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“Simply delicious.”

Carlton Cafe Delicious
Ranked #4 of 11 Dessert in Pretoria
Price range: $3 - $9
Cuisines: Delicatessen, Cafe, Fusion
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast
Description: Carlton Cafe is a daytime eatery and coffee shop + Delicious The Food Shop stocks delicatessen fare, take-aways and speciality ingredients.
Pretoria
Level 4 Contributor
40 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“Simply delicious.”
Reviewed May 15, 2014

A perfect place to meet your friends for breakfast, brunch or lunch. The quality of the food is superb and a stylish presentation. It has an extensive menu. The scrumptious cakes and pastries are worth trying. They serve great coffee. It is always very busy, it is best to make a reservation. They also have freshly baked bread. A great cafe in Menlo Park.

Visited March 2014
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johannesburg
Level 6 Contributor
78 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
“Awesome little spot, excellent food !!!!!!!!!”
Reviewed April 17, 2014

Came across this little restaurant unexpectedly. I was impressed by the menu and quality of food. Every element on the menu was creative and inspiring and had been thoughtfully put together. From the ginger beer with chilli flakes to the lamb spring rolls on puree aubergine and mint. I will definitely make a stop by Cafe Delicious. The only thing I can criticise is our waiter, although very helpful he had no knowledge of what the meals were served with, the steak dish was simply steak, no knowledge on any sides. He also didn’t know what was on the specials board, after reading it and coming back all he could tell us is there was pork, steak ect.

  • Visited April 2014
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Simply delighted ”
Reviewed March 9, 2014 via mobile

I love this little coffee shop. It's the perfect place to meet friends for a quick coffee and scrumptious sweet treats.

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1 Thank Eva R
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Old east's best kept little secret”
Reviewed February 22, 2014 via mobile

Nice! With a bit of spice. Fancy food, different but unique presentation and lots of attention, allows one to negotiate a tad longer. Great experience & the best coffee in Pretoria are two of many reasons why one keeps on returning to this little gem. Brian must be one of the most experienced & friendliest waiters in Pretoria.

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Pretoria, South Africa
Level 3 Contributor
7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“A firm favourite”
Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

This is the kind of place where you need to keep coming back so that you can eat your way through the menu. There are so many truly delicious options that it's hard to pick a favourite. At it's old location, good service used to be conspicuously absent, but this has improved dramatically. It's very busy so I advise arriving early or making a reservation. Warning: this is fancy food :) If your favourite places to eat serve simple meals in large quantities at low prices, you might find that this restaurant is a bit of an adjustment for you. But I'd say it's a worthwhile adjustment :)

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1 Thank Vicky S
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