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Bedford centre | Smith st, Germiston, South Africa
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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155 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

Europa franchise generally is wonderful. The Hermanus Europa is fantastic, but this one is terrible. The waiters are useless and they all just stand around talking instead of assisting the patrons. The food overall is good when you get it and the coffee is wonderful. I just wish the owners would train their staff better.

Thank Dianne R
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55 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

AVOID!!!!. Can't review anything because I am still waiting for my esspresso. Its a blight on the other Europa's. Kevin better close it down before it ruins the good name of Famous Brands.

Thank chutzpah44
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23 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Unfortunately Europa is not one of the better establishments. Awful coffee. Mediocre food. Would be better to replace it with a Mugg & Bean.

Thank isobeld617
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013 via mobile

On Thursday arrived and advised waiter I'm here for quick coffee and desert. Had 2 friends meeting me. The waiters stand half brain dead. They cannot see that I'm waiving hand for their attention for service. Then had to wait what felt for ages for dessert I ordered to arrive. I then said ifb it's not ready just give me... More 

Thank anotherlash
Johannesburg, South Africa
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44 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

We were frequent patrons of Europa Bedford Center. I stress , were, our last visit resulted in ice cold pizzas being served even though it was 11 am and not very busy. The manager was trying to find an excuse and was rather irratating in his approach. We eventually received hot pizzas also on a hot plate but the damage... More 

Thank Stuart f
Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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91 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

Good cup of coffee. Average fare. Staff and service somewhat below par. They do offer free wifi. Situated in the middle of noisy mall walking area.

Thank Debbie W
Johannesburg, South Africa
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69 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Perfect for a relaxed breakfast or light dining.Fast,helpful waiters. Next door to a movie theatre,high end shops and movies etc.

Thank JoziTMan
Johannesburg, South Africa
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118 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

Cafe Europa is one of the better places in Bedford Centre to get a quick meal. The Fish and Chips was very good and my wife's wrap was also very good. A bit noisey but very good food and service

Thank wearnek
Somerset West, South Africa
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91 reviews
68 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2012

There are many Europa franchises in Johannesburg, and I have had good service at most of them, but the one in Village Walk was appaling. The service was atroscious, the food was raw chicken (I didn't eat it) and they got my order wrong twice! This is certainly the worst restaurant experience I have had in Johannesburg. I would not... More 

Thank Heidi L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Cafe, Greek
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bedford centre | Smith st, Germiston, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Germiston
Found in Bedford Centre Mall Bedfordview East of Johannesburg

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