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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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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Late Night

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 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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Pretoria, South Africa
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92 reviews 92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

I have refrained from going here for 2 years as i believed it was overrated and they overcharged on sub-standard food... and absolutely nothing has changed. We had 10 different waiters, and they kept bringing us random stuff like a bowl of spinach, yet we haven't ordered food yet. Later they brought us 2 burgers, even though we were 4... More 

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Pretoria
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93 reviews 93 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

I have previously looked forward to a visit to the Baobab Restaurant, but that has changed and I doubt that they will see my money again after the overall disappointing experience we had when my wife and I went to celebrate our wedding anniversary with what was meant to be a special dinner. The only positive was our waiter, Gift,... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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93 reviews 93 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

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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51 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 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
16 helpful votes 16 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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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 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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5 restaurant reviews
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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
6 helpful votes 6 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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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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