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“Fantastic burgers and toasties” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Basic Bistro

Basic Bistro
31 Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 883 3629 ‎
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Ranked #25 of 175 Restaurants in Stellenbosch
Cuisines: African, Hamburgers, Malaysian, Seafood, Steakhouse
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
St. Albans, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Fantastic burgers and toasties”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

We dropped in for Lunch and sat outside burgers are huge and the toasties were delicious. Each meal had home made crisps drizzled with balsamic glaze and were yummy too, highly recommend

Visited September 2014
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Durban, South Africa
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Does it get better”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Can't say much more than the service service food food atmosphere atmosphere cannot be mentioned enough for how good it is. , absolutely brilliant thank you

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Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
“A family favourite”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The Basic Bistro has been a favourite of ours for some time. Students, tourists, locals, businessmen, families - everyone loves this place because it never disappoints. The main restaurant is quite small and cosy but there are tables outside also. My favourite is their chicken and veg curry but our son loves their famous burgers and my husband likes the steak. It is a true bistro menu with something for everyone. The house wine is a bargain at R76 per bottle. You can enjoy a hearty supper with wine without breaking the bank or melting the credit card. Service is friendly and we always book to make sure we are not disappointed as this is a very popular venue!

  • Visited July 2014
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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“Best burgers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

Basic Bistro serve the best burgers in Stellenbosch, maybe even Cape Town. They are not afraid to try something new, blending flavors.

Service is good and the menu is varied enough to cater for all.

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Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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“Delicious food”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

The food here is always delicious, have never been disappointed! Whatever I've ever had ( and tasted from my dining companions)has always been yummy with some unusual combinations. There's been nothing to dislike.

Visited August 2014
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