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Cnr Cafe Bistro and Deli

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Cafe, Delicatessen, Contemporary
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Corner Buckingham and Rothesay Avenues, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 880 2244
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Today
08:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 08:00 - 16:00
Tue - Sat 08:00 - 22:00
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Devon, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very convenient for the excellent Rutland House. Excellent food and service. We went back to eat there again.

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Thank nandvdevon
Esher, United Kingdom
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137 reviews
103 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have passed this corner restaurant many times over the years I have been coming to South Africa but never been in for a meal. This. Morning we fancied eggs Benedict although here it is called Hollandais which cam highly recommended. Extremely well made with various ingredients. Coffee was also good, but the fresh orange juice was too watery. Service... More 

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Thank watchman2015
Auckland, New Zealand
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21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice busy cafe/restaurant. The waiters are friendly and helpful and the food was nice however I found the salad to be a little small and the calamari overcooked. Creme brûlée was cold and the caramelised layer so thick I couldn't break it and it came away in one piece.

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Thank armadill029
Michigan City, Indiana
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369 reviews
133 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Twelve of us gathered for dinner on a Wed night. We could barely hear the person sitting next to us and not those across the table. My butternut pizza on a crispy crust was delicious. Salads appeared quite nice. Another person said his fish & chips was the worst ever. We can't totally recommend this place

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Thank Consultcinda
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29 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we just love this place, great food friendly staff and amazing quality. This is our family favorite. We have all our Birthdays and special occasion here. They also add a special menu to their already awesome menu. We go as often as we can!

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Thank Niel J
Johannesburg, South Africa
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151 reviews
87 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

Mid week night our very pleasant. The menu although not big has enough variety when you add in specials . The staff efficient but were not able to help with recommendations. Service good we sat outside . Pleasant on a summer night .

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Thank AlanMendy
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68 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Had only frequented Cnr Cafe some time ago for breakfast and was pleasantly surprised at the hospitality over an informal dinner occasion! Attentive service, limited but very good food quality, value for money & great outdoor setting makes for a fun evening out. The fact that the place was packed is indicative of it's popularity.

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Thank Geoff W
knysna
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

No trip to jozi would ever be complete without a trip to Cnr. Cafe ... breakfast, lunch or dinner ... there is always a new exciting special to entice you ! Of course there are also always the old faithful favourite dishes too ... making a few visits each trip compulsory!

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Thank teresaKnysna
Sandton,South Africa
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198 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2017

There's always a vibe because there are always people here. In spite of being a busy eatery there's sufficient staff, which is great. The food is good with a menu that will cater for most tastes. Most appealing is the outside seating area.

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Thank Gilda18
Reading, United Kingdom
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117 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

This restaurant has an extensive and attractive food and drink menu. Pleasant ambiance and reasonable prices.

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Thank Katesgrove

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Delicatessen, Contemporary
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 22:00
Thursday
08:00 - 22:00
Friday
08:00 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Buckingham and Rothesay Avenues, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 880 2244

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?