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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%
Travelers talk about
“pies” (4 reviews)
“chicken salad” (2 reviews)
“in town” (12 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Food
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Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
92 Josiah Tongogara Avenue | Corner 9th Avenue, Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
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1 - 10 of 139 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Tinashe T
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank thembinkosicaroline
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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

Thank Belia11
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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.

Thank Busani S
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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

1  Thank Tonderai I
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

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

I had a great time though the food took some time to come but it was worth the wait. Their hot chocolate my kids loved it.More

Thank kevin k
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Dear Kevin, Thank you for the review! I hope that a valid explanation was given for your food taking some time, but we are glad that you enjoyed it none the less! We hope to see you and your kids again for more hot chocolate....More

Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Good food. Though few waiters. Quiet good place to eat. Loved the hot chocolate and the wifi is fast.

Thank Josephine K
ROBYN B, Manager at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 29, 2018

HI Josephine thank you for your review! We hope to see you again for another hot chocolate. Kind regards Robyn. x

Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

The best cafe to have your morning coffee and breakfast in Bulawayo. Excellent service and the food + coffee are amazing. The staff are very friendly and helpful. An all round fantastic place to eat and have a coffee. I highly recommend Indaba

1  Thank antglenwilliamson
ROBYN B, Owner at Indaba Book Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2018

Hi Anthony! Thank you so much for the review! We are so delighted that you recommend Indaba! We hope to see you again! Kind regards Robyn

Reviewed August 20, 2018

This is a very quiet reading environment recommended to anyone who is doing research as you will find good reference books that will assist in doing research

1  Thank rexfordm2017
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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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mshake9ri
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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, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Kids, Business meetings, Families with children
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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