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News Cafe Woodmead

) #589 of 1,047 Restaurants in Johannesburg $$ - $$$ , Cafe,
Shop 78 Woodmead Retail Park | Corner Woodmead Drive & Waterval Crescent, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 656 9720
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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good33%
  • Average45%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
4 weeks ago
“Good but not great. ”
26 Apr 2017
“Good Value Food”
Closed Now
All hours
Bar, Cafe, Pub, International, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
Shop 78 Woodmead Retail Park | Corner Woodmead Drive & Waterval Crescent, Johannesburg, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a stunning venue first of all. Staff were friendly from start to finish. The large table was assisted so quickly with food- nothing was cold. I enjoyed the spicy chicken quesadilla, some of my colleagues had the crunch chicken burger which looked equally as...More

Thank Cherisse M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wanted to have a quick bite after doing some much needed shopping. The beef sliders was great, the pulled pork sliders was under par. The mayo in the coleslaw was overpowering the smokiness of the BBQ sauce in the pulled pork. The jalapeño bites was...More

Thank swazijumbo
Reviewed 26 April 2017

This is a typical news cafe, but seems to lack some of the excitement that other News Cafe's have. The food is great as normal, and i found out that News Cafe now offer mac and cheese as a side instead of chips or salad....More

Thank Grennie47
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

We were served by Dorkes ,she was so attentive to us and provided excellent service the atmosphere was amazing so was the food and service it's a great gathering place

Thank Hospitality23
Reviewed 5 February 2017

Our Vespa friends had the pleasure of breaking fast at News Café. A really fine choice of venue. We were treated very special with a menu especially done for our visit. The food and coffee on point with safe ample parking.

Thank Vis1701
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Relaxed atmosphere, great variety on the menu to choose from, not too busy or noisy and the service was not too bad.

Thank Dsmiff
Reviewed 13 December 2016

We had a farewell at News Cafe. Very pleasant surroundings but the food is incredibily expensive. No provision is made for people who dont want to eat a big plate of food. No ladies portions. Ribs and chips were delicious. Luckily i could share with...More

Thank pmjd2016
Reviewed 3 August 2016

On my way to the wine tasting I saw the News Cafe sign and knew this is where I will go afterwards. The food was perfect and the portion enough. I didn't wait too long for the drink. Working in the hospitality industry I know...More

Thank Heinrich A
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Been to a few New Cafe's now and im really not sure which is the better one. All have a similar vibe. All have the same sort of food etc. the only sort of gripe i have is that i had to get up to...More

Thank 251duncanw
Reviewed 19 January 2016

The Dj was good and my waiter was great i wish i remember his name but he was tall guy, he served us well and we enjoyed it.

Thank lulu r
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$10
Bar, Cafe, Pub, International, Contemporary
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Business meetings
Open Hours
07:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
06:30 - 02:00
07:30 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 78 Woodmead Retail Park | Corner Woodmead Drive & Waterval Crescent, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 656 9720
News Cafe Woodmead is a high street cafe and cocktail bar specialising in premium cocktails, mixed drinks and spirits as well as a diverse food menu with a variety of breakfast, lunch and dinner options to suit a range of tastes. Whether you need a place to grab a cappucino and send a quick email or conduct a business meeting or celebrate someone's birthday with cocktails, News Cafe has the right atmosphere to suit almost any occasion.
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