In Cape Town and looking for a great spot to relax in and hook up with some friends on the internet? Here are a few ideas of places in Cape Town that offer free WiFi while you enjoy a coffee or a bite to eat. We all appreciate a bit of free WiFi access so that we can catch up with emails and share some of our South African holiday trip photos with family members.
Cascades on the Promenade
Break from your stroll around the Sea Point Promenade to stop at Cascades. Excellent Italian coffee and free unlimited Wifi. A popular ocean view spot for joggers and folks walking their dogs plus their breakfast is excellent.
Where is Cascades? 11 Arthurs Road, Sea Point, Cape Town
When are they open? Monday to Sunday between 07h30 until 23h00
Contact details? Tel: +27 (0)21 434 5979
Located in the Gardens area of Cape Town this café will inspire memories of The Tale of Peter Rabbit. Here you can enjoy a cuppa and a slice of delicious Carrot Cake or try some of their rather good Italian Spaghetti Bolognese.
Where is Peter’s House? 14 Kloof Nek Road, Gardens, Cape Town
When are they open? Monday to Friday between 11h00 until Late, Saturdays between 09h00 till Late and Sundays between 09h00 and 14h00
Contact details? Tel: +27 (0)21 424 3451
For something a little different try the Loading Bay in De Waterkant. In addition to the yummy burgers, great coffee and trendy interior this place also has a skin care boutique. Guests can enjoy 1 to 2 hours of Free Wifi here.
Where is the Loading Bay? 30 Hudson Street, De Waterkant, Cape Town
When are they open? Monday to Friday between 08h00 and 17h00, Sundays between 08h00 until 16h00
Contact details? Tel: +27 (0)21 425 6321
Another Café with lovely views across the Atlantic Ocean. The service is good here along with the greek food and deli-style menu. Free WiFi is unlimited.
Where is Café Neo? 129 Beach Road, Mouille Point, Cape Town
When are they open? Monday to Sunday between 07h00 until 19h00,
Contact details? Tel: +27 (0)21 433 0849
The Field Office
There are actually 2 of these trendy café spots in Cape Town – one in District 6 and the other in Woodstock. The spots attract the arty and creative folk in town who come to enjoy the Deluxe Coffeeworks coffee while listening to music.
Where are The Field Offices? 37 Barrack Street, District Six, Cape Town and 66 Albert Road, Woodstock, Cape
When are they open? Barrack Street – Monday to Friday between 07h00 until 16h00; Woodstock Exchange – Monday to Friday between 07h30 and 16h30 and Saturdays between 09h00 and 14h00
Contact details? Barrack Street – Tel: +27 (0)21 461 4599; Woodstock Exchange – Tel: +27 (0)21 447 2020
A Bistro style café right in the centre of Cape Town serving great sandwiches. This place has a young vibe and buzz so you might want to bring some headphones if you need to get down to some real work using their free WiFi.
Where is Lola’s? 228 Long Street, City Centre, Cape Town
When are they open? Monday to Saturday between 08h00 and 16h30, Sundays between 08h00 until 15h00
Contact details? Tel: +27 (0)21 423 0885
Another cool coffee shop with a great restaurant right in the centre of town. Relax in one of their leather sofa’s and enjoy the fire in the winter months. Above the café there is also a cool art gallery. Free Wifi.
Where is Latitude33? 165 Bree Street, City Centre, Cape Town
When are they open? Monday to Friday between 07h00 and 15h00, Saturdays between 08h00 until 13h00
Contact details? Tel: +27 (0)21 424 9857
Follow your nose to this free WiFi spot just off Kloof Street where the smell of freshly baked bread wafts outside the front door. Delicious burgers ad locally produced cheese are on offer here.
Where is Tamboers Winkel? 3 De Lorentz Road, Gardens, Cape Town
When are they open? Monday to Tuesday between 08h00 and 18h00, Wednesday to Friday between 08h00 and 22h00, Saturdays and Sundays between 08h00 until 16h00
Contact details? Tel: +27 (0)21 424 0521