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Coco C

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Loch Logan Waterfront, Bloemfontein, South Africa
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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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51 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 January 2016

Went there for a business dinner and was pretty disappointed. The decor was about the best part of the restaurant. The food was pretty mediocre - flashy names but drab end-product.

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Pretoria
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2015

We were 12 people booked for year end function. One page menu with 5 items not available. Waiter tried his utmost best to cope with a kitchen that could not cope! Food was not too bad. Problem with under cooked and over cooked meat. This was such a disappointment because previous experience with them two years ago was great!

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Thank Marietjie W
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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86 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2015

From the outside this restaurant is stunning and the interior decor creates an impression of high quality and style (in keeping with it's not too subtle name reference to Madam Chanel). However that's about as far as the quality goes. Four of us visiting Bloemfontein on business popped in for dinner on a chilly winter's' Thursday night and didn't get... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2015

We visited this restaurant for a week day lunch. We were warmly welcomed and the elegant ambiance led us to have high hopes of amazing food. Unfortunately, this was not the case. The service was extremely slow. The food was over-priced and ill prepared. The olives in a cooked dish were not pitted; the hamburger patty was dry and tasteless... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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280 reviews
71 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 February 2015 via mobile

We had a business function with about 25 people. All arrangements where as agreed with the restaurant and very good food. We booked the whole outside area overlooking the waterfront - great atmosphere.

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3 Thank TravelH007
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26 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

We wandered into Coco C, and we're warmly welcomed by the waiter who couldn't do enough for us. We ordered the beetroot salad as a starter, only to find out some time later it was not available. As so often happens, the menu flatters the food - the chicken escolops were not all that was promised, but the fillet steak... More 

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2014 via mobile

Visited Coco C numerous times and each time not very impressive. One visit does stand out, it was a weekday visit for lunch I ordered salmon and after waiting for an hour and being assured that our food is being plated I was informed that there is no salmon. Horrible service with poorly trained staff.

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1 Thank Fatima A
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2013

We ordered the duck and risotto dish and were served gammon and mash potato. Initially the kitchen insisted it was duck thereafter the manager apologised that we should have been advised of change on the menu. The bill includes compulsory 15% service (for a table of 3!) with no prior notice, notwithstanding good service.

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Thank MeganWhelan
Johannesburg, South Africa
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25 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 October 2013

After having read about Coco C in the Taste Magazine, we had high expectations, which werre unfortunately not met. Firstly, my first two choices were not available on the menu. I then ordered my third choice, the duck, which tasted like gammon. Our food arrived 1hr 15 min after we ordered, despite the restaurant being very empty. It was smoked,... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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64 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2013 via mobile

What a pleasant and delightful surprise in the middle of Bloemfontein. Lovely ambience and decor, friendly staff and excellent cuisine. I could not fault them on anything we ordered. We are not wine drinkers, so I cannot comment on their selection. Chefs Craig and Dali have to be commended - sheer brilliance. Craig's quirk of having a taste of chocolate... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Contemporary
Meals
Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Waitstaff, Seating
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Loch Logan Waterfront, Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Bloemfontein

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?