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News Cafe OR Tambo International

₹₹ - ₹₹₹Cafe, International,
Shop 34, JHB International Departures, Johannesburg 1618, South Africa
+27 11 390 2084
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  • Excellent14%
  • Very good39%
  • Average30%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible11%
21 Dec 2017
“Wimpy at OR Tambo National”
12 Apr 2018
“chaotic and understaffed”
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Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Shop 34, JHB International Departures, Johannesburg 1618, South Africa
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

In the eight years I have been visiting this place in hope of a quick snack before departure I have never been served in a timely manner. This time, I had to cancel my order after waiting 1h for a salad. You first have to...More

1  Thank ManchesterRay
Reviewed 22 December 2017

On two occasions I found the breakfast to be unpleasant and both times upset my stomach. The service is matter of fact without any feeling of a welcome.

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We were a group of four friends ,and last week went to news cafe o r tambo we find another three friends. blessing in disguise.

Thank zanelem635
Reviewed 27 March 2017

some family and friends went to this very lively place... we enjoyed the music and food very much... there was a good music playing and that attracted a lot of locals to jive on the dance floor... the food was very good and the chai...More

Thank beena s
Reviewed 3 March 2017

This is a good place to drink coffee. It has good service for a good price. Don't miss out when you are in Johannesburg.

Thank WillemHWindhoek
Reviewed 16 November 2016 via mobile

Friendly staff...The Service a bit poor . stunning views especially when you're waiting for Your flight

Thank Nathan C
Reviewed 7 November 2016

The restaurant is located at the runway-facing side of the airport, international departures area. You can see the Airplanes .The view is amazing The food is quick and taste. I recommended it to be a filling meal before a flight . Recommended. Best place to...More

Thank deborahwE3772QD
Reviewed 29 July 2016

the cafe had very good food even veg which was not expected. The staff was serving better than expectations.

Thank Shanker P
Reviewed 14 July 2016 via mobile

Absolutely disgusted with the lack of service, no managers in sight. 45 minutes wait for a meal And they forgot to order and had to wait 20 Minutes for a beer. No wifi and the airport wifi is the worst I've ever experienced in any...More

Thank Cara B
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Have been there three times in the last two weeks. Very good food with friendly staff. The menu has a good choice of different foods and the prices are competitive.

Thank Dave4350
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 15
Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Shop 34, JHB International Departures, Johannesburg 1618, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 390 2084
  • E-mail
News Cafe is a high street cafe, award-winning cocktail bar and entertainment venue that offer's a unique, relaxed and entertaining dining experience. The premium menu choices and overall experience has been created by a professional team, who are dedicated to giving our guests a little more than they expect. News Cafe - it's relevant, it's aspirational, it's exciting and it's about the vibe.
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