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Madness Art Cafe

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Church Street, Ermelo 2350, South Africa
+27 17 819 3963
Today
08:00 - 21:00
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Hours:
Sun 11:00 - 15:00
Mon - Tue 08:00 - 15:00
Wed - Fri 08:00 - 21:00
Sat 08:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stopped for lunch on Saturday afternoon. A pleasant surprise and welcome change from the standard stop. Generous portions, inexpensive. Great light lunch.

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Thank Ben A
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We had steaks which cooked exactly as ordered and tasted okay. However the steaks were very generous in portion size. The lady serving us was great and went out of her way to give us good service

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1 Thank hendrix2015
Centurion, South Africa
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527 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

My husband and I had once again the pleasure of having lunch at Madness Art Café on Saturday, 20 August 2016. Everything was like we remembered it from our previous visit in October 2015. The menu boasted interesting dishes and was very reasonably priced in comparison to the exceptional quality of our meals. For starters my husband had the Halloumi... More 

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2 Thank zerwickrenatevictor
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

always friendly and helpful. the place to go to when visiting Ermelo stunning decor country feel above average

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Thank elmariec2014
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2016 via mobile

Overall a lovely place to relax. The food is good, not great. The atmosphere is okay, overall i think it could be better. The service though was perfect.

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Thank Pieter O
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2016

Good portions. Very much a home style of cooking, not as "mad" as the name suggests. Coffee was good but can be much better since they are using good beans and a manual machine.

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Thank Dean J
Centurion, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2015

My husband and I had the absolute pleasure of having lunch at Madness Café on Thursday, 29 October 2015. The restaurant boasts a relaxing and inviting ambience. The décor is a delightful mixture of quirky items that adorn the restaurant. There are seating areas at the bottom of the restaurant, upstairs inside as well as on the balcony. We were... More 

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Utrecht Province, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

you can have a perfect lunch at madness art cafe during your trip from joburg to hluwehluwe national park. The coffee is illy and very good. The lunch menu has plenty of options

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015 via mobile

The best I've ever encountered, food, staff, decor,atmosphere all excellent. Keep up the great work Lindie,love ya I'll definitely be returning every opportunity I get.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2015

Lovely food, did it just the way I like it, nice and friendly staff and interesting cafe (in a nice way) Thumbs up

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
African, Cafe
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Waitstaff, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 15:00
Monday
08:00 - 15:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 15:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 21:00
Thursday
08:00 - 21:00
Friday
08:00 - 21:00
Saturday
08:00 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Church Street, Ermelo 2350, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Ermelo
  • Phone Number: +27 17 819 3963
Description
Housed in a double storey conversion like no other, Madness Art Café displays eclectic chandeliers, a mix of vintage and Nguni hide furniture, while the walls are draped with an eclectic mix of antiques, artworks from Beau Van Zyl and road signs, in fact, you will find an point of interest in every nook and cranny! The overall effect is one of awe and inspiration but balanced with by welcoming and friendly staff in a relaxed environment! Open Monday and Tuesday 8:00 too 15:00 Open Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:00 to 21:00 Open Saturdays from 08:00 to 15:00 Open Sunday 11:00 to 15:00 We welcome walk-ins and are also available to book. Come and experience the excellent service, great food and soak up the atmosphere over a coffee with friends, business brunch, ladies lunch or romantic Friday night dinner!

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