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Salvationcafe

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Coffee Shop, International, Bistro, Asian fusion
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44 Stanley Avenue | Milpark, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa (Formerly Salvation Cafe)
+27 11 482 7795
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8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Hours:
Tue - Sun 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations
Description: Salvationcafe is a hidden gem in the middle of 44 Stanley; an oasis in the...
Salvationcafe is a hidden gem in the middle of 44 Stanley; an oasis in the urban jungle of Joburg; a sanctuary amidst olive and leopard trees; a must-do for visitors and locals alike; a locals favorite with international allure. Come and enjoy an award-winning breakfast, a signature lunch (one of several) and a homemade dessert like our cheesecake of which customers often say it is "the best I have ever had". We invite you to come and try for yourself and share your experience on Trip Advisor. Buon Appetito!
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  • 61
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  • 37
    Very good
  • 5
    Average
  • 0
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  • 1
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Hipster Paradise, but the food is good.

Well coiffed, good-looking patrons sitting out under the dappeled shade of trees in the courtyard. Good food, very friendly staff, and a maitre'd prepared to help make a plan to get you a table. Very highly recommended for weekend brunch. Excellent Cappuccinos.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 2, 2015
HowardRedFoxZA
via mobile
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English first
Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 NEW via mobile

Well coiffed, good-looking patrons sitting out under the dappeled shade of trees in the courtyard. Good food, very friendly staff, and a maitre'd prepared to help make a plan to get you a table. Very highly recommended for weekend brunch. Excellent Cappuccinos.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

The Salvation Cafe was one of the first restaurants I went to in Joburg, during my first visit here in 2008. I now live in Joburg and have been back to Salvation at least a dozen times. I love the atmosphere and I love the food. My only wish is that Salvation Cafe would open for dinner - breakfast and... More 

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California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We happened upon the Salvation Cafe in 44 Stanley while looking for something new for lunch. It was everything and more. Friendly welcoming service, an inspired healthy menu and if you have room for dessert you won't be disappointed. My wife and I had the Salvation Burger and the Vietnamese Chicken Salad. Both were divine. Perfectly cooked and mouthwatering at... More 

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Joburg
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101 reviews 101 reviews
78 restaurant reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

This is a great alternative place to have breakfast. It's a special setting and the ambiance of new and old works really well. For those who need early morning heat - blankets are supplied to each and every table. The choice on the breakfast menu is extensive and the quality of the food equally impressive . The service is simple... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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27 reviews 27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

You might have to wait a little while to be seat, but it is worth the Wait...Very Plain an Simple Decor but very refreshing, perfect for an early summer Breakfast. I have been there a couple of times and every time has been superb. The Breakfast Burritos are Delicious. Find it hard every time to choose something else. They have... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Tucked away in the little laneways of 44 Stanley is this little gem of a cafe. Sophisticated but not pretentious, the food on offer was simple, fresh and delightful. The wait staff were cheerful, happy and eager to please (a big call for a Sunday morning) and the atmosphere was relaxed and unrushed, perfect for a Sunday brunch. Some truly... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Tai chicken Fishcakes are divine with their own special sauce made from tomato relish... wow! Burgers good choices and followed with their American Cheese-cake!!

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Johannesburg, South Africa
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Delicious unpretentious fresh artisan type food. Sometimes lunch is just lunch which needs to be consumed so you can get on with the next thing, so it's really refreshing to go to 44 Stanley and get quick service with outstanding food ('like' gourmet burger). And when you take just a little more time to eat the lunch and taste the... More 

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Zurich, Switzerland
Top Contributor
116 reviews 116 reviews
81 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Great cafe in the heart of 44 Stanley. Super attentive service, good menu, great food. House burger was fab. Great for brunch with plenty of eggs and omelettes to choose from.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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70 reviews 70 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

This has to be one of the best restaurants in Jhb. The food is outstanding, the location is brilliant and the vibe very cool. This is truly an exceptional experience and it is the same every time you go.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 44 Stanley Avenue | Milpark, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa (Formerly Salvation Cafe)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 482 7795

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Coffee Shop, International, Bistro, Asian fusion

Description

Salvationcafe is a hidden gem in the middle of 44 Stanley; an oasis in the urban jungle of Joburg; a sanctuary amidst olive and leopard trees; a must-do for visitors and locals alike; a locals favorite with international allure. Come and enjoy an award-winning breakfast, a signature lunch (one of several) and a homemade dessert like our cheesecake of which customers often say it is "the best I have ever had". We invite you to come and try for yourself and share your experience on Trip Advisor. Buon Appetito!
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 4:00 pm

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?