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The Patisserie

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Post Office Centre, Rudd Road | Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa
+27 11 268 0022
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07:00 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 07:00 - 17:00
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Johannesburg, South Africa
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44 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Quick coffee stop at this delightful little hole in the wall. Because I had a sugar craving I ordered a macaron, the mini apple crumble, a custard tart and a chocolate tart. Don't Judge my moment of weakness. 🌈😂 I have to say that the chocolate tart was absolutely delicious and I'd go back just for that. The custard tart... More 

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Thank Elismha6
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 December 2016

For my birthday I pre-ordered a chocolate cake and it was more than delicious. I also ordered macaroons and they all were high in quality and delicious.

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Thank Vasudha S
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Fantastic lunch spot. The red velvet cupcakes are very highly sought after! If you are going there for a lunch I would recommend one of the pies. They are freshly baked, and although they look tiny, they pack a punch.

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Thank Angus M
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53 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

After hearing so much about this place I've tried it a few times hoping to find the food item that will blow my mind. Unfortunately I find them over priced and average. A few of the cakes did now wow . The Macarons were average and some over baked. The cake slices were sometimes dry as well. I would far... More 

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Thank Evashree P
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661 reviews
293 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

The Patisserie is iconic and while not cheap, delivers on quality and taste. Service is friendly and helpful and seating indoors is charming - outdoors less so. Coffee really not up to scratch - way past time for some contemporary barista training.

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Thank Matvl
Johannesburg, South Africa
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65 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

I love this place because it is one of the few places in Jhb that makes decent macarons! I also quite like their brownies. Its in post office centre (which is a bit of a bizarre place) but the setting is quaint and charming. Their home made pies are also winners!

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Thank Smaug_11
Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Generous, friendly, great value and fantastic food. Waiting staff attentive and very helpful. Owners are fantastic.

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Thank Stefan B
Johannesburg, South Africa
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657 reviews
369 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Lavish pink candy striped walls, elegant seating on upholstered toile, roses in crystal or recycled Moet champagne bottles. Expect to be overwhelmed by a plethora of beautiful, delectable baked cakes, tarts, macarons, biscuits, petit fours, sweets and delightful treats. The service is prompt and very professional, especially by the older gentleman who is versed in Italian. I LOVED my mille... More 

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Thank Kardoesie
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273 reviews
165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

I ordered a mozart cake for my husbands birthday again, absolutely delicious!! The macaroons were fabulous and I simply love the custard tart! Service is great, people very friendly and helpful!

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1 Thank Joy M
Sydney, Australia
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55 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 May 2016 via mobile

We had breakfast and excellent coffee. Will be returning for a slice of cheese cake. The baked treats look mouthwatering. Staff are attentive and service oriented

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff
Open Hours
Monday
07:00 - 17:00
Tuesday
07:00 - 17:00
Wednesday
07:00 - 17:00
Thursday
07:00 - 17:00
Friday
07:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Post Office Centre, Rudd Road | Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Gauteng  >  Greater Johannesburg  >  Johannesburg
  • Phone Number: +27 11 268 0022
Description
It is situated in the old centre right behind Thrupps

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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?