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Baobab Cafe

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African, Seafood, Sushi, Grill
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Atterbury Road, Pretoria, South Africa
27 12 368 1003
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  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
great

Don't know why people would say this is dirty. it was awesome. good food. one little mistake was that they almost forgot my plate :) but service for the rest is very good, very friendly staff and a very beautiful place !

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 10, 2015
Yirra
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Belsele
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  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Late Night
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Pretoria, South Africa
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90 reviews 90 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

From the service to the food and the décor - everything was great! We went on a weekday night without booking. The restaurant was busy but we got a lovely table. All the food and cocktails were well presented and delicious and the service helpful and the waiter well trained. Excellent value for money. We will be back!

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Belsele
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50 restaurant reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

Don't know why people would say this is dirty. it was awesome. good food. one little mistake was that they almost forgot my plate :) but service for the rest is very good, very friendly staff and a very beautiful place !

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I drove 50km to eat Paplova. No paplova but ice cream fruit salad. No way to explain to staff what they advertise and serve do not match.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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59 reviews 59 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

So this lovely restaurant is tucked away in Menlyn mall. Knowing the type of restaurants that Menlyns boasts, you wouldn't expect this place to be as good as they are. The decor is primal and rustic sort of charm. Welcoming staff. The menu is vast but simple enough to make a decision without "calling a friend". What made me jump... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Front of house is fast and friendly , they have really good cocktails and the portions are bigger than you would normally pay for in other establishments.

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Pretoria, South Africa
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I'm telling you; dont ever go to this restaurant!!!! Its dirty, and the service is unbelievably disgraceful!!!!!!!!!!!!! I do not recommend at all!! in fact, i recommend that you dont go anywhere near!! We were celebrating a birthday party and it was terrible and I feel very sorry for the hosts/birthdaygirl. The food was average however it took 2 hours... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

Very good quality food at slightly expensive prices. The ambiance is also great. Music a little too loud

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Wilderness, South Africa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Everything is recommendable! Food is best in Menlyn! Service is 5 star! Highly recommendable! ❤️❤️❤️

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Pretoria, South Africa
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35 reviews 35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

A.M.A.Z.I.N.G. food, great service, romantic atmosphere and easily accessible from every corner of Pretoria East. You won't be disappointing.Try the Sweet Chili Chicken, we have it every time.

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Situated in Pretoria's largest shopping centre, Menlyn, the surroundings can hardly be accused of possessing an inviting or exciting ambience. Perhaps this is why the establishment is dimly lit. While it may contribute to atmosphere, the menus are somewhat difficult to read. The menu caters for a wide variety of tastes. The food is well presented, tasty and the portions... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Atterbury Road, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: 27 12 368 1003

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 5 - 10
  • Cuisine: African, Seafood, Sushi, Grill

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