Welcome to FiftyFive Croissants: Bringing a Taste of France to Wellington

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FiftyFive Croissants

Located in the quaint town of Wellington, just 45 minutes from Cape Town, FiftyFive Croissants is a charming curbside café that brings the taste of France to South Africa. With only 55 classic buttery French croissants made daily, you can guarantee the freshest-possible, best-quality pastry with minimal waste for the café.

A Cozy Space to Linger

John Hamman and Marius Uys, the proprietors of Slippery Spoon Kitchen, operate the café and have made it an enticing place to loiter. The front sun-dappled stoep is ideal for appreciating country life, or you can choose from the cozy vestibule or stunning mezzanine, which features a ceiling-flower arrangement by The Wild Bunch Flower Farm. If you’re in a hurry, pick up your takeout at the curb. The freshly produced coffee from the Baard & Co microbrewery is also a delight.

Assortment of Take-Home Goodies

The café’s shelves are filled with take-home goodies, including homemade sourdough loaves, Oakland Mushroom grow kits, and fresh eggs from Klipdrift Vrywei Eiers.

A Must-Try Gourmet Croissant

The café’s weekly gourmet croissant for R55 is a must-try, with options including:
– Pressed toasted, stringy cheese with origanum, Dijon mustard, and lots of black pepper
– Fresh mozzarella Caprese with a good glug of olive oil
– Decadent chocolate bread-and-butter pudding croissant
– Mustard toasted cheese croissant with roasted tomato soup.

Great Destination for Breakfast or Brunch

FiftyFive Croissants is an excellent destination for breakfast or brunch. The service is friendly and attentive, and the Caprese croissant and coffee are delicious! The croissants are delicious, with a crunchy outer and soft, stretchy inside. The café also offers an assortment of pantry provisions, including braai spice and coffee beans. The food is delicious and beautifully presented, from fluffy pastries to savory bites.


  • Opening hours: Monday – Saturday, 7 am – 4 pm
  • Address: 36 Bain Street, Wellington, 7654, South Africa
  • Phone: 084 250 5336
  • Payment: NFC mobile payments, Debit cards, Credit cards

Visit FiftyFive Croissants for a taste of France in the heart of Wellington.

Environmentalist and Outdoor Enthusiast. Amanda is a nature-loving, energetic, and enthusiastic environmentalist who has dedicated her life to exploring and protecting Cape Town's stunning natural landscapes. She is an experienced hiker, wildlife enthusiast, and advocate for sustainable tourism.

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