One spring rolls.

Liquorice & Lime café operating hours

Conveniently located at 162 Kloof Street in Cape Town, Liquorice & Lime is easily accessible by foot or public transport. The store opens at 7am every day and closes at 5pm on weekdays and 4pm on weekends.

Reviews from previous Liquorice & Lime café patrons

“The ambiance, service and food are fantastic. Very friendly and inviting from the outside. The owner is wonderful and he makes the best Chicken Pies in Cape town to name one item,” wrote Connector19002760117 on their TripAdvisor page.

Freedom52909253898 added; “The best breakfast I have ever had – Hands down! The food, the service, the waiters AND the owner were fantastic… We felt so comfortable and welcomed… Well done 2 this restaurant. Loved it. P. S Get their freshly baked goodies… I took a ton…”

“Our group of 7 came here just before closing and were greeted so politely! The food was all delicious! I had a roast chicken sandwich/toastie with crisps, the chicken was so moist and flavorful and the sourdough bread just delicious! My friend is vegetarian and got one of their soups of the day and was just blown away by its deliciousness and portion size! My husband ordered a burger and a soup and was stunned at the size and pretty presentation of the delicious burger, he took the soup home and enjoyed it later! Our group had a soda bottle bubble over making a mess on the floor and we were so embarrassed, the server came and cleaned it up so quickly and didn’t make our friend feel bad or give any attitude, which was so nice. If you’ve ever had a spill at a restaurant it’s embarrassing and you feel bad, but here, they made it feel like no big deal and were so gracious. Only wish we could have had more time on our trip to eat there repeatedly! Excellent!” said Alicia239.

For those looking for an unforgettable culinary adventure in Gardens, Cape Town, Liquorice & Lime beckons. This hidden gem guarantees a sensory feast with its inventive menu, inviting ambiance and commitment to creating memorable experiences.

Liquorice & Lime is located at 162 Kloof St, Gardens, Cape Town. Here is their location on Google Maps. For bookings, call +27 (0) 21 423 6921 | +27 (0) 83 415 5424; email or visit them online at today. Follow them on Facebook HERE and on Instagram HERE.


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