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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Great service and delicious food. Burger was probably the best I'd had for a long time. Also had a delicious gluten free fish (dry grilled, no flour or spice) and chips. Staff were very knowledgeable and understanding about making sure my son's meal was gluten...free.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

An intentional quirk in an otherwise tired Quick Stop landscape. The juxtaposition of French country and the Karoo is fun. Accompanying quirky playlists will keep reminding you of its intent and the atmosphere is one of a certain charm. The service and food failed to...deliver an equally refreshing accompaniment to what could have been a truly great eccentric experience. With a few tweaks, the oddly paired flavours that don’t work together and the staff who listen half awake and disengaged could be made to match the noteworthy Nineteen Eighty Nine packaging.More

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 6 February 2021

We stopped here on our way to Johannesburg. What a lovely little cafe with great food! A definite must above any other food stop which i have experienced in Colesberg! Wonderful place!

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 22 November 2020 via mobile

This restaurant and shop really surprised me. The food is delicious and there are vegetarian options, the milkshakes are decadent. The shop is cute and and has lovely items to purchase gor yourself or as a gift to someone.

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 9 October 2020 via mobile

Waited hour to get my order . And served incorrectly. Salad was not fresh. Coffee was delicious If you in hurry its not the place to go to

Date of visit: October 2020
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656altap, Owner at Nineteen Eighty Nine, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2020

We’re sorry to hear that you had an unpleasant experience and thank you for your feedback. We’ll be sure to address this.

Reviewed 13 September 2020 via mobile

What a beautiful place. The food was incredible, the value for money was great and the atmosphere was delightful. Its the kind of place you want to explore and you can. Clean, warm, homely and comfortable. Really a great experience.

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 12 September 2020

Excellent food/service/atmosphere Very very clean Friendly staff Spacious Value for money Beautiful shop

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 8 August 2020 via mobile

In an effort to support local business on our pass through Colesberg, we opted to have breakfast at this charming little bistro. A crackling fire welcomed us into the quaintly decorated interior, and upon our entrance to the dining area, a display table of salivating...cakes and quiches set our hearts on a sweet ending. The freshly brewed espresso-based coffees were top notch, and our breakfasts were well prepared and presented. I highly recommend ordering a portion of proper, home-made, fresh chips - they set the restaurant at which we had dinner, to shame. We ordered chocolate cake to go and once more, we were not disappointed. The generous slice proved more than enough for two. If you spent the night in town, you'd be well rewarded to have breakfast here before setting out to the fuel station. I will most certainly return on my way back to Gauteng in a few days.More

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 25 March 2020

We were on our way to Mosselbay from Bloemfontein and were short on time! We called ahead, ordered our breakfast and coffee. When we got there, all was ready for us. Pretty little place ! Great food and great friendly service!

Date of visit: March 2020
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Reviewed 22 March 2020 via mobile

Excellent venue superb food n must stop. Try the lamp pie with chips and salad wont regret it. Food very fresh top quality with great service.

Date of visit: March 2020
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