Oven-fresh delights in Lynnwood

Private Property South Africa
Lindy Barry

Vovo Telo in Lynnwood Bridge creates tantalising artisanal bakery fare to intrigue your taste buds.

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Vovo Telo is a charming cafe situated in Lynnwood Bridge shopping centre. It opened in 2011 and specialises in artisanal bakery fare. The aroma of freshly baked goods from this bakery and the sight breads and pastries of various shapes, types and sizes entice you into this buzzing eatery.

Large chandeliers, framed pictures, Paul Kruger-themed decor, antique tables and bags of stone-ground flour create an eclectic atmosphere in this character-filled cafe. Pick up breads, pastries, tarts and cakes fresh from the oven, or stay to enjoy a relaxing breakfast or light lunch under the umbrellas outside as you listen to jazz and blues music at this comfortable cafe.

The bakery fare at Vovo Telo is baked daily with the finest fresh ingredients using stone-ground flour, traditional artisanal techniques and no preservatives. The bakery also caters for the health-conscious with Banting, gluten-free and low-carb delicacies available including gluten-free coconut bread, 100% rye bread and gluten-free corn bread.

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From Karoo olives to boerenkaas and farm-fresh produce, Vovo Telo uses the best ingredients and supports producers who share a love of quality food made with integrity. The menu has plenty to choose from, such as the Banting breakfast (which includes eggs, bacon, roasted rosa tomatoes, avocado, Danish feta, rocket and Banting bread), and the artisan bread sarmie with honey mustard chicken, avocado, rocket and tomato on panini.

Indulge in baked goods including gluten-free orange-and-rosemary cupcakes, cheese straws, strawberry tart, spinach-and-feta pastries or gluten-free carrot cake. Wash it all down with a melon goji-flavoured Toni Glass Ice Tea or a fresh carrot or pineapple fruit juice with mint or ginger.

The ingredients used in the meals and baked goods at Vovo Telo complement each other wonderfully and will leave you feeling satisfied. The passion for food and baking is evident in the beautiful presentation and delicious taste of the menu items as well as the friendly, helpful waiters.

This beautifully decorated cafe is the perfect venue for a casual business lunch, baby shower or ladies’ tea. Visit Vovo Telo Lynnwood Bridge to enjoy a nutritious meal and pick up a few breads and pastries fresh out of the oven as well as a bag of the renowned Vovo Telo coffee on the way out.

See for yourself

Vovo Telo Lynnwood Bridge

012 348 0890


This article originally appeared in Neighbourhood, Sunday Times.

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