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Big Dog Cafe Terbodore – Franschhoek

We decided to try out the new Big Dog Cafe by Terbodore in Franschhoek one cold winter morning while visiting the area after hearing about it from friends.  

Terbodore started out as a small coffee roastery on a farm with a little cafe where you could enjoy a cup of their delicious coffee, and soon became very popular.  The owners then opened this hip and happening spot right as you enter the beautiful Franschhoek and it has been overflowing with visitors since!

I was super impressed with their menu & food options.  They had that something special and different I am always looking for at breakfast or brunch.  Something other than the standard worn out English Breakfast.  Needless to say the coffee was fantastic!  If you are a bit of an experimenter, definitely try the tin cup (definitely for the sweet tooth 😉 )


The scenic valley of Franschhoek was to become Terbodore’s new home. It took great courage to venture into the competitive Cape Town coffee market, but with incredible passion for our craft and enthusiastic staff like no other, we are now reaping the rewards for the belief we have had in our products. The full range of which is available at the roastery’s coffee shop — from our famous flavoured coffees to must have accessories for the coffee connoisseur.

With their move they have also added an exciting new addition to their roastery - the Big Dog Café! The coffee shop offers delicious breakfasts and lunches to enjoy with your freshly-brewed coffee in their cozy indoor space or outside under the trees.

*An excerpt from the website

What I had


Me: Decaf Cappuccino (Excuse while I am pregnant)

Mr. J: Tin Cup (Shot of Espresso with Condensed Milk)


Me: Buttermilk Chicken on a Savoury Waffle

Mr. J: Mushrooms on toast with a Poached egg

Next Time

TO DRINK White Hot Chocolate
BRUNCH Granola Bowl
PASTRIES Croissants 





Good To Know

PARKING Plenty of space
KIDS Friendly! Lots of grass outside to play

Trading Hours

Breakfast/Lunch: Mon-> Fri | 7.00 am to 5 pm
Breakfast/Lunch: Sat | 7.00 am to 4 pm

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