Café45 is a vibey, coffee shop where delicious light meals are the order of the day since it’s launch in April 2010. The purpose: To create an opportunity for Blind and Visually Impaired Persons to acquire and develop skills for the hospitality industry. The hospitality industry offers Blind and Visually Impaired Persons access to a wide range of skills that are attainable for blind and visually impaired individuals.

Contact: Alvin Fredericks cafe45@ctsb.co.za

Visit our showroom at the CTSB in Salt River, Cape Town.

Our handcrafted range of cane furniture and crafts are available for your viewing pleasure. Together with our knowledgeable sales team and hands on approach you are sure to find exactly what you are looking for. All items crafted by our talented Blind and Visually Impaired artisans.

Monday to Thursday: 08h00 until 16h30
Friday: 08h00 until 15h00 (excluding public holidays)

OPEN ON THE LAST SATURDAY OF EVERY MONTH (excluding long weekends)

Training Centre
Training, Hiring or Conference information please contact:
Sandra Dreyer at: 021 448 4302 / sandra@ctsb.org.za

Our Training Centre situated at CTSB in Salt River has equipped facilities together with two computer / media rooms. We accommodate up to 60 learners daily. The Training Centre is available for hire. Suitable seating and presentation facilities make it conducive for presentations and conferences. Café 45 provides catering services.

Venue Hire
Why not consider the CTSB for your next function? Our versatile venue hire services offer everything you need, from seating and equipment, to catering.

We are centrally located in Salt River Café 45 and can include anything from finger snacks and light refreshments, to full hot meals.

We have three venues available for hire namely:
Bowen Room
Ground level, air-conditioned, seats up to 50 people.


  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Projection Screen

Price: R250 per hour, R1 000 per day (Monday to Friday)

Albertyn Room
First floor, air-conditioned, seats up to 100 people


  • Tables
  • Chairs
  • Projection Screen
  • Audio Equipment
  • Data Projector
  • Computer

Price: R280 per hour, R1 500 per day (Monday to Friday)

To enquire or book, please contact Elize Marais on 021 448 4302.

Free wifi offered to patrons supporting Café 45, showroom and those renting venues.


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