C'est la Vie


In its cobbled street setting in a lane off Main Road, C'est la Vie has all the charm of a rustic European sidewalk cafe. With their own bakery on site and one of the top 10 best coffees in Cape Town, as mentioned in Elle Magazine, patrons can enjoy the best artisanal breads with their morning cappuccino's.

Coffee is taken very seriously at C'est la Vie as is evident by their poster inside with the motto, "You haven't had enough until you're shaking!" Offerings on the menu are sweetly presented on wooden boards, with handmade cups and ceramics. Breakfasts are simple and fresh, with expertly crafted sandwiches taking centre stage over lunch. Fillings include brie and fig preserve, salmon and cream cheese and other delicious delicatessen style delights.

Regulars at the coffee shop know to bring baskets along to their morning coffee, which they pack with brownies, cheese sticks, croissants and freshly baked bread from the bakery shelves. Experience C'est la Vie for a morning and you'll be embracing the carefree, artistic spirit of Kalk Bay.

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Accommodation near C'est la Vie

*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling distance.

from R800
1 night, 2 adults

By The Seaside Cottage

Sleeps 2 Kalk Bay Self-catering in Kalk Bay
0.04km from C'est la Vie

By The Seaside Cottage is a charming and small self-catering cottage in an enclosed garden.

from R1800
1 night, 2 adults

Fisherman's Nook

Sleeps 6 Kalk Bay Self-catering in Kalk Bay
0.15km from C'est la Vie

Fisherman's Nook is a newly renovated first floor luxury apartment in the quaint fisherman's village...

from R850
1 night, 2 adults

Casa Nova

Sleeps 4 Kalk Bay Self-catering in Kalk Bay
0.17km from C'est la Vie

Casa Nova offers Greek Island simplicity in the heart of Kalk Bay, with a view of the sea. This air...

from R450
1 night, 2 adults

Castle Hill Guesthouse

Sleeps 16 Kalk Bay Guest House in Kalk Bay
0.18km from C'est la Vie

Castle Hill Guesthouse is a 4 Star graded characterful Edwardian villa overlooking the quaint fishin...

from R2700
1 night, 2 adults

4 Star Villa – Bishops View

Sleeps 8 Kalk Bay Self-catering in Kalk Bay
0.19km from C'est la Vie

This modern 4 Star Villa – Bishops View in Kalk Bay has been designed to offer the ultimate contemp...

from R900
1 night, 2 adults

Harbour View Apartment

Sleeps 3 Kalk Bay Self-catering in Kalk Bay
0.20km from C'est la Vie

This newly renovated studio-style apartment is nestled right on the busy main road in Kalk Bay, with...

from R1000
1 night, 2 adults

Ruben's Casa Luna

Sleeps 4 Kalk Bay Self-catering in Kalk Bay
0.21km from C'est la Vie

Casa Luna on Main Road offers Mediterranean charm in the vibrant heart of Kalk Bay. This high ceilin...

The Firmount Historic Villa
from R1780
1 night, 2 adults

The Firmount Historic Villa

Sleeps 6 Kalk Bay Self-catering in Kalk Bay
0.23km from C'est la Vie

This is a beautiful self-catering house with stunning ocean- and mountain views, situated in Kalk Ba...

from R1995
1 night, 2 adults

Kalk Bay Self-catering

Sleeps 4 Kalk Bay Self-catering in Kalk Bay
0.25km from C'est la Vie

Kalk Bay Self-catering is a beautiful apartment located in the vibrant as well as arty seaside town ...

Waterstone Close
from R1900
1 night, 2 adults

Waterstone Close

Sleeps 4 Kalk Bay Self-catering in Kalk Bay
0.27km from C'est la Vie

Waterstone Close is a spacious self-catering unit set on the mountainside, located in Kalk Bay. It ...

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