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Plot 3237/1 Guy Street, Francistown, Botswana
+267 71 608 789
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Francistown, Botswana
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016

The atmosphere was good and the food complemented everything. There are local birds the sing on the trees while you eat. Quite a good place

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Francistown, Botswana
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2016

Nice garden and play area for the kids. Great service and well managed. Good food. A great place to meet

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East London, South Africa
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43 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

Colourful fresh air lovely party venue .We had a farewell lunch some wraps Vegetarian and Chicken wraps delicious !!! Great childrens play area and free WIFI.

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Francistown
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Now known as Roots of Africa, a lovely restaurant that you can pop in for a quick cuppa or lunch! Nice setting as there is a garden centre next door! There prices are reasonable and you get a more than fair sized amount in some cases like the pancakes you can order 1 meal for 2 people!

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East London, South Africa
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43 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2014

Merilicious is at a nursery (old Blooms) on Guy street in town and enroute to Bulawayo . It is a cosy shady spot with plenty of parking . It is well shaded by bambo trees and plants and these give it a lovely fresh outdoor feeling with a play area for children right in the City ! Besides the best... More 

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Chengdu
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2014

This has to be the best option for a meal on your drive through Francistown. The service is friendly and efficient (meals came within ten minutes) and the menu has something for everyone - steak or burgers and chips, stew and pap, healthy sandwiches and salads. It's also a lovely little green oasis (it is located within a garden centre)... More 

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Gaborone, Botswana
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2013

Lovely relaxing experience, take 40min out of your busy day for breakfast, brunch or lunch to gather yourself. Perfect for that out of town work trips to have a refreshing smoothie while catching up with emails on their super fast wireless. Thank you Merilicious...

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Thank Henry C
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

I'm currently sitting under one of the shady trees in the Merilicious cafe listening to the birds. Part of me can't even believe I'm in Francistown. After two months of working in a nearby village I thought the only places to get a feed in Francistown were fast food restaurants located at the ever popular but over crowded malls and... More 

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Harare, Zimbabwe
1 review
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2012

This place is great - its clean and green and quiet. The food and drinks are delicious, healthy and a refreshing change from normal road-food junk. Safe parking and wi-fi also make it a good place to stop-over if you are travelling through to/from the Zambezi, Okavango, Zimbabwe etc. The owner is a mine of local knowledge. Try it -... More 

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Bern, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 November 2012

Cycling through Francistown, we stopped at Merilicious and loved it! Wonderful lasagne, excellent salads and refreshing smoothies! We came back several times and enjoyed it very much!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$5 - US$15
Cuisine
Cafe, Healthy, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Reservations, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Cheap Eats, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Plot 3237/1 Guy Street, Francistown, Botswana
  • Location: Africa  >  Botswana  >  North-East District  >  Francistown
  • Phone Number: +267 71 608 789
Description
Stop here on your way through Francistown for fresh food made daily: salads grown on the property, vegetarian lasagne or simply a burger and chips and an ice cold smoothie or freshly made filter coffee. Great place to stretch your legs, use a clean loo and check your email with our WiFi. Located on a route through Francistown in a quiet cul-de-sac where your vehicle will be completely safe. 2 Minutes from the local Pick n Pay supermarket. Gps. co-ords: 21° 9'40.10" S27°30'57.87"E Owned and managed by travel enthusiast who can help you with almost any problem you may encounter along your way!

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?