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The Service Station

53 Rustenburg Road, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
+27 11 726 1701
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good34%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (13 reviews)
“quiche” (7 reviews)
“french toast” (2 reviews)
Open Now
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Hours
CUISINES
Italian, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
53 Rustenburg Road, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
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Reviewed December 20, 2017 via mobile

This was always a favorite but very disappointed when we were served sandwiches on stale rye bread and health bread on Tuesday. The French toast was good.

Thank S C
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Had a nice lunch there a few weeks ago. You have to work out the rules first. Once you are over that the buffet lunch was very nice, seems fresh and tasty. not sure you are soposed to have wine as mot people stuck to...More

Thank 859iainh
Reviewed August 29, 2017

We had a business breakfast at The Service Station in the back room; a more private area removed from the main restaurant area. Smallish menu with good food and good service from waiters.

Thank Rya-Mari M
Reviewed July 1, 2017

I love the quiches and fresh salads. Makes me wish I was a lady who lunches so I could go more often!

Thank wanderingnubian
Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Sandwiches were good, although a bit pricey, but my cappuccino was lukewarm and had to be sent back to be heated :(

1  Thank 130zeldaa
Reviewed January 27, 2017

I love going to the Service Station. Specially for lunch (buffet). It's just got such yummy, healthy food. Lemonade is yum. Coffee is good. You can go and browse in the bookshop next door, too (bonus!)

Thank SWelz
Reviewed January 24, 2017 via mobile

I've done many lunches and breakfasts here. The place is cool. The people are interesting and it's a good place to have a confab with a colleague. There's a quiet area in the back with a huge table where you can spread out. Choose salads...More

1  Thank Jill M
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

-Simple, understated setting -The best coffee -Brilliant, ever changing menu -Best spot to read the paper on a Saturday morning -Interesting stores around (check out the bookstore next door) -Excellent service always I would recommend this joint.

Thank Zaheer1209
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Comfy café setting. There is a chalkboard menu, but most patrons help themselves to salads and quiches from the buffet - charged by weight. Everything is fresh and tasty, and ideal for a quick work lunch, or a longer linger with coffee or your laptop.

Thank Kat W
Reviewed December 19, 2016

I had my cousins over for the weekend...we were looking for a nice cosy comfy place to have breakfast and decided to try out the Service Station... what a pleasant experience.

Thank 798as1
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Monday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Wednesday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Thursday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Friday
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Rustenburg Road, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 726 1701
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