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Cafe del Sol Classico

Olivedale Corner Centre | Corner of Olive & President Fouche Roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 704 6493
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Overview
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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CUISINES
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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Olivedale Corner Centre | Corner of Olive & President Fouche Roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 876 reviews

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Met a friend for lunch at Cafe del Sol. Loved the restaurant signage and the inviting windows. The food was perfect as well as the service. The. Decor is so eye catching and clean yet sophisticated. Highly recommend the prawn starter. If I lived here...More

Thank Deborah C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A very nice restaurant with amazing decor. White marble floor and stairs beautiful lighting to set the mood for the delicious food. From the starters to the main course you can't go wrong. Rosewater cheesecake following bone in filet that was cooked just right. A...More

Thank 788Pamela_O_12
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there Pamela. Thanks for your review. Did you perhaps visit our Parkhurst store, Cafe del Sol Tre? We are very happy to see you enjoyed your visit with us and we hope we see you again soon. Take care, The Tre team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had our anniversary dinner here. The decor and setting is very relaxed. Service is great. Their gin selection is AMAZING. Food was different and divine. Was really a good evening out. Sorry for the dessert pic, was just too good to wait to take...More

Thank Br0kk
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello and Happy Anniversary to you. Thank you for taking the time to write us up an amazing review. We are thrilled your enjoyed the Cafe del Sol Classico experience, for your extra special occasion. Thanks for your support and your recommendation. We hope we...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food and atmosphere where decent, but not worth the prices charged. Although the restuarant has a good reputation I didn't think it was deserved

Thank Roland P
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Roland. Thanks for your visit and your feedback. It makes us sad to read that you feel we are mediocre. Please share with us what we could do to make enrich your experience with us. Kind regards, The Classico team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Brilliant menu and wine, efficient staff. The noise levels are rather high due to open plan with glass and walls and nothing to dampen the sound in the form of plants, curtains etc. You will end up shouting to be heard.More

Thank Craig P
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Craig Thanks for your feedback and your review. We are planning on adding sound proofing specifically for the problem you mentioned. We are glad that you enjoyed your experience and we apologise about the noise. In the future, ask to be seated in the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything is just excellent. Perfection at its peak. The service, ambience and the food is just amazing. I have a few favourites on the menu that I keep going back for. But all the starters are really delicious - I always order a few for...More

Thank ElbeMay2015
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there. Thank you for taking the time to write us a lovely, positive review. We pride ourselves in food quality and we are so thrilled you enjoyed and appreciated it. I am sure we will see you again soon. Thanks for your support too....More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great food but not the best position and nowhere close to go nearby for an after dinner drink food is great and often the specials are fantasticMore

Thank 34malcolm
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello Malcolm Thanks so much for your review. We so happy you enjoyed our cuisine. We have another restaurant in Bryanston, Cafe del Sol Botanico, which has The Landmark Bar next to it. A great spot for dinner followed by a night cap. We hope...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Olive dale cafe de sol, excellent choice for date night. Why - location, ambience, great food. Since it’s hidden away, you don’t ve much traffic an you won’t be rushed cause they need the table.( not that I ve ever been?) But I truly loved...More

Thank paulunathimgobozi
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hello there Thanks so much for your amazing review. We so appreciate your feedback and your great recommendation. We hope to see you again soon for another date night. Have a fabulous day further. Kind regards, The Classico team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lunch with my elderly parents was superb! Avocado Ritz and Seared Salmon were exquisite. The experience was spoiled, however, by an apparently inebriated and abusive patron who brandished a firearm (she claimed it was 'not loaded'), played music loudly (claiming it was her right to...More

Thank abaars
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello there We apologise profusely on behalf of our establishment. This patron was impossible and will not be allowed to return. This has never happened before. I don't understand how some people can think that kind of behaviour is okay and next time I will...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018

I have waited years for an opportunity to go to this restaurant and always heard how AMAZING it is, so I was a little disappointed. We went on a Thursday evening. The service was outstanding. We originally booked an table outdoor but changed our minds...More

Thank KarenT1097
cafedelsolsa, Owner at Cafe del Sol Classico, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Hello Karen Thanks for your visit and for your feedback, only from your feedback can we address where we have gone wrong. The noise levels in our Classico Olivedale store can be very high and we are aware of it and are working on putting...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Validated Parking, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Olivedale Corner Centre | Corner of Olive & President Fouche Roads, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 704 6493
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