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“excellent”
Review of News Cafe Rivonia

News Cafe Rivonia
Ranked #630 of 1,219 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Contemporary, International, Healthy
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Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night
Description: News Cafe is a high street cafe, award-winning cocktail bar and entertainment venue that offer's a unique, relaxed and entertaining dining experience. The premium menu choices and overall experience has been created by a professional team, who are dedicated to giving our guests a little more than they expect. News Cafe - it's relevant, it's aspirational, it's exciting and it's about the vibe.
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
“excellent”
Reviewed July 17, 2012

great staff, very helpful, understanding and good atmosphere:)

Visited July 2012
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Thank Levania N
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65 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Any
English first
Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“good for post-work cocktails”
Reviewed June 22, 2012

Cute area. Nice terrace but congested and noisy. Food not great, service very slow.

Visited June 2012
Helpful?
Thank Suzette-Jhb
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Melbourne, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
64 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Cheerful service, nice meal.”
Reviewed June 20, 2012

This cafe serves good, reasonably priced meals. It is a lively place and the service was quick and friendly.

Visited March 2012
Helpful?
Thank Hillingdale
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Average”
Reviewed June 1, 2012

The area is dingy, the cafe is dingy and the people are dingy. Not the best place to go

Visited February 2012
Helpful?
Thank melissazwaneveld
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Johannesburg, South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
212 reviews
74 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“Missable”
Reviewed March 28, 2012

Occasionally we are in Rivonia around lunch time and have little choice but to go to News Cafe. When will we ever learn? The service is so consistently slow that it appears to be policy. One of the dishes I enjoyed on one occasion was totally different and completely ordinary the next time. Having put my feelings into writing, I realise that the 'average' rating was generous.

Visited August 2011
Helpful?
Thank wwandrag
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