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Karoo Cafe

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C/O Lynnwood and Albeth | The Willows, Pretoria 0041, South Africa
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Sun 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Mon - Fri 7:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The food was excellent. The chicken livers were fantastic The pasta was a bit overly cooked but good The service was extremely bad, you had to call the waiters to be served I will still go back, because the food was good My first time experiance Thank you

Thank Danilla W
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Had great coffee and cake with friends. Staff friendly and dealt with a complaint with charm and kept my friend happy. Love the ambience and it is a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Thank Trip180730
Pretoria, South Africa
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103 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've eaten at Karoo Cafe a couple of times and I've always had a pleasant experience. The food is great and the atmosphere is interesting. The service could definitely be better - I've always had slow service here.

Thank Ryno v
Pretoria, South Africa
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50 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Karoo Café for brunch on Saturday morning. It is a bit expensive but the food was fantastic as usual but unfortunately the service did not match. We struggled to find a waiter's attention and had to ask more than once for the same thing. This is really sad since the food was really very good. My hubby... More 

Thank Nbcamping
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2016 via mobile

Was quite dissapointed today. We waited for more than an hour for our breakfast during which the waiter did not come to us once to ask if we would like more drinks. When our food arrived it was cold and sad to say not up to the standard that the Café is known for. I also felt a bit cheated... More 

Thank Louelle R
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143 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2016

Once again we enjoyed good meals at this quirky restaurant. One problem: one of our party ordered well-done T-bone steak, it was rare. The second time round it was OK. Ambience is good, service reasonable.

Thank Erwin M
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66 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016 via mobile

Great food and really friendly staff. Chilled atmosphere that never tries to hurry you along. Food is top notch, have been a couple times and never disappointed

Thank BrettMS
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

We didn't get to eating but the restaurant was very dusty and untidy. The worst part was they burn incense all over the place, even on tables - according to the waitress "to keep the flies out"

Thank marciab639
Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa
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26 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

This is a very different/alternative restaurant but the food is fabulous and the atmosphere is something new.

Thank Antoinette E
Pretoria, South Africa
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63 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

I have come here MANY times. I love the atmosphere and I love the food. I have been here for breakfast and lunch and every time have enjoyed it very much. Service can be slow though, but if you are here with friends, it doesn't matter so much. Just don't come starved as I say the service is slow

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Open Hours
8:00 am - 3:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
7:00 am - 9:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: C/O Lynnwood and Albeth | The Willows, Pretoria 0041, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: 0128076063

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?