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Swan Cafe, interior design by Haldane Martin, photo by Micky Hoyle

City Views Step into Swan Cafe

City Views Festive guide: Step into Swan Café: After all, Paris is always a good idea  The East City area now home to Cape Town's first Parisian crêperie The East City area in the central city, which we’ve dubbed the “Precinct of Possibilities”, continues to amaze and...

Sunday Times: Swan Cafe - Piece of Paris

Sunday Times: Swan Café

Swan Café features in Sunday Times Neighbourhood in the cover feature: Spread Your Wings Sweet crêpes and savoury buckwheat galettes in Cape Town’s first Parisian crêperie Paris style blends with Cape Town flair both in the food and in the decor at Swan Cafe in the East...

Business Day - Swan Cafe

Business Day: Swan Café – La crème de la crème

Fifteen years ago, ex-Parisian model Jessica Rushmere created and ran La Petite Tarte. It was a cosy French café in Cape Town’s De Waterkant suburb. She later sold up, started a family, and offered a service as a personal wardrobe shopper and stylist. In 2018...

Swan Cafe, interior design by Haldane Martin, photo by Micky Hoyle - Wallpaper - The world’s best coffee shops for design lovers.

Wallpaper* features Swan Cafe

Wallpaper* features Swan Cafe in The world’s best coffee shops for design lovers. Swan Café Cape Town, South Africa Evoking a truly Parisian atmosphere and aesthetic is a new addition to Cape Town’s blooming creative district, Swan Café. Serving up traditional crêpes, savoury galettes and exclusive tea blends...

Swan Cafe crepes. Photo Micky Hoyle. Cape Grace blog.

Cape Grace Blogger Experience feature Swan Cafe

The Cape Grace Blogger Experience features Swan Café. Previously a bit of an ugly duckling, the East City has recently undergone a transformation, with many new and exciting cafes and restaurants choosing to open their doors in the edgier side of Cape Town. Swan Cafe is...

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VISI: Vive la France: Swan Café

In a world with more than its fair share of sombrely stylish café interiors – all charcoal fabrics and masculine dark wood finishes – it’s a breath of fresh air to find a light-hearted, uplifting, feminine spot to pick up a coffee. That’s exactly what...

Swan Cafe, interior design by Haldane Martin, photo by Micky Hoyle / Designboom

Designboom: Haldane Martin’s Swan Café

In the worlds leading design blog, Designboom: Haldane Martin's Swan Cafe, a contemporary take on a traditional Parisian crêperie.  South africa-based designer Haldane Martin reveals ‘Swan Cafe’, a traditional parisian crêperie transformed into a contemporary spot. Inspired by the graceful and mysterious creature mentioned in the...