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“Bland breakfast”
Review of News Cafe Rivonia

News Cafe Rivonia
Ranked #531 of 1,302 Restaurants in Johannesburg
Price range: $5 - $15
Cuisines: Contemporary, International, Healthy
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Good for: Bar scene
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast
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.
Reviewed February 5, 2014

I ordered a "bacon, cheddar cheese and mushroom omelette". It arrived on a plate with two pieces o brown toast. That is it. No garnish. Omelette itself was bland - not even the filling nor the egg mixture had been seasoned. Fortunately I got some Tobasco to spice things up a bit.

Music at 07h00 is too loud for a cafe and staff shout at each over to be heard. i guess the place is good for dinks and a snack after work, but not for breakfast.

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Reviewed December 16, 2013

Had a fantastic time at News Rivonia. Went with a group of guys and had such a lekker time. We had ice cold drafts and then some great whisky. The service was attentive and quick.

We loved the platters - they were excellent! Just snacked away and drank for hours. The owner, Gerry, walks around and chats to people - not often that you see this.

Keep it up Rivonia.

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1  Thank Devon P
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

A great spot for watching sport while enjoying an ice cold draft beer. The snack baskets are very good.

1  Thank Bertram M
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Reviewed October 18, 2013

This is a very nice restaurant and is in a great location. It sits on a hill above the shopping center and has a great vibe. Great for lunch or an evening meeting after work.

1  Thank JayPorter
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Reviewed October 11, 2013

We had great cocktails out on the patio while listening to live music. The waiter was friendly and quick. The whole patio feel adds life to Rivonia - very nice.

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1  Thank Alice L
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