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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We just had some awesome burgers. Homemade rolls and crispy chips. One of the best I've had in town.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 8 July 2019

I enjoyed a divine cup of rose tea prior to a workshop. It must be an awesome venue in the summer months. A great place to have a sweat bite and a coffee or tea.Close to town and yet you have the feeling you're out...of town. Parking close by and a stone's throw from the entrance to the Botanical Gardens.More

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed 13 April 2019 via mobile

Such a shame! A cafe we frequented every time we visited Rhodes University. Never Again. Shocking attitude of the manager. Horrible attitude towards her staff. Just not worth it. She went out of her way to make our family who had travelled from all over...the world feel unwelcome. Definitely needs customer service training or shouldn’t be in the business.More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Superb range of high end coffees , teas and snacks like muffins and other treats, awesome venue with "jail" cells and upstairs wooden loft.

Date of visit: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

I had my first visit to the historic town known for its art and creativity. I stumbled upon this Cafe by accident and ended up going there almost twice each day. Their coffee is delicious which is not too unusual for a campus with caffeine...addicted students. What makes this place so special is the historic building itself, with its modernized and hip alterations and additions. The staff, I gather all working students, are very capable and friendly. Their menu options are limited, but has something of everything one can expect from a small Cafe. They also have occasional music events in support of local artists and schools that provides unique entertainment. Perhaps not everyone is such a coffee junky as myself that needs a quick fix every few hours, thus I would highly recommend a quick visit once at least.More

Date of visit: June 2018
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Reviewed 19 December 2017 via mobile

After doing a lot of research on Grahamstown and the Provost Prison itself, we traveled more than a 100km from our holiday accommodation to visit the infamous monument. However upon arrival we were turned away after being told that they were closed and undergoing renovation...despite being told that they were open by the information centre and all online information. We basically pleaded for a single glimpse inside as we probably will never have the chance to visit Grahamstown again, but the lady refused. Needless to say we are extremely disappointed and disgruntled with Grahamstown’s historical museums, galleries and specifically Provost Prison for being closed on a weekday during the festive season.More

Date of visit: December 2017
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

A unique little coffee shop set inside an historic building. Although it is self-service it is worth a visit.

Date of visit: July 2017
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Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Went there for a quick mid week lunch. Self service based coffee shot but the food and coffee are excellent

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

This place is definitely worth a visit. The setting is completely unique & the food is tasty enough with food coffee

Date of visit: April 2017
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

Great coffee and snacks - coffee to die for and the short list of snacks and sweet treats is excellent. Lovely atmosphere - lots of nooks to settle down in.

Date of visit: April 2017
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DocStevens
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Yes, it is a very relaxed venue. The cafe is just a stones throw away from the Grahamstown Botanic Gardens. Many people walk their dogs and stop over for a cup of coffee afterwards.
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