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Cafe Crust Restaurant

46 Maasdorp Street, Lydenburg 1120, South Africa
+27 13 235 3344
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good25%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“pizza” (5 reviews)
“breads” (2 reviews)
“great food” (4 reviews)
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46 Maasdorp Street, Lydenburg 1120, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This venue has expanded since my last visit. More outdoor eating areas, a separate bar area and nice grounds. Something on the menu to suit everyone although the vegetarian/vegan options are limited. I managed to adapt a dish to suit. Friendly staff and good value...More

Thank VickyT_TravelBug
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The name of this little town means 'suffering' but weary travelers need not do what the Voortrekkers did when they brought their ox-wagons across the mountains. Cafe Crust is only two blocks off the main drag, has a calm and delightful atmosphere, seating inside or...More

Thank PeterSulli
Andre D, Owner at Cafe Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Hi Peter Thank you so much for your kind review. We really appreciate it and it is what keeps us going. Hope to see you soon Regards Andre

Reviewed 27 April 2017 via mobile

My family and I traveled through Lydenburg and stopped for lunch at this charming place. It has a fabulous layout with tables and seating outside and what looks like a cool bar for the evening. Our food was wonderful and the service very attentive. Highly...More

Thank Gillette17
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Ive been here now multiple time and every time I had the best service. The menu here has great variety and they also sell amazing fresh bread and other products. The bar in the back is a perfect place to have special events. They also...More

Thank Abrie V
Reviewed 23 March 2017

I have eaten here a few times as this is close to Dullstroom, eaten breakfast and lunch. There food is presented very good and the staff friendly. I have had the burger and chips and the farm house breakfast BUT NO to the scones !!!!!...More

Thank debbiev39
Andre D, Owner at Cafe Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Thank so Much for your kind review Debbie. We will definintely improve our scone recipe. Have a wonderful day! Kind Regards Andre

Reviewed 17 March 2017

The owner goes out of his way to make every client feel at home. His team are friendly and helpful and the baked bread are divine. It is a place where the whole family can enjoy themselves.

Thank Karien Dirk P
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

Cafe crust is one of the best places in Lydenburg to visit. This is a must when travelling through this beautiful town. Food is perfect presented by friendly people. Can reccommend this to anyone who has time to enjoy this wonderful place

Thank Riaan V
Andre D, Owner at Cafe Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2017

Morning Riaan Thank you so much for your kind review. We really appreciate it. Reviews like yours really makes our day. Regards Andre

Reviewed 18 January 2017

I have become one of Cafe Crust's regulars! This nook in a quiet part of town has become the gathering place for locals and foreigners alike - simply because of its good food and lovely ambience. And now that they have added more space and...More

Thank Paardeplaats
Reviewed 9 January 2017

After a quick search on TripAdvisor, and looking for something other than the usual fanfare of Pancakes at Dullstroom, we decided on Cafe Crust due to the #1 of 13 rating for restaurants in Lydenburg. The venue is great, a unique blend of farm country...More

Thank Kimee777
Andre D, Owner at Cafe Crust, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

Hi Kimee!! I just want to appologize that you had such a bad experience. We are constantly trying to give our customers the best experience they deserve. We definitly would have tried to give you a better experience if we were informed of the situation...More

Reviewed 5 November 2016

Cafe Crust occupies interesting and innovative premises, being a converted old house, with the entire yard taken up by a network of interleading walkways linking ding 'pods' in the garden, so that groups of people can sit quite privately from each other. The concept works,...More

Thank GwilymHowes
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Cash Only, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Seating
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Groups, 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 - 15:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 46 Maasdorp Street, Lydenburg 1120, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Mpumalanga  >  Lydenburg
  • Phone Number: +27 13 235 3344
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A Cosy little Bakery with a warm hearth. Where we serve real, unfussy, delicious food.
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