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“Nice Cafe to chill”
Review of Cafe Jiran

Cafe Jiran
Ranked #49 of 604 Restaurants in Durban
Price range: $5 - $12
Cuisines: Cafe
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Restaurant details
Dining options: Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Trendy cafe with fresh food and great coffee by day and Fine Dinning bistro with current and delicious food by night
Centurion, South Africa
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30 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Nice Cafe to chill”
Reviewed September 19, 2013

Not the best selection on the Food Menu, but the atmosphere is awesome. If you and your partner or friends wants to have a few drinks before hitting the clubs, this is your spot!

Visited August 2013
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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237 reviews
190 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
“A staple diet .....”
Reviewed September 12, 2013

First, the service is NOT directed at the gentleman waiting on us, who was more than friendly, but at a manager who had been fully informed of a significant issue but was unseen until asked to come and talk with us. Staying hidden in the background is simply very bad management. My oatmeal had what clearly appeared to be a steel staple in it, so the waiter took the plate away and said the item would be taken off the bill. No manager appeared. This was followed by one guest finding a hair in his food. Food was not taken away or off the bill. Eventually we asked that the manager talk with us. The manager appeared, confirmed he knew about the problem and announced that the "staple" was metal from the pots having been scrubbed! Nothing said about the hair in the food. So, if you want to eat something that contributes to your staple diet, come here.

  • Visited September 2013
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1 Thank capeintl
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A bit hit and miss”
Reviewed September 9, 2013 via mobile

Although service here can be a bit shaky I like it. The location is really good and the coffees are nice.

  • Visited July 2013
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Thank Frankjjun
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Pretoria, South Africa
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104 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
“Good, but some rough edges”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

This beachfront bistro/cafe has an intimate ambience and great setting. Famed for its coffee, it also has a small but innovative menu. I tried one of the tapas-like small plates as an appetizer, followed by slow roasted pork belly. Both dishes were very tasty. Service is just not slick and staff are definitely indeed of intensive training. If this is addressed, this will be an excellent restaurant.

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank Greg W
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scottish borders
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“great value”
Reviewed August 27, 2013

we had good service and great coffee and food the trouble we had was getting change from 200 rand which even the hotel couldnt sort out and was a bit annoying

  • Visited August 2013
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Thank fionarobinson7
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