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“Great Breakfast Spot!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Salvationcafe

Salvationcafe
44 Stanley Avenue | Milpark, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa (Formerly Salvation Cafe)
+27 11 482 7795
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Ranked #1 of 3 Ice Cream in Johannesburg
Certificate of Excellence
Cuisines: French, Cafe, International, Fusion, Bistro
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Dining options: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Reservations
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!
Johannesburg
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Great Breakfast Spot!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

Although the standard has somewhat diminished slightly since i started going to Salvation Cafe a year ago, the quality has merely shifted from Fantastic/Excellent to Great.

Go for an early breakfast to avoid being on put on the waiting list, grab a freshly squeezed juice and enjoy the egg bennies.
You'll love it.

After breakfast, take a sneaky turn into Bean There coffee shop (around the corner) and grab a coffee to go.

Visited October 2012
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Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Traditional) first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • Portuguese first
  • Any
English first
Joburg
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Best brunch / lunch spot in Joburg”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

Outdoors in the 44 Stanley complex in Milpark (near univeristies and Melville) this has consistently great food and laid-back atmosphere

Visited December 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Delightful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Salvation Cafe remains one of our best discoveries yet. Food is fab, the service great. I'm happy to give it my vote of the best baked cheese cake this side of the equator!

Visited November 2012
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Lunch to salivate for...”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2012

Late lunch for two at Salvation easily lived up to all the positive hype this popular eatery has garnered. The blended Salvation juices were a refreshing choice. Free-range chicken wrap with additional haloumi cheese as well as the asian inspired tempura calamari are recommended as ideal light lunch options. Good value for money to be found in the fresh ingredients and well executed cooking. A particularly well presented asian greens salad a true highlight. Service was efficient, yet somehow impersonal, with the particular waiter perhaps anticipating the end of day a little too obviously. Still, highly recommended in the personality-rich 44 Stanley space.

    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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3 reviews
“Salvation cafe for best breakfast in Johannesburg”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2012

These guys love food, and have a passion for quality and simple food made elegantly! They never disappoint. Setting is in Jo'burg's best kept secret - 44 Stanley. Try the Spanish omelette for breakfast or the fish cakes for lunch... Very very good! Coffee is a testimony to their investment in delivering the best. We owe them a big thank you!

  • Visited November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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