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This Just Crêped Up On Us – Swan Cafe is Now Open

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This Just Crêped Up On Us – Swan Cafe is Now Open

Crêpes are flipping delicious (pun intended), so we’re off to this new Buitenkant Street eatery to see if we’ve found a new favourite breakfast spot

Swan Cafe is a sweet new spot that serves, savoury galettes (similar to a crêpe) and in-house tea blends. Its location on the corner of Buitenkant and Barrack Streets makes it a new stopover in the up-and-coming East City

On the menu, you'll find items like Out of the Blue, a gluten-free buckwheat-based galette filled with blue cheese, red wine poached pears, prosciutto, Emmental and Gruberg cheese, candied walnuts and micro greens. 

If you're in the mood to satisfy your sweet tooth, then opt for the Lucky Luc, a classic crêpe drizzled with orange sauce, fresh thyme and toasted flaked almonds. All crêpes are made from scratch daily at Swan Cafe and are served with a dash of cream and a sprinkling of cinnamon.

With tea blends named French Kiss, Paris Je T'aime and Teint de Pêche, Swan Cafe is going for Parisian charm. 

This new Cape Town crêpe haven is open Monday through Friday from 8am to 4pm, and on Saturdays from 8am to 2pm.

Corner Buitenkant and Barrack Street | Zonnebloem | +27 (21) 454 4758

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Need more crêpes in your life? Of course you do. Check out Crespella in Observatory.

Prefer to make pancakes yourself? Try this awesome pancake recipe at home.

When it comes to waffles, is the batter better? Decide for yourself at Jessy's Waffles.

For the latest openings, read our overview about the hottest new restaurants around Cape Town.

What goes well with crêpes? Coffee of course. Learn more about these two Cape Town coffee institutions, Truth Coffee and Haas.

For everything else, there's tea. Here's where to enjoy high tea in Cape Town.

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