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US$5 - US$15
Cafe, International, Contemporary, Healthy
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Reviewed 24 June 2019

The worst thing about going to a place and you are prepared to spend is poor delivery. The food is horrible yet expensive, service is poor. Worst decision spending money here

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 20 February 2018

While waiting for my next appointment we decided to have brunch at this restaurant. Having been to several other News Cafe's I was sure that it will be a good experience. Unfortunately it turned out to be at best an average experience. The waiters were...chatting amongst themselves and not showing much interest in the clients needs. When our food was served, I could not believe the small portions. For the high price paid for the food, which was well served and well prepared, the portion is poor especially seen in the contexts of South Africa who are world renowned for their generous portions. Not a good experience and will not visit again.More

Date of visit: February 2018
Reviewed 29 December 2016 via mobile

Check in was quick. Early check in was appreciated, although it was Christmas season and was not busy. Room was clean on the surface and the upper part of wardrobe was so dusty that I just could not believe it. Found medication on the floor....A scary moment as we had a crawling baby who could have easily picked that up.More

Date of visit: December 2016
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

Classy restaurant by day but transforms into a nightclub after the sun goes down. Casual yet smart patrons, mostly young professionals from Midrand and surrounding areas. Very cosmopolitan atmosphere. Worth a visit when you are around Midrand.

Date of visit: October 2016
Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Excellent place to hang out day or night. Atmosphere and service is excellent and the live band rocks the place from Thursday evening .

Date of visit: August 2016
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Its one of my faves when in Johannesbirg. The service is fast and the food is always fresh, especially their barbecue ribs with potatos and the cocktails.

Date of visit: November 2015
Reviewed 8 January 2016

This place has a cozy atmosphere, the food is awesome. the cheese burgers are juicy. I had a training closer to news cafe, and enjoyed my lunch for several days at this news cafe. i would love to go there again .. and again..

Date of visit: April 2015
Reviewed 7 December 2015

I blow hot and cold for this place. This News Cafe is known for alcohol, it is generally referred to as the shebeen! The food is good but the waiters disappear for long periods of time! this happens all the time, even during quiet times,...17:00 - 19:00 on a Saturday. That is the cold breeze. This place rocked during the Sunday Souls Session with Wilson B. Nkosi, Sentle (Metro FM) and TBose (Kaya FM)! The music was super, the crowd was great - singing along and dancing! It is a convenient meet-up location since midrand is not spoilt for choiceMore

Date of visit: December 2015
Reviewed 8 October 2015

Nice and cozy, delicious food and fruit juice! We spilled a whole glass of pulpy orange juice on the floor and the waiter was so nice about it and all smiles. The manager was also very friendly and came to our table with much appreciated...common pleasantries. They made us feel welcome! Absolutely in love, will definitely go there again.More

Date of visit: September 2015
Reviewed 9 September 2015

Ideal spot for meetings, Wifi access, excellent snacks and meals. Well situated. Excellent service staff.

Date of visit: July 2015
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Yes, News Cafe offers takeaway services.