Gangstar Café | A business with a purpose

Gangstar Café is a social enterprise of The Message Trust, an organisation focused on uplifting at risk youth across the Western Cape.

Gangstar Café is not an ordinary coffee shop; it’s a business with the purpose of making a long term social impact whilst providing premium café and venue services to it’s customers.  

Gangstar café provides employment, hands-on training and support to ex-offenders and youth who want to leave gangsterism and crime.

Mobile Underconstruction

Please note, our mobile site is currently under construction. Need some Gangstar info? Just contact us directly in the meanwhile:

Single Origin, Brazilian Coffee

Our single origin coffee is roasted in small batches specifically for Gangstar Café, ensuring a freshly roasted bean every time. You don’t have to wait to try it, why not order a bag of beans for your own home brewing!

What we do


  • Relaxing atmosphere · Best coffee · Loyalty card

    I love this place. Great coffee and friendly service! I have enjoyed getting to know the baristas and hearing their incredible stories of transformation!

    Candice Sumner
  • Free Wi-Fi · Expert baristas

    I will support them again, it’s a worthy cause and business that is there for the advancement of God’s Kingdom. Great atmosphere and friendly staff.

    Peter Blankenberg
  • Best coffee · Convenient location

    This place is absolutely awesome! Staff are so friendly and their stories are remarkable of how they have changed their lives!
    Coffee is to die for!!!
    I would definitely recommend this cafe to everyone!
    Thanks Thembinkosi and Shepherd!

    Maddy Turner