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Java Cafe

) #29 of 203 Restaurants in Stellenbosch ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly
7 Jan Katz Building | Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
+27 21 887 6261
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  • Excellent26%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
Travellers talk about
“burger” (58 reviews)
“wraps” (7 reviews)
Open Now
08:00 - 22:00All hours
Bar, Cafe, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7 Jan Katz Building | Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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1 - 10 of 437 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I was here with friends for lunch and a day later for diner. Both times the service and food where good.

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

advertised a special pasta evening on a Thursday - ordered three pastas, one good, two not tasty, no flavour and ingredients missing - did call the manager he replaced the pasta and apologised but really just felt like another number in the equation of apologies...More

Thank TulipGypsy
Fjooste, Manager at Java Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi we always try to rectify any complaints, if possible can you let us know what pastas you ordered ? We have already addressed the waiters standing at the door so hopefully this will not happen again Regards

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having been turned away from basic despite a reservation we were welcomed by Java. Good service with good vegetarian options but Roma penne slightly sweet but redeemed by a very good brownie! Would highly recommend. Great value.

Thank Phillip A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really good waffles. Service is good with regards to quick dishing of food and liked the atmosphere.

Thank Christiaan v
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

As it was winter we ate indoors but in warmer weather it would have been lovely sit outside under the umbrellas. The menu offered plenty of choice to suit most tastes. They also stock a good variety of wines and also offer several wines by...More

Thank Lindi W
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

I like Jaca and it has a good reputation. I sat next to the fireplace and read the newspaper too. My food was ice cold when it arrived. Eggs Benedict.. It was warmed up abs then perfect. Very important to serve warm food...

Thank Aaltjie
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

We were a large group of 22 people. Despite the size everybody was well attended to. The food was very good. I would highly recommend Java Cafe for dinner.

Thank Antony C
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Really excellent for a quick and easy cafe meal. My group had burgers and pizza. Service was fast and efficient. Everybody was very impressed with the quality and taste of our traditionally "fast-food" dishes.

Thank fjv2015
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Loved the food! Delicious and tasteful! Great place to hang out and socialise with friends. Dompedro for dessert was perfect.

Thank Bernice R
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The butter chicken and carrot cake are delicious. We chose to sit outside for the lovely atmosphere, but there is ample heating. Unfortunately, service was not so friendly and quick. We had to wait a long time for our coffee and cake, although there were...More

Thank ChristineStrydom
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 5 - US$ 50
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Accepts Discover
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
08:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Jan Katz Building | Church Street, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Western Cape  >  Stellenbosch
  • Phone Number: +27 21 887 6261
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Java Bistro offer full breakfasts with lunch, dinner and an open show kitchen with qualified chefs preparing your gourmet meal to perfection Enjoy our side walk seating with a glass wine from our cellar with over a hundred to choose from
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