Café Hemingway's is an eclectic artisan bistro and restaurant.

Café is situated in Kyalami, Johannesburg.

Kyalami Downs Shopping Centre, Kyalami, Midrand
Tel: +27 11 466 0195

Opening times

Mon – Teus = 07H00 – 19H00
Wed – Fri = 07H00 – Late
Saturdays = 07H30 – Late
Sundays/ Public holidays = 08H00 – 15H00

A Little Magic With Hallo Joburg

A BEEEEG Thank you to Hello Joburg Magazine for this stunning article in their latest magazine! 

Don't miss our weekly Chefs Tables, Amazing Cakes, High Tea's and of course our Whiskey Tasting from over 140 Whiskeys at our copper bar. Did we mention the bespoke event experiences we create? We have even been busy with weddings recently!!! 

We are also hard at work cooking up our monthly Friday Fine Dining experience with our extremely talented Head Chef the talented Sachin Gosai. This will be limited to 50 people so you will need to be quick with your booking. Do we have some culinary magic in store for you! 

So much of excitement in our little Cafe at the moment! Where Art + Design + Food meet for an extraordinary adventure and a little time out from our daily lives.


Hemingway’s Is Famous!

We have been extremely humbled in the past few weeks to have had such amazing media attention! 

As anyone who knows our ethos and story - “give a man a fish and he has a meal for one, teach him to fish and you create a lifetime of opportunity and you can feed a city”.

Cafe Hemingway’s was a project started for people, out of a passion for food and uplifting, and a passion for seeing people achieve their dreams. 

It has grown beyond our expectations! From a long-ago hole in the wall coffee shop with 6 employees, we are proud to have grown to over 35+ full-time staff complement in a little over 2 years. 

While we are still learning daily and although we are often faced with challenges, it is really exciting to know that Cafe Hemingway’s is moving in the right direction, and living up to our ethos. We have created an empowered family, that strive for perfection each day, a family and team that is always learning and growing from strength to strength. 

Take a look-see at the amazing story that was played on Expresso Morning Show - SABC 3 recently.

Don’t miss Sachin and pastry-goddess Petronella, as well as the Hemingway's team on ECNA, for a feature on our fine dining and how to make a Unicorn cake

We are excited to have been interviewed on 702 last week Friday, where we talked about our Cafe, and all the amazing tasting events and fine dining experiences we offer.. In particular, the Fortaleza tequila tasting and food pairing event and launch, that just happened!

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We are also delighted to announce the growth of our team with talented additions that include everyone's favourite Top Chef competitor Sachin Vinod Gosai! We are hosting weekly Chefs Tables specials, as well as taking bookings for our first Fine Dining Gastronomy menu, "Midnight In Paris".

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We were absolutely delighted to be featured and reviewed by Jozi In Your Pocket!


The amazing Spiced Weasel

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We welcome Rachael Howarth to the team, who only having joined us in the last few weeks, has already made a great impact in improving our service levels and general management!

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And finally... the RSAR Awards for Service Excellence! we were honoured to be a finalist at the 12th Annual RASA Red Carpet Awards held in Sandton. Ultimately we received a Rosetta Award for Service Excellence, one of the most prestigious awards in the industry and one that recognises the effort and love that our team put into Café Hemingway’s. 

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And finally...

So excited, our interiors have been featured in Design News! 
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To book..  
Call now on (011) 466 0195 / /

Alice In Wonderland Cake

Enchanting things in the pasty kitchen... things that included magical cats, white rabbits and birthdays. Book your next cake with the simply amazing Cafe Hemingways’s pastry team! 0114660195 or email us on

Call us for a quote on the tiered cake that perfectly suits your party or celebration!


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Happiness Is Homemade

Let's East Cake!


Chocolate, Blue Velvet, Red Velvet, French Vanilla, Carrot, Lemon, Beetroot & Apple, Chocolate & caramel. 

Or create your own flavour.


Mini Cakes: 4 inch

Medium Cakes: 6 inch

Large cakes: 10 inch

Tiered Cakes: Will be sized and quoted based on your individual requirements. 

Available to order for your special occasion:

Naked cakes, fondant cakes, butter cream icing cakes, themed cakes, Wedding cakes, Christmas cakes, tiered cakes, mini cakes, cupcakes, cake pops, macaroon tower, croquembouche tower, mini meringues, mini cheese cakes, muffins, chocolate brownies, handmade chocolate truffles, mini chocolate tarts, Pavlovas, mini macaron’s, medium macaron’s, large macaron’s, home-made cookies, mini quiches, small quiches, scones, milk-tarts, chocolate mousse profiteroles, caramel cream profiteroles, citrus lemon madeleine’s. .

Handmade chocolate truffles with a delectable filling! 

Passion Fruit 

You are welcome to bring your own glasses should you want to order any of our items off the high tea menus for you party or dessert table. We do however not rent our glassware or high tea items plates or serving dishes 


Mini panacotta, mini apple napoleons, mini lava cakes, mini cheese-cake in a shot glass, chocolate mousse cups, peppermint crisp shots, mini crème brûlé, cognac cake shots.

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