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44 Stanley Avenue | Milpark, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa (Formerly Salvation Cafe)
+27 11 482 7795
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08:00 - 16:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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62 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

if Gourmet Breakfasts are your thing then Salvation Café is the Only Place to go...The service is still Great, food Exceptional and the Setting Perfect...You can be seated inside, on the Deck or Totally al Fresco under the Olive Trees. Can be a little cold in Winter but they do have Heaters. In summer its Amazing. Even when Exceptionally hot... More 

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Thank Michael F
mySalvationCafe, Owner at SalvationCafe, responded to this review

Hi Michael, Thank you for your elaborate review. We strive for delivering good quality and tasty food, with a smile, consistently. We sometimes call it down-to-earth cuisine, and other times we call it non-snob food, but the focus is always on consistency. So we are pleased to know that we are still at it, in your books. Thank you for... More 

Sandton, South Africa
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67 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We had a fantastic family breakfast, with great service, nice strong coffees and freshly pressed fruit juices. To top it off the food was really good to. Its the perfect venue on a lovely sunny day. Not sure how great it would be in the rain but the are a few tables inside. I suggest that you get there early... More 

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Thank Paulagoofy
mySalvationCafe, Owner at SalvationCafe, responded to this review

Hi Paula, Thank you for a great review (on our breakfast again). I'd like to invite you and your family to come and try our lunch as well one day. As I believe it deserves some credits too. I'd love to hear about your experience. As for our rainy and colder days, we do have indoor seating, which gets very... More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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190 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016

This seems to be the most popular restaurant in 44 Stanley. I can see why: Excellent food, quick service and good wine. We went there for lunch and while it was crowded, we had made a reservation, so we were seated right away. What a nice experience to be in a local restaurant. We were here for brunch and ate... More 

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Thank AVM2016
mySalvationCafe, Owner at SalvationCafe, responded to this review

Hi AVM, Thank you for a lovely review. My response is a bit late but what stands out for me is your comment regarding being in a local restaurant because that's exactly what we want to be, a local's favorite to be discovered by locals as well as people from afar. We are keen travelers ourselves and we would always... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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81 reviews
46 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Been here twice now and its always nice to eat there with great weather since its outdoor al fresco seating. However, the breakfast menu looks much better than the lunch menu. Breakfast ends at 1130am so be sure to be early. I had the Egyptian veggie burger bunless and it was good. Their wedges are nicely fried, crispy on the... More 

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Thank kimchixo
mySalvationCafe, Owner at SalvationCafe, responded to this review

Hi Kim, Thank you for your feedback. I'm not sure which weird sauce you are referring to but I can assure you that our sauces are made fresh on site. No such thing as a jarred sauce with preservatives at Salvation Cafe. We'll make sure to be more specific on our menu. We have now extended our breakfast hours to... More 

Johannesburg, South Africa
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59 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

Great for weekend breakfasts at 44 Stanley. Never had a bad one and the creamed mushrooms with the way they crisp their bacon is the best!

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Thank danders212
Johannesburg, South Africa
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283 reviews
225 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 November 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a chilled Saturday afternoon Lunch with family under the trees in the courtyard. Food was reasonably good, focused on lite meals and simple fare. Service was a little too casual though, and in many instance we were left staring around for help. Not a bad option, but could improve.

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Thank PatBar2
Johannesburg, South Africa
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18 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Decided to head up town and try 44 Stanley establishments and decided to lunch at Salvation Cafe. Food looks to be all freshly prepared with really lovely small but great menu. Service is friendly and fast. Will come back again.

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Thank Collen R
Brussels, Belgium
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

Breakfast duo was excellent, not only the portions but the combination of sweet and savoury together with the price was a beautiful symphony in our mouths and wallet. We stayed for lunch, my wife ENJOYED the Thai Style fish cakes and myself the SALVATION GOURMET BEEF BURGER - GRASS-FED. I can clearly say that both meals we excellently presented and... More 

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Thank Tyron D
Greater Johannesburg, South Africa
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My husband had the sausage burrito and I had the creamy mushrooms on toast. Fantastic presentation and your meal tastes as good as it looks. The home made ice tea is also worth trying. The waitress could have been a bit more friendly.

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Thank PamThom006
Gold Coast, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Breakfast was incredible! There was 5 of us and we all ate every crumb. The options of sweet and savoury breakfast was a big ++++ I had the sweet French toast with a side of bacon... YUM

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 2
Cuisine
Cafe, International, Fusion, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 16:00
Monday
08:00 - 16:00
Tuesday
08:00 - 16:00
Wednesday
08:00 - 16:00
Thursday
08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 16:00
Saturday
08:00 - 16:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 44 Stanley Avenue | Milpark, Johannesburg 2092, South Africa (Formerly Salvation Cafe)
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 482 7795
Description
Salvationcafe is a hidden gem in the middle of 44 Stanley; an oasis in the urban jungle of Joburg; a sanctuary amidst olive and leopard trees; a must-do for visitors and locals alike; a locals favorite with international allure. Come and enjoy an award-winning breakfast, a signature lunch (one of several) and a homemade dessert like our cheesecake of which customers often say it is "the best I have ever had". We invite you to come and try for yourself and share your experience on Trip Advisor. Buon Appetito!

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?