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“Great for a drink but beware of ladies of the night”
Review of Caffe della salute - CLOSED

Caffe della salute
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, Grill
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Reviewed April 12, 2013

Its seems to be one of the only places on nelson mandela square where one can enjoy a late night drink but you will be approached by ladies offering various services.

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Reviewed February 20, 2013 via mobile

Really good location to meet up with someone for a drink, perhaps someone coming from the gautrain station. They stay open till late, so if you over stay into the night I recommend you share a pizza with your friends as it is by far the best on the menu.

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Thank NemZa
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Reviewed February 10, 2013 via mobile

Looking tatty. Food average and service poor. No effort needed to make the business flourish as the location guarantees brisk trade. Have coffee - it's ok - take a pic of Mandela and go. Eat elsewhere

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Thank Herbert1234
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Reviewed October 28, 2012

Caffe Della Salute is on Nelson Mandela Square, in the shadow of the statue of the great man himself. This seems to account for the very high prices and non existent service. The attraction seems to be if you can be seen by all the tourists taking photos of Nelson Mandela, then it doesn't matter if you waiter only comes around every 30 hour or so.

It is definitely the jet-setting rich who frequent the restaurant, and don't really seem to eat or drink much, just pose at their tables, like they're on a catwalk. If you love this type of thing, please visit this restaurant, but if you like good food, good service and a good setting, don't bother.

The prices are astonomical - R45 for a small pizza and I mean small that is nothing great to write home about. As mentioned, our waiter was always absent and we had to ask him to be called four times in order to replenish drinks. The price of food and drink is ridiculous and we spent over R300 on a couple of drinks and a starter platter. I was not impressed with the food either, very greasy, not seasoned and not very tasty at all. Overall, not the greatest dining experience.

If you want value for money, good food on the square, I would much rather go to Trumps!

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Thank Heidi L
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Reviewed May 12, 2014
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Thank Thibaut V
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