Kahawa Caffe, Sandton
09:00 - 16:00 Mon - Thurs
09:00 - 20:00 Fri - Sat
12:00 - 13:30 Closed on Fri
09:00 - 14:00 Sun
Price Range (p/p)
Cheap | Under R100,Medium | R100 - R300
Kramerville is increasingly well known as a décor and design hub. And as a result, it also has a growing restaurant scene.
Kahawa Caffe has been around for about a year. They have been revamping their space and tweaking their menu and we got to try some of the new items on offer. They are all about bagels and home to the original New York Bagel.
The space used to be a Vape lounge that has now been split with the Vape shop/lounge at the front that you pass through on your way to the restaurant. The restaurant with
The owner, Uncle Haroon, welcomed us and made some suggestions on what was popular. He is obviously passionate about this business and has invested huge time and energy into getting every aspect of the menu, and service just right. Kahawa Caffe is different in that it serves everything on a bagel. They have Bagelizzas, yes that’s the pizza version of a bagel; all-day breakfast on a bagel; beef burgers and chicken burgers, but not on a bun, on a bagel. They even have dessert bagels.
We tried a simple
The East Side was spicy with no sweetness which was great as a contrast to the Philly Steak. If you don’t like sweetness on your meat then this is a good option. Both were served with a portion of skinny cut fries on wooden boards.
We had both had a flat white before our meal and were now too full to even attempt a dessert bagel. They use the Bean There brand of beans which makes a pretty decent flat white, though I personally like my brew a tad stronger. Next time I’ll try a double shot.
Coming soon, which they were showing on 2 screens on the walls, are mocktails and hottails. I think I’ll be heading that way again. There’s a salmon and cream cheese bagel calling my name…