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News Cafe Bedfordview

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Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy
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Shop 53, Cnr, Johannesburg 2007, South Africa
+27 11 450 3337
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31 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This pub is now closed down as they couldn't behave themselves, loud music that disturbed the whole area. Drunk people everywhere. You don't go there to eat, I was there once and food is not their forte.

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Thank Benvisagie
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

News cafe offers a great variety of cocktails and beers. The vibe is always lively and funky. Friday nights get very busy and attracts a younger crowd.

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Thank Nico B
Johannesburg, South Africa
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 December 2015

I have been treated with no respect or dignity. While watching a football game a manager, Stanley, spoke to my group rudely. He stole the chill. He followed us shouting insults. I tried to reason with him by reminding him his actions are unwarranted. He said 'I will treat you as a customer, if you had self respect' I have... More 

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Thank Joebluetooth
Johannesburg, South Africa
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32 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2015

Cool vibe and Yummy cocktails! Have been here a few times as it is close to my place and convenient whilst using Uber. Good Size dance floor and outside seating area to chill with friends.

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Thank JeaniqueCritic
Johannesburg, South Africa
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235 reviews
140 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2014

I have been to News Cafe previously so I don't know why I decided to risk it again. The food wasn't too bad but the experience was bad. Slow and disinterested waiter. At one stage thought he had gone home - I was waiting to order another coffee. Its a pity that these News Cafe's have gone down as they... More 

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1 Thank Stan K
Abakaliki, Ebonyi, Nigeria
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22 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

This cafe is bustling with life with wide range of drinks and food. Cosy place to hang out with friend and family. But once it's inching near 10pm, you will beg to be served anything. By 10pm, you must quit. Don't ideal for night crawlers.

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1 Thank Chooks O
Jeffreys Bay
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28 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 January 2014

When I arrived and seated myself, a friendly waiter took my beverage order. He was never to be seen again! After approximately 15 minutes, I was about to get up and call a waiter when a waitress came to my table and asked if I had ordered an Amstel, which was what I had ordered. It arrived after another 4... More 

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1 Thank 7thSenseJeffreysBay
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2013

This is a very popular venue with the young/'YUPPIE' crowd. the atmosphere is good, with one of the few venues offering a pavement cafe experience.

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Thank Hunt I
Johannesburg, South Africa
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54 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2013

Caters more to the younger set I'd say but the food is good and great atmosphere. Good variety of food to choose from and normally good parking close by. I haven't had a bad meal or bad service at these chain of Restaurants.

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Thank Julie W
Benoni, South Africa
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174 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2013 via mobile

Tried something different and had breakfast. Was very quiet and service a little slow. The breakfast menu is not outstanding but adequate - however found the food average and a little pricy for portions and quality. While I would not rush back certainly will stop by for breakfast if the need arises as conveniently placed.

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Thank Whctree

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    2 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 16
Cuisine
Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy
Meals
Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 53, Cnr, Johannesburg 2007, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 450 3337

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