Eating Out in BergvlietLime Tree Cafe
Where? Sherwood Centre, Childrens Way, Bergvliet, Constantia Valley, Cape Town
When? Open daily for breakfast lunch dinner and tea.
Closed Monday and Sunday nights
How? Call +27 (0)21 712-1497
The Lime Tree Café is a trendy spot at which locals love to gather for delicious coffee, generous portions of tasty meals, and a delightful atmosphere in the heart of the Constantia Valley in Cape Town. This restaurant and deli, located in Bergvliet, has become a favourite amongst the residents nearby, as well as for visitors from all over the world that want a friendly vibe and delicious food with a difference.
The Lime Tree Café is known for using earth-friendly produce for all of its menu items, which include breakfasts, lunches, dinners, coffees and desserts. It is fully licensed and the wine list is comprehensive and varied, with plenty of well-priced options available too. There are delicious artisanal beers on tap – perfect for a hot summer’s day. The menu boasts a range of traditional and healthy breakfasts, special smoothies for those needing a boost, roast chicken salad, a club sandwich, marinated smoked salmon tartine, steaks, Moroccoan linefish and prawn fish cakes, pan-friend Kingklip, gourmet burgers (including a vegetarian Earth burger), crispy pancetta linguine, and a few moreish options for the kids. Desserts include a decadent double chocolate fondant, tiramisu and a crunchy nut and berry sundae, as well as a selection of cakes.
Olio Pizza is the gourmet pizzeria that is situated right next door. Pizzas are made with thin bases in the wood-burning oven, with traditional Italian influences. Homemade pastas are also on offer for those feeling like some comfort food.
There is an indoor dining area as well as an area outside for diners wanting to enjoy the comings and goings of the locals. The service staff are friendly and efficient, making the Lime Tree experience one that is really pleasant, relaxing and downright scrumptious.