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“In the heart of Pretoria!”
Review of Cafe Riche

Cafe Riche
Ranked #135 of 754 Restaurants in Pretoria
Cuisines: International
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Reviewed May 7, 2014

Situated on Church Square this lovely, warm cafe was established in 1904. It reminded me of little cosy cafe in Paris or Madrid. The serve great meals on the ambiance of the cafe was great. The cafe is divided into smaller rooms which makes it even more intimate.
The coffee and cake was delicious and one did not know what to choose. The guests next to us enjoyed a healthy home cooked meal. After a walk about around Church Square this is the ideal place to stop and have something to eat and drink.
There are also historical photos of Church Square and Pretoria round 1989 which makes it very interesting too!
The hosts were very friendly and the serving staff also knowledgeable what is on the menu. A lovely cafe to visit!

Thank BellaPretoria
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Reviewed November 29, 2013

Situated on historic church square this little restaurant was established in 1904, 107 years ago!! Good place to relax after a stroll around the squre

Thank Ted S
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Reviewed September 30, 2013

This is an old fashioned (all original) cafe that has a pleasant and amiable feel. I popped in for a drink and stayed for two hours, enjoying the coffee and snacks. The cafe is on a corner of the main square in Pretoria and if you have the right seat then it's an interesting view. I didn't have wi-fi in my hotel, so the cafe proved to be useful for catching up with e-mails etc. The owner and staff were a pleasure to talk to and the clientele during my visit were predominantly locals and clearly repeat customers that know a good thing.

Thank DM212
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Reviewed September 23, 2013

this is the one & only proper cafe in whole Pretoria. Set in a old and historic building facing the main squere. Reminds old paris cafes and serves great caffe,healthy breakfast and international meals (I only had breakfast).
The place is big but divided to smaller rooms - all of them are cosy and enjoyable. Bar area is the most lively and gives you a chance to watch street life of Pretoria.
Lovely owner has lots of stories to tell and makes your visit more pleasant.
This short breakfast visit in Cafe Riche made my day and reaffirmed faith that fastfood and takeaway restaurants have not take over this city yet!
That is the place you can not miss.

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3  Thank very-sunny
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Reviewed July 17, 2013

Fantastic coffee. Friendly hosts. Great service and location. Well worth the visit in Church Square.

Thank Dogberry1258
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