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Baobab Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
African, Sushi, Grill
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Atterbury Road | Shop UF 53-55, Menlyn Shopping Centre, Corner Lois Avenue, Pretoria 0063, South Africa
+27 12 368 1003
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Mon - Thu 10:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri 10:30 am - 11:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went there on a Friday evening. Over busy but the lady working there to show people their places, really worked wonders ! we had a nice place and only had to wait less then 5 minutes for it.All worth it. excellent food, good portions, service with a smile.

Thank Yirra
Maputo, Mozambique
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant is located inside the Menlyn Mall and is one of the few that provides more of a intimate ambience as opposed to the 'chain' restaurants in the building. The menu is extensive, with the addition of south african dishes. Portions were very large, i had sushi though it was average and more on the smaller side - nothing... More 

Thank Nix_Mpt
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you want a quick or relaxed dinner this place is good for it. Staff is friendly and the service is good. Prices are mid range and you feel you are getting value for money. Food has always ben well prepared and only once had to send a salad back which had green peppers in- we asked for no peppers.... More 

Thank michaelPretoria
Leeming, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 29, 2016

We were taken there by local friends and enjoyed the menu, food quality & service. The setting is very good.

Thank wanderer6149
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60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

Our first meal in Pretoria, and it didn't disappoint. I had steak (cooked medium) and prawns, and my husband had a burger (cooked well-done). We had an appetizer of nachos and we also enjoyed two different cocktails. Everything was delicious, served fast and hot, and in a wonderful atmosphere. My only regret is that we were too full for dessert... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016 via mobile

Great vibe. Nice decor. Friendly staff(waiters). Excellent Service. Delicious food. Great for couples.

Thank Liza O
South Africa
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31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2016

Truly a wonderful restaurant, the food portions are a good size, the ambience is rustic and romantic, the service was really great! Their food quality is brilliant and their presentation is good as well. I loved their Boabab sunset cocktail, it was a big proper size! We would recommend this restaurant for couples and friends.

Thank MusingExplorers
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

I've been here a couple of times this year because I can't get enough of their "Bacon, Avo and Cashew Nut Salad"(I'm drooling as I write this haha). They serve great drinks and have a decent selection of wines. I've also had their sushi (not a sushi fan in general though), oxtail, tempura prawns, chicken livers and their cheesecake (ugh,... More 

Thank Belinda M
Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 5, 2016

African cuisine Food wel prepared ,waiters very friendly good wine and nice atmosphere . The deserts are my wives favourites on the menu.

Thank Pieter F
Waldorf, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Food was like melting in your mouth! Very nice decor, you have the option to sit by the patio overlooking outside. Smoking is allowed by that end. Restaurant is huge and would be nice venue for a birthday party or any other large gathering.

Thank Kiana T

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$5 - $10
African, Sushi, Grill
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Scenic view, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 10:30 pm
10:30 am - 11:00 pm
10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Atterbury Road | Shop UF 53-55, Menlyn Shopping Centre, Corner Lois Avenue, Pretoria 0063, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Pretoria
  • Phone Number: +27 12 368 1003

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?