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Indaba Book Cafe

92 Josiah Tongogara Avenue | Corner 9th Avenue, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
+263 9 670 68
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Overview
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good29%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pies” (4 reviews)
“chicken salad” (2 reviews)
“cake” (4 reviews)
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Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
92 Josiah Tongogara Avenue | Corner 9th Avenue, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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1 - 10 of 143 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly personnel and they even give you the honest usd prices! They do not charge you usd for their Bond prices. The food was delicious! We came back twice in 24 hours time! Def recommend it!

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alexandra V
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for the recommendation! We really appreciate it when patrons take their time to write a review! Keeps us reaching forwards. Kindest regards and hope to see you back at Indaba again soon! robyn and team

Reviewed December 5, 2018

Still the best after many years. Great food. Very friendly staff. Modern interior. In the centre of the city.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank albertny123
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Hi Albert, Thank you so much for such a lovely reviews! We hope that you visit again soon! Much love Robyn and Kimba

Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

Really nice and helpful people, great coffee and a good selection of books to read. The food was really good to, defenitely recommendable going to Bulawayo!

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 661thijsd
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Hi Thijs, Thank you for the review, we are so glad that you had a good experience we hope to see you again soon! REgards the Indaba team

Reviewed November 21, 2018 via mobile

Amazing breakfast treats with varied menus to cater for every diet. On a visit to Bulawayo I popped on for breakfast and I recommend Indaba Book Cafe to every discerning diner. Not to mention the books also.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Max N
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 25, 2018

Dear Max Thank you for the review! We are so happy that you enjoyed your breakfast! We look forward to seeing you again in the future Best regards The Indaba team

Reviewed November 7, 2018

The cappuccinos are to die for! Environment is great, love the burnt orange walls and cast iron chairs

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Tinashe T
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Hi Tinashe, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. Its you our wonderful customers who keep us inspired to keep doing what we do. Kind regards The Indaba team x

Reviewed November 6, 2018

The atmosphere is woow.very peaceful and an ideal place to dine and relax.The cakes are nice.The waiters are very friendly and welcoming.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank thembinkosicaroline
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Dear Thembinkosicaroline Thank you for taking the time to review Indaba, we are so very happy that you had a "Woow" experience from the atmosphere to the cakes to our waiters! We do what we do for lovely patrons like you. We hope to see...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

This little restaurant has great food, a great atmosphere, good WiFi which is complimentary and charging ports for phones! The service is great and the prices are reasonable as well. Love it

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Belia11
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Hi Belia11 Thank you for taking the time to review Indaba, we are so glad that you had a good time here and we hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Robyn

Reviewed September 10, 2018

The place is strategically located within the city centre baway from the hassles of the city centre. Its ideal for refreshing meals and their standards are above board. I would recommend this place for nice meals.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank busani19
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Dear Busani Thank you for taking the time to review Indaba, and for recommending us. We hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed September 2, 2018

Enjoyed our lunch at Indaba Book Cafe. The atmosphere is relaxed and friendly. The service was brilliant, going beyond just serving food and drinks. I'd asked where I could by something and the team went out of their way to find out. A huge choice...More

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank Hannah75
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hi Hannah, Thank you for the lovely review! We are so glad that you had the best time, it really warms our heart! And the fact that you enjoyed the paleo stack. We are hopefully going to put some yummy meals on that are more...More

Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We found ourselves in Bulawayo while transiting between stops and saw this place in our LP guide. Worth the wondering in the streets to find it. The waiting staff were attentive and the menu had many things that were worth trying. I had a carrot...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank tonderaii
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Hi Tonderai, Wow, thank you for the wonderful review and we are glad you enjoyed the Hummingbird cake so much that you came back for seconds! We hope you had safe travels onwards. Kindest regards Robyn and the Indaba team

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mshake9ri
March 18, 2017|
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Response from Kimba B | Property representative |
Yes. Indaba does make lattes :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
$4 - $12
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 92 Josiah Tongogara Avenue | Corner 9th Avenue, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
  • Location: Africa  >  Zimbabwe  >  Bulawayo Province  >  Bulawayo
  • Phone Number: +263 9 670 68
  • E-mail
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