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C/O Lynnwood and Albeth | The Willows, Pretoria 0041, South Africa
0128076063
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Today
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Dining options: Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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  • 8
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
    Poor
  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Nice to go there, but had a disappointing experience

Been there a few times: first time was excellent. Second time wasn't as great as the first, third time was disappointing.

3 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
PatBosman
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Pretoria, South Africa
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South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

First visit today and won't be my last. Being a native of the Karoo the name lured us in. Very cosy and a wonderful atmosphere. The food was good and the coffee excellent. I look forward to my next visit.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

Been there a few times: first time was excellent. Second time wasn't as great as the first, third time was disappointing.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

We had an opportunity to visit Karoo Café last Saturday.It was a fairly cold day and after spending some time at the Terra Madre Deli learning about fermented veggies and afterword's browsing through the "Silverwoord" Antiques table shop (both a must visit) we were called by the smell of freshly grounded coffee smells coming from a building looking like a... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

This place, i am sorry, but it is gross. The fact that there are these enormous great danes just wandering about is horrible. Those couches for them are so hairy and disgusting. The food is just an attempt at something over the top. Never will i go there again. Rather visit a Nando's or Subway.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Great atmosphere. Good food. Experienced bad service. Some waiters seem uneducated. Explained to the one waiter that I received no service. She just stared at me.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Great atmosphere and setting. A lot of attention to detail and a well thought out yummy menu. I had the pumpkin fritters with brie, bacon and cranberry, stacked in a tower of delight, very impressive plating for breakfast. My friend ordered the hot chocolate which came with steamed milk and artisan Belgian chocolate block on a stick, melting away as... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

My 88yr old mom and I arrived without a booking at 09h50 and enquired about a seating possibility. We were told that we would have to wait for a while. We were grateful for this prospect and agreed to wait.We finally got a table at 11h00, placed our orders by 11h10. That's when all service stopped and we were given... More 

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Benoni
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The eclectic ambiance and the unusual dishes, such a contrast from the norm. Most relaxing atmosphere and a place to add to your bucket list.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Stopped by here for some breakfast which was really great. Smaller menu which means they can focus on all dishes being great and not try and make hundreds of dishes poorly. Coffee selection is great, as you can choose origin, strength and any flavours. Service was a bit sloppy and slow which gets irritating when you want to get the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

We went to lunch and although it was almost supper time, we could still order from the lunch menu. They had many specials for the evening, but I ordered their Silver Back beer. My companion had their home made lemonade which he liked a lot. The meat platter was an absolute delight. They served a variety of bread, all freshly... More 

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Additional Information about Karoo Cafe

Address: C/O Lynnwood and Albeth | The Willows, Pretoria 0041, South Africa
Phone Number: 0128076063
Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
Open Hours:
Sunday 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Cuisine: African

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: C/O Lynnwood and Albeth | The Willows, Pretoria 0041, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: 0128076063

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: African
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Monday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 6:00 pm

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