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Equatorial Cafe

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Riverwalk Mall, Village, Gaborone, Botswana
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7:00 am - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good food and service with a smile

had a meal here, the food was good, the ingredients fresh and well prepared and above all the service was absolutely with a smile. Will recommend this place and would come again when next in Gaborone

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 1, 2014
MVy_13
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Singapore, Singapore
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Gaborone, Botswana
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The restaurant is efficiently run with executable service standards. They will deliver the orde within the promised time duration. Quite frequently I will ask for a substitute of something in the standard menu and the manager has always obliged. They serve succulent meat / salad wraps and the taste of the Cajun cuisine is exceptional. Be prepared not to find... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

had a meal here, the food was good, the ingredients fresh and well prepared and above all the service was absolutely with a smile. Will recommend this place and would come again when next in Gaborone

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

very poor coffee, greasy breakfast. Lunch food looks better. Always packed as there are very few "coffee" shops in Gaborone. Good for a meeting or catch up with a friend while doing your grocery shopping.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

Im from Bots and live in Perth, Australia. And Equitorial coffee is 1 of the best even comparing internationally! The people who commented hating the coffee simply do not like it because they have not developed a taste for it. That is where you get the best latte! Here in Aussie the latte is so bitter! Its a question of... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

The food and beverage here is really not that enjoyable. I once ordered an ice coffee, which took over half an hour to arrive and all it was was coffee in a glass with ice.... it was still hot -_- The food is average too and overpriced for what you get, service is average but be prepared to wait a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

The coffee's good, the food perfectly fine, but nothing exciting. My only real criticism is that the service can be slow, particularly when it comes to subsequent orders like a second coffee. A good location for meetings.

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Gaborone, Botswana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

Love the burgers!!! And the lemonade is gorgeous. Salad is good, but sometimes some of the meat in some salads can be a bit salty.

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Francistown, Botswana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012

Yes, it is a coffee shop located at the entrance to a popular shopping center. Nothing remarkable.

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Gaborone, Botswana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2012

Good service. Excellent coffees. Reasonable prices

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2012

Popular with ExPats located in Riverwalk Mall on the Tlokweng Road. Service was quite slow (not unusual in Gaborone). Smoothie was very fake tasting (Crusha style). I had an OK beef wrap. A little expensive for what you get. The service is a bit of a lottery depending on where you sit and if other customers get in first!

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Riverwalk Mall, Village, Gaborone, Botswana
  • Location: Africa  >  Botswana  >  South-East District  >  Gaborone
Open Hours
Sunday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm
Saturday
7:00 am - 10:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?